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The State of Miva Merchant in 2023

Updated Jan 27 2023

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 1,184 live stores running on the Miva Merchant platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Miva Merchant.

  • Miva Merchant stores increased 1.2% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q4.
  • Miva Merchant stores increased 3% year-over-year in 2022 Q4.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
41
2017 Q2
17
2017 Q3
14
2017 Q4
31
2018 Q1
30
2018 Q2
36
2018 Q3
20
2018 Q4
22
2019 Q1
23
2019 Q2
24
2019 Q3
17
2019 Q4
20
2020 Q1
16
2020 Q2
14
2020 Q3
18
2020 Q4
24
2021 Q1
22
2021 Q2
13
2021 Q3
6
2021 Q4
6
2022 Q1
7
2022 Q2
4
2022 Q3
6
2022 Q4
14
2023 Q1 (to date)
3
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 54.7% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Instagram is used by 37.5% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Twitter is used by 32.8% of Miva Merchant stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
648
Instagram
444
Twitter
388
YouTube
293
Pinterest
225
LinkedIn
178
Tiktok
9
Facebook Group
6
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
  • 44% of Miva Merchant stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
985
Email
523

Top Categories For Miva Merchant Stores

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

  • 14.9% of Miva Merchant stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 12.0% of Miva Merchant stores sell Autos & Vehicles products.
  • 10.7% of Miva Merchant stores sell Apparel products.

Top Countries For Miva Merchant Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Miva Merchant.

  • 65.1% 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.

  • 7.8% of Miva Merchant stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 3.0% of Miva Merchant stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 1.4% of Miva Merchant stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
92
10 - 24
36
25 - 49
17
50 - 99
8
100 - 249
3
250 - 999
3
1000 - 4999
1

Number Of Products Sold For Miva Merchant Stores

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

  • 23.6% of Miva Merchant stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 20.9% of Miva Merchant stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 14.3% of Miva Merchant stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
169
10 - 24
74
25 - 49
129
50 - 99
30
100 - 249
248
250 - 999
279
1000 - 4999
138
5000 - 9999
39
10000 - 24999
25
25000 - 99999
15

Top Technologies on Miva Merchant Stores

We're tracking 127 different technologies that have 4,307 collective installs on Miva Merchant stores.

  • Google Analytics is used by 70.8% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 38.5% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Google Adsense is used by 37.2% 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 30.7% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • USPS is used by 25.3% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Fedex is used by 18.2% of Miva Merchant stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
363
USPS
300
Fedex
216
Royal Mail
4
Canada Post
3
DHL
1
New Zealean Post
1
Purolator
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.

  • 88.9% of Miva Merchant stores have a .com domain.
  • 3.1% of Miva Merchant stores have a .org domain.
  • 3.0% of Miva Merchant stores have a .net domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
1,052
.org
37
.net
36
.biz
7
.tokyo
7
.ca
5
.co.nz
5
.co.uk
4
.com.au
4
.us
3

Top Miva Merchant Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Squishable
1,202
2016/12/30
Plant Therapy
1,244
2018/07/06
The Paper Store
1,672
2016/12/30
CALI
1,941
2016/12/30
3Rivers Archery
2,170
2016/12/30

New Miva Merchant Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Retro Cool Stuff
10,377,074
2023/01/27
RuudParts.net
7,847,169
2023/01/13
Foam Factory, Inc.
6,708,527
2023/01/06
Foam Factory, Inc.
6,686,002
2022/12/30
Foam Factory, Inc.
6,777,443
2022/12/30

Stores Switching to Miva Merchant From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Miva Merchant has taken 4 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
lightingtrendz.com
37,478
Shopify
2022/11/18
New York Gourmet Coffee
211,288
BigCommerce
2022/12/12
Bovano
1,633,743
WooCommerce
2022/12/31
Agment US
10,649,212
Shopify
2023/01/04

Stores Switching from Miva Merchant To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Miva Merchant has lost 8 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
Wholesale Flowers & Supplies
2,441
Custom Cart
2022/11/03
Highspots Superstore — Highspots.com
12,291
Shopify
2023/01/16
Albany County Fasteners
13,028
Custom Cart
2022/12/26
American Carnival Mart
27,188
Shopify
2022/11/14
Celebrate365
295,637
Custom Cart
2023/01/17

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