The State of Salla

Founded in 2016, Salla is a Shopify-like e-commerce platform that allows anyone to set up their Arabic ecommerce stores to sell online using their platform and tools.

Quarterly Growth

At present, there are 4,740 live stores running on the Salla platform.

Here is the quarter-over-quarter growth of stores running Salla.

Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
8
2017 Q2
29
2017 Q3
20
2017 Q4
5
2018 Q1
32
2018 Q2
25
2018 Q3
37
2018 Q4
16
2019 Q1
30
2019 Q2
34
2019 Q3
30
2019 Q4
34
2020 Q1
34
2020 Q2
40
2020 Q3
58
2020 Q4 (to date)
4,255
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Top Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
متجر عبادي الخليج
3,786
2020/11/27
مفارش العييري
13,485
2020/11/27
متجر نايف
17,492
2020/11/20
sharpshooteriphone.com
19,074
2020/11/27
myvapesa.com
21,296
2019/03/01

New Stores

Here are the 5 highest-ranked new stores that are running Salla.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
متجر عبادي الخليج
3,786
2020/11/27
مفارش العييري
13,485
2020/11/27
sharpshooteriphone.com
19,074
2020/11/27
shahadalnahal.com
38,229
2020/11/27
Astro Print
41,303
2020/11/27

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, Salla has taken 35 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
20
5
2

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
فيب مود Vapes Mood
61,002
Shopify
2020/09/26
اي ديكور
75,603
Magento
2020/09/16
DALTON KSA
79,307
Shopify
2020/09/23
mhatat.com
128,992
Magento
2020/10/06
Markat.com
695,793
Magento
2020/10/15

Platform Losses

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

Platform
Stores

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
سدر الخليج للعطور
311,396
Shopify
2020/11/15

Category Breakdown

Here are the top 20 industry verticals for stores on Salla.

Country Breakdown

Salla is quite popular in the United States.

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

Social Media and Contact Info

Email and phone are the primary means of contacting merchants running on Salla.

This is in contrast with merchants using other e-commerce platforms that have much higher usage of social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Type
Stores
Percent
Instagram
3,106
65%
Twitter
1,781
37%
Snapchat
1,600
33%
Phone
1,334
28%
Facebook
517
10%
YouTube
472
9%
Email
17
0%
Tiktok
2
0%
LinkedIn
1
0%

Third-Party Technologies

Many Salla merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the Salla App Store. We're tracking 4 different technologies that have 3,089 collective installs on Salla stores.

Here are the top 4 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all Salla stores.

Technology
Stores
24

Top-level Domain Distribution

Most Salla stores use a .com domain. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only recently been introduced and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
4,362
.sa
106
.net
86
.store
58
.com.sa
31
.co
23
.shop
18
.org
8
.online
6
.coffee
5

Get more insights on Salla stores

Our search interface is easy to use and helps you find the Salla stores that are relevant to you.

You can segment stores on a variety of dimensions:

  • Social Media accounts
  • Email address
  • Phone numbers
  • Country
  • Third-party technologies
  • Creation date
  • Platform
  • Top-level domains
  • Domain status
  • Domain type
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