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The State of Launch Cart in 2022

Updated Jun 24 2022

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Launch Cart usage.

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Launch Cart Growth

At present, there are 535 live stores running on the Launch Cart platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Launch Cart.

  • Launch Cart stores increased 5.1% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • Launch Cart stores increased 173% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
1
2017 Q2
1
2017 Q3
3
2017 Q4
1
2018 Q1
4
2018 Q2
5
2018 Q3
3
2018 Q4
7
2019 Q1
6
2019 Q2
6
2019 Q3
4
2019 Q4
6
2020 Q1
11
2020 Q2
11
2020 Q3
16
2020 Q4
38
2021 Q1
55
2021 Q2
107
2021 Q3
127
2021 Q4
53
2022 Q1
24
2022 Q2 (to date)
44
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On Launch Cart 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 32.1% of Launch Cart stores.
  • Facebook is used by 27.9% of Launch Cart stores.
  • Twitter is used by 11.4% of Launch Cart stores.
Type
Stores
Instagram
172
Facebook
149
Twitter
61
YouTube
49
Tiktok
27
Pinterest
27
Facebook Group
5

Contact Information On Launch Cart 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.

  • 38% of Launch Cart stores have an email on their website
  • 14% of Launch Cart stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
205
Phone
74

Top Categories For Launch Cart Stores

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on Launch Cart.

  • 29.0% of Launch Cart stores sell Apparel products.
  • 5.0% of Launch Cart stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 3.6% of Launch Cart stores sell Arts & Entertainment products.

Top Countries For Launch Cart Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Launch Cart.

  • 13.3% of Launch Cart stores are in United States
  • 1.9% of Launch Cart stores are in United Kingdom
  • 0.9% of Launch Cart stores are in Spain
  • 0.6% of Launch Cart stores are in France

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

Number Of Employees For Launch Cart Stores

Here is the breakdown of Launch Cart stores by the number of employees.

  • 0.2% of Launch Cart stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
25 - 49
1

Number Of Products Sold For Launch Cart Stores

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

  • 29.9% of Launch Cart stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 10.8% of Launch Cart stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 1.3% of Launch Cart stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
58
10 - 24
5
25 - 49
7
50 - 99
1
100 - 249
4
250 - 999
160
5000 - 9999
1

Top Technologies on Launch Cart Stores

We're tracking 17 different technologies that have 819 collective installs on Launch Cart stores.

  • reCAPTCHA is used by 92.1% of Launch Cart stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 19.3% of Launch Cart stores.
  • Facebook Pixel is used by 16.3% of Launch Cart stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By Launch Cart Stores

  • Fedex is used by 46.9% of Launch Cart stores.
  • USPS is used by 3.0% of Launch Cart stores.
  • UPS is used by 0.4% of Launch Cart stores.

Here are the top 5 shipping carriers across all Launch Cart stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
Fedex
251
USPS
16
UPS
2
PostNord
1
Australia Post
1

Launch Cart Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for Launch Cart 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.

  • 50.3% of Launch Cart stores have a .com domain.
  • 36.8% of Launch Cart stores have a .store domain.
  • 2.1% of Launch Cart stores have a .shop domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
269
.store
197
.shop
11
.co.uk
8
.co
5
.org
5
.net
4
.us
4
.cf
2
.es
2

Top Launch Cart Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
STS MERCH
1,788,406
2018/12/21
Shop Staytrendy.stream
1,853,915
2018/01/05
djcapparel
1,998,819
2017/07/28
Joy Filled Apparel
2,479,006
2020/12/11
Rigger's Life
2,576,156
2018/01/05

New Launch Cart Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
LCAtticusdesigns
7,333,438
2022/06/24
Brackets Shop
6,429,918
2022/06/17
Galactic Light Studio
6,969,669
2022/06/17
SAILONGRAIN T
7,133,512
2022/06/17
Engineersdash
7,401,510
2022/06/17

Stores Switching to Launch Cart From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Launch Cart has taken 513 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
STS MERCH
1,788,406
Custom Cart
2022/06/22
Shop Staytrendy.stream
1,853,915
Custom Cart
2022/06/20
djcapparel
1,998,819
Custom Cart
2022/06/20
Joy Filled Apparel
2,479,006
Custom Cart
2022/06/21
Rigger's Life
2,576,156
Custom Cart
2022/06/22

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