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The State of ExpandCart in 2022

Updated Jul 1 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 1,517 live stores running on the ExpandCart platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running ExpandCart.

  • ExpandCart stores increased 18.2% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q2.
  • ExpandCart stores increased 131% year-over-year in 2022 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
3
2017 Q2
9
2017 Q3
5
2017 Q4
4
2018 Q1
9
2018 Q2
10
2018 Q3
14
2018 Q4
8
2019 Q1
13
2019 Q2
9
2019 Q3
10
2019 Q4
15
2020 Q1
18
2020 Q2
80
2020 Q3
66
2020 Q4
73
2021 Q1
114
2021 Q2
177
2021 Q3
269
2021 Q4
205
2022 Q1
152
2022 Q2
233
2022 Q3 (to date)
2
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 37.0% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Facebook is used by 26.8% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Twitter is used by 14.1% of ExpandCart stores.
Type
Stores
Instagram
561
Facebook
406
Twitter
214
Snapchat
95
YouTube
92
Pinterest
35
LinkedIn
30
Tiktok
25
Facebook Group
2

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.

  • 37% of ExpandCart stores have an email on their website
  • 22% of ExpandCart stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
558
Phone
333

Top Categories For ExpandCart Stores

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

  • 22.4% of ExpandCart stores sell Apparel products.
  • 10.7% of ExpandCart stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 7.8% of ExpandCart stores sell Beauty & Fitness products.

Top Countries For ExpandCart Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using ExpandCart.

  • 13.6% of ExpandCart stores are in Saudi Arabia
  • 5.7% of ExpandCart stores are in Egypt
  • 3.2% of ExpandCart stores are in Kuwait
  • 2.0% of ExpandCart stores are in United Arab Emirates
Country
Stores
87
49
24
10
10
9

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.
  • 0.1% of ExpandCart stores have 100 - 249 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
6
100 - 249
2

Number Of Products Sold For ExpandCart Stores

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

  • 22.7% of ExpandCart stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 7.8% of ExpandCart stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 6.5% of ExpandCart stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
345
10 - 24
73
25 - 49
98
50 - 99
22
100 - 249
118
250 - 999
85
1000 - 4999
25
5000 - 9999
40
10000 - 24999
7
100000 - 249999
2

Top Technologies on ExpandCart Stores

We're tracking 33 different technologies that have 2,571 collective installs on ExpandCart stores.

  • Facebook Pixel is used by 29.0% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 27.6% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce is used by 25.6% 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 0.1% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Fedex is used by 0.1% of ExpandCart stores.
  • Aramex is used by 0.1% of ExpandCart stores.

Here are the top 3 shipping carriers across all ExpandCart stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
2
Fedex
1
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.

  • 74.3% of ExpandCart stores have a .com domain.
  • 11.0% of ExpandCart stores have a .net domain.
  • 3.5% of ExpandCart stores have a .shop domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
1,127
.net
167
.shop
53
.store
32
.org
28
.co
24
.online
22
.sa
11
.com.sa
7
.ae
4

Top ExpandCart Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
naturaltouchshop.com
66,271
2020/04/03
alebdaa.ae
67,328
2020/11/13
Wazy Online Store
93,689
2020/01/17
global.naturaltouchshop.com
107,258
2020/04/10
Ashalksa
120,341
2017/04/28

New ExpandCart Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
greenglass-store.com
7,948,621
2022/07/01
CRYSTAL
9,284,002
2022/07/01
sikasahmed.tk
2,901,591
2022/06/24
alamiyatrade.net
6,807,001
2022/06/24
dreamboxegy.com
7,374,996
2022/06/24

Stores Switching to ExpandCart From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ExpandCart has taken 15 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
2
1
1
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
deluceshop.com
2,767,196
YouCan
2022/06/27
eyewear
2,866,633
WooCommerce
2022/06/20
shooterbh.com
3,129,077
WooCommerce
2022/04/21
SadadKuwait
3,152,055
Zyda
2022/04/25
Mud & Waves
4,867,544
WooCommerce
2022/06/06

Stores Switching from ExpandCart To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ExpandCart has lost 36 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
4
2
1
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
www.rowaie.com
189,973
Wix
2022/06/13
Digital Dreams
543,157
Shopify
2022/05/02
evoriebeauty.com
2,070,004
WooCommerce
2022/05/29
www.aafaqfuture.ae
2,495,172
WooCommerce
2022/06/06
Arabian4x4
2,535,926
Custom Cart
2022/04/17

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