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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 1,234 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
56
2017 Q2
27
2017 Q3
16
2017 Q4
29
2018 Q1
29
2018 Q2
36
2018 Q3
14
2018 Q4
19
2019 Q1
25
2019 Q2
24
2019 Q3
18
2019 Q4
23
2020 Q1
17
2020 Q2
12
2020 Q3
15
2020 Q4
32
2021 Q1
10
2021 Q2 (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.

Top Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Plant Therapy
949
2018/07/06
Xtreme Diesel Performance
1,256
2016/12/30
Diesel Power Products
1,378
2016/12/30
Direct Colors™
1,628
2016/12/30
Direct Home Medical
1,781
2016/12/30

New Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Total Piping Solutions
3,602,168
2021/05/07
Jodi's Gifts
341,351
2021/04/09
Magick Nature
4,565,612
2021/04/09
Aquatic AV Store
1,810,572
2021/02/26
MAURIPRO Sailing
662,381
2021/02/19

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, Miva Merchant has taken 2 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Diesel Auto Power
278,115
Magento
2021/03/11
Jodi's Gifts
341,351
BigCommerce
2021/04/28

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, Miva Merchant has lost 12 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Nature's Fusions Essential Oils
34,788
WooCommerce
2021/02/25
The Mattress & Sleep Company
38,974
Shopify
2021/03/18
Wholesale Glass and Supplies
48,887
BigCommerce
2021/03/03
TURN THE PAGE BOOKSTORE
105,344
Square Online
2021/04/16
BaneBots
136,086
BigCommerce
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 ecommerce platforms that have much higher usage of social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Type
Stores
Percent
Phone
1,030
83%
Facebook
717
58%
Email
576
46%
Twitter
470
38%
Instagram
462
37%
YouTube
303
24%
Pinterest
261
21%
LinkedIn
160
12%
Facebook Group
5
0%
Tiktok
2
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 86 different technologies that have 2,856 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
1,128
.net
29
.org
27
.biz
6
.co.nz
5
.co.uk
5
.com.au
4
.ca
3
.cc
3
.it
3

Get more insights on Miva Merchant stores

Our search interface is easy to use and helps you find the Miva Merchant stores that are relevant to you.

You can segment stores on a variety of dimensions:

  • Social Media accounts
  • Email address
  • Phone numbers
  • Country
  • Third-party technologies
  • Creation date
  • Platform
  • Top-level domains
  • Domain status
  • Domain type
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