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The State of EC-CUBE in 2024

Updated Apr 5 2024

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on EC-CUBE usage.

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EC-CUBE Growth

At present, there are 2,063 live stores running on the EC-CUBE platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running EC-CUBE.

Quarter
Active Stores
2024 Q1
2,051
2024 Q2 (to date)
2,063
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 EC-CUBE store was first created but we use a heuristic that includes historical DNS data which provides a reasonable approximation.

Social Media Usage On EC-CUBE 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 21.1% of EC-CUBE stores.
  • Facebook is used by 18.5% of EC-CUBE stores.
  • Twitter is used by 13.9% of EC-CUBE stores.
Type
Stores
Instagram
436
Facebook
381
Twitter
286
YouTube
107
LinkedIn
18
Pinterest
10
Tiktok
8
Facebook Group
1

Contact Information On EC-CUBE 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.

  • 37% of EC-CUBE stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 26% of EC-CUBE stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
758
Email
545

Top Categories For EC-CUBE Stores

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on EC-CUBE.

  • 0.9% of EC-CUBE stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 0.7% of EC-CUBE stores sell Apparel products.
  • 0.5% of EC-CUBE stores sell Food & Drink products.

Top Countries For EC-CUBE Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using EC-CUBE.

  • 41.9% of EC-CUBE stores are in Japan
  • 0.2% of EC-CUBE stores are in United States
  • 0.2% of EC-CUBE stores are in Ecuador
  • 0.0% of EC-CUBE stores are in Belgium

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

Number Of Employees For EC-CUBE Stores

Here is the breakdown of EC-CUBE stores by the number of employees.

  • 98.7% of EC-CUBE stores have Unknown employees.
  • 0.7% of EC-CUBE stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.2% of EC-CUBE stores have 50 - 99 employees.
Employees
Stores
Unknown
2,036
1 - 9
14
10 - 24
1
25 - 49
3
50 - 99
4
250 - 999
3
1000 - 4999
1
5000+
1

Number Of Products Sold For EC-CUBE Stores

Here is the breakdown of EC-CUBE stores by the number of products that they sell.

  • 18.0% of EC-CUBE stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 15.3% of EC-CUBE stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 14.3% of EC-CUBE stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
371
10 - 24
203
25 - 49
240
50 - 99
55
100 - 249
294
250 - 999
315
1000 - 4999
122
5000 - 9999
28
10000 - 24999
33
25000 - 99999
15

Top Technologies on EC-CUBE Stores

We're tracking 63 different technologies that have 6,342 collective installs on EC-CUBE stores.

  • Google Analytics is used by 58.8% of EC-CUBE stores.
  • Google Adsense is used by 47.9% of EC-CUBE stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 47.8% of EC-CUBE stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By EC-CUBE Stores

  • Japan Post is used by 60.0% of EC-CUBE stores.
  • Yamato Transport is used by 5.0% of EC-CUBE stores.
  • Sagawa Express is used by 3.5% of EC-CUBE stores.

Here are the top 6 shipping carriers across all EC-CUBE stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
Japan Post
1,238
Yamato Transport
103
Sagawa Express
73
UPS
1
Royal Mail
1
USPS
1

EC-CUBE Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for EC-CUBE 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.

  • 46.6% of EC-CUBE stores have a .com domain.
  • 26.7% of EC-CUBE stores have a .jp domain.
  • 11.0% of EC-CUBE stores have a .co.jp domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
961
.jp
550
.co.jp
227
.net
150
.shop
45
.biz
19
.info
13
.org
10
.online
8
.tokyo
7

Top EC-CUBE Stores

Here are the top stores, powered by EC-CUBE, ordered by store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
MTG通販】品揃え日本最大級の通販サイト
7,367
2019/03/29
【公式】マイケル・コース │MICHAEL KORS 公式オンラインストア
23,815
2016/12/30
www.melonbooks.co.jp
25,664
2016/12/30
www.kosho.or.jp
25,958
2016/12/30
morecon.jp
42,819
2016/12/30

New EC-CUBE Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
www.tokusenkyoto.jp
3,125,661
2024/04/05
iwashita-coffee.com
3,126,342
2024/04/05
www.loco-net.info
3,132,085
2024/04/05
bluesky1982.co.jp
3,172,239
2024/04/05
tapaktokyo.com
3,249,049
2024/04/05

Stores Switching to EC-CUBE From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, EC-CUBE has taken 799 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores

Here are the top stores that have switched to EC-CUBE from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
MTG通販】品揃え日本最大級の通販サイト
7,367
Custom Cart
2024/03/06
【公式】マイケル・コース │MICHAEL KORS 公式オンラインストア
23,815
Custom Cart
2024/03/05
www.melonbooks.co.jp
25,664
Custom Cart
2024/03/06
morecon.jp
42,819
Custom Cart
2024/03/06
Ameri VINTAGE(アメリ ヴィンテージ)直営通販サイト
56,738
Custom Cart
2024/03/06

Stores Switching from EC-CUBE To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, EC-CUBE has lost 12 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
1

Here are the top EC-CUBE stores that have recently changed to a competitive platform.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
www.kimonoichiba.com
64,900
Custom Cart
2024/03/11
【オレフィーチェ】Orefice オンラインショップ
283,435
Shopify
2024/04/01
Prime Skateboard
515,001
Shopify
2024/03/11
momo-fuku.jp
613,828
Shopify
2024/03/25
バラの花束専門店マミーローズ / TOPページ
771,481
Custom Cart
2024/04/01

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