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The State of PrestaShop in 2022

Updated Dec 2 2022

PrestaShop is an open-source ecommerce platform that originated in France in 2005. PrestaShop supported over a dozen languages shortly after launch and has always had a strong focus on internationalization.

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

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PrestaShop Growth

At present, there are 217,359 live stores running on the PrestaShop platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running PrestaShop.

  • PrestaShop stores increased 3.0% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q3.
  • PrestaShop stores increased 9% year-over-year in 2022 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
3,258
2017 Q2
5,376
2017 Q3
2,350
2017 Q4
1,792
2018 Q1
5,380
2018 Q2
32,282
2018 Q3
7,788
2018 Q4
8,043
2019 Q1
16,679
2019 Q2
7,719
2019 Q3
7,585
2019 Q4
7,936
2020 Q1
12,802
2020 Q2
8,197
2020 Q3
5,846
2020 Q4
11,563
2021 Q1
10,263
2021 Q2
7,174
2021 Q3
4,708
2021 Q4
4,294
2022 Q1
2,975
2022 Q2
3,610
2022 Q3
6,297
2022 Q4 (to date)
3,535
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On PrestaShop 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 46.9% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Instagram is used by 33.9% of PrestaShop stores.
  • YouTube is used by 11.9% of PrestaShop stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
101,923
Instagram
73,665
YouTube
25,787
Twitter
24,962
Pinterest
9,915
LinkedIn
9,252
Tiktok
1,107
Facebook Group
754
Snapchat
109
Yelp
18

Contact Information On PrestaShop 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.

  • 62% of PrestaShop stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 56% of PrestaShop stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
134,128
Email
121,653

Top Categories For PrestaShop Stores

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

  • 6.6% of PrestaShop stores sell Apparel products.
  • 4.7% of PrestaShop stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 2.5% of PrestaShop stores sell Food & Drink products.

Top Countries For PrestaShop Stores

PrestaShop is quite popular in Europe, which makes sense since the company is based in France.

  • 13.3% of PrestaShop stores are in France
  • 10.2% of PrestaShop stores are in Spain
  • 7.1% of PrestaShop stores are in Poland
  • 7.0% of PrestaShop stores are in Italy
Country
Stores
28,876
22,120
15,498
15,115
4,452
3,854
3,446

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

Number Of Employees For PrestaShop Stores

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

  • 1.1% of PrestaShop stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.5% of PrestaShop stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.3% of PrestaShop stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
2,481
10 - 24
1,076
25 - 49
584
50 - 99
434
100 - 249
481
250 - 999
320
1000 - 4999
93
5000+
56

Number Of Products Sold For PrestaShop Stores

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

  • 22.1% of PrestaShop stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 17.6% of PrestaShop stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 16.5% of PrestaShop stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
48,060
10 - 24
22,360
25 - 49
24,861
50 - 99
10,811
100 - 249
38,314
250 - 999
35,758
1000 - 4999
16,194
5000 - 9999
3,887
10000 - 24999
3,246
25000 - 99999
1,419

Top Technologies on PrestaShop Stores

We're tracking 232 different technologies that have 528,793 collective installs on PrestaShop stores.

  • Google Analytics is used by 45.5% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce is used by 32.1% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 26.9% of PrestaShop stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By PrestaShop Stores

  • UPS is used by 13.1% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Correos is used by 2.1% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Fedex is used by 1.3% of PrestaShop stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
28,472
Correos
4,660
Fedex
2,829
USPS
1,681
Polish Post
1,617
La Poste
1,266
InPost
1,216
Royal Mail
1,018
Mondial Relay
666
China Post
484

PrestaShop Store Top-level Domain Distribution

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

  • 40.2% of PrestaShop stores have a .com domain.
  • 9.5% of PrestaShop stores have a .fr domain.
  • 5.7% of PrestaShop stores have a .pl domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
87,323
.fr
20,695
.pl
12,378
.es
11,664
.it
11,325
.cz
4,882
.de
3,958
.eu
3,767
.ro
3,559
.ch
3,095

Top PrestaShop Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Dosfarma
1,089
2016/12/30
Farmalisto México
1,131
2018/12/28
SKLUM
1,396
2020/02/07
Philibert
2,320
2017/05/26
Farmalisto Colombia
2,566
2019/08/23

New PrestaShop Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
PrestaShop
402,272
2022/12/02
areopag.cz
664,998
2022/12/02
ATOM
691,246
2022/12/02
listna Koniczyna
1,409,809
2022/12/02
Power Up Tech
1,752,649
2022/12/02

Stores Switching to PrestaShop From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, PrestaShop has taken 878 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
90
66
35
13
5

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
www.excellencerhum.com
14,240
Custom Cart
2022/10/07
Chaussea
17,404
Magento
2022/11/22
www.papeleparede.com.br
23,835
Custom Cart
2022/11/19
BITS OF WAR
25,528
Custom Cart
2022/09/15
Poolaria
26,313
Custom Cart
2022/12/02

Stores Switching from PrestaShop To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, PrestaShop has lost 1,262 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
215
23
12
10
8

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Electrocosto
14,159
Custom Cart
2022/10/25
LampTwist
17,035
Shopify
2022/11/08
MediSafe
19,526
Custom Cart
2022/10/25
MeblujDom.pl
21,358
Custom Cart
2022/09/28
Chaussures M. Moustache
23,653
Shopify
2022/09/13

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