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The State of ExpandCart in 2022

Updated Dec 2 2022

ExpandCart is a cloud ecommerce platform with native Arabic support. ExpandCart enables individuals and businesses to create a professional online shop in minutes by themselves without the need for any technical experience or assistance.

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

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ExpandCart Growth

At present, there are 1,113 live stores running on the ExpandCart platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running ExpandCart.

  • ExpandCart stores increased 13.6% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q3.
  • ExpandCart stores increased 76% year-over-year in 2022 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
1
2017 Q2
3
2017 Q3
2
2017 Q4
2
2018 Q1
6
2018 Q2
7
2018 Q3
5
2018 Q4
11
2019 Q1
8
2019 Q2
4
2019 Q3
4
2019 Q4
8
2020 Q1
10
2020 Q2
68
2020 Q3
41
2020 Q4
44
2021 Q1
85
2021 Q2
139
2021 Q3
48
2021 Q4
71
2022 Q1
95
2022 Q2
113
2022 Q3
107
2022 Q4 (to date)
218
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On ExpandCart 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 36.4% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Facebook is used by 27.0% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Twitter is used by 13.2% of ExpandCart stores.
Type
Stores
Instagram
405
Facebook
300
Twitter
147
YouTube
76
Snapchat
69
LinkedIn
30
Pinterest
25
Tiktok
23
Facebook Group
1

Contact Information On ExpandCart 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.

  • 32% of ExpandCart stores have an email on their website
  • 21% of ExpandCart stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
360
Phone
236

Top Categories For ExpandCart Stores

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

  • 17.4% of ExpandCart stores sell Apparel products.
  • 9.4% of ExpandCart stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 7.0% of ExpandCart stores sell Beauty & Fitness products.

Top Countries For ExpandCart Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using ExpandCart.

  • 12.2% of ExpandCart stores are in Saudi Arabia
  • 6.6% of ExpandCart stores are in Egypt
  • 3.0% of ExpandCart stores are in Kuwait
  • 1.7% of ExpandCart stores are in United Arab Emirates
Country
Stores
74
33
17
10
9
8

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

Number Of Employees For ExpandCart Stores

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

  • 0.4% of ExpandCart stores have 1 - 9 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
4

Number Of Products Sold For ExpandCart Stores

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

  • 29.5% of ExpandCart stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 7.9% of ExpandCart stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 6.2% of ExpandCart stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
328
10 - 24
57
25 - 49
69
50 - 99
18
100 - 249
88
250 - 999
63
1000 - 4999
22
5000 - 9999
22
10000 - 24999
6
25000 - 99999
1

Top Technologies on ExpandCart Stores

We're tracking 33 different technologies that have 2,181 collective installs on ExpandCart stores.

  • Facebook Pixel is used by 29.3% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 26.3% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce is used by 24.2% of ExpandCart stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By ExpandCart Stores

  • UPS is used by 0.2% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Aramex is used by 0.1% of ExpandCart stores.

Here are the top 2 shipping carriers across all ExpandCart stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
2
Aramex
1

ExpandCart Store Top-level Domain Distribution

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

  • 74.1% of ExpandCart stores have a .com domain.
  • 8.4% of ExpandCart stores have a .net domain.
  • 3.1% of ExpandCart stores have a .co domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
825
.net
93
.co
34
.online
33
.shop
26
.sa
21
.store
20
.org
15
.com.sa
9
.ae
4

Top ExpandCart Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
متجر أحمد للأنظمة الصوتية والألكترونيات
56,733
2017/07/28
mtjaar.com
75,640
2017/10/27
albrare.com
105,214
2020/04/17
jawalstore.com
149,070
2018/07/27
naturaltouchshop.com
201,290
2020/04/03

New ExpandCart Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
cheamparkcapis.rakagriculture.com
6,159,794
2022/12/02
gitlab.vmware.aramcom.com
6,245,086
2022/12/02
git.wordpress.zeint.online
6,279,071
2022/12/02
git.gmq76jl8hwebmail.illussocollection.com
6,304,443
2022/12/02
gitlab.gmq76jl8hwebmail.illussocollection.com
6,305,361
2022/12/02

Stores Switching to ExpandCart From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ExpandCart has taken 16 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
1
1
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
daralwefaq.net
1,830,892
Salla
2022/09/19
Lacner 3d
2,123,680
WooCommerce
2022/09/23
sheikh.com.ly
5,792,299
Shopify
2022/11/10
sartawisport.com
6,450,170
Shopify
2022/11/19
ABO SELEEM
6,571,710
zVendo
2022/11/28

Stores Switching from ExpandCart To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ExpandCart has lost 28 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
3
3
1
1
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
tfk
669,216
Ecwid
2022/11/21
sheikh.ly
1,222,012
Shopify
2022/11/07
Retouche Group
2,908,403
Wix
2022/09/12
beautikia.com
3,012,747
Zid
2022/10/16
s-store-sa.com
3,275,165
Shopify
2022/10/31

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