The State of Big Commerce
Big Commerce is an e-commerce platform with an impressive array of built-in features and a strong emphasis on SEO. At present, there are 46,700 live stores running on the Big Commerce platform.
Big Commerce 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 Big Commerce 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 Big Commerce, ordered by store rank.
Big Commerce continues to add high-ranking stores every week. Here are the 5 highest-ranked stores added most recently.
Over the last 90 days, Big Commerce has taken 457 merchants from competitive platforms.
Platform Win Stores
Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.
Over the last 90 days, Big Commerce has lost 415 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 Big Commerce.
Here is the breakdown of Big Commerce stores by the number of employees.
The largest part of Big Commerce'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 Big Commerce install base, with Facebook especially showing quite strongly.
Email remains an extremely popular communication channel with the majority of Big Commerce stores providing an email address for customer communication.
Perhaps most surprisingly, a strong majority of Big Commerce stores provide a phone number. This is more than double the rate of Shopify stores.
Many Big Commerce merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the Big Commerce App Store. We're tracking 140 different technologies that have 87,956 collective installs on Big Commerce stores.
Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all Big Commerce stores.
Top-level Domain Distribution
The vast majority of Big Commerce 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 Big Commerce stores
Our search interface is easy to use and helps you find the Big Commerce 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 Big Commerce stores, create a free account and have a look for yourself.