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 1,213 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
54
2017 Q2
25
2017 Q3
16
2017 Q4
27
2018 Q1
30
2018 Q2
35
2018 Q3
12
2018 Q4
19
2019 Q1
20
2019 Q2
22
2019 Q3
19
2019 Q4
23
2020 Q1
9
2020 Q2
10
2020 Q3
24
2020 Q4 (to date)
46
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
Plant Therapy
425
2020/08/07
Diesel Power Products
1,617
2020/08/07
Retro Planet
1,655
2016/12/30
Direct Home Medical
1,705
2016/12/30
Miva, Inc.
2,038
2016/12/30

New Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Fujitsu General Online Store
1,491,829
2020/11/27
CALI
2,681
2020/10/16
Royal Swimming Pools
5,730
2020/10/16
Albany County Fasteners
7,828
2020/10/16
RuffStuff Specialties
9,421
2020/10/16

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, Miva Merchant has taken 8 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
1
1

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
creativecrafthouse.com
106,265
Magento
2020/10/29
lintonseafood.com
154,158
Volusion
2020/09/11
oherron.com
166,544
Magento
2020/11/09
Colostrum Therapy
427,105
Ecwid
2020/11/26
shbutcher.com
818,878
Shopify
2020/11/06

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, Miva Merchant has lost 4 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
FauxBrushes
373,597
Shopify
2020/11/04
Pipeline Clothes & Gear
545,089
WooCommerce
2020/11/01
Swissvax Österreich
2,120,075
Shopify
2020/11/19
Starter Fuel
3,034,945
Squarespace
2020/11/26

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
1,012
83%
Facebook
718
59%
Email
558
46%
Instagram
454
37%
Twitter
408
33%
YouTube
290
23%
Pinterest
270
22%
LinkedIn
62
5%
Tiktok
1
0%
Snapchat
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 72 different technologies that have 2,544 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
1,117
.net
24
.org
24
.biz
6
.ca
5
.co.uk
5
.co.nz
4
.com.au
4
.cc
3
.be
2

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