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The State of nopCommerce in 2022

Updated Sep 23 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 8,046 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 2022 Q2.
  • nopCommerce stores increased 7% year-over-year in 2022 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
111
2017 Q2
201
2017 Q3
111
2017 Q4
105
2018 Q1
185
2018 Q2
618
2018 Q3
279
2018 Q4
271
2019 Q1
786
2019 Q2
256
2019 Q3
299
2019 Q4
241
2020 Q1
246
2020 Q2
334
2020 Q3
227
2020 Q4
469
2021 Q1
538
2021 Q2
877
2021 Q3
138
2021 Q4
159
2022 Q1
89
2022 Q2
119
2022 Q3 (to date)
163
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 51.9% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Instagram is used by 27.4% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Twitter is used by 23.2% of nopCommerce stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
4,178
Instagram
2,206
Twitter
1,868
YouTube
1,642
LinkedIn
767
Pinterest
367
Facebook Group
37
Tiktok
21
Yelp
11
Snapchat
10

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
4,759
Email
3,874

Top Categories For nopCommerce Stores

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

  • 8.1% of nopCommerce stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 6.7% of nopCommerce stores sell Apparel products.
  • 6.4% of nopCommerce stores sell Business & Industrial products.

Top Countries For nopCommerce Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using nopCommerce.

  • 12.8% of nopCommerce stores are in United States
  • 5.9% of nopCommerce stores are in United Kingdom
  • 4.0% of nopCommerce stores are in Italy
  • 3.8% of nopCommerce stores are in Canada
Country
Stores
319
302
214
195
155

With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.

Number Of Employees For nopCommerce Stores

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

  • 1.9% of nopCommerce stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 1.1% of nopCommerce stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.8% of nopCommerce stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
152
10 - 24
87
25 - 49
68
50 - 99
33
100 - 249
52
250 - 999
67
1000 - 4999
27
5000+
7

Number Of Products Sold For nopCommerce Stores

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

  • 19.4% of nopCommerce stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 14.6% of nopCommerce stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 13.8% of nopCommerce stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
1,112
10 - 24
472
25 - 49
669
50 - 99
165
100 - 249
1,178
250 - 999
1,563
1000 - 4999
884
5000 - 9999
338
10000 - 24999
518
25000 - 99999
146

Top Technologies on nopCommerce Stores

We're tracking 150 different technologies that have 20,791 collective installs on nopCommerce stores.

  • reCAPTCHA is used by 48.4% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 46.1% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 44.5% 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 5.7% of nopCommerce stores.
  • USPS is used by 3.5% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Fedex is used by 2.9% of nopCommerce stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
461
USPS
283
Fedex
234
Royal Mail
90
Purolator
57
Australia Post
47
Canada Post
27
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.

  • 48.5% of nopCommerce stores have a .com domain.
  • 4.3% of nopCommerce stores have a .co.uk domain.
  • 3.0% of nopCommerce stores have a .it domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
3,902
.co.uk
348
.it
241
.com.au
190
.se
185
.ca
162
.net
161
.ch
144
.gr
138
.nl
136

Top nopCommerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
AFW.com
1,894
2017/04/28
Badcock Furniture &more
2,921
2016/12/30
Dansko® Official Site
3,146
2016/12/30
www.procosplay.com
3,648
2016/12/30
City Electric Supply
5,150
2016/12/30

New nopCommerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Freizeit
1,142,513
2022/09/23
www.lip.com.pk
1,467,567
2022/09/23
Novelty Lights
7,968,397
2022/09/23
Houston Furniture Store
8,724,141
2022/09/23
NPR Shop
8,837,722
2022/09/23

Stores Switching to nopCommerce From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, nopCommerce has taken 116 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
CanvasPeople
3,871
Custom Cart
2022/09/19
nhathuocphuongchinh.com
14,198
Custom Cart
2022/09/20
The Furniture Mart
22,898
Custom Cart
2022/07/07
Genelec d.o.o.
29,334
nopCommerce
2022/09/26
Portland Compressor, Inc.
29,819
Custom Cart
2022/08/12

Stores Switching from nopCommerce To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, nopCommerce has lost 158 merchants to competitive platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
www.usreloadingsupply.com
44,699
Custom Cart
2022/08/24
HD Store
46,741
Linx Commerce
2022/09/05
FN eStore
53,342
Custom Cart
2022/07/11
HOME CLUB
63,229
Custom Cart
2022/09/07
ABC Warehouse Clearance Store
97,342
nopCommerce
2022/09/26

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