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The State of PrestaShop in 2022

Updated Jan 21 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 218,999 live stores running on the PrestaShop platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running PrestaShop.

  • PrestaShop stores increased 1.6% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q4.
  • PrestaShop stores increased 14% year-over-year in 2021 Q4.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
3,553
2017 Q2
5,953
2017 Q3
2,698
2017 Q4
1,998
2018 Q1
5,998
2018 Q2
36,215
2018 Q3
8,800
2018 Q4
8,964
2019 Q1
19,064
2019 Q2
8,895
2019 Q3
8,575
2019 Q4
8,889
2020 Q1
14,430
2020 Q2
9,057
2020 Q3
6,158
2020 Q4
11,284
2021 Q1
10,682
2021 Q2
8,221
2021 Q3
3,789
2021 Q4
3,345
2022 Q1 (to date)
485
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 46.4% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Instagram is used by 30.9% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Twitter is used by 12.4% of PrestaShop stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
101,681
Instagram
67,638
Twitter
27,163
YouTube
25,047
Pinterest
9,748
LinkedIn
7,318
Facebook Group
780
Tiktok
428
Snapchat
109
Yelp
26

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.

  • 53% of PrestaShop stores have an email on their website
  • 50% of PrestaShop stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
116,564
Phone
109,262

Top Categories For PrestaShop Stores

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

  • 6.8% of PrestaShop stores sell Apparel products.
  • 4.0% of PrestaShop stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 2.4% 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
  • 10.4% of PrestaShop stores are in Spain
  • 6.9% of PrestaShop stores are in Poland
  • 6.8% of PrestaShop stores are in Italy
Country
Stores
29,066
22,691
15,023
14,917
4,384
3,659
3,259

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.

  • 0.6% of PrestaShop stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.3% of PrestaShop stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.1% of PrestaShop stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
1,236
10 - 24
551
25 - 49
274
50 - 99
161
100 - 249
155
250 - 999
62
1000 - 4999
26
5000+
13

Number Of Products Sold For PrestaShop Stores

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

  • 8.1% of PrestaShop stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 6.2% of PrestaShop stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 4.5% of PrestaShop stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
4,775
10 - 24
3,562
25 - 49
5,733
50 - 99
3,190
100 - 249
13,680
250 - 999
17,688
1000 - 4999
9,879
5000 - 9999
2,428
10000 - 24999
1,770
25000 - 99999
520

Top Technologies on PrestaShop Stores

We're tracking 187 different technologies that have 414,856 collective installs on PrestaShop stores.

  • Google Analytics is used by 43.2% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce is used by 33.5% of PrestaShop stores.
  • reCAPTCHA is used by 23.1% 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 9.4% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Correos is used by 0.9% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Fedex is used by 0.7% of PrestaShop stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
20,632
Correos
2,026
Fedex
1,543
USPS
1,405
China Post
1,195
Royal Mail
950
La Poste
367
DHL
345
Australia Post
242
Canada Post
210

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.

  • 39.6% of PrestaShop stores have a .com domain.
  • 9.4% of PrestaShop stores have a .fr domain.
  • 5.7% of PrestaShop stores have a .pl domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
86,762
.fr
20,634
.pl
12,442
.es
12,008
.it
11,043
.cz
5,106
.de
3,866
.eu
3,792
.ro
3,485
.net
3,138

Top PrestaShop Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Penguin Libros ES
2,632
2020/10/30
SKLUM
2,729
2020/02/07
Pharmacius
3,512
2018/06/15
SecondSale.com
3,762
2017/04/28
Domomat
4,794
2016/12/30

New PrestaShop Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
MiróShop
1,860,550
2022/01/21
kalapex.ir
2,623,056
2022/01/21
tayerani.com
2,653,374
2022/01/21
Simmering Sklep
2,697,272
2022/01/21
mundoglaciar.shop
2,705,186
2022/01/21

Stores Switching to PrestaShop From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, PrestaShop has taken 1,288 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
234
106
54
10
3

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
MasFerreteria
39,231
Custom Cart
2021/11/25
ENRIQUE TOMÁS
44,950
Custom Cart
2021/11/11
MaCoque.com
45,088
Custom Cart
2021/11/04
Laura Ashley
45,492
Custom Cart
2021/11/26
The Soap Kitchen™
47,658
Magento
2021/11/26

Stores Switching from PrestaShop To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, PrestaShop has lost 1,653 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
176
33
19
11
7

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Mr Toys Toyworld
4,905
Custom Cart
2021/12/10
La Compagnie des Sens
9,794
Custom Cart
2022/01/06
Nutri&Co
18,183
Custom Cart
2021/12/23
Allaboutyou
22,115
Custom Cart
2021/12/24
damapouya.com
22,156
Custom Cart
2021/11/25

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