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The State of ShopBase in 2021

Updated Nov 26 2021

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

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ShopBase Growth

At present, there are 6,089 live stores running on the ShopBase platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running ShopBase.

  • ShopBase stores increased 89.3% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • ShopBase stores increased 563% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
1
2018 Q1
1
2018 Q2
44
2018 Q3
25
2018 Q4
21
2019 Q1
26
2019 Q2
41
2019 Q3
28
2019 Q4
45
2020 Q1
40
2020 Q2
74
2020 Q3
69
2020 Q4
182
2021 Q1
151
2021 Q2
720
2021 Q3
1,317
2021 Q4 (to date)
3,298
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 5.1% of ShopBase stores.
  • Instagram is used by 2.5% of ShopBase stores.
  • Pinterest is used by 1.3% of ShopBase stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
310
Instagram
153
Pinterest
78
YouTube
58
Twitter
47
LinkedIn
5
Tiktok
1
Facebook Group
1

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.

  • 84% of ShopBase stores have an email on their website
  • 46% of ShopBase stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
5,135
Phone
2,818

Top Categories For ShopBase Stores

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

  • 43.1% of ShopBase stores sell Apparel products.
  • 18.2% 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.

  • 30.1% of ShopBase stores are in United States
  • 1.5% of ShopBase stores are in Vietnam
  • 1.3% of ShopBase stores are in United Kingdom
  • 0.6% of ShopBase stores are in China
Country
Stores
90
34
23
15
10

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
4
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.

  • 0.6% of ShopBase stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 0.5% of ShopBase stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 0.4% of ShopBase stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
36
10 - 24
20
25 - 49
24
50 - 99
2
100 - 249
25
250 - 999
28
1000 - 4999
18
5000 - 9999
8
10000 - 24999
7
25000 - 99999
5

Top Technologies on ShopBase Stores

We're tracking 44 different technologies that have 9,007 collective installs on ShopBase stores.

  • Vue Storefront is used by 91.8% of ShopBase stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 13.8% of ShopBase stores.
  • Facebook Pixel is used by 7.3% 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 57.3% of ShopBase stores.
  • UPS is used by 7.9% of ShopBase stores.
  • Fedex is used by 3.1% of ShopBase stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
USPS
3,489
UPS
478
Fedex
191
DHL
66
Royal Mail
20
Canada Post
9
China Post
8
Australia Post
6
TNT
1
SF Express
1

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.

  • 75.6% of ShopBase stores have a .com domain.
  • 5.3% of ShopBase stores have a .shop domain.
  • 4.9% of ShopBase stores have a .store domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
4,605
.shop
323
.store
299
.co
207
.net
134
.us
107
.top
71
.xyz
46
.space
43
.online
34

Top ShopBase Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Gearhumans
17,835
2018/06/15
Cozzyhomes
24,273
2021/05/28
Love The World
48,075
2018/06/15
Lightsmoon.com
62,410
2020/09/18
NhalaHome
63,768
2020/05/15

New ShopBase Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
FAMTEESHOP - luxuryquilt
2,612,491
2021/11/26
lovelydaisy
2,640,593
2021/11/26
Shop Neri
2,661,429
2021/11/26
xendo
2,833,332
2021/11/26
Bean bag store
2,834,216
2021/11/26

Stores Switching to ShopBase From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ShopBase has taken 655 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Gearhumans
17,835
Shopify
2021/10/08
Lightsmoon.com
62,410
Shopify
2021/11/05
biologytrainingaid
73,873
Shoplazza
2021/10/23
Chicabulls Apparel
195,881
Custom Cart
2021/09/23
Sportyzen
276,166
Shopify
2021/10/29

Stores Switching from ShopBase To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ShopBase has lost 294 merchants to competitive platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
BTS Merch
66,899
Shoplazza
2021/09/30
BT21 Merch Online
393,880
Shoplazza
2021/09/16
Dragonchip Store
696,427
Custom Cart
2021/11/13
www.winlinglings.shop
1,303,580
Custom Cart
2021/09/15
BTS Merch
1,580,893
Shoplazza
2021/09/20

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