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At EKM you’re more than just a customer number. You and your online store's success are our priority.
From day one your UK based account manager will be on hand to show you the ropes and offer expertise to grow your business.
Unlike Shopify, the EKM support team is 100% UK based and are available via telephone, email or live chat to help.
You, the UK business owner are our priority. At EKM, UK delivery, payments and security are not just an afterthought.
“Best E-commerce provider if you are a UK Company. Shopify and BigCommerce still focus too much on their American markets and a lot of features don't work in the UK, so better to stick with and support an amazing UK provider like EKM.”Allan Treadwell - Optimum Beauty Shop
With EKM you can use any payment gateway of your choosing and we won't charge any additional transaction fees allowing you to keep more of your profits.
Unlike Shopify, EKM is a UK based company. Shopify users are billed in US dollars and are subject to government tax and other prevailing charges.
All our themes are responsive and included as standard, as well as a domain name and SSL Certificate for your online store. We also frequently develop new features which are integrated automatically to your online shop, at no extra charge, keeping your price down, and your profits up.
With EKM’s unique Evolution Mode you’ll always be up to date and ahead of the competition. From design and user experience, to features and performance, your shop will be continuously optimised and improved at no extra cost, without lifting a finger.
At EKM we are strong believers in design beyond aesthetics, what does that mean? EKM ecommerce themes are designed to be aesthetically pleasing and to perform, maximising your online sales.
Our team of friendly migration experts oversee every store migration to EKM. We will take care of everything from transferring your domain, moving over your inventory and showing you the ropes with the EKM system. Learn more about switching
Choose a plan that is right for your business and try it FREE for 14 days.
Our basic platform gives you all the tools you need to build your own successful online shop.
Our best plan for startups. You get your own dedicated Account Manager for 6 months who will help you build and manage your online shop.
For businesses who are really serious about selling online. Your dedicated ecommerce consultant will help take your business to the next level!
Your very own team of webmasters, designers and marketing experts will run your shop leaving you to concentrate on orders.
All plans include a range of features to help you build and grow your business. New features are always being added to help you sell more.
“I am so confident that EKM is the best solution for you, that if you're unsatisfied with the service in 6 months time, we'll refund every penny."Antony Chesworth - EKM Founder & Managing Director
EKM's unique Evolution Mode ensures your website never goes out of date, ever. Your shop will always be in optimum selling condition. Our Evolution Experts will regularly check your website and offer advice, make design tweaks and fix any mistakes, without you lifting a finger.
The number of times you can experience Evolution Mode depends on your plan.
Accept all major credit and debit card payments plus PayPal instantly. There's no extra setup required and you'll also benefit from PCI compliance and an SSL certificate.
You can also take payments from a vast range of other gateways including Stripe, ApplePay, Klarna and many more.
Sellers prefer us to Shopify on Trustpilot. Infact, we are the highest rated ecommerce platform in the world.
So glad I have stuck with EKM and closed my last remaining Shopify store, the back up service from this UK company is second to none.Eddie Middleton
You get your hand held to start with and when you're up and running they are still there to support you with the refinements. A really helpful team of knowledgeable people. So glad I used EKM and not Shopify.Black Raven Aerosports
We use EKM for our website and all I can say is how fantastic they are. Before using EKM we went from GoDaddy, to Wix then to Shopify, EKM blow all these out of the water.James
Yes, you’ll simply need to point your domain name to your new IP address on your EKM account. If you don’t already have a domain name you can register one for free via your EKM account.
No, EKM do not take a cut of your sales.
You will be billed with the card details you provided after your 14 days free have expired.
No, there is no contract involved and you can cancel at any time.
The best way to see how we compare to Shopify is to book a free demo with one of our account managers or make use of our 14 days free. You can of course start your research journey over at Trustpilot and compare EKM Trustpilot reviews to Shopify Trustpilot reviews
We're the best Shopify Alternative for UK websites. We don't really call ourselves a Shopify competitor as they don't offer the level of help and service EKM offer. Our Account Managers will work with you to get your ecommerce website set up. Our themes are free and we don't take any transaction fees.