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The State of CommerceHQ in 2023

Updated Jan 27 2023

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

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CommerceHQ Growth

At present, there are 279 live stores running on the CommerceHQ platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running CommerceHQ.

  • CommerceHQ stores increased 3.0% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q4.
  • CommerceHQ stores increased 22% year-over-year in 2022 Q4.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q2
12
2017 Q3
5
2017 Q4
3
2018 Q1
23
2018 Q2
7
2018 Q3
15
2018 Q4
11
2019 Q1
13
2019 Q2
10
2019 Q3
6
2019 Q4
13
2020 Q1
15
2020 Q2
14
2020 Q3
20
2020 Q4
12
2021 Q1
22
2021 Q2
7
2021 Q3
4
2021 Q4
3
2022 Q1
10
2022 Q2
21
2022 Q3
11
2022 Q4
8
2023 Q1 (to date)
3
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On CommerceHQ 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.

  • Facebook is used by 17.2% of CommerceHQ stores.
  • Instagram is used by 11.5% of CommerceHQ stores.
  • Twitter is used by 5.0% of CommerceHQ stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
48
Instagram
32
Twitter
14
YouTube
11
Pinterest
6
LinkedIn
3
Tiktok
1

Contact Information On CommerceHQ 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.

  • 80% of CommerceHQ stores have an email on their website
  • 13% of CommerceHQ stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
224
Phone
35

Top Categories For CommerceHQ Stores

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

  • 24.0% of CommerceHQ stores sell Apparel products.
  • 23.3% of CommerceHQ stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 7.9% of CommerceHQ stores sell Beauty & Fitness products.

Top Countries For CommerceHQ Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using CommerceHQ.

  • 4.7% of CommerceHQ stores are in United States
  • 2.5% of CommerceHQ stores are in Canada
  • 1.1% of CommerceHQ stores are in United Kingdom
  • 0.4% of CommerceHQ stores are in Australia

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

Number Of Employees For CommerceHQ Stores

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

  • 1.1% of CommerceHQ stores have 1 - 9 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
3

Number Of Products Sold For CommerceHQ Stores

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

  • 58.8% of CommerceHQ stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 11.5% of CommerceHQ stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 8.6% of CommerceHQ stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
164
10 - 24
32
25 - 49
24
50 - 99
4
100 - 249
7
250 - 999
6
1000 - 4999
1

Top Technologies on CommerceHQ Stores

We're tracking 33 different technologies that have 563 collective installs on CommerceHQ stores.

  • reCAPTCHA is used by 45.5% of CommerceHQ stores.
  • Facebook Pixel is used by 33.7% of CommerceHQ stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 22.9% of CommerceHQ stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By CommerceHQ Stores

  • USPS is used by 5.7% of CommerceHQ stores.
  • Canada Post is used by 2.5% of CommerceHQ stores.
  • Royal Mail is used by 2.2% of CommerceHQ stores.

Here are the top 9 shipping carriers across all CommerceHQ stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
USPS
16
Canada Post
7
Royal Mail
6
Australia Post
6
Fedex
4
UPS
4
DHL
1
China Post
1
LaserShip
1

CommerceHQ Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for CommerceHQ 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.

  • 92.1% of CommerceHQ stores have a .com domain.
  • 2.5% of CommerceHQ stores have a .net domain.
  • 1.1% of CommerceHQ stores have a .co domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
257
.net
7
.co
3
.store
3
.biz
2
.ca
2
.co.nz
1
.co.uk
1
.life
1
.us
1

Top CommerceHQ Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
XSTANCE
108,186
2020/12/11
Pradize
226,252
2018/12/21
Trendy Mall
273,607
2019/05/03
Fajas con Mary
375,495
2019/02/01
Pet Accessories ONLINE
760,740
2020/01/03

New CommerceHQ Stores

Here are the 5 highest-ranked stores added most recently.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
oliveparadis.com
5,473,209
2023/01/27
rosabrigia.co.nz
6,833,586
2023/01/13
Snapback Craze Wholesale Store
6,595,257
2023/01/06
Trend Vibes
10,191,056
2022/12/16
relaxpme.com
6,894,407
2022/12/09

Stores Switching to CommerceHQ From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, CommerceHQ has taken 98 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Pradize
226,252
Custom Cart
2022/11/28
Fajas con Mary
375,495
Custom Cart
2022/11/11
Pet Accessories ONLINE
760,740
Custom Cart
2022/11/08
utvloversshop.com
1,922,057
Custom Cart
2022/11/08
Elygifts
1,948,779
Custom Cart
2022/11/14

Stores Switching from CommerceHQ To Other Platforms

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

Platform
Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
wilsonsstore.com
9,122,551
Custom Cart
2023/01/09
shapeel.com
10,107,570
Custom Cart
2022/11/14
juwrae.com
10,215,380
Custom Cart
2022/11/25

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