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The State of PrestaShop in 2022

Updated Jul 1 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 217,021 live stores running on the PrestaShop platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running PrestaShop.

  • PrestaShop stores increased 2.1% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q2.
  • PrestaShop stores increased 9% year-over-year in 2022 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
3,387
2017 Q2
5,647
2017 Q3
2,541
2017 Q4
1,895
2018 Q1
5,653
2018 Q2
34,006
2018 Q3
8,357
2018 Q4
8,574
2019 Q1
17,568
2019 Q2
8,127
2019 Q3
8,191
2019 Q4
8,509
2020 Q1
13,121
2020 Q2
8,367
2020 Q3
6,320
2020 Q4
11,759
2021 Q1
9,952
2021 Q2
6,616
2021 Q3
4,911
2021 Q4
4,580
2022 Q1
3,269
2022 Q2
4,518
2022 Q3 (to date)
213
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 32.7% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Twitter is used by 12.0% of PrestaShop stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
101,712
Instagram
71,054
Twitter
26,102
YouTube
25,458
Pinterest
9,774
LinkedIn
7,855
Facebook Group
766
Tiktok
732
Snapchat
115
Yelp
19

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.

  • 61% of PrestaShop stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 56% of PrestaShop stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
133,182
Email
122,217

Top Categories For PrestaShop Stores

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

  • 6.8% of PrestaShop stores sell Apparel products.
  • 4.9% of PrestaShop stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 2.7% 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
  • 10.3% of PrestaShop stores are in Spain
  • 7.2% of PrestaShop stores are in Poland
  • 6.8% of PrestaShop stores are in Italy
Country
Stores
28,932
22,379
15,535
14,812
4,315
3,809

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
2,321
10 - 24
1,036
25 - 49
562
50 - 99
460
100 - 249
400
250 - 999
276
1000 - 4999
90
5000+
63

Number Of Products Sold For PrestaShop Stores

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

  • 13.1% of PrestaShop stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 12.0% of PrestaShop stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 7.5% of PrestaShop stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
16,376
10 - 24
9,962
25 - 49
13,512
50 - 99
6,600
100 - 249
26,143
250 - 999
28,397
1000 - 4999
14,176
5000 - 9999
3,545
10000 - 24999
2,847
25000 - 99999
1,248

Top Technologies on PrestaShop Stores

We're tracking 205 different technologies that have 481,708 collective installs on PrestaShop stores.

  • Google Analytics is used by 47.1% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce is used by 33.5% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 25.0% 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 12.6% of PrestaShop stores.
  • Correos is used by 2.2% 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
27,278
Correos
4,728
Fedex
2,859
USPS
1,459
La Poste
1,246
Royal Mail
1,063
Mondial Relay
693
China Post
639
DHL
481
DPD
377

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.

  • 40.4% 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
87,660
.fr
20,674
.pl
12,410
.es
11,745
.it
10,995
.cz
4,903
.de
3,792
.eu
3,736
.ro
3,534
.net
3,059

Top PrestaShop Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
SKLUM
1,932
2020/02/07
Penguin Libros ES
2,103
2020/10/30
Dosfarma
2,533
2016/12/30
Banimode
2,612
2016/12/30
Farmaciasdirect
3,309
2019/10/18

New PrestaShop Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
hq2.it
2,297,080
2022/07/01
sadraland.com
2,474,797
2022/07/01
abril et nature
2,597,730
2022/07/01
MuebleDesign
2,783,567
2022/07/01
zshop
2,838,352
2022/07/01

Stores Switching to PrestaShop From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, PrestaShop has taken 2,903 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
2,246
95
89
42
11
5

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Campoelettrico.it
5,797
Custom Cart
2022/06/15
Mr Toys Toyworld
7,161
Custom Cart
2022/05/17
Footshop
8,671
Custom Cart
2022/06/16
Footshop
9,665
Custom Cart
2022/06/13
My American MarketĀ®
12,378
Magento
2022/05/02

Stores Switching from PrestaShop To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, PrestaShop has lost 1,280 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
151
97
24
17
8

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Comprar Regalos Originales Online
17,586
Custom Cart
2022/05/20
DragonSports.eu
21,097
Custom Cart
2022/04/22
Ultimate Guard
24,375
Custom Cart
2022/04/26
Doudounes JOTT
26,827
Shopify
2022/06/15
De Bommel Meubelen
28,951
Custom Cart
2022/05/17

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