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The State of Sage in 2022

Updated Sep 16 2022

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

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Sage Growth

At present, there are 4,988 live stores running on the Sage platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Sage.

  • Sage stores increased 9.7% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q2.
  • Sage stores increased 19% year-over-year in 2022 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
32
2017 Q2
18
2017 Q3
11
2017 Q4
13
2018 Q1
26
2018 Q2
491
2018 Q3
360
2018 Q4
214
2019 Q1
676
2019 Q2
158
2019 Q3
221
2019 Q4
135
2020 Q1
145
2020 Q2
320
2020 Q3
82
2020 Q4
178
2021 Q1
152
2021 Q2
186
2021 Q3
213
2021 Q4
70
2022 Q1
69
2022 Q2
424
2022 Q3 (to date)
198
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On Sage 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 32.5% of Sage stores.
  • Instagram is used by 17.6% of Sage stores.
  • Twitter is used by 13.2% of Sage stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
1,620
Instagram
880
Twitter
659
LinkedIn
563
Pinterest
216
YouTube
191
Yelp
63

Contact Information On Sage 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.

  • 95% of Sage stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 57% of Sage stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
4,757
Email
2,852

Top Categories For Sage Stores

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

  • 60.2% of Sage stores sell Business & Industrial products.
  • 27.6% of Sage stores sell Apparel products.
  • 1.7% of Sage stores sell Gifts & Special Events products.

Top Countries For Sage Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Sage.

  • 51.1% of Sage stores are in United States
  • 7.2% of Sage stores are in Canada
  • 0.0% of Sage stores are in Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • 0.0% of Sage stores are in Mexico

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

Number Of Employees For Sage Stores

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

  • 0.1% of Sage stores have 25 - 49 employees.
  • 0.1% of Sage stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.1% of Sage stores have 10 - 24 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
4
10 - 24
4
25 - 49
5
50 - 99
2
100 - 249
3
250 - 999
1
1000 - 4999
2
5000+
1

Number Of Products Sold For Sage Stores

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

  • 17.3% of Sage stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
  • 13.8% of Sage stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 11.0% of Sage stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
505
10 - 24
550
25 - 49
864
50 - 99
199
100 - 249
689
250 - 999
265
1000 - 4999
62
5000 - 9999
13
10000 - 24999
16
25000 - 99999
8

Top Technologies on Sage Stores

We're tracking 50 different technologies that have 8,444 collective installs on Sage stores.

  • reCAPTCHA is used by 57.9% of Sage stores.
  • YouTube Player is used by 38.6% of Sage stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 16.6% of Sage stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By Sage Stores

  • USPS is used by 3.7% of Sage stores.
  • UPS is used by 2.6% of Sage stores.
  • Fedex is used by 1.7% of Sage stores.

Here are the top 5 shipping carriers across all Sage stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
USPS
186
UPS
131
Fedex
84
Canada Post
6
Purolator
4

Sage Store Top-level Domain Distribution

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

  • 88.3% of Sage stores have a .com domain.
  • 4.6% of Sage stores have a .net domain.
  • 3.8% of Sage stores have a .ca domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
4,402
.net
227
.ca
190
.biz
42
.org
26
.us
22
.promo
19
.co
10
.store
8
.info
5

Top Sage Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Shirt Stop
38,315
2016/12/30
Castell Corporate Gifts
102,453
2018/06/15
Rustico
113,280
2018/08/24
Simpson Strong
124,089
2021/08/06
Top Promotions
134,609
2016/12/30

New Sage Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Proforma Total Business
2,858,966
2022/09/16
16 Creative
8,883,307
2022/09/16
Fusion Uniforms and Linens
3,437,953
2022/09/09
Alphagraphics
5,283,824
2022/09/09
Items promotionnels
8,007,012
2022/09/09

Stores Switching to Sage From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Sage has taken 14 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
EverGreener
620,146
Shopify
2022/07/16
GDI
5,565,113
Custom Cart
2022/08/03
BLU Marketing Concepts
5,930,234
Custom Cart
2022/08/26
Ritter Threads
6,121,702
Shopify
2022/09/10
Moon Lite Promos
6,141,939
Custom Cart
2022/07/12

Stores Switching from Sage To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Sage has lost 32 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Sportswear Express
306,469
Shopify
2022/07/19
shop.abetteridea.com
505,815
Custom Cart
2022/07/25
www.your-logo.ca
762,539
Custom Cart
2022/09/05
TPS Promotions & Incentives
1,080,864
Custom Cart
2022/07/25
Promotional Advertising Solutions
1,167,183
Custom Cart
2022/09/05

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