The State of BigCommerce
BigCommerce is an e-commerce platform with an impressive array of built-in features and a strong emphasis on SEO. At present, there are 47,041 live stores running on the BigCommerce platform.
BigCommerce has had robust quarter-over-quarter growth over the last few years. With the world's economy continuing to move online, there is little reason to expect the trajectory to change.
Cumulative Stores by Quarter
It's hard to know exactly when a BigCommerce store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.
Here are the top stores, powered by BigCommerce, ordered by store rank.
BigCommerce continues to add high-ranking stores every week. Here are the 5 highest-ranked stores added most recently.
Over the last 90 days, BigCommerce has taken 452 merchants from competitive platforms.
Platform Win Stores
Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.
Over the last 90 days, BigCommerce has lost 322 merchants to competitive platforms.
Platform Loss Stores
Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.
Here are the top 20 industry verticals for stores on BigCommerce.
Here is the breakdown of BigCommerce stores by the number of employees.
The largest part of BigCommerce's install base is within the United States, but they have a solid presence within the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia as well.
With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.
Social Media and Contact Info
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest have significant presence within the BigCommerce install base, with Facebook especially showing quite strongly.
Email remains an extremely popular communication channel with the majority of BigCommerce stores providing an email address for customer communication.
Perhaps most surprisingly, a strong majority of BigCommerce stores provide a phone number. This is more than double the rate of Shopify stores.
Many BigCommerce merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the BigCommerce App Store. We're tracking 166 different technologies that have 93,965 collective installs on BigCommerce stores.
Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all BigCommerce stores.
Top-level Domain Distribution
The vast majority of BigCommerce 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.
That said, you'll find stark regional differences in certain countries. In Australia, .com.au is the most common top-level domain. This is the exception however as .com domains dominate in virtually all other countries.
Get more insights on BigCommerce stores
Our search interface is easy to use and helps you find the BigCommerce stores that are relevant to you.
You can segment stores on a variety of dimensions:
- Social Media accounts
- Email address
- Phone numbers
- Third-party technologies
- Creation date
- Top-level domains
- Domain status
- Domain type
For more insights on BigCommerce stores, create a free account and have a look for yourself.