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The State of 3DCart

Released to the public in 2001, you won't find many ecommerce platforms that predate 3DCart. Despite it's longevity, it is still under active development and is integrated with modern payment platforms like Stripe and Square.

Quarterly Growth

At present, there are 8,346 live stores running on the 3DCart platform.

Here is the quarter-over-quarter growth of stores running 3DCart.

Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
211
2017 Q2
148
2017 Q3
83
2017 Q4
115
2018 Q1
62
2018 Q2
142
2018 Q3
96
2018 Q4
75
2019 Q1
130
2019 Q2
64
2019 Q3
115
2019 Q4
98
2020 Q1
910
2020 Q2
1,369
2020 Q3
842
2020 Q4
394
2021 Q1
991
2021 Q2 (to date)
206
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

It's hard to know exactly when a 3DCart store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.

Top Stores

Here are the top stores, powered by 3DCart, ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
www.wilsonbrosgardens.com
1,093
2016/12/30
Stage 3 Motorsports
1,203
2016/12/30
Lukie Games, Inc
1,622
2020/01/24
www.thechosenprime.com
1,933
2017/05/26
BBQ Island Inc
1,980
2016/12/30

New Stores

Here are the 5 highest-ranked new stores that are running 3DCart.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
softwarecw-com.3dcartstores.com
3,790,393
2021/04/16
donnedup.com
4,087,592
2021/04/16
katmaradams.net
4,104,564
2021/04/16
staronos.com
4,119,200
2021/04/16
sweetheartsjewels.com
4,120,099
2021/04/16

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, 3DCart has taken 38 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Nametagpros
164,653
WooCommerce
2021/03/10
Modern Spartan Systems
203,912
WooCommerce
2021/04/04
AllParrotProducts
254,259
BigCommerce
2021/01/22
Leather Lollipop
279,628
BigCommerce
2021/04/06
Hoo! Baking Co.
422,118
Magento
2021/03/20

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, 3DCart has lost 79 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Legendary USA
14,782
Shopify
2021/02/07
Columbia Sports Cards & More
62,308
Shopify
2021/01/30
icarryalls
119,494
Shopify
2021/03/12
Amish Alley
120,224
Magento
2021/02/17
Lenox Cupcakes
137,511
Square Online
2021/01/24

Category Breakdown

Here are the top 20 industry verticals for stores on 3DCart.

Country Breakdown

Almost all merchants using 3DCart are in the United States.

Country
Stores
None
4,026
223
13
11
7

With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.

Social Media and Contact Info

Merchants using 3DCart primarily offer phone support. While merchants on this platform have typical adoption of social networks, what sets them apart from other platforms, is the near absence of email support.

Type
Stores
Percent
Phone
4,330
51%
Facebook
2,593
31%
Instagram
1,638
19%
Twitter
1,215
14%
YouTube
834
9%
Pinterest
678
8%
Email
409
4%
LinkedIn
126
1%
Facebook Group
60
0%
Tiktok
5
0%

Third-Party Technologies

Many 3DCart merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the 3DCart App Store. We're tracking 104 different technologies that have 10,116 collective installs on 3DCart stores.

Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all 3DCart stores.

Top-level Domain Distribution

Most 3DCart stores use a .com domain. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only recently been introduced and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
7,626
.net
257
.org
80
.ca
79
.co.uk
46
.com.au
39
.us
39
.biz
29
.co
20
.store
15

Get more insights on 3DCart stores

Our search interface is easy to use and helps you find the 3DCart stores that are relevant to you.

You can segment stores on a variety of dimensions:

  • Social Media accounts
  • Email address
  • Phone numbers
  • Country
  • Third-party technologies
  • Creation date
  • Platform
  • Top-level domains
  • Domain status
  • Domain type
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