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The State of nopCommerce in 2021

Updated Jul 23 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 8,314 live stores running on the nopCommerce platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running nopCommerce.

  • nopCommerce stores increased 13.7% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q2.
  • nopCommerce stores increased 38% year-over-year in 2021 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
139
2017 Q2
235
2017 Q3
142
2017 Q4
114
2018 Q1
217
2018 Q2
699
2018 Q3
303
2018 Q4
325
2019 Q1
898
2019 Q2
322
2019 Q3
341
2019 Q4
250
2020 Q1
282
2020 Q2
378
2020 Q3
231
2020 Q4
515
2021 Q1
534
2021 Q2
1,001
2021 Q3 (to date)
12
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 53.8% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Twitter is used by 26.3% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Instagram is used by 23.0% of nopCommerce stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
4,473
Twitter
2,185
Instagram
1,916
YouTube
1,720
LinkedIn
622
Pinterest
429
Facebook Group
36
Snapchat
5
Tiktok
3

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
  • 41% of nopCommerce stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
3,917
Phone
3,412

Top Categories For nopCommerce Stores

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

  • 8.4% of nopCommerce stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 7.3% of nopCommerce stores sell Apparel products.
  • 5.9% of nopCommerce stores sell Food & Drink products.

Top Countries For nopCommerce Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using nopCommerce.

  • 14.4% of nopCommerce stores are in United States
  • 6.0% of nopCommerce stores are in United Kingdom
  • 4.4% of nopCommerce stores are in Italy
  • 3.9% of nopCommerce stores are in Canada
Country
Stores
362
325
240
184
146

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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 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.3% of nopCommerce stores have 25 - 49 employees.
  • 0.3% of nopCommerce stores have 10 - 24 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
39
10 - 24
22
25 - 49
29
50 - 99
9
100 - 249
10
250 - 999
6
1000 - 4999
9
5000+
1

Number Of Products Sold For nopCommerce Stores

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

  • 5.4% of nopCommerce stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 4.3% of nopCommerce stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
  • 3.0% of nopCommerce stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
126
10 - 24
64
25 - 49
106
50 - 99
28
100 - 249
247
250 - 999
448
1000 - 4999
356
5000 - 9999
147
10000 - 24999
153
25000 - 99999
84

Top Technologies on nopCommerce Stores

We're tracking 116 different technologies that have 15,353 collective installs on nopCommerce stores.

  • reCAPTCHA is used by 48.2% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 41.7% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 22.0% of nopCommerce stores.

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

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.

  • 48.5% of nopCommerce stores have a .com domain.
  • 4.3% of nopCommerce stores have a .co.uk domain.
  • 3.5% of nopCommerce stores have a .it domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
4,034
.co.uk
360
.it
289
.com.au
215
.ca
180
.se
174
.net
162
.nl
149
.cz
144
.com.br
129

Top nopCommerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Badcock Home Furniture &more
2,668
2016/12/30
AFW.com
3,032
2017/04/28
Reagan Private Email Service
3,217
2017/01/27
CanvasPeople
3,228
2016/12/30
Beauty Encounter ᵀᴹ
4,398
2017/10/27

New nopCommerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
GET'IM ALPACA
2,723,270
2021/07/23
Qipper
6,547,642
2021/07/23
Sleephigh
52,308
2021/07/16
Proactive Clothing
2,387,905
2021/07/16
Rosa Hair
5,302,212
2021/07/16

Stores Switching to nopCommerce From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, nopCommerce has taken 101 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.alphasmartphones.co.uk
30,775
Custom Cart
2021/06/15
Gintarinė vaistinė
34,335
Custom Cart
2021/07/23
Spinnaker Boutique
35,276
Custom Cart
2021/07/02
ABK®
54,409
Custom Cart
2021/07/10
SupplyWise
61,497
Custom Cart
2021/07/10

Stores Switching from nopCommerce To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, nopCommerce has lost 150 merchants to competitive platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
doorbinmarket.com
29,978
Custom Cart
2021/07/11
DoreenBeads
37,499
Custom Cart
2021/07/02
Ecstasy BD
45,788
Custom Cart
2021/06/18
City Gross
52,140
Custom Cart
2021/07/03
comme il faut
70,857
Custom Cart
2021/06/21

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