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The State of ExpandCart in 2021

Updated Sep 17 2021

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 3,897 live stores running on the ExpandCart platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running ExpandCart.

  • ExpandCart stores increased 99.8% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q2.
  • ExpandCart stores increased 625% year-over-year in 2021 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
5
2017 Q2
15
2017 Q3
12
2017 Q4
6
2018 Q1
23
2018 Q2
18
2018 Q3
21
2018 Q4
19
2019 Q1
16
2019 Q2
9
2019 Q3
18
2019 Q4
30
2020 Q1
40
2020 Q2
167
2020 Q3
126
2020 Q4
261
2021 Q1
724
2021 Q2
1,531
2021 Q3 (to date)
832
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 23.5% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Facebook is used by 19.3% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Twitter is used by 9.9% of ExpandCart stores.
Type
Stores
Instagram
914
Facebook
753
Twitter
386
Snapchat
175
YouTube
119
Pinterest
64
LinkedIn
53
Tiktok
41
Facebook Group
4

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.

  • 26% of ExpandCart stores have an email on their website
  • 23% of ExpandCart stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
1,005
Phone
890

Top Categories For ExpandCart Stores

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

  • 22.7% of ExpandCart stores sell Apparel products.
  • 11.5% of ExpandCart stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 7.1% of ExpandCart stores sell Beauty & Fitness products.

Top Countries For ExpandCart Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using ExpandCart.

  • 12.0% of ExpandCart stores are in Saudi Arabia
  • 7.5% of ExpandCart stores are in Egypt
  • 2.2% of ExpandCart stores are in Kuwait
  • 1.7% of ExpandCart stores are in United Arab Emirates
Country
Stores
291
85
51
38
30
28

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.

  • 0.2% of ExpandCart stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.0% of ExpandCart stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
6
25 - 49
1

Number Of Products Sold For ExpandCart Stores

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

  • 1.6% of ExpandCart stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 1.3% of ExpandCart stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 0.9% of ExpandCart stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
35
10 - 24
13
25 - 49
26
50 - 99
10
100 - 249
51
250 - 999
62
1000 - 4999
20
5000 - 9999
4
10000 - 24999
6
25000 - 99999
5

Top Technologies on ExpandCart Stores

We're tracking 34 different technologies that have 4,080 collective installs on ExpandCart stores.

  • Facebook Pixel is used by 20.2% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 18.2% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce is used by 16.6% 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 0.5% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Aramex is used by 0.1% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Fedex is used by 0.0% of ExpandCart stores.

Here are the top 4 shipping carriers across all ExpandCart stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
19
Aramex
5
Fedex
1
China Post
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.

  • 74.3% of ExpandCart stores have a .com domain.
  • 9.0% of ExpandCart stores have a .net domain.
  • 3.4% of ExpandCart stores have a .shop domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
2,895
.net
352
.shop
134
.online
83
.store
71
.co
59
.org
55
.tk
38
.sa
23
.ae
14

Top ExpandCart Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Jawal Store
jawalstore.com
24,470
2018/07/27
Sinbad Shop
sinbadonline.shop
31,076
2020/05/01
كفراتي
cavaraty.com
33,858
2018/01/05
raneen.com
raneen.com
50,969
2020/04/17
محطة الجوال
phone-station.com
65,844
2018/06/22

New ExpandCart Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Petsnhouse
petsnhouse.store
2,178,948
2021/09/17
Store Name
loopstores.net
2,190,813
2021/09/17
Banafsag
banafsag.net
2,281,523
2021/09/17
متجر روجين
rogin-sa.com
2,338,327
2021/09/17
ZED STORES
www.zed-stores.com
2,475,862
2021/09/17

Stores Switching to ExpandCart From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ExpandCart has taken 27 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
13
3
3
1
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
كـيـر وذ بـيــوتي
www.carewithbeauty.com
86,704
WooCommerce
2021/09/15
Town Toys
ktown.com.kw
1,537,670
WooCommerce
2021/07/24
الرويعى.كوم
ar.rowaie.com
1,572,783
Ecwid
2021/08/27
Fatrina
fatrina.com
1,644,206
WooCommerce
2021/08/12
الرويعى.كوم
www.rowaie.com
1,680,668
Ecwid
2021/08/27

Stores Switching from ExpandCart To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ExpandCart has lost 54 merchants to competitive platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
TURKİSH PRODUCTS MARKET
www.noonmar.com
107,613
Custom Cart
2021/08/13
Reefamorous
reefamorous.com
112,580
Custom Cart
2021/07/26
دراويز
draweez.com
225,825
Salla
2021/06/30
متجر الخنبشي
storealkhanbashi.com
649,735
Salla
2021/08/06
كراسي ليدرز
fuleaders.com
907,065
Zid
2021/07/15

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