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The State of MakanE in 2023

Updated Jan 27 2023

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

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MakanE Growth

At present, there are 11,511 live stores running on the MakanE platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running MakanE.

  • MakanE stores increased 24.5% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q4.
  • MakanE stores increased 389% year-over-year in 2022 Q4.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
13
2017 Q2
54
2017 Q3
18
2017 Q4
11
2018 Q1
35
2018 Q2
36
2018 Q3
29
2018 Q4
35
2019 Q1
36
2019 Q2
33
2019 Q3
24
2019 Q4
33
2020 Q1
39
2020 Q2
63
2020 Q3
91
2020 Q4
70
2021 Q1
215
2021 Q2
300
2021 Q3
178
2021 Q4
875
2022 Q1
1,435
2022 Q2
2,407
2022 Q3
2,787
2022 Q4
2,181
2023 Q1 (to date)
435
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On MakanE 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 52.4% of MakanE stores.
  • Facebook is used by 30.4% of MakanE stores.
  • Snapchat is used by 8.0% of MakanE stores.
Type
Stores
Instagram
6,032
Facebook
3,503
Snapchat
919
Twitter
634
Tiktok
302
YouTube
139
Facebook Group
13
LinkedIn
9

Contact Information On MakanE 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.

  • 7% of MakanE stores have an email on their website
  • 4% of MakanE stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
841
WhatsApp
515
Phone
430

Top Categories For MakanE Stores

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

  • 20.8% of MakanE stores sell Food & Drink products.
  • 12.9% of MakanE stores sell Apparel products.
  • 11.3% of MakanE stores sell Home & Garden products.

Top Countries For MakanE Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using MakanE.

  • 39.6% of MakanE stores are in Saudi Arabia
  • 35.9% of MakanE stores are in Jordan
  • 15.1% of MakanE stores are in United Arab Emirates
  • 4.5% of MakanE stores are in United States
Country
Stores
4,558
4,133
296
127
14
6

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Number Of Employees For MakanE Stores

Here is the breakdown of MakanE stores by the number of employees.

  • 0.0% of MakanE stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.0% of MakanE stores have 250 - 999 employees.
Employees
Stores
10 - 24
1
250 - 999
1

Number Of Products Sold For MakanE Stores

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

  • 53.8% of MakanE stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 6.0% of MakanE stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 2.8% of MakanE stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
6,196
10 - 24
686
25 - 49
325
50 - 99
46
100 - 249
69
250 - 999
16
1000 - 4999
84

Top Technologies on MakanE Stores

We're tracking 23 different technologies that have 67,177 collective installs on MakanE stores.

  • Google Analytics 4 is used by 98.6% of MakanE stores.
  • reCAPTCHA is used by 98.5% of MakanE stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 98.1% of MakanE stores.

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

Technology
Stores
11,334
11,293
543

Top Shipping Carriers Used By MakanE Stores

  • UPS is used by 0.0% of MakanE stores.
  • Fedex is used by 0.0% of MakanE stores.

Here are the top 2 shipping carriers across all MakanE stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
3
Fedex
1

MakanE Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for MakanE 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.

  • 97.6% of MakanE stores have a .com domain.
  • 0.9% of MakanE stores have a .me domain.
  • 0.8% of MakanE stores have a .net domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
11,237
.me
101
.net
97
.com.sa
11
.ae
10
.sa
10
.co
7
.shop
7
.online
6
.store
5

Top MakanE Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
ROYAL BOUTIQUE»
547,653
2016/12/30
The Cakery»
668,400
2016/12/30
160burger.com
718,477
2022/04/01
orabistores.com
725,018
2021/06/11
Pinky Promise »Pinky Promise
732,035
2021/06/11

New MakanE Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
prive-ae.com
5,860,242
2023/01/27
jordan-phone.com
5,897,511
2023/01/27
famous-sa.com
5,919,249
2023/01/27
Store»
6,006,427
2023/01/27
sanjewelry-sa.com
6,037,281
2023/01/27

Stores Switching to MakanE From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, MakanE has taken 20 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
3
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
manhealth.com.sa
1,777,411
WooCommerce
2022/12/30
layeg.sa
2,698,918
OpenCart
2023/01/04
madisilver.com
3,279,355
WooCommerce
2022/11/25
azwina.com
4,219,493
Salla
2023/01/26
nassaraburayashcenter.com
4,783,120
Custom Cart
2022/11/19

Stores Switching from MakanE To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, MakanE has lost 22 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
14
4

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
rowadalfnon.com
3,435,628
Zid
2022/12/19
njoomsa.com
5,143,049
Salla
2022/11/07
ehabjawi
5,740,199
Salla
2022/12/12
basmetalehtimam.com
6,114,301
Salla
2023/01/16
saharalrawabi.com
6,414,357
Salla
2023/01/23

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