E-commerce services

Discover how our specialists can help your business.

E-commerce services

Multi-disciplinary advice, support and insights

Making a success of E-commerce business is complex and nuanced. Whether you are B2B or D2C, a pureplay e-tailer or a more traditional bricks and mortar business, you need a comprehensive omnichannel strategy to compete effectively on digital sales. The changes in consumer and shopper behaviours driven by the COVID-19 pandemic mean that e-commerce is now essential to the success of almost all businesses.

As business advisors and accountants for e-commerce businesses, we keep up to date with the latest e-commerce trends and opportunities. We will provide you with meaningful commercial insights that drive results for your business. You will benefit from the breadth of our services and the depth of our commercial and technical accountancy expertise across these e-commerce channels:

  • Fast growth D2C
  • E-tail
  • Platform
  • Fulfilled by Amazon

From local expertise to international e-commerce

We operate from our 18 offices around the UK. You can also access our international network of specialists that spans across more than 1,800 offices in over 160 countries. You will be supported and get expert local advice wherever you operate and as you grow into new markets.

Your partners for e-commerce success

Our E-commerce team provides you with a personalised service to meet your unique business needs and challenges. Our market-leading assurance, tax and advisory e-commerce specialists use their collective expertise to provide you with pragmatic, relevant advice which is aimed at making a real difference to your business performance and to achieving your goals.

We have specialised teams working across all the industries that are typically relevant to e-commerce such as Technology & Media, Retail, Leisure & Hospitality and Financial Services. Together, we will work with you to respond to your business challenges and support your success.

We will work with you to respond to your business challenges and support your success across the following business areas:

  • Tax
  • Innovation and Technology
  • Business strategy and future-proofing
  • Technology, risk and change
  • Transactions
  • International expansion
  • Transformation

Valuable insights

Below you will find information on our events and reports that explore the latest trends covering the e-commerce space.

Ambitious Entrepreneur

Our Ambitious Entrepreneur hub hosts a range of resources designed to support you, the entrepreneur, to navigate 2022 and beyond.




Our hub for tech and digital media entrepreneurs. Every month our podcasts, interviews and insights cover key issues that fast-growth businesses in the tech space need to know about, as well as interviewing tech entrepreneurs.



High Street Sales Tracker

A weekly survey developed for High Street retailers as a valuable benchmarking tool. Results are broken down by lifestyle, homeware, fashion and non-store and have tracked the rise and rise of e-commerce.



Retail Forecasts Report

A review of the retail industry trends including Christmas retail trading, omnichannel retail trends, along with our predictions for the year ahead including for e-commerce trends.



Retail Hot Topics Webinars

Quarterly webinars to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing the retail sector and e-commerce. We aim to provide hints and tips to support you throughout the year.



How can BDO help?

For advice on how to best position your business to take advantage of the current consumer trends and developments in the e-commerce sector, please contact Neil Stockham. Our experienced team has extensive experience working with consumer brands and the omni channels in which they operate. With a deep understanding of market conditions, competition and the factors which influence both profitability and capital value, we can help you find the best course of action for your business.

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