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The State of QDM in 2022

Updated Dec 2 2022

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

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QDM Growth

At present, there are 1,505 live stores running on the QDM platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running QDM.

  • QDM stores increased 22.1% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q3.
  • QDM stores increased 115% year-over-year in 2022 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
3
2017 Q2
4
2017 Q3
3
2017 Q4
2
2018 Q1
3
2018 Q2
71
2018 Q3
23
2018 Q4
31
2019 Q1
16
2019 Q2
17
2019 Q3
21
2019 Q4
16
2020 Q1
14
2020 Q2
10
2020 Q3
14
2020 Q4
26
2021 Q1
271
2021 Q2
60
2021 Q3
50
2021 Q4
422
2022 Q1
49
2022 Q2
46
2022 Q3
264
2022 Q4 (to date)
44
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On QDM 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 40.3% of QDM stores.
  • Instagram is used by 28.4% of QDM stores.
  • YouTube is used by 8.8% of QDM stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
607
Instagram
428
YouTube
133
LinkedIn
26
Facebook Group
22
Twitter
11
Pinterest
8
Tiktok
2

Contact Information On QDM 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.

  • 51% of QDM stores have an email on their website
  • 41% of QDM stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
773
Phone
620

Top Categories For QDM Stores

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

  • 19.9% of QDM stores sell Food & Drink products.
  • 13.8% of QDM stores sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 13.4% of QDM stores sell Apparel products.

Top Countries For QDM Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using QDM.

  • 98.9% of QDM stores are in Taiwan
  • 0.6% of QDM stores are in Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • 0.1% of QDM stores are in Canada
  • 0.1% of QDM stores are in India

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

Number Of Employees For QDM Stores

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

  • 1.3% of QDM stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.3% of QDM stores have 1000 - 4999 employees.
  • 0.3% of QDM stores have 250 - 999 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
19
10 - 24
2
25 - 49
2
50 - 99
3
100 - 249
2
250 - 999
4
1000 - 4999
4

Number Of Products Sold For QDM Stores

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

  • 38.9% of QDM stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 15.6% of QDM stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 14.6% of QDM stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
586
10 - 24
235
25 - 49
219
50 - 99
60
100 - 249
162
250 - 999
80
1000 - 4999
16
10000 - 24999
1
25000 - 99999
31
100000 - 249999
1

Top Technologies on QDM Stores

We're tracking 22 different technologies that have 9,910 collective installs on QDM stores.

  • Facebook Pixel is used by 100.0% of QDM stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 100.0% of QDM stores.
  • Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce is used by 100.0% of QDM stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By QDM Stores

  • SF Express is used by 0.3% of QDM stores.

Here are the top 1 shipping carriers across all QDM stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
SF Express
4

QDM Store Top-level Domain Distribution

Here is the top-level domain distribution for QDM stores.

  • 40.8% of QDM stores have a .com.tw domain.
  • 39.2% of QDM stores have a .com domain.
  • 14.0% of QDM stores have a .tw domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com.tw
614
.com
590
.tw
211
.org.tw
16
.co
11
.cc
9
.net
9
.club
6
.net.tw
5
.shop
4

Top QDM Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
TEX 地表最強防水鞋
55,053
2021/04/16
bagrun 機能背包
61,284
2018/07/06
www.chien-yen.com.tw
69,284
2017/01/27
chochoco巧克力專賣
73,209
2016/12/30
DV 麗彤生醫|機能飲品專家
80,128
2018/06/15

New QDM Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Yuto99
6,874,550
2022/12/02
YMS AIRSOFT
7,329,780
2022/12/02
Muzigae Mansion
7,534,125
2022/12/02
www.slinslin.com.tw
7,589,098
2022/12/02
綠室 Studio Green
7,729,811
2022/12/02

Stores Switching to QDM From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, QDM has taken 15 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
www.baozistudio.com.tw
787,920
OpenCart
2022/11/21
www.88sport.com.tw
1,695,338
meepShop
2022/09/12
Sayu Jewelry | 精緻、氣質飾品配件
2,209,166
OpenCart
2022/09/19
德國SONETT律動清潔|德國有機居家清潔
2,895,889
SHOPLINE
2022/10/24
mugengstudio.qdm.com.tw
2,911,153
OpenCart
2022/11/14

Stores Switching from QDM To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, QDM has lost 22 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
ibadminton.qdm.tw
362,181
OpenCart
2022/10/31
New Taiwan Dollar
929,566
SHOPLINE
2022/10/10
www.itshui.com
1,225,217
OpenCart
2022/10/24
FunZakka好玩雜貨
1,295,848
OpenCart
2022/11/21
www.sunhometea.com
1,818,548
Shopify
2022/10/31

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