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The State of Miva Merchant in 2021

Updated Jul 30 2021

Founded in 1996, Miva Merchant Miva Merchant is an ecommerce platform with headquarters in San Diego, California.

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

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Miva Merchant Growth

At present, there are 1,253 live stores running on the Miva Merchant platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Miva Merchant.

  • Miva Merchant stores increased 1.3% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q1.
  • Miva Merchant stores increased 7% year-over-year in 2021 Q1.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
53
2017 Q2
24
2017 Q3
15
2017 Q4
29
2018 Q1
28
2018 Q2
40
2018 Q3
16
2018 Q4
22
2019 Q1
28
2019 Q2
25
2019 Q3
17
2019 Q4
24
2020 Q1
17
2020 Q2
13
2020 Q3
17
2020 Q4
34
2021 Q1
16
2021 Q2 (to date)
12
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On Miva Merchant 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.

  • Facebook is used by 57.4% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Instagram is used by 37.1% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Twitter is used by 36.9% of Miva Merchant stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
719
Instagram
465
Twitter
462
YouTube
313
Pinterest
256
LinkedIn
160
Facebook Group
6
Tiktok
2
Snapchat
1

Contact Information On Miva Merchant 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.

  • 84% of Miva Merchant stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 47% of Miva Merchant stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
1,049
Email
590

Top Categories For Miva Merchant Stores

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on Miva Merchant.

  • 14.8% of Miva Merchant stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 10.6% of Miva Merchant stores sell Autos & Vehicles products.
  • 10.1% of Miva Merchant stores sell Apparel products.

Top Countries For Miva Merchant Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Miva Merchant.

  • 65.8% of Miva Merchant stores are in United States
  • 1.0% of Miva Merchant stores are in Canada
  • 0.6% of Miva Merchant stores are in United Kingdom
  • 0.4% of Miva Merchant stores are in New Zealand

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

Number Of Employees For Miva Merchant Stores

Here is the breakdown of Miva Merchant stores by the number of employees.

  • 3.9% of Miva Merchant stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 2.6% of Miva Merchant stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 1.0% of Miva Merchant stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
49
10 - 24
33
25 - 49
13
50 - 99
7
100 - 249
4
250 - 999
4

Number Of Products Sold For Miva Merchant Stores

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

  • 18.5% of Miva Merchant stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 15.1% of Miva Merchant stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 10.3% of Miva Merchant stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
77
10 - 24
42
25 - 49
86
50 - 99
23
100 - 249
189
250 - 999
232
1000 - 4999
129
5000 - 9999
38
10000 - 24999
21
25000 - 99999
13

Top Technologies on Miva Merchant Stores

We're tracking 99 different technologies that have 3,136 collective installs on Miva Merchant stores.

  • Google Analytics is used by 65.6% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 28.9% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Mailchimp is used by 21.5% of Miva Merchant stores.

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

Miva Merchant Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for Miva Merchant 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.

  • 91.1% of Miva Merchant stores have a .com domain.
  • 2.8% of Miva Merchant stores have a .net domain.
  • 2.2% of Miva Merchant stores have a .org domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
1,141
.net
35
.org
28
.biz
6
.co.nz
5
.co.uk
5
.ca
4
.com.au
4
.cc
3
.it
3

Top Miva Merchant Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Direct Colors™
2,527
2016/12/30
Plant Therapy
3,310
2018/07/06
Xtreme Diesel Performance
3,460
2016/12/30
ID Wholesaler
4,135
2017/10/27
Midwest Gun Works
4,592
2016/12/30

New Miva Merchant Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Pelham Saddlery
1,873,249
2021/06/25
myrevii.com
805,286
2021/06/04
Supergrit® Abrasives
218,637
2021/05/07
Test
2,275,144
2021/05/07
Captain Boom Fireworks
2,325,956
2021/05/07

Stores Switching to Miva Merchant From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Miva Merchant has taken 12 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Ironmaster
9,185
WooCommerce
2021/07/01
Duluth Pack
13,535
Shopify
2021/05/20
Pit Posse
66,649
Magento
2021/05/17
mtncitysupply
70,444
BigCommerce
2021/07/21
Traditions
143,174
Custom Cart
2021/07/06

Stores Switching from Miva Merchant To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Miva Merchant has lost 3 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Century Shower Door
399,824
Shopify
2021/05/26
CartPros
423,085
WooCommerce
2021/05/11
eshoji.com
1,634,602
BigCommerce
2021/07/24

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