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 707 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
6
2017 Q3
7
2017 Q4
1
2018 Q1
10
2018 Q2
2
2018 Q3
11
2018 Q4
10
2019 Q1
11
2019 Q2
23
2019 Q3
41
2019 Q4
73
2020 Q1
149
2020 Q2 (to date)
357
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
7,273
2018/01/05
kmaliat.com
14,589
2019/08/30
florina.sa
21,468
2017/02/24
alsultangallery.com
29,315
2018/07/06
turk-souq.com
34,134
2018/03/02

New Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
kwdeals-shop.com
966,182
2020/05/29
redemptionstudio.co
972,026
2020/05/29
vape-souq.com
984,974
2020/05/29
dbmarket.co
1,064,506
2020/05/29
ohnice.co
3,033,984
2020/05/29

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, ExpandCart has taken 10 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
lbskchic.com
819,327
Shopify
2020/03/18
www.mustashar-alwasfah.com
1,048,034
Shopify
2020/05/05
Telfaz
1,127,066
Shopify
2020/05/03
shop.beautymiracle.net
1,179,734
Shopify
2020/03/05
kol-youm.com
2,304,922
WooCommerce
2020/05/31

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, ExpandCart has lost 5 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
75,267
Shopify
2020/05/24
hawafel.com
79,780
WooCommerce
2020/05/30
ghafa.ae
919,781
WooCommerce
2020/04/27
mlikoutlet.com
968,227
Shopify
2020/05/09
HAS Market
2,928,630
Shopify
2020/05/16

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
515
40
14
11
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
231
32%
Email
195
27%
Facebook
178
25%
Twitter
119
16%
Phone
47
6%
YouTube
36
5%
Snapchat
33
4%
LinkedIn
14
1%
Pinterest
12
1%

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 16 different technologies that have 463 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
603
.net
46
.co
16
.shop
10
.com.sa
6
.org
6
.online
4
.sa
4
.ae
2
.info
2

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