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The State of Miva Merchant in 2022

Updated May 20 2022

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 1,255 live stores running on the Miva Merchant platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Miva Merchant.

  • Miva Merchant stores increased 0.6% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • Miva Merchant stores increased 3% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
48
2017 Q2
21
2017 Q3
14
2017 Q4
31
2018 Q1
30
2018 Q2
39
2018 Q3
18
2018 Q4
22
2019 Q1
23
2019 Q2
27
2019 Q3
16
2019 Q4
23
2020 Q1
20
2020 Q2
15
2020 Q3
18
2020 Q4
26
2021 Q1
20
2021 Q2
16
2021 Q3
6
2021 Q4
12
2022 Q1
8
2022 Q2 (to date)
9
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 53.5% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Instagram is used by 36.1% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Twitter is used by 33.2% of Miva Merchant stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
671
Instagram
453
Twitter
417
YouTube
303
Pinterest
238
LinkedIn
179
Tiktok
6
Facebook Group
4
Yelp
3

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.

  • 83% of Miva Merchant stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 45% of Miva Merchant stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
1,037
Email
561

Top Categories For Miva Merchant Stores

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

  • 14.5% of Miva Merchant stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 11.4% of Miva Merchant stores sell Autos & Vehicles products.
  • 10.8% of Miva Merchant stores sell Apparel products.

Top Countries For Miva Merchant Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Miva Merchant.

  • 63.3% of Miva Merchant stores are in United States
  • 1.2% of Miva Merchant stores are in Canada
  • 0.5% 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.

  • 6.6% of Miva Merchant stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 2.9% of Miva Merchant stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 1.1% of Miva Merchant stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
83
10 - 24
37
25 - 49
14
50 - 99
7
100 - 249
3
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.

  • 21.0% of Miva Merchant stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 16.8% of Miva Merchant stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 10.4% of Miva Merchant stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
93
10 - 24
59
25 - 49
102
50 - 99
25
100 - 249
211
250 - 999
264
1000 - 4999
130
5000 - 9999
35
10000 - 24999
26
25000 - 99999
13

Top Technologies on Miva Merchant Stores

We're tracking 113 different technologies that have 3,864 collective installs on Miva Merchant stores.

  • Google Analytics is used by 69.8% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 33.3% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Mailchimp is used by 21.4% of Miva Merchant stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By Miva Merchant Stores

  • UPS is used by 30.0% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • USPS is used by 25.3% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Fedex is used by 17.1% of Miva Merchant stores.

Here are the top 9 shipping carriers across all Miva Merchant stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
377
USPS
317
Fedex
214
Canada Post
3
Purolator
3
Royal Mail
2
DHL
1
New Zealean Post
1
Australia Post
1

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.

  • 90.4% of Miva Merchant stores have a .com domain.
  • 2.9% of Miva Merchant stores have a .net domain.
  • 2.9% of Miva Merchant stores have a .org domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
1,134
.net
37
.org
36
.biz
7
.ca
6
.co.nz
5
.co.uk
4
.com.au
4
.cc
2
.edu
2

Top Miva Merchant Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
The Paper Store
4,213
2016/12/30
Plant Therapy
4,494
2018/07/06
Midwest Gun Works
4,866
2016/12/30
Squishable
5,295
2016/12/30
Ringside Collectibles
5,541
2016/12/30

New Miva Merchant Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
mountainfreehold.org
5,136,673
2022/05/13
uaw249store.com
8,158,354
2022/05/13
spikebrow.com
8,608,722
2022/05/13
markcot.com
6,611,849
2022/05/06
VSano
2,165,643
2022/04/22

Stores Switching to Miva Merchant From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Miva Merchant has taken 14 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
CP Addict, LLC
52,890
BigCommerce
2022/04/05
SJ Cigars
521,039
WooCommerce
2022/04/13
simplerlife.com
663,997
Shopify
2022/04/09
www.motherearthnaturalhealth.com
790,399
WooCommerce
2022/03/28
www.lampfinials.com
857,103
Custom Cart
2022/03/14

Stores Switching from Miva Merchant To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Miva Merchant has lost 13 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
SCOTTeVEST
14,267
Shopify
2022/03/14
Cabin Decor
77,009
Shopify
2022/05/09
Caliber Armory
223,686
BigCommerce
2022/02/28
cigarrummet.com
736,021
WooCommerce
2022/03/28
bobpaceboxing.com
883,740
Magento
2022/04/17

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