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The State of nopCommerce in 2022

Updated May 20 2022

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.

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on nopCommerce usage.

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nopCommerce Growth

At present, there are 8,179 live stores running on the nopCommerce platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running nopCommerce.

  • nopCommerce stores increased 1.2% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • nopCommerce stores increased 19% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
118
2017 Q2
211
2017 Q3
121
2017 Q4
102
2018 Q1
192
2018 Q2
647
2018 Q3
289
2018 Q4
297
2019 Q1
806
2019 Q2
277
2019 Q3
315
2019 Q4
243
2020 Q1
253
2020 Q2
351
2020 Q3
254
2020 Q4
482
2021 Q1
550
2021 Q2
917
2021 Q3
147
2021 Q4
157
2022 Q1
97
2022 Q2 (to date)
76
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.

Social Media Usage On nopCommerce 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 51.6% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Instagram is used by 27.1% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Twitter is used by 24.0% of nopCommerce stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
4,218
Instagram
2,218
Twitter
1,959
YouTube
1,650
LinkedIn
704
Pinterest
373
Facebook Group
37
Tiktok
11
Yelp
11
Snapchat
9

Contact Information On nopCommerce 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.

  • 59% of nopCommerce stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 48% of nopCommerce stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
4,834
Email
3,945

Top Categories For nopCommerce Stores

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on nopCommerce.

  • 8.3% of nopCommerce stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 6.9% of nopCommerce stores sell Apparel products.
  • 6.3% of nopCommerce stores sell Business & Industrial products.

Top Countries For nopCommerce Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using nopCommerce.

  • 13.1% of nopCommerce stores are in United States
  • 6.1% of nopCommerce stores are in United Kingdom
  • 3.8% of nopCommerce stores are in Canada
  • 3.7% of nopCommerce stores are in Italy
Country
Stores
309
305
215
193
150

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Number Of Employees For nopCommerce Stores

Here is the breakdown of nopCommerce stores by the number of employees.

  • 1.5% of nopCommerce stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.8% of nopCommerce stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.6% of nopCommerce stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
120
10 - 24
68
25 - 49
46
50 - 99
34
100 - 249
45
250 - 999
28
1000 - 4999
8
5000+
5

Number Of Products Sold For nopCommerce Stores

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

  • 9.6% of nopCommerce stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 6.7% of nopCommerce stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
  • 6.0% of nopCommerce stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
288
10 - 24
143
25 - 49
214
50 - 99
66
100 - 249
488
250 - 999
785
1000 - 4999
551
5000 - 9999
214
10000 - 24999
207
25000 - 99999
104

Top Technologies on nopCommerce Stores

We're tracking 140 different technologies that have 19,555 collective installs on nopCommerce stores.

  • reCAPTCHA is used by 48.2% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 45.3% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 42.6% of nopCommerce stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By nopCommerce Stores

  • UPS is used by 5.8% of nopCommerce stores.
  • USPS is used by 3.6% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Fedex is used by 3.0% of nopCommerce stores.

Here are the top 10 shipping carriers across all nopCommerce stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
478
USPS
293
Fedex
248
Royal Mail
103
Purolator
62
Australia Post
47
Canada Post
25
PostNord
21
DHL
9
Fastway
6

nopCommerce Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for nopCommerce 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.

  • 49.0% of nopCommerce stores have a .com domain.
  • 4.5% of nopCommerce stores have a .co.uk domain.
  • 2.8% of nopCommerce stores have a .it domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
4,004
.co.uk
366
.it
228
.com.au
192
.se
184
.ca
171
.net
165
.nl
139
.gr
138
.ch
129

Top nopCommerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
City Electric Supply
2,154
2016/12/30
AFW.com
2,239
2017/04/28
RAW Wheels + Tires
3,533
2016/12/30
Badcock Furniture &more
4,134
2016/12/30
Custom Signs, Banners, Flags
4,174
2016/12/30

New nopCommerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
www.mpitsios.gr
5,059,116
2022/05/13
selleit.in
7,839,617
2022/05/13
www.essentialretailoutlet.com
7,920,803
2022/05/13
Pixaltrack Globalize pvt.ltd.
8,779,504
2022/05/13
ZaugeIpl Shoping
9,183,835
2022/05/13

Stores Switching to nopCommerce From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, nopCommerce has taken 114 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Here are the top stores that have switched to nopCommerce from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
www.procosplay.com
15,355
Custom Cart
2022/04/18
AUTOHUB.RS
58,830
Custom Cart
2022/03/17
nahdiparts.com
63,336
Custom Cart
2022/05/18
Dosso Dossi
91,563
Custom Cart
2022/04/27
Tights, lingerie and swimwear
152,953
Custom Cart
2022/02/28

Stores Switching from nopCommerce To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, nopCommerce has lost 189 merchants to competitive platforms.

Here are the top nopCommerce stores that have recently changed to a competitive platform.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Snowys Outdoors
4,158
Custom Cart
2022/05/16
WARN Industries
13,674
Custom Cart
2022/04/02
lekarna.com
22,764
Custom Cart
2022/05/09
HobbyRC UK
30,261
Custom Cart
2022/03/21
Stort utbud hos Em
32,556
Custom Cart
2022/02/28

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