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The State of Centra in 2024

Updated Apr 12 2024

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Centra usage.

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Centra Growth

At present, there are 216 live stores running on the Centra platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Centra.

Quarter
Active Stores
2024 Q1
227
2024 Q2 (to date)
216
Active Stores by Quarter

Note: the store counts displayed in this section are based on actual historical store counts.

It's hard to know exactly when a Centra store was first created but we use a heuristic that includes historical DNS data which provides a reasonable approximation.

Social Media Usage On Centra Stores

Ecommerce brands use social media sites to engage with millions of consumers. Instagram and Facebook are the dominant social media sites for ecommerce stores, by far, with Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube also having notable usage.

  • Instagram is used by 81.5% of Centra stores.
  • Facebook is used by 67.6% of Centra stores.
  • LinkedIn is used by 45.8% of Centra stores.
Type
Stores
Instagram
176
Facebook
146
LinkedIn
99
YouTube
74
Tiktok
60
Pinterest
37
Twitter
34
Facebook Group
4

Contact Information On Centra Stores

Email remains an extremely popular communication channel for merchants. Many merchants also provide a phone number so that their customers can reach them instantly.

  • 82% of Centra stores have an email on their website
  • 30% of Centra stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
177
Phone
64

Top Categories For Centra Stores

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on Centra.

  • 34.3% of Centra stores sell Apparel products.
  • 9.3% of Centra stores sell Consumer Electronics products.
  • 8.8% of Centra stores sell Sports products.

Top Countries For Centra Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Centra.

  • 29.6% of Centra stores are in Sweden
  • 7.9% of Centra stores are in United States
  • 5.6% of Centra stores are in Norway
  • 5.1% of Centra stores are in Denmark

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

Number Of Employees For Centra Stores

Here is the breakdown of Centra stores by the number of employees.

  • 52.8% of Centra stores have Unknown employees.
  • 13.9% of Centra stores have 100 - 249 employees.
  • 11.1% of Centra stores have 50 - 99 employees.
Employees
Stores
Unknown
114
1 - 9
9
10 - 24
17
25 - 49
20
50 - 99
24
100 - 249
30
250 - 999
2

Number Of Products Sold For Centra Stores

Here is the breakdown of Centra stores by the number of products that they sell.

  • 24.1% of Centra stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 17.1% of Centra stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 15.7% of Centra stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
37
10 - 24
15
25 - 49
19
50 - 99
32
100 - 249
52
250 - 999
34
1000 - 4999
17
10000 - 24999
5
25000 - 99999
1

Top Technologies on Centra Stores

We're tracking 87 different technologies that have 2,375 collective installs on Centra stores.

  • Centra is used by 94.0% of Centra stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 80.1% of Centra stores.
  • Google Adsense is used by 51.9% of Centra stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By Centra Stores

  • UPS is used by 19.4% of Centra stores.
  • PostNord is used by 17.1% of Centra stores.
  • USPS is used by 6.5% of Centra stores.

Here are the top 7 shipping carriers across all Centra stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
42
PostNord
37
USPS
14
Fedex
12
DHL
8
La Poste
3
Royal Mail
1

Centra Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for Centra stores. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only been introduced somewhat recently 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 with .com a close second. This is the exception however as .com domains dominate in virtually all other countries.

  • 50.5% of Centra stores have a .com domain.
  • 12.0% of Centra stores have a .se domain.
  • 4.2% of Centra stores have a .no domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
109
.se
26
.no
9
.dk
9
.de
8
.fi
7
.fr
6
.us
5
.co.uk
4
.nl
3

Top Centra Stores

Here are the top stores, powered by Centra, ordered by store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Onepiece Onesies
3,116
2020/05/15
STUTTERHEIM US
4,579
2017/10/27
Eton
4,592
2018/11/16
Hestra Gloves
7,462
2021/08/20
John Henric
8,191
2016/12/30

New Centra Stores

Here are the 0 highest-ranked stores added most recently.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Hestra Job
3,067,501
2024/03/15
classicvolvorestoration.de
3,484,581
2024/03/15
classicvolvorestoration.dk
3,513,771
2024/03/15
Varaosat Classic Volvo
3,513,772
2024/03/15
classicvolvorestoration.fr
3,517,985
2024/03/15

Stores Switching to Centra From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Centra has taken 148 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores

Here are the top stores that have switched to Centra from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Onepiece Onesies
3,116
Custom Cart
2024/03/07
STUTTERHEIM US
4,579
Custom Cart
2024/03/07
Eton
4,592
Custom Cart
2024/03/07
Hestra Gloves
7,462
Custom Cart
2024/03/07
John Henric
8,191
Custom Cart
2024/03/07

Stores Switching from Centra To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Centra has lost 15 merchants to competitive platforms.

Here are the top Centra stores that have recently changed to a competitive platform.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Paul Smith
3,223
Custom Cart
2024/03/28
Pixels Journey Store
3,238,558
Custom Cart
2024/04/09
SmokingDAO
6,195,660
Shopify
2024/04/03
Lekáreň na tarči
6,210,290
Custom Cart
2024/03/22
McInnes Custom Caps
6,341,584
Shopify
2024/04/10

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