The State of ExpandCart

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.

Quarterly Growth

At present, there are 714 live stores running on the ExpandCart platform.

Here is the quarter-over-quarter growth of stores running ExpandCart.

Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
2
2017 Q2
5
2017 Q3
6
2017 Q4
1
2018 Q1
13
2018 Q2
1
2018 Q3
16
2018 Q4
11
2019 Q1
11
2019 Q2
16
2019 Q3
38
2019 Q4
60
2020 Q1
135
2020 Q2
370
2020 Q3 (to date)
23
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.

Top Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Cavaraty
5,978
2018/01/05
madinagallery.com
17,796
2018/08/31
florina.sa
18,496
2017/02/24
kmaliat.com
24,673
2019/08/30
As'halKSA
35,782
2017/04/28

New Stores

Here are the 5 highest-ranked new stores that are running ExpandCart.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
bmask.com
1,174,995
2020/07/31
qatarequine.com
3,337,075
2020/07/31
lacasa-rosa.com
1,181,398
2020/07/24
aldokan.store
1,200,048
2020/07/24
anazonmsy.com
3,099,881
2020/07/17

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, ExpandCart has taken 5 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
kol-youm.com
884,183
WooCommerce
2020/05/31
noormessan.com
1,046,420
Shopify
2020/05/24
المتجر التركي
1,206,563
Shopify
2020/05/15
zphonestore.com
3,381,764
Shopify
2020/06/28
haidee
3,587,890
Shopify
2020/05/17

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, ExpandCart has lost 16 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
ايفاز
75,258
Shopify
2020/05/24
salaaa.com
82,578
WooCommerce
2020/07/30
HAS Market
1,113,989
Shopify
2020/05/16
online boutique – Tangofreedom
1,124,548
Shopify
2020/05/23
pazarcart
1,153,908
Shopify
2020/07/30

Category Breakdown

Here are the top 20 industry verticals for stores on ExpandCart.

Country Breakdown

ExpandCart is quite popular in the Middle East.

Country
Stores
None
534
32
12
8
6
5

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

Social Media and Contact Info

Merchants using ExpandCart tend to provide less contact information than other platforms.

Type
Stores
Percent
Instagram
268
37%
Email
228
31%
Facebook
197
27%
Twitter
59
8%
Phone
47
6%
YouTube
41
5%
Snapchat
38
5%
LinkedIn
22
3%
Pinterest
18
2%

Third-Party Technologies

Many ExpandCart merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the ExpandCart App Store. We're tracking 17 different technologies that have 581 collective installs on ExpandCart stores.

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

Top-level Domain Distribution

Most ExpandCart stores use a .com domain. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only recently been introduced and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
597
.net
49
.co
15
.shop
10
.com.sa
7
.sa
7
.org
6
.online
4
.store
4
.ae
3

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