Are you looking for inspiration to start your dropshipping store in the UK?

Whether you’re new to dropshipping or a seasoned veteran, looking at successful businesses can be incredibly useful.

In this article, we’ll show off 13 of the best dropshipping stores from the UK and discuss why they are ones to strive after.

We hope you’ll pick up plenty of ideas for things to adopt (or even avoid!) on your own online store.

So, whether you’re planning your first venture or already running a profitable business, let’s look at some of the best examples Britain has to offer!

The list of 13 UK dropshipping store examples

So, are you ready for some inspiration?

Let’s dive right into the store examples!

Important reminder: These examples are intended to inspire creativity and innovation in building your own brand.

While it can be helpful to learn from successful businesses, it is essential to avoid simply copying their strategies and ideas. Instead, strive to create a unique brand that sets your business apart and resonates with your target audience.

1. Titan Power Plus

 Titan Power Plus homepage
Incorporated on 24 April 2019 (source: Gov.uk)
Store type Niche store
Niche Charging equipment
Ecommerce platform Shopify
Store theme Shogun Landing Page Builder
Dropshipping app N/A
Monthly traffic 178.3k (source: Similarweb)
Overview of Titan Power Plus

Note: If we didn’t find a dropshipping app in the website’s code, it’s likely that they have a close relationship with their supplier or are fulfilling orders with a dropshipping agent.

Let’s start with one of the most successful dropshipping stores on this list; Titan Power Plus.

According to Similarweb, they get 178.3k monthly visits, resulting in an estimated annual revenue of $2.0M to $5.0M!

Titan Power Plus on Similarweb

But how do we know that they’re dropshipping?

Well, after some digging, we found a web page where they admit it themselves.

Here is a job opening for a customer service agent from Titan Power Plus, which clearly states that it’s a dropshipping store:

Titan Power Plus job opening

Besides, we even found their product called ‘Titan Cable‘ on AliExpress:

Titan Power Plus dropshipping product on AliExpress
Product name Titan Cable
Product cost
(including shipping)
$5.12
Selling price $25.00
Profit margin 79.5%
Example profit margin calculation

As you can see, Titan Power Plus has a great profit margin of 79.5% on this charging cable.

So, what makes this store so successful? Let’s check out some interesting things about it:

  • Using a page builder. Instead of designing the storefront directly from a Shopify theme, Titan Power Plus uses a page builder (Shogun). This allows them to fully customize the store to their liking and make it much more unique!
Titan Power Plus page builder
  • Bundle builder. Titan Power Plus designed a ‘Bundle builder’ feature for their store. Using it, customers can build their own bundle of products and get generous discounts. It’s a common trick for how dropshipping stores can increase their sales!
Titan Power Plus bundle builder

2. Coddies

Coddies homepage
Incorporated on 19 March 2018 (source: Gov.uk)
Store type Niche store
Niche Footwear
Ecommerce platform Shopify
Store theme Custom (based on Impulse)
Dropshipping app N/A
Monthly traffic 15.2k (source: Similarweb)
Overview of Coddies

Coddies is a UK dropshipping store selling funny flip-flops and socks.

It was started in early 2018 by Jack Bennet. He was bored with the ‘standard’ summer shoe style and wanted to shake up the footwear industry.

So, he let himself get inspired by his travels all around the world and started selling the most unique and fun footwear.

Well, it became a big success!

According to Jack Bennet’s LinkedIn page, Coddies’ products have been seen by millions and are even worn by celebrities like Dua Lipa and Doja Cat.

Coddies experience from founder on LinkedIn

Coddies’ flagship product is the pair of Fish Flops:

Coddies Bass Fish Flops

Which we also found on AliExpress:

Coddies dropshipping product on AliExpress
Product name Coddies Bass Fish Flops
Product cost
(including shipping)
$9.74
Selling price $24.77 (£19.99)
Profit margin 60.7%
Example profit margin calculation

Here are two great things Coddies does that you can learn from or get inspired by:

Coddies Christmas product description

And in 2021, Coddies even launched a collection of new styles specifically to give their customers new ideas for Christmas presents:

Coddies new styles launch
Source
  • Supporting charities. Coddies sells many fish-related items, so the fact that they donate 1% of sales to ocean conservation charities fits perfectly with that!
Coddies charity support

3. Noho Home

Noho Home homepage
Incorporated on 13 April 2021 (source: Gov.uk)
Store type Niche store (high-ticket)
Niche Home
Ecommerce platform Shopify
Store theme Custom (based on Prestige)
Dropshipping app DSers
Monthly traffic 35.2k (source: Similarweb)
Overview of Noho Home

If you’re interested in high-ticket dropshipping, make sure you don’t miss this example!

Noho Home is a high-ticket UK dropshipping store selling various items over £1,000 in the home niche.

According to Similarweb, around 33% of its traffic comes from the UK. But one funny thing is that it’s not their number one traffic source, which is Albania, with around 35%.

Similarweb even places Noho Home in third place (after Ikea and Wayfair) for furniture stores in Albania:

Noho Home Similarweb ranking

It looks like Noho Home is still scaling, as its founders are actively recruiting on LinkedIn:

Noho Home LinkedIn job opening

Besides having the dropshipping app DSers installed, we strongly feel that they’re dropshipping because they have shipping times of four to eight weeks, and you can find their products on AliExpress.

For instance, the Manon Armchair:

Noho Home Manon Armchair

Here it is on AliExpress:

Noho Home dropshipping product on AliExpress
Product name Manon Armchair
Product cost
(including shipping)
£609.47
Selling price £2,613
Profit margin 76.7%
Example profit margin calculation

As you can see, the difference between product cost and selling price is over £2,000, which is an amazing benefit that comes with high-ticket dropshipping stores.

Here are some other things you can learn from this store:

  • Be aware that people may copy your store. If your dropshipping store proves successful, people will copy your store to try and replicate that success. The same happened to Noho Homo, which sparked a lengthy (but interesting) discussion on this Reddit post here:
Noho Home discussion on Reddit
  • Product care guides. Noho Home sells high-ticket items, so their customers will want to take care of them well. So, Noho Home created a product care guide page that outlines how to correctly maintain the products:
Noho Home product care guide

4. More Than A Backpack

More Than A Backpack homepage
Incorporated on 16 July 2021 (source: Gov.uk)
Store type Niche store
Niche Backpacks
Ecommerce platform Shopify
Store theme Custom (based on Empire by Pixel Union)
Dropshipping app DSers
Monthly traffic 58.6k (source: Similarweb)
Overview of More Than A Backpack

Let’s continue with More Than A Backpack. Quite clear that they focus on backpacks, right? Or is there more than just a backpack? 😉

Well, yes, there is! That’s because this UK dropshipping store also sells handbags, bags for cameras, and various accessories.

So, why do we think this awesome-looking store is dropshipping? There are several reasons. For example, they state the following in their footer:

We source our backpacks from all over the globe to offer you something you won’t find close to home.

That’s definitely a friendly way of saying the following, right?

We buy our products from Chinese suppliers, so you don’t have to.

Continuing our research, we tried to find their Mochilas School Backpack on AliExpress:

More Than A Backpack School Backpack

And here it is:

More Than A Backpack dropshipping product on AliExpress
Product name Waterproof Mochilas School Backpack
Product cost
(including shipping)
£13.38
Selling price £33.00
Profit margin 59.9%
Example profit margin calculation

Let’s check out some things that you can learn from this store!

  • Tell a story. Something that distinguishes a branded dropshipping store from a non-branded one is that branded stores often tell a story. This helps to form a more personal connection with visitors and is likely to increase the conversion rate!
More Than A Backpack story
  • Create a blog/journal. Starting a blog or journal is a great thing to do when growing your dropshipping store. It shows your visitors that you have knowledge of your niche, so it helps to build trust! Not to mention, you may get some free traffic to your store from your articles!
More Than A Backpack Journal

5. The Kawaii Shoppu

Homepage of The Kawaii Shoppu
Founded 15 November 2019
Store type Niche store
Niche Kawaii
Ecommerce platform Shopify
Store theme Custom (based on Empire by Pixel Union)
Dropshipping app DSers
Monthly traffic 61.3k (source: Similarweb)
Overview of The Kawaii Shoppu

The next UK dropshipping store example is The Kawaii Shoppu.

This store started around 15 November 2019 and installed the Oberlo app almost directly (meaning: they are dropshipping via AliExpress).

Proof that The Kawaii Shoppu is using AliExpresss

After the Oberlo shutdown, they installed the DSers app and didn’t uninstall it yet — they even wrote a review on the Shopify App Store for the DSers app:

Review for DSers from The Kawaii Shoppu

We also found several of their product on AliExpress. For example, this Miffy Cool Mist Humidifier:

The Kawaii Shoppu dropshipping product on AliExpress
Product name Miffy Cool Mist Humidifier
Product cost
(including shipping)
£34.99
Selling price £18.98
Profit margin 45.8%
Example profit margin calculation

Here are some things you should pay attention to for this store:

  • A great design. Take a look at The Kawaii Shoppu. Do you see how well their design fits with their target audience? Much better than a few random colors, right?
The Kawaii Shoppu website design
  • A serious Instagram account. The Kawaii Shoppu currently has more than 135k followers on its Instagram account! Check out the account here for some inspiration.
Instagram account from The Kawaii Shoppu

6. Fresh Frenzy

Fresh Frenzy homepage
Founded December 2018 (source: Wayback Machine)
Store type Niche store
Niche Gifts
Ecommerce platform Shopify
Store theme Icon
Dropshipping app DSers
Monthly traffic 44.2k (source: Similarweb)
Overview of Fresh Frenzy

Fresh Frenzy is the name of the next dropshipping store on this list.

You can see it’s an online store from the UK from its Terms of Service:

Fresh Frenzy Terms of Service

Fresh Frenzy sells various products that are perfectly suited as gifts. Seemingly, it’s going really well for them, as Similarweb estimates a monthly visitor count of 44.2k!

However, while it’s a UK-based store, around 85% of its traffic is from the US (also estimated by Similarweb).

You can also see this from the product prices, which are displayed in Dollars:

Fresh Frenzy Elephant Cuddle Pillow

We also found this product on AliExpress, so let’s do a profit margin calculation for it:

Fresh Frenzy dropshipping product on AliExpress
Product name Elephant Cuddle Pillow
Product cost
(including shipping)
$12.97
Selling price $39.00
Profit margin 66.7%
Example profit margin calculation

Not too bad, right?

And there are still a lot of things you can learn from this store:

  • Great product images. In a world where people are constantly bombarded with images, it’s important to ensure that the ones you use are high quality. Great images can help your store stand out and give customers a positive impression of your dropshipping store:
Fresh Frenzy Gift Ideas
  • Sticky ‘Add To Cart’ bar. Fresh Frenzy added a great element to their product pages that’s likely to increase conversions; a sticky ‘Add To Cart’ bar. Using it, visitors can add the product to their cart at all times, even from the footer:
Fresh Frenzy sticky add to cart

7. Plushyz

Plushyz homepage
Incorporated on 7 September 2020 (source: Gov.uk)
Store type Niche store
Niche Footwear
Ecommerce platform Shopify
Store theme Custom
Dropshipping app CJdropshipping
Monthly traffic <5k (source: Similarweb)
Overview of Plushyz

Next up is Plushyz, and it’s a bit of a competitor for a dropshipping store we saw earlier, Coddies.

This is an online store from the UK, which can be seen from the ‘Contact us’ details in the footer:

Plushyz footer

And like Coddies, Plushyz sells various funny slippers, like these Sharky’z Shark Slippers:

Plushyz Shark Slippers

We also found them on AliExpress:

Plushyz dropshipping product on AliExpress
Product name Sharky’z Shark Slippers
Product cost
(including shipping)
£8.44
Selling price £29.00
Profit margin 70.9%
Example profit margin calculation

So, what can you learn from this store? Let’s take a look:

  • A mobile-first design. When looking at Plushyz’s store using a desktop, some sections can look a bit ‘off.’ However, when you open the store on your mobile phone, you will see that’s where all the focus is. Having a mobile-first design is great because most of your visitors will use a mobile phone!

    Take a look at this homepage section from a desktop view:
Plushyz desktop view

Versus the mobile view:

Plushyz mobile view
  • Focused on TikTok. Advertising on TikTok is one of the best marketing methods right now, and Plushyz isn’t planning on missing that opportunity!
Plushyz TikTok section on homepage

8. Paparazzo

Paparazzo homepage
Incorporated on 4 September 2020 (source: Gov.uk)
Store type Niche store
Niche Photography tools
Ecommerce platform Shopify
Store theme Zipify Page Builder
Dropshipping app N/A
Monthly traffic 11.6k (source: Similarweb)
Overview of Paparazzo

Paparazzo is a dropshipping store specializing in simple-to-use tools that solve specific problems during the photography process.

For instance, they sell this kit designed for mobile creators and TikTokkers:

Paparazzo Mobile Creator Starter Kit

Looks like a fun niche, right?

However, keep in mind that you’re currently looking at an evolved stage of the business. Actually, Paparazzo started in September 2020 as a one-product store selling an auto-tracking phone holder.

We know this from a quote from the founder, Matthew Leonard:

Our target market is anyone who wants to create content at home, or just spend more time with a loved one in a digital world by supplying tech products that make this easier and more fun. Our current product is called Paparazzo. An auto-tracking camera that will follow you wherever you go and keep you in the frame.

Matthew Leonard, Paparazzo (source)

However, at the time, Paparazzo had a difficult time finding a way to achieve fast shipping times, so they partnered with a Chinese logistics company and were featured in one of their success stories:

Paparazzo news article

Cool to see, isn’t it?

Now, let’s make a profit margin calculation of their Mobile Creator Starter Kit:

Paparazzo dropshipping product on AliExpress
Product name Mobile Creator Starter Kit
Product cost
(including shipping)
£13.46
Selling price £69.00
Profit margin 80.5%
Example profit margin calculation

So, what else can you learn from this store? Let’s take a look:

  • ‘Frequently Bought With’ offers. Paparazzo places relevant offers on their product pages to try and increase their average order value:
Paparazzo Frequently bought with offers
  • Ambassador program. Paparazzo does a great job of using affiliate marketing to increase its sales. Basically, an influencer can join Paparazzo’s ambassador program (created with UpPromote) to promote their products. And if someone purchases a product through them, they will get up to 12% of the revenue:
Paparazzo Ambassador Program

9. Gentcreate

Gentcreate homepage
Founded April 2021 (source: Wayback Machine)
Store type Niche store
Niche Bags & phone cases
Ecommerce platform Shopify
Store theme Custom (based on Prestige)
Dropshipping app CJdropshipping
Monthly traffic 6.8k (source: Similarweb)
Overview of Gentcreate

Next up is Gentcreate, a dropshipping store that sells various bags and phone cases.

So, what’s so interesting about this store?

Well, it’s their branded product! Check it out:

Gentcreate iPhone case

They claim it’s a handmade iPhone case from high-quality Italian calfskin leather.

And with a price tag of $89.99 and the Gentcreate logo placed on the back, you would almost believe it, right?

But take a look at this AliExpress listing first:

Gentcreate dropshipping product on AliExpress

That’s right, it’s the same product, and the AliExpress seller offers to customize the phone case with your own name. It’s a business that resembles print on demand!

Product name Leather iPhone Case
Product cost
(including shipping)
£16.15
Selling price £73.91 ($89.99)
Profit margin 78.1%
Example profit margin calculation

Branding the phone case gives it a luxurious appearance and increases its perceived value. Thus, Gentcreate can sell it for a whopping $89.99. That’s even a lot more than Apple’s own leather cases!

And they do admit that their products are made in China on the About Us page:

Gentcreate About Uspage

Here are some other interesting things we noticed about Gentcreate:

  • A fitting theme. Gentcreate uses the Prestige theme. Prestige is a theme designed to give your store a high-end and prestigious look, and it perfectly fits Gentcreate’s product and style!
Prestige Theme Shopify
  • Featured on other news websites. During our research, we found this store in an article on Newstrail, a popular news website. This is a great thing for their SEO. Oh, and one more thing, they even have a Crunchbase profile!
Gentcreate featured on Newstrail

10. Cozy Up!

Cozy Up! homepage
Incorporated on 1 December 2021 (source: Gov.uk)
Store type Niche store
Niche Plushies
Ecommerce platform Shopify
Store theme Venture (not available anymore)
Dropshipping app DSers
Monthly traffic 6.8k (source: Similarweb)
Overview of Cozy Up!

Cozy Up! is a colorful dropshipping store that sells products that fit their name, plushies.

Here is their Long Cat Pillow Plush on AliExpress:

Cozy Up! dropshipping product on AliExpress
Product name Long Cat Pillow Plush
Product cost
(including shipping)
£25.49
Selling price £42.00
Profit margin 39.3%
Example profit margin calculation

So, what can you learn from this store?

  • A small profit margin. One thing that Cozy Up! may improve on is its product pricing strategy. Their profit margin is 39.3% for the 130 cm plushie, but for the smaller variants, it’s even lower! For instance, they sell the 50 cm variant for only £14.00, including shipping:
Cozy Up! Cat Pillow Plush
  • Simple but effective. Cozy Up! has a pretty simple website design, but we think it would work well! There are few distractions, perfect for leading visitors down the purchase funnel as efficiently as possible.
Cozy Up! product description

11. Mdrnized

Mdrnized homepage
Founded December 2021 (source: Wayback Machine)
Store type Niche store
Niche Home decor
Ecommerce platform Shopify
Store theme Custom (based on Warehouse)
Dropshipping app DSers
Monthly traffic 6.0k (source: Similarweb)
Overview of Mdrnized

The next store, Mdrnized, sells all kinds of home decor items. It’s a great source of inspiration for some awesome product ideas!

Take a look at their best sellers in this overview here:

Mdrnized Best Sellers

And sure enough, all of them can be found on AliExpress, including this Moon LED Wall Lamp:

Mdrnized dropshipping product on AliExpress
Product name Moon LED Wall Lamp
Product cost
(including shipping)
£26.67
Selling price £53.00
Profit margin 49.7%
Example profit margin calculation

Here are a few things to check out for this store:

  • A professional appearance. Just look at their homepage; does that look like a dropshipping store or a professional brand that is here for the long term?
Mdrnized Our Collections
  • Product reviews. Mdrnized adds product reviews to its product pages for increased social proof.

    The great thing about these reviews is that they also include an image, which makes them more trustworthy and also gives the customer a better opportunity to see how the product will look in real life!
Mdrnized product reviews

12. ZenQ

ZenQ homepage
Incorporated on 9 November 2020 (source: Gov.uk)
Store type Niche store
Niche Home decor
Ecommerce platform Shopify
Store theme Custom
Dropshipping app DSers
Monthly traffic <5k (source: Similarweb)
Overview of ZenQ

Let’s continue with ZenQ, another dropshipping store in the home decor niche!

Like Mdrnized, ZenQ has some amazing-looking items for your home.

An example is this Cute Deer LED Night Lamp, which we also found on AliExpress:

ZenQ dropshipping product on AliExpress
Product name Cute Deer LED Night Lamp
Product cost
(including shipping)
£14.74
Selling price £32.99
Profit margin 55.3%
Example profit margin calculation

Here are two things to learn from this store:

  • Active Instagram profile. ZenQ has over 2,000 posts on its Instagram account. They also have over 400k followers, but we suspect some of them may be fake:
ZenQ Instagram profile
  • Pinterest profile. ZenQ is doing great with its social media profiles! They currently also get over a million monthly views on Pinterest. (Click here to see the Pinterest profile.)
ZenQ Pinterest profile

13. Kawaiies

Homepage of Kawaiies
Incorporated on 30 May 2020 (source: Gov.uk)
Store type Niche store
Niche Kawaii
Ecommerce platform Shopify
Store theme Custom (based on Boost)
Dropshipping app DSers
Monthly traffic 138.1k (source: Similarweb)
Overview of Kawaiies

Let’s end this list with an amazing example!

This store is called Kawaiies and has a great design. Previously, we covered a dropshipping store in the same niche, The Kawaii Shoppu.

The main difference between Kawaiies and The Kawaii Shoppu is that Kawaiies is more focused on plush toys. For example, on their homepage, you will see links to their plush toy category pages high at the top.

Here is a profit margin calculation for the Jeju The Pig Plushie:

Kawaiies dropshipping product on AliExpress
Product name Jeju The Pig Plushie
Product cost
(including shipping)
£7.38
Selling price £22.99
Profit margin 67.9%
Example profit margin calculation

Here are some things not to miss for this store:

  • Their Google traffic. One of the main things to look at (besides the design) is how well Kawaiies ranks for main keywords like ‘plushies.’ Something is definitely going right here!
Kawaiies traffic via Google
Kawaiies Ambassadors

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Taking action

Reading and absorbing information and knowledge is great (definitely if it’s free!), but do you know what’s even better?

Taking action!

So, to help you with taking action with what you have learned in this article, take a look at the bullet points:

Conclusion

There you go!

I think we can all agree that these UK-based dropshipping stores have a lot to offer for those who’re trying to learn more about dropshipping.

Each example we explored in this article provided unique insights about different aspects of dropshipping, from store design to marketing.

These companies prove that with hard work and dedication, any business has the potential to succeed in today’s marketplace!

Thank you for sticking to the end of this article, and we hope you’re left feeling inspired and motivated.

Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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