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The State of Ochre in 2022

Updated May 20 2022

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

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Ochre Growth

At present, there are 306 live stores running on the Ochre platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Ochre.

  • Ochre stores increased 3.8% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q4.
  • Ochre stores increased 600% year-over-year in 2021 Q4.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q2
2
2018 Q1
2
2018 Q2
5
2018 Q3
1
2019 Q1
4
2019 Q2
2
2019 Q4
4
2020 Q1
4
2020 Q2
4
2020 Q3
3
2020 Q4
5
2021 Q1
70
2021 Q2
145
2021 Q3
32
2021 Q4
11
2022 Q1 (to date)
5
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

It's hard to know exactly when a Ochre store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.

Social Media Usage On Ochre 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.

  • Instagram is used by 42.8% of Ochre stores.
  • Facebook is used by 41.2% of Ochre stores.
  • Twitter is used by 38.6% of Ochre stores.
Type
Stores
Instagram
131
Facebook
126
Twitter
118
YouTube
67
Tiktok
2
Facebook Group
1
LinkedIn
1

Contact Information On Ochre 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.

  • 6% of Ochre stores have an email on their website
  • 3% of Ochre stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
17
Phone
10

Top Categories For Ochre Stores

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

  • 76.5% of Ochre stores sell Arts & Entertainment products.
  • 2.6% of Ochre stores sell Apparel products.
  • 2.3% of Ochre stores sell People & Society products.

Top Countries For Ochre Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Ochre.

  • 14.1% of Ochre stores are in United Kingdom
  • 4.2% of Ochre stores are in United States
  • 1.6% of Ochre stores are in France
  • 0.7% of Ochre stores are in Australia

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

Number Of Employees For Ochre Stores

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

  • 0.3% of Ochre stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.3% of Ochre stores have 10 - 24 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
1
10 - 24
1

Number Of Products Sold For Ochre Stores

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

  • 3.9% of Ochre stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 2.3% of Ochre stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 0.7% of Ochre stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
12
10 - 24
7
25 - 49
2
50 - 99
2
100 - 249
2
250 - 999
1
1000 - 4999
1
25000 - 99999
1

Top Technologies on Ochre Stores

We're tracking 14 different technologies that have 1,378 collective installs on Ochre stores.

  • Cloudfront CDN is used by 99.0% of Ochre stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 98.7% of Ochre stores.
  • Zendesk is used by 98.7% of Ochre stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By Ochre Stores

  • Royal Mail is used by 3.3% of Ochre stores.
  • Fedex is used by 0.3% of Ochre stores.
  • UPS is used by 0.3% of Ochre stores.

Here are the top 4 shipping carriers across all Ochre stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
Royal Mail
10
Fedex
1
UPS
1
USPS
1

Ochre Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for Ochre 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 Ochre stores have a .com domain.
  • 30.4% of Ochre stores have a .store domain.
  • 10.1% of Ochre stores have a .net domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
149
.store
93
.net
31
.co.uk
12
.co
5
.io
3
.tv
3
.org
2
.world
2
.eu
1

Top Ochre Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Bleep
12,036
2016/12/30
Stereolab
261,027
2016/12/30
Iceage
275,358
2018/05/18
Heavenly Recordings
275,498
2017/04/28
Swet Shop Boys
277,511
2016/12/30

New Ochre Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Wilma Vritra
3,551,351
2022/03/11
NoSo
326,585
2022/03/04
Sessa
6,820,727
2022/02/25
Léa Sen
7,278,207
2022/02/04
Sleigh Bells
5,013,318
2022/01/28

Stores Switching to Ochre From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Ochre has taken 7 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
NoSo
326,585
Squarespace
2022/04/01
Mexican Summer & Anthology
2,705,797
WooCommerce
2022/05/04
Dirty Hit
2,711,714
Custom Cart
2022/03/28
Sparks
2,712,311
Shopify
2022/03/11
Jeshi
3,626,762
Shopify
2022/03/02

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