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 672 live stores running on the ExpandCart platform.

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

Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
4
2017 Q2
6
2017 Q3
7
2017 Q4
2
2018 Q1
13
2018 Q2
4
2018 Q3
13
2018 Q4
11
2019 Q1
10
2019 Q2
14
2019 Q3
21
2019 Q4
47
2020 Q1
103
2020 Q2
334
2020 Q3
64
2020 Q4 (to date)
11
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
10,550
2018/01/05
Jawal Store
20,090
2018/07/27
www.marnx.com
24,839
2019/11/15
متجر دوت كوم
29,805
2017/10/27
Turksouq
40,288
2018/03/02

New Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
noonmar.com
796,234
2020/10/16
sqstore.co
1,363,834
2020/10/16
اسم متجرك
3,633,099
2020/10/16
recharge-pb.com
4,055,231
2020/10/16
unistylestore.com
3,748,698
2020/10/09

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, ExpandCart has lost 12 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
1

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
متجر سلة
962,534
WooCommerce
2020/07/30
atabaa.com
997,301
WooCommerce
2020/09/03
www.bogshati.com
1,027,018
WooCommerce
2020/10/12
ashia2online
1,234,514
Shopify
2020/08/17
مفارش جنان هوم
1,254,293
Salla
2020/08/25

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
506
26
13
5
5
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
258
38%
Email
220
32%
Facebook
208
30%
YouTube
43
6%
Snapchat
42
6%
Phone
41
6%
LinkedIn
24
3%
Twitter
23
3%
Pinterest
16
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 20 different technologies that have 685 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
565
.net
45
.co
15
.com.sa
7
.sa
7
.shop
6
.online
5
.org
5
.ae
3
.com.tr
2

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