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The State of nopCommerce in 2021

Updated Nov 19 2021

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 8,423 live stores running on the nopCommerce platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running nopCommerce.

  • nopCommerce stores increased 1.5% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • nopCommerce stores increased 36% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
131
2017 Q2
242
2017 Q3
137
2017 Q4
110
2018 Q1
213
2018 Q2
688
2018 Q3
311
2018 Q4
325
2019 Q1
885
2019 Q2
300
2019 Q3
333
2019 Q4
249
2020 Q1
279
2020 Q2
372
2020 Q3
247
2020 Q4
525
2021 Q1
562
2021 Q2
986
2021 Q3
127
2021 Q4 (to date)
61
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 52.2% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Instagram is used by 25.3% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Twitter is used by 25.1% of nopCommerce stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
4,398
Instagram
2,128
Twitter
2,110
YouTube
1,712
LinkedIn
692
Pinterest
407
Facebook Group
31
Yelp
12
Snapchat
11
Tiktok
6

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.

  • 47% of nopCommerce stores have an email on their website
  • 45% of nopCommerce stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
3,965
Phone
3,801

Top Categories For nopCommerce Stores

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

  • 8.9% of nopCommerce stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 7.4% of nopCommerce stores sell Apparel products.
  • 6.1% of nopCommerce stores sell Business & Industrial products.

Top Countries For nopCommerce Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using nopCommerce.

  • 14.0% of nopCommerce stores are in United States
  • 6.0% of nopCommerce stores are in United Kingdom
  • 4.0% of nopCommerce stores are in Italy
  • 3.7% of nopCommerce stores are in Canada
Country
Stores
336
315
229
192
149
149

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Number Of Employees For nopCommerce Stores

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

  • 0.5% of nopCommerce stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.5% of nopCommerce stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.4% of nopCommerce stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
39
10 - 24
40
25 - 49
37
50 - 99
22
100 - 249
21
250 - 999
12
1000 - 4999
14
5000+
1

Number Of Products Sold For nopCommerce Stores

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

  • 6.6% of nopCommerce stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 5.0% of nopCommerce stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
  • 3.7% of nopCommerce stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
169
10 - 24
88
25 - 49
136
50 - 99
39
100 - 249
314
250 - 999
557
1000 - 4999
419
5000 - 9999
147
10000 - 24999
170
25000 - 99999
96

Top Technologies on nopCommerce Stores

We're tracking 118 different technologies that have 17,523 collective installs on nopCommerce stores.

  • reCAPTCHA is used by 47.3% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 41.6% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 39.6% 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 7.3% of nopCommerce stores.
  • USPS is used by 3.3% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Fedex is used by 2.7% of nopCommerce stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
613
USPS
275
Fedex
229
Royal Mail
109
Purolator
59
Australia Post
43
Canada Post
29
PostNord
22
DHL
6
New Zealean Post
5

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.

  • 48.7% of nopCommerce stores have a .com domain.
  • 4.4% of nopCommerce stores have a .co.uk domain.
  • 3.1% of nopCommerce stores have a .it domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
4,103
.co.uk
373
.it
261
.com.au
209
.se
182
.ca
179
.net
158
.nl
147
.com.br
144
.cz
131

Top nopCommerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
AFW.com
1,867
2017/04/28
Badcock Home Furniture &more
2,212
2016/12/30
City Electric Supply
2,276
2016/12/30
Onlinecomponents.com
2,490
2016/12/30
CanvasPeople
4,119
2020/05/22

New nopCommerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Novelty Lights
5,847,380
2021/11/19
profiscule.ro
3,257,710
2021/11/12
Abena
4,557,307
2021/11/12
www.banooarayesh.com
7,035,014
2021/11/12
May's Bowling and Billiards
7,834,766
2021/11/12

Stores Switching to nopCommerce From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, nopCommerce has taken 106 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
Onlinecomponents.com
2,490
Custom Cart
2021/10/09
CanvasPeople
4,119
Custom Cart
2021/11/11
Custom Signs, Banners, Flags
4,262
Custom Cart
2021/11/16
Hydrofarm
6,725
Custom Cart
2021/10/06
Gintarinė vaistinė
9,223
Custom Cart
2021/10/28

Stores Switching from nopCommerce To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, nopCommerce has lost 176 merchants to competitive platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
iFurniture NZ
14,804
Custom Cart
2021/10/22
Houston Furniture Store
20,264
Custom Cart
2021/10/23
SolarAVM
33,011
Custom Cart
2021/10/08
AceBeam®
37,138
Custom Cart
2021/11/01
Smith Brothers Farms
37,744
Custom Cart
2021/10/15

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