The E-Commerce Lounge

Find out how you can improve your online sales at this networking talk


Wednesday 9th December 2015

6PM – 8PM

GCU London,
40 Fashion Street,
London, E1 6PX

FREE Business Club Members
£20 Non-members

• All booking is online on a first come first serve basis – book early to avoid disappointment
• Tickets must be booked in advance or you will be refused entry
• Business Club members receive a 20% discount but must reserve their place through the Eventbrite system using the promo code provided
• Booking is made via the Eventbrite online bookings system. Once you have confirmed your order, you will be directed to a secure Paypal website to pay.
• You don’t require a Paypal account to pay (you can use a credit or debit card), but if you do have a Paypal account, this can be used.
• Please print out your ticket and bring with you to the event.
• Participants are advised to arrive promptly otherwise the organisers may not allow them to join the session late as is disruptive to other delegates.
• Fashion Angel reserves the right to change the event advertised whether through the website www. or any other promotional material
• Bookings are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by the organiser
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Selling via your own e-commerce store is a key sales channel for many fashion & accessory brands, however even with fantastic products, the challenge is to be found and convert web visitors in to customers.

Find out how you can improve your online sales and join us at this inspirational talk and networking event– it’s our last one for 2015 so expect some mince pies too!

Chaired by Fashion Angel founder Alison Lewy, she’ll be joined by Alex O’Byrne, founder of website design agency We Make Websites the UK’s highest rated Shopify agency.

Alex will be sharing his top tips on how to succeed in ecommerce including:-

• Pros and cons of setting up using template platforms vs a bespoke ecommerce site 

• How to attract customers to your online store

• Creating an effective marketing strategy

• How to increasing website conversions 

There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and to network with other Business Club members, students and alumni of GCU and the Fashion Angel team.

This talk is a must for fashion, jewellery, textile and accessory brands looking to increase their on-line sales.

BOOK NOW – places strictly limited and must be booked in advance.

Refreshments will be served

Panelist: Alex O Bryne has extensive experience working with online retailers to increase their online sales and speaks regularly on this topic,.  He is a co-founder at We Make Websites, officially the highest rated web designers for Shopify in the UK

GCU London – British School of FashionThe British School of Fashion is an innovative academic hub developed by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to create and disseminate strategic fashion business insight through its provision of leading-edge education, research and consultancy.
Dedicated to its mission statement of achieving “the common good,” the British School of Fashion advances business and management thinking and practice through the co-creation of knowledge with its industry partners, esteemed Honorary Professors, alumni network, research active staff and diverse student population.

In demonstration of its entrepreneurial nature, the British School of Fashion designs and delivers globally unique executive and postgraduate programmes which offer participants a trans-discipline learning experience across its campuses in Glasgow, New York and London. Masters programmes are also available on a part time basis to suit the needs of working students also.

The session was fantastic – I got so much out of it and feel a lot more certain about the route I need to take in getting my product manufactured. Thank you so much.
Lissa, Perkies Bras
Thank you so much. I really enjoyed the workshop and I’m now using the information you’ve provided to push me in the right direction to get the ball rolling.
Tenneka Richards
Very useful workshop, engaging presenter and great workshop. I feel more confident to approach buyers now. Thank you!
Alyse Webster
There is literally nothing that could have been improved upon.
Roshni Mahtani, Alighieri Jewellery