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The State of Future Shop in 2022

Updated Sep 16 2022

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Future Shop usage.

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Future Shop Growth

At present, there are 1,680 live stores running on the Future Shop platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Future Shop.

  • Future Shop stores increased 2.8% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q2.
  • Future Shop stores increased 15% year-over-year in 2022 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
13
2017 Q2
20
2017 Q3
10
2017 Q4
7
2018 Q1
20
2018 Q2
90
2018 Q3
37
2018 Q4
54
2019 Q1
108
2019 Q2
55
2019 Q3
54
2019 Q4
47
2020 Q1
43
2020 Q2
42
2020 Q3
42
2020 Q4
106
2021 Q1
78
2021 Q2
79
2021 Q3
74
2021 Q4
50
2022 Q1
42
2022 Q2
43
2022 Q3 (to date)
100
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

It's hard to know exactly when a Future Shop store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.

Social Media Usage On Future Shop 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 59.2% of Future Shop stores.
  • Facebook is used by 40.2% of Future Shop stores.
  • Twitter is used by 34.8% of Future Shop stores.
Type
Stores
Instagram
995
Facebook
676
Twitter
584
YouTube
257
Tiktok
34
LinkedIn
32
Pinterest
28

Contact Information On Future Shop 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.

  • 88% of Future Shop stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 50% of Future Shop stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
1,482
Email
834

Top Categories For Future Shop Stores

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on Future Shop.

  • 7.6% of Future Shop stores sell Apparel products.
  • 3.9% of Future Shop stores sell Food & Drink products.
  • 3.4% of Future Shop stores sell Home & Garden products.

Top Countries For Future Shop Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Future Shop.

  • 100.0% of Future Shop stores are in Japan
Country
Stores
1,680

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

Number Of Employees For Future Shop Stores

Here is the breakdown of Future Shop stores by the number of employees.

  • 0.9% of Future Shop stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.8% of Future Shop stores have 50 - 99 employees.
  • 0.4% of Future Shop stores have 10 - 24 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
15
10 - 24
6
25 - 49
3
50 - 99
14
100 - 249
5
1000 - 4999
2

Number Of Products Sold For Future Shop Stores

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

  • 18.6% of Future Shop stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 18.5% of Future Shop stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 14.3% of Future Shop stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
241
10 - 24
121
25 - 49
180
50 - 99
45
100 - 249
312
250 - 999
311
1000 - 4999
163
5000 - 9999
46
10000 - 24999
42
25000 - 99999
16

Top Technologies on Future Shop Stores

We're tracking 34 different technologies that have 4,097 collective installs on Future Shop stores.

  • Google Tag Manager is used by 86.2% of Future Shop stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 82.1% of Future Shop stores.
  • Google Ads Pixel is used by 14.6% of Future Shop stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By Future Shop Stores

  • Yamato Transport is used by 6.8% of Future Shop stores.
  • Sagawa Express is used by 3.6% of Future Shop stores.
  • Japan Post is used by 2.2% of Future Shop stores.

Here are the top 3 shipping carriers across all Future Shop stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
Yamato Transport
114
Sagawa Express
60
Japan Post
37

Future Shop Store Top-level Domain Distribution

Here is the top-level domain distribution for Future Shop stores.

  • 39.2% of Future Shop stores have a .jp domain.
  • 36.7% of Future Shop stores have a .com domain.
  • 12.7% of Future Shop stores have a .co.jp domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.jp
659
.com
616
.co.jp
213
.net
71
.shop
70
.ne.jp
10
.tokyo
8
.biz
7
.info
3
.life
3

Top Future Shop Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
【公式】Pierrot(ピエロ)レディースファッション通販サイト
10,828
2016/12/30
www.ikebe-gakki.com
10,962
2016/12/30
海外ブランドのファッション通販サイト【AXES(アクセス)】
11,371
2016/12/30
www.lindt.jp
11,383
2016/12/30
www.itohkyuemon.co.jp
11,775
2016/12/30

New Future Shop Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
takexoface.life
8,554,352
2022/09/16
buyjgpound.live
8,554,350
2022/09/09
ONEUL SHOP
10,133,042
2022/09/09
netshop.hamako.com
5,272,283
2022/09/02
Wonjungyo
8,322,211
2022/09/02

Stores Switching to Future Shop From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Future Shop has taken 14 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
古着屋JAM(ジャム)
11,989
Custom Cart
2022/07/26
Dcollection
14,760
Salesforce Commerce Cloud
2022/09/05
room601
53,019
Magento
2022/08/17
www.towatech.net
192,268
Custom Cart
2022/09/13
bnb-onlinestore.jp
255,532
Custom Cart
2022/09/07

Stores Switching from Future Shop To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Future Shop has lost 6 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
10 square meters
338,321
Shopify
2022/09/05
Woman.Store
474,611
Shopify
2022/08/29
shop.zanellato.jp
684,934
Custom Cart
2022/09/05
NEROLI
1,228,916
Shopify
2022/07/04
BABYギフトとママ向け厳選アイテムConiConi コニコニ – coniconi
3,143,879
Shopify
2022/09/12

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