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The State of nopCommerce

nopCommerce is an open-source ecommerce solution based on Microsoft's ASP.NET Core framework and MS SQL Server 2012 backend Database. It provides a catalog frontend and an administration tool backend, allowing shopping cart creation.

Quarterly Growth

At present, there are 3,439 live stores running on the nopCommerce platform.

Here is the quarter-over-quarter growth of stores running nopCommerce.

Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
73
2017 Q2
107
2017 Q3
82
2017 Q4
53
2018 Q1
123
2018 Q2
342
2018 Q3
151
2018 Q4
150
2019 Q1
266
2019 Q2
161
2019 Q3
174
2019 Q4
112
2020 Q1
111
2020 Q2
133
2020 Q3
101
2020 Q4
320
2021 Q1 (to date)
179
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

It's hard to know exactly when a nopCommerce 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 nopCommerce, ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
PriyoShop.com
64
2016/12/30
Othoba.com
288
2017/10/27
AFW.com
493
2017/04/28
CanvasPeople
1,164
2016/12/30
Dansko® Official Site
1,501
2016/12/30

New Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Fielex
1,279,470
2021/03/19
Thomas Lavin La
1,787,179
2021/03/19
TrueBusiness. LevelC
1,792,696
2021/03/19
Codarus Showroom
1,805,182
2021/03/19
Dedon Showroom
1,805,185
2021/03/19

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, nopCommerce has taken 14 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Zainab Chottani
35,061
Shopify
2021/03/17
Mushq
71,914
Shopify
2021/04/07
Rent A Wheel
119,126
Magento
2021/01/22
BrainBits, LLC.
156,777
BigCommerce
2021/01/28
www.ansabjahangirstudio.com
707,672
Shopify
2021/03/07

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, nopCommerce has lost 23 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
10

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Culinary Depot
7,180
BigCommerce
2021/02/07
Mitcha
40,199
Shopify
2021/03/09
www.myfamily.it
145,148
PrestaShop
2021/02/16
Cameron's Coffee
235,895
WooCommerce
2021/03/23
Earthquake Outdoor Power Equipment
332,539
Shopify
2021/03/02

Category Breakdown

Here are the top 20 industry verticals for stores on nopCommerce.

Country Breakdown

nopCommerce is quite popular in the United States.

Country
Stores
None
736
141
127
86
79
78

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 nopCommerce.

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
Facebook
2,098
61%
Email
1,816
52%
Phone
1,497
43%
Instagram
1,147
33%
Twitter
888
25%
YouTube
760
22%
LinkedIn
364
10%
Pinterest
270
7%
Facebook Group
10
0%
Snapchat
2
0%

Third-Party Technologies

Many nopCommerce merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the nopCommerce App Store. We're tracking 90 different technologies that have 5,792 collective installs on nopCommerce stores.

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

Top-level Domain Distribution

Most nopCommerce 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
1,727
.co.uk
153
.com.au
124
.it
83
.no
78
.gr
68
.co.za
60
.net
59
.com.br
57
.nl
57

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