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The State of Sage in 2022

Updated May 20 2022

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

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Sage Growth

At present, there are 4,548 live stores running on the Sage platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Sage.

  • Sage stores increased 1.7% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • Sage stores increased 14% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
32
2017 Q2
18
2017 Q3
10
2017 Q4
12
2018 Q1
23
2018 Q2
491
2018 Q3
344
2018 Q4
200
2019 Q1
640
2019 Q2
158
2019 Q3
212
2019 Q4
124
2020 Q1
133
2020 Q2
293
2020 Q3
78
2020 Q4
171
2021 Q1
140
2021 Q2
166
2021 Q3
205
2021 Q4
61
2022 Q1
71
2022 Q2 (to date)
382
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 32.1% of Sage stores.
  • Instagram is used by 16.8% of Sage stores.
  • Twitter is used by 12.7% of Sage stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
1,458
Instagram
762
Twitter
578
LinkedIn
494
Pinterest
196
YouTube
157
Yelp
55

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
  • 61% of Sage stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
4,343
Email
2,761

Top Categories For Sage Stores

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

  • 62.3% of Sage stores sell Business & Industrial products.
  • 25.8% of Sage stores sell Apparel products.
  • 1.6% of Sage stores sell Gifts & Special Events products.

Top Countries For Sage Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Sage.

  • 49.8% of Sage stores are in United States
  • 5.9% of Sage stores are in Canada
  • 0.0% of Sage stores are in Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • 0.0% of Sage stores are in Australia

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.

  • 0.0% of Sage stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.0% of Sage stores have 100 - 249 employees.
  • 0.0% of Sage stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
1
25 - 49
1
50 - 99
1
100 - 249
1

Number Of Products Sold For Sage Stores

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

  • 6.2% of Sage stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 3.5% of Sage stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
  • 3.3% of Sage stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
63
10 - 24
65
25 - 49
160
50 - 99
57
100 - 249
282
250 - 999
148
1000 - 4999
40
5000 - 9999
9
10000 - 24999
12
25000 - 99999
4

Top Technologies on Sage Stores

We're tracking 51 different technologies that have 6,922 collective installs on Sage stores.

  • reCAPTCHA is used by 57.9% of Sage stores.
  • YouTube Player is used by 39.8% of Sage stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 16.8% 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

  • UPS is used by 2.7% of Sage stores.
  • USPS is used by 2.2% 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
UPS
125
USPS
100
Fedex
79
Canada Post
5
Purolator
3

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.

  • 89.6% of Sage stores have a .com domain.
  • 4.4% of Sage stores have a .net domain.
  • 2.7% of Sage stores have a .ca domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
4,077
.net
202
.ca
124
.biz
40
.org
24
.promo
17
.us
16
.store
7
.co
6
.info
5

Top Sage Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Shirt Stop
77,704
2016/12/30
SAGE Website Standard
187,938
2018/06/15
Gemini Industries
199,260
2016/12/30
Versa Printing Inc
243,816
2020/02/14
Top Promotions
259,986
2016/12/30

New Sage Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Printspire
3,114,943
2022/05/20
Promo
7,390,430
2022/05/20
Biz Wiz Marketing LLC
7,606,699
2022/05/20
Promotional Products & Apparel
8,388,964
2022/05/20
Promotional Products & Apparel
1,351,030
2022/05/13

Stores Switching to Sage From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Sage has taken 3,665 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
3,653

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Shirt Stop
77,704
Custom Cart
2022/03/31
SAGE Website Standard
187,938
Custom Cart
2022/04/11
Gemini Industries
199,260
Custom Cart
2022/03/29
Versa Printing Inc
243,816
Custom Cart
2022/03/31
Top Promotions
259,986
Custom Cart
2022/03/29

Stores Switching from Sage To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Sage has lost 11 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
www.probitaspromo.com
701,602
Custom Cart
2022/04/17
Z Dental
1,500,781
WooCommerce
2022/05/16
Imprint Express Inc
4,121,043
Custom Cart
2022/05/02
Platinum Promotions
4,615,525
Custom Cart
2022/04/25
www.integrityswag.com
5,807,844
Custom Cart
2022/05/09

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