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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 298 live stores running on the ExpandCart platform.

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

Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
5
2017 Q2
5
2017 Q3
3
2017 Q4
3
2018 Q1
6
2018 Q2
6
2018 Q3
8
2018 Q4
8
2019 Q1
2
2019 Q2
2
2019 Q3
14
2019 Q4
10
2020 Q1
23
2020 Q2
114
2020 Q3
33
2020 Q4
26
2021 Q1
22
2021 Q2 (to date)
1
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
كفراتي
5,056
2018/01/05
FLORINA
13,510
2017/02/24
متجر دوت كوم
28,318
2017/10/27
بقلاوتي
36,449
2018/11/16
Ashalksa
42,499
2017/04/28

New Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
ae.mahhl.com
1,905,483
2021/04/09
lifevera.store
1,289,613
2021/03/12
www.jasminegift.com
85,299
2021/02/19
www.elma7altech.com
1,506,678
2021/02/19
Pick Book for eBooks
1,530,773
2021/02/19

Platform Wins

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

Platform
Stores
1

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
FLORINA
13,510
OpenCart
2021/03/24
Gourmet Picks
1,200,870
OpenCart
2021/04/01
FLORINA
1,321,078
OpenCart
2021/03/28
GarminKuwait
1,327,962
OpenCart
2021/03/31
سوق بلازا
1,347,962
OpenCart
2021/04/14

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, ExpandCart has lost 345 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
338
1

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
متجر راحتي للمفارش والاثاث
15,690
OpenCart
2021/03/03
السوق المركزي
32,528
OpenCart
2021/02/14
النحل الجوال
42,328
OpenCart
2021/02/09
متجر أحمد للأنظمة الصوتية
48,593
OpenCart
2021/02/09
Kpopia Shop
58,689
OpenCart
2021/02/11

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
188
17
16
7
3
3

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
145
48%
Facebook
127
42%
Email
105
35%
Twitter
70
23%
YouTube
42
14%
Phone
31
10%
Snapchat
22
7%
LinkedIn
20
6%
Pinterest
12
4%
Tiktok
1
0%

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 23 different technologies that have 654 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
243
.net
21
.shop
6
.sa
4
.store
4
.ae
3
.com.sa
3
.co
2
.dreamwear.ye
2
.online
2

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