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The State of Miva Merchant in 2024

Updated Feb 23 2024

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 1,673 live stores running on the Miva Merchant platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Miva Merchant.

  • Miva Merchant stores increased 11.2% quarter-over-quarter in 2023 Q4.
  • Miva Merchant stores increased 46% year-over-year in 2023 Q4.
Quarter
Active Stores
2020 Q4
1,226
2021 Q1
1,256
2021 Q2
1,245
2021 Q3
1,251
2021 Q4
1,264
2022 Q1
1,239
2022 Q2
1,237
2022 Q3
1,217
2022 Q4
1,190
2023 Q1
1,181
2023 Q2
1,168
2023 Q3
1,147
2023 Q4
1,640
2024 Q1 (to date)
1,673
Active Stores by Quarter

Note: the store counts displayed in this section are based on actual historical store counts.

It's hard to know exactly when a Miva Merchant store was first created but we use a heuristic that includes historical DNS data which 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 41.5% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Instagram is used by 27.1% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Twitter is used by 26.1% of Miva Merchant stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
694
Instagram
453
Twitter
436
YouTube
319
Pinterest
218
LinkedIn
194
Tiktok
14
Facebook Group
8
Yelp
4

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.

  • 72% of Miva Merchant stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 40% of Miva Merchant stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
1,198
Email
676

Top Categories For Miva Merchant Stores

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

  • 12.7% of Miva Merchant stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 9.6% of Miva Merchant stores sell Autos & Vehicles products.
  • 9.0% of Miva Merchant stores sell Apparel products.

Top Countries For Miva Merchant Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Miva Merchant.

  • 54.5% of Miva Merchant stores are in United States
  • 1.3% of Miva Merchant stores are in Canada
  • 0.5% of Miva Merchant stores are in United Kingdom
  • 0.3% of Miva Merchant stores are in Australia

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.

  • 88.6% of Miva Merchant stores have Unknown employees.
  • 6.3% of Miva Merchant stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 2.4% of Miva Merchant stores have 10 - 24 employees.
Employees
Stores
Unknown
1,483
1 - 9
105
10 - 24
40
25 - 49
20
50 - 99
7
100 - 249
9
250 - 999
6
5000+
3

Number Of Products Sold For Miva Merchant Stores

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

  • 19.3% of Miva Merchant stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 17.7% of Miva Merchant stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 16.9% of Miva Merchant stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
282
10 - 24
102
25 - 49
167
50 - 99
39
100 - 249
296
250 - 999
323
1000 - 4999
153
5000 - 9999
47
10000 - 24999
32
25000 - 99999
17

Top Technologies on Miva Merchant Stores

We're tracking 164 different technologies that have 5,864 collective installs on Miva Merchant stores.

  • Google Analytics is used by 41.2% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Google Adsense is used by 37.0% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 35.7% 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 24.0% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • USPS is used by 18.4% of Miva Merchant stores.
  • Fedex is used by 13.2% of Miva Merchant stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
402
USPS
307
Fedex
221
Canada Post
4
Royal Mail
4
Purolator
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.

  • 88.5% of Miva Merchant stores have a .com domain.
  • 3.4% of Miva Merchant stores have a .net domain.
  • 3.2% of Miva Merchant stores have a .org domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
1,480
.net
57
.org
54
.ca
15
.biz
9
.us
9
.info
5
.click
4
.co.nz
4
.co.uk
4

Top Miva Merchant Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Squishable
1,675
2016/12/30
Prairie Moon Nursery
2,095
2017/07/28
Rally House
2,358
2016/12/30
3Rivers Archery
3,657
2016/12/30
The Paper Store
3,987
2016/12/30

New Miva Merchant Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
www.allways4you.com
1,303,152
2024/02/23
Losangeles Drama
3,653,523
2024/02/23
Prints of Thieves
6,170,447
2024/02/23
Illuminated Gardens
6,340,642
2024/02/23
backsplash.net
7,036,558
2024/02/23

Stores Switching to Miva Merchant From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Miva Merchant has taken 174 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
3Rivers Archery
3,657
Custom Cart
2023/12/05
Woodworkers Source
5,549
Custom Cart
2023/12/05
Ringside Collectibles
5,783
Custom Cart
2023/12/04
Wholesale Flowers & Supplies
6,582
Custom Cart
2023/11/29
DelMonico Hatter
7,275
Custom Cart
2023/12/04

Stores Switching from Miva Merchant To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Miva Merchant has lost 17 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
Xtreme Diesel
6,188
Custom Cart
2024/01/15
Cemetery Dance Publications
18,682
Custom Cart
2024/01/08
Wildlife Control Supplies
25,285
Custom Cart
2024/02/19
RVWaterFilter
55,076
Shopify
2024/01/22
www.partyatlewis.com
126,949
Custom Cart
2024/01/01

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