The State of Miva Merchant

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

Quarterly Growth

At present, there are 1,242 live stores running on the Miva Merchant platform.

Here is the quarter-over-quarter growth of stores running Miva Merchant.

Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
58
2017 Q2
27
2017 Q3
17
2017 Q4
27
2018 Q1
30
2018 Q2
38
2018 Q3
14
2018 Q4
20
2019 Q1
23
2019 Q2
24
2019 Q3
19
2019 Q4
24
2020 Q1
16
2020 Q2
14
2020 Q3
13
2020 Q4
31
2021 Q1 (to date)
7
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.

Top Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
MAURIPRO Sailing
1,016
2017/06/30
Ringside Collectibles
1,134
2016/12/30
Plant Therapy
1,226
2020/08/07
Diesel Power Products
1,603
2016/12/30
Miva, Inc.
1,877
2016/12/30

New Stores

Here are the 5 highest-ranked new stores that are running Miva Merchant.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
brownstrophies.com
671,803
2021/02/19
www.apwcompany.com
2,276,323
2021/02/19
Inked Brands
1,258,021
2021/02/12
Shadows ReadyTheme Demonstration
1,269,049
2021/02/12
Welcome to MHDEALER
1,320,126
2021/02/12

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, Miva Merchant has lost 7 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
BaneBots
98,328
BigCommerce
2021/02/24
Healthkick Nutrition
107,754
Lightspeed
2020/12/20
Drillcomp.com
526,774
WooCommerce
2021/01/18
Vinyl Fence
612,825
WooCommerce
2021/01/26
BRT Marine Supply
904,108
WooCommerce
2021/02/24

Category Breakdown

Here are the top 20 industry verticals for stores on Miva Merchant.

Country Breakdown

Miva Merchant is quite popular in the United States.

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

Social Media and Contact Info

Email and phone are the primary means of contacting merchants running on Miva Merchant.

This is in contrast with merchants using other e-commerce platforms that have much higher usage of social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Type
Stores
Percent
Phone
807
64%
Facebook
555
44%
Email
465
37%
Instagram
349
28%
YouTube
230
18%
Pinterest
208
16%
LinkedIn
130
10%
Twitter
50
4%
Facebook Group
3
0%
Tiktok
1
0%

Third-Party Technologies

Many Miva Merchant merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the Miva Merchant App Store. We're tracking 84 different technologies that have 2,770 collective installs on Miva Merchant stores.

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

Top-level Domain Distribution

Most Miva Merchant stores use a .com domain. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only recently been introduced and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
1,141
.net
28
.org
28
.biz
6
.ca
4
.co.nz
4
.co.uk
4
.com.au
4
.cc
3
.edu
2

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