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The State of MakeShop in 2023

Updated Jan 27 2023

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

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MakeShop Growth

At present, there are 3,660 live stores running on the MakeShop platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running MakeShop.

  • MakeShop stores increased 2.8% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q4.
  • MakeShop stores increased 14% year-over-year in 2022 Q4.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
28
2017 Q2
37
2017 Q3
28
2017 Q4
18
2018 Q1
54
2018 Q2
296
2018 Q3
66
2018 Q4
56
2019 Q1
53
2019 Q2
60
2019 Q3
45
2019 Q4
32
2020 Q1
46
2020 Q2
43
2020 Q3
37
2020 Q4
32
2021 Q1
40
2021 Q2
42
2021 Q3
1,480
2021 Q4
80
2022 Q1
33
2022 Q2
59
2022 Q3
263
2022 Q4
100
2023 Q1 (to date)
30
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On MakeShop 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 31.9% of MakeShop stores.
  • Facebook is used by 17.2% of MakeShop stores.
  • YouTube is used by 6.1% of MakeShop stores.
Type
Stores
Instagram
1,167
Facebook
628
YouTube
225
Twitter
43
LinkedIn
43
Pinterest
9
Tiktok
5

Contact Information On MakeShop 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.

  • 41% of MakeShop stores have an email on their website
  • 39% of MakeShop stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
1,506
Phone
1,443

Top Categories For MakeShop Stores

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

  • 17.1% of MakeShop stores sell Apparel products.
  • 4.3% of MakeShop stores sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 0.7% of MakeShop stores sell Home & Garden products.

Top Countries For MakeShop Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using MakeShop.

  • 57.7% of MakeShop stores are in Korea (the Republic of)
  • 0.1% of MakeShop stores are in Montenegro
  • 0.1% of MakeShop stores are in United States
  • 0.0% of MakeShop stores are in China

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

Number Of Employees For MakeShop Stores

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

  • 0.6% of MakeShop stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.4% of MakeShop stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.2% of MakeShop stores have 100 - 249 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
22
10 - 24
14
25 - 49
6
50 - 99
7
100 - 249
9
250 - 999
4
1000 - 4999
4
5000+
1

Number Of Products Sold For MakeShop Stores

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

  • 17.2% of MakeShop stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 17.1% of MakeShop stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 10.9% of MakeShop stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
388
10 - 24
168
25 - 49
310
50 - 99
106
100 - 249
628
250 - 999
626
1000 - 4999
398
5000 - 9999
191
10000 - 24999
265
25000 - 99999
133

Top Technologies on MakeShop Stores

We're tracking 30 different technologies that have 4,942 collective installs on MakeShop stores.

  • Facebook Pixel is used by 30.2% of MakeShop stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 20.5% of MakeShop stores.
  • Google Adsense is used by 19.8% of MakeShop stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By MakeShop Stores

  • UPS is used by 0.1% of MakeShop stores.
  • DHL is used by 0.0% of MakeShop stores.
  • USPS is used by 0.0% of MakeShop stores.

Here are the top 3 shipping carriers across all MakeShop stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
3
DHL
1
USPS
1

MakeShop Store Top-level Domain Distribution

Here is the top-level domain distribution for MakeShop stores.

  • 47.6% of MakeShop stores have a .co.kr domain.
  • 38.5% of MakeShop stores have a .com domain.
  • 9.0% of MakeShop stores have a .kr domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.co.kr
1,743
.com
1,408
.kr
330
.net
80
.shop
46
.or.kr
10
.tv
8
.pe.kr
6
.me
4
.biz
3

Top MakeShop Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
캔마트_SINCE2003 여성의류
26,750
2021/03/05
www.xexymix.com
28,033
2021/01/08
jstyleshop.net
34,942
2016/12/30
Sound Wave Co.,Ltd
41,024
2016/12/30
cherrykoko.com
51,865
2016/12/30

New MakeShop Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
HURA
7,415,280
2023/01/27
new-design.co.kr
7,699,487
2023/01/27
billblass
5,609,170
2023/01/20
coffeecup.co.kr
6,040,908
2023/01/20
egendwindowfilm.kr
6,459,816
2023/01/20

Stores Switching to MakeShop From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, MakeShop has taken 8 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
www.joynjoy.com
462,733
Custom Cart
2023/01/09
비츠조명, 모두의 인테리어 vittz
508,064
NHN Godo
2022/11/21
issacpark.co.kr
1,215,636
Custom Cart
2022/12/15
www.mycrazydog.co.kr
2,453,677
Magento
2023/01/12
Petclub
4,565,403
Cafe24
2022/11/07

Stores Switching from MakeShop To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, MakeShop has lost 47 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
37

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
건강� 주는 �거움 KD케어몰
671,314
Cafe24
2023/01/02
www.powerfulx.com
902,054
Cafe24
2022/12/19
thebuzz.co.kr
1,120,830
NHN Godo
2023/01/02
tintinshopkorea.co.kr
1,416,138
sixshop
2023/01/16
lemondetox.co.kr
2,188,046
Cafe24
2023/01/02

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