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The State of ShopBase in 2022

Updated May 20 2022

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

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ShopBase Growth

At present, there are 4,963 live stores running on the ShopBase platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running ShopBase.

  • ShopBase stores increased 32.1% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • ShopBase stores increased 485% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
2
2018 Q2
36
2018 Q3
21
2018 Q4
23
2019 Q1
32
2019 Q2
33
2019 Q3
26
2019 Q4
45
2020 Q1
41
2020 Q2
57
2020 Q3
52
2020 Q4
146
2021 Q1
86
2021 Q2
325
2021 Q3
508
2021 Q4
1,230
2022 Q1
854
2022 Q2 (to date)
1,445
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 6.6% of ShopBase stores.
  • Instagram is used by 3.9% of ShopBase stores.
  • Pinterest is used by 1.8% of ShopBase stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
326
Instagram
195
Pinterest
89
YouTube
59
Twitter
57
LinkedIn
4
Tiktok
3

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.

  • 83% of ShopBase stores have an email on their website
  • 47% of ShopBase stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
4,131
Phone
2,323

Top Categories For ShopBase Stores

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

  • 39.0% of ShopBase stores sell Apparel products.
  • 18.7% of ShopBase stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 6.4% of ShopBase stores sell Gifts & Special Events products.

Top Countries For ShopBase Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using ShopBase.

  • 24.2% of ShopBase stores are in United States
  • 3.3% of ShopBase stores are in Vietnam
  • 1.9% of ShopBase stores are in United Kingdom
  • 0.6% of ShopBase stores are in China
Country
Stores
163
30
18
17
15
11

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 10 - 24 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
3
10 - 24
1

Number Of Products Sold For ShopBase Stores

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

  • 0.9% of ShopBase stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 0.8% of ShopBase stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 0.6% of ShopBase stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
45
10 - 24
16
25 - 49
21
100 - 249
24
250 - 999
39
1000 - 4999
32
5000 - 9999
8
10000 - 24999
15
25000 - 99999
11
100000 - 249999
5

Top Technologies on ShopBase Stores

We're tracking 55 different technologies that have 8,804 collective installs on ShopBase stores.

  • Vue Storefront is used by 93.0% of ShopBase stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 16.0% of ShopBase stores.
  • TikTok Pixel is used by 9.5% 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 62.8% of ShopBase stores.
  • UPS is used by 8.1% of ShopBase stores.
  • Fedex is used by 7.1% of ShopBase stores.

Here are the top 9 shipping carriers across all ShopBase stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
USPS
3,116
UPS
401
Fedex
350
DHL
55
China Post
15
Royal Mail
11
Canada Post
8
YunExpress
3
Australia Post
3

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.

  • 76.6% of ShopBase stores have a .com domain.
  • 5.6% of ShopBase stores have a .shop domain.
  • 4.7% of ShopBase stores have a .store domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
3,800
.shop
276
.store
231
.co
172
.net
128
.us
71
.online
35
.top
30
.live
25
.xyz
24

Top ShopBase Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Gear Anime
15,189
2018/08/10
kidenhouse
28,073
2019/12/13
LittleOwh
42,418
2020/12/18
ATMTEE
64,632
2020/01/03
Hyperdeal
67,501
2020/10/16

New ShopBase Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Funzybee
1,547,979
2022/05/20
www.belardy.com
2,681,358
2022/05/20
Feetyou.co
2,681,539
2022/05/20
Costco-CA
2,785,960
2022/05/20
Brus
2,875,526
2022/05/20

Stores Switching to ShopBase From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ShopBase has taken 375 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
296
22
2
2

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
ATMTEE
64,632
Shopify
2022/04/05
Pixie Closet
69,267
Shopify
2022/05/07
Aeticon
230,949
Shopify
2022/04/12
PetshopUp
258,561
Shopify
2022/04/24
migwas
628,106
Shopify
2022/03/03

Stores Switching from ShopBase To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ShopBase has lost 236 merchants to competitive platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Vogue Gadget
237,504
WooCommerce
2022/04/17
parishashtag
264,554
Shoplazza
2022/05/09
ARASTOL
318,157
Shoplazza
2022/04/17
Onpeach
573,047
Shopify
2022/04/25
golzas
884,054
Shoplazza
2022/04/17

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