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The State of CommerceHQ in 2021

Updated Nov 19 2021

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

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CommerceHQ Growth

At present, there are 276 live stores running on the CommerceHQ platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running CommerceHQ.

  • CommerceHQ stores increased 0.4% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • CommerceHQ stores increased 35% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
2
2017 Q2
7
2017 Q3
9
2017 Q4
1
2018 Q1
26
2018 Q2
13
2018 Q3
20
2018 Q4
11
2019 Q1
11
2019 Q2
18
2019 Q3
11
2019 Q4
11
2020 Q1
13
2020 Q2
15
2020 Q3
20
2020 Q4
32
2021 Q1
28
2021 Q2
10
2021 Q3
1
2021 Q4 (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 24.6% of CommerceHQ stores.
  • Instagram is used by 15.2% of CommerceHQ stores.
  • YouTube is used by 5.1% of CommerceHQ stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
68
Instagram
42
YouTube
14
Twitter
11
Pinterest
6
LinkedIn
5

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.

  • 29% of CommerceHQ stores have an email on their website
  • 16% of CommerceHQ stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
80
Phone
44

Top Categories For CommerceHQ Stores

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

  • 23.6% of CommerceHQ stores sell Apparel products.
  • 17.0% of CommerceHQ stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 8.0% of CommerceHQ stores sell Beauty & Fitness products.

Top Countries For CommerceHQ Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using CommerceHQ.

  • 10.1% of CommerceHQ stores are in United States
  • 2.9% of CommerceHQ stores are in United Kingdom
  • 1.8% of CommerceHQ stores are in Canada
  • 1.1% 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.

  • 1.8% of CommerceHQ stores have 1 - 9 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
5

Number Of Products Sold For CommerceHQ Stores

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

  • 1.4% of CommerceHQ stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 1.4% of CommerceHQ stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 0.7% of CommerceHQ stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
4
10 - 24
2
25 - 49
2
50 - 99
1
100 - 249
4
250 - 999
2

Top Technologies on CommerceHQ Stores

We're tracking 25 different technologies that have 745 collective installs on CommerceHQ stores.

  • reCAPTCHA is used by 99.3% of CommerceHQ stores.
  • Facebook Pixel is used by 75.4% of CommerceHQ stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 20.7% 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 10.5% of CommerceHQ stores.
  • Canada Post is used by 1.8% of CommerceHQ stores.
  • UPS is used by 1.4% of CommerceHQ stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
USPS
29
Canada Post
5
UPS
4
Fedex
2
Royal Mail
2
Australia Post
2
DHL
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.

  • 94.9% of CommerceHQ stores have a .com domain.
  • 1.8% of CommerceHQ stores have a .net domain.
  • 0.7% of CommerceHQ stores have a .co.uk domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
262
.net
5
.co.uk
2
.store
2
.ca
1
.co
1
.info
1
.shop
1
.us
1

Top CommerceHQ Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Nueby
78,592
2018/01/05
Store Deleted
103,159
2021/01/29
Miclanybeauty
103,160
2021/06/11
Store Deleted
112,785
2020/11/06
Fiable Buy
112,786
2020/11/27

New CommerceHQ Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
SuperTrendyGeeks
8,485,743
2021/11/12
Home
8,985,287
2021/10/29
Smart Shopper
7,253,476
2021/10/08
NVMD
7,339,351
2021/08/06
Miclanybeauty
103,160
2021/06/11

Stores Switching to CommerceHQ From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, CommerceHQ has taken 1 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
beautytuttie
7,892,587
Custom Cart
2021/09/30

Stores Switching from CommerceHQ To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, CommerceHQ has lost 5 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
BeachBe
923,647
Custom Cart
2021/09/30
Home
2,225,754
Custom Cart
2021/09/01
Brilliant 2 Shop
2,631,745
Custom Cart
2021/09/22
wantitzone
6,570,917
Shopify
2021/10/22
Home
7,451,686
Custom Cart
2021/11/16

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