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The State of ShopBase in 2023

Updated Jan 27 2023

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

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ShopBase Growth

At present, there are 4,945 live stores running on the ShopBase platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running ShopBase.

  • ShopBase stores increased 54.4% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q4.
  • ShopBase stores increased 368% year-over-year in 2022 Q4.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q2
1
2018 Q2
32
2018 Q3
19
2018 Q4
18
2019 Q1
21
2019 Q2
27
2019 Q3
31
2019 Q4
21
2020 Q1
26
2020 Q2
47
2020 Q3
28
2020 Q4
75
2021 Q1
54
2021 Q2
145
2021 Q3
156
2021 Q4
255
2022 Q1
132
2022 Q2
429
2022 Q3
1,381
2022 Q4
1,577
2023 Q1 (to date)
469
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On ShopBase 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 7.4% of ShopBase stores.
  • Instagram is used by 4.8% of ShopBase stores.
  • Pinterest is used by 3.2% of ShopBase stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
364
Instagram
239
Pinterest
159
Twitter
71
YouTube
68
Tiktok
9
LinkedIn
6
Facebook Group
5

Contact Information On ShopBase 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.

  • 86% of ShopBase stores have an email on their website
  • 57% of ShopBase stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
4,240
Phone
2,819
WhatsApp
3

Top Categories For ShopBase Stores

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

  • 38.3% of ShopBase stores sell Apparel products.
  • 16.5% of ShopBase stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 5.8% of ShopBase stores sell Gifts & Special Events products.

Top Countries For ShopBase Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using ShopBase.

  • 17.1% of ShopBase stores are in United States
  • 1.9% of ShopBase stores are in Vietnam
  • 1.6% of ShopBase stores are in United Kingdom
  • 1.1% of ShopBase stores are in France
Country
Stores
94
54
18
18
15
13

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

Number Of Employees For ShopBase Stores

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

  • 0.1% of ShopBase stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.0% of ShopBase stores have 250 - 999 employees.
  • 0.0% of ShopBase stores have 50 - 99 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
6
25 - 49
1
50 - 99
2
100 - 249
1
250 - 999
2

Number Of Products Sold For ShopBase Stores

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

  • 26.5% of ShopBase stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 5.1% of ShopBase stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
  • 4.9% of ShopBase stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
1,311
10 - 24
244
25 - 49
171
50 - 99
48
100 - 249
176
250 - 999
168
1000 - 4999
252
5000 - 9999
43
10000 - 24999
104
25000 - 99999
29

Top Technologies on ShopBase Stores

We're tracking 55 different technologies that have 19,978 collective installs on ShopBase stores.

  • Vue Storefront is used by 99.7% of ShopBase stores.
  • Cloudfront CDN is used by 96.9% of ShopBase stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 50.2% of ShopBase stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By ShopBase Stores

  • USPS is used by 99.0% of ShopBase stores.
  • UPS is used by 4.1% of ShopBase stores.
  • Fedex is used by 4.0% of ShopBase stores.

Here are the top 10 shipping carriers across all ShopBase stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
USPS
4,894
UPS
204
Fedex
200
DHL
36
China Post
20
Canada Post
8
Royal Mail
8
Australia Post
6
YunExpress
2
Correos
2

ShopBase Store Top-level Domain Distribution

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

  • 77.2% of ShopBase stores have a .com domain.
  • 5.5% of ShopBase stores have a .shop domain.
  • 3.9% of ShopBase stores have a .store domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
3,820
.shop
274
.store
195
.co
185
.net
124
.us
106
.xyz
30
.top
24
.online
23
.pro
21

Top ShopBase Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
GearAnime
9,648
2018/08/10
Gear Otaku
65,120
2021/06/04
YourQuiltStyle
71,625
2021/02/05
LittleOwh
87,212
2020/12/18
ATMTEE
103,208
2020/01/03

New ShopBase Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Meromart
1,552,764
2023/01/27
teabean
1,552,776
2023/01/27
Brinds
1,552,844
2023/01/27
TheFen
2,501,809
2023/01/27
Tegra
2,750,175
2023/01/27

Stores Switching to ShopBase From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ShopBase has taken 108 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
97
2
1
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
canvaschains
514,589
Shopify
2023/01/13
Noxumodern
670,025
Shopify
2022/11/30
NorrButik
1,292,410
Shopify
2023/01/25
Tottsy
2,344,597
Shopify
2022/12/15
hotsaledeal
2,611,047
WooCommerce
2023/01/07

Stores Switching from ShopBase To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ShopBase has lost 312 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
47
13
10
2

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
www.cadadesigns.com
1,935,789
WooCommerce
2023/01/02
Vogue Store
2,052,676
Shopify
2023/01/02
www.todayshoppingstore.com
2,407,494
Magento
2022/12/12
corset
2,948,062
YouCan
2022/11/28
rolix
2,949,943
WooCommerce
2023/01/18

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