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The State of ShopBase in 2022

Updated Sep 16 2022

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

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ShopBase Growth

At present, there are 5,578 live stores running on the ShopBase platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running ShopBase.

  • ShopBase stores increased 51.3% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q2.
  • ShopBase stores increased 294% year-over-year in 2022 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
2
2018 Q2
39
2018 Q3
24
2018 Q4
20
2019 Q1
30
2019 Q2
28
2019 Q3
29
2019 Q4
28
2020 Q1
31
2020 Q2
51
2020 Q3
35
2020 Q4
110
2021 Q1
70
2021 Q2
194
2021 Q3
210
2021 Q4
573
2022 Q1
330
2022 Q2
927
2022 Q3 (to date)
2,844
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 7.5% of ShopBase stores.
  • Instagram is used by 4.4% of ShopBase stores.
  • Pinterest is used by 2.6% of ShopBase stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
421
Instagram
246
Pinterest
143
YouTube
101
Twitter
92
LinkedIn
6
Tiktok
2
Facebook Group
1
Snapchat
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.

  • 85% of ShopBase stores have an email on their website
  • 55% of ShopBase stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
4,769
Phone
3,052

Top Categories For ShopBase Stores

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

  • 40.4% of ShopBase stores sell Apparel products.
  • 15.7% of ShopBase stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 5.1% of ShopBase stores sell Gifts & Special Events products.

Top Countries For ShopBase Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using ShopBase.

  • 23.1% of ShopBase stores are in United States
  • 3.9% of ShopBase stores are in Vietnam
  • 1.7% of ShopBase stores are in United Kingdom
  • 0.7% of ShopBase stores are in China
Country
Stores
218
39
21
16
9

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.
  • 0.1% of ShopBase stores have 25 - 49 employees.
  • 0.0% of ShopBase stores have 1000 - 4999 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
8
10 - 24
1
25 - 49
3
50 - 99
1
100 - 249
1
250 - 999
1
1000 - 4999
2

Number Of Products Sold For ShopBase Stores

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

  • 14.8% of ShopBase stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 2.3% of ShopBase stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 2.3% of ShopBase stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
828
10 - 24
88
25 - 49
76
50 - 99
25
100 - 249
97
250 - 999
130
1000 - 4999
129
5000 - 9999
41
10000 - 24999
88
25000 - 99999
26

Top Technologies on ShopBase Stores

We're tracking 51 different technologies that have 17,813 collective installs on ShopBase stores.

  • Cloudfront CDN is used by 96.8% of ShopBase stores.
  • Vue Storefront is used by 93.5% of ShopBase stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 38.8% 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 98.1% of ShopBase stores.
  • UPS is used by 5.9% of ShopBase stores.
  • Fedex is used by 5.7% of ShopBase stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
USPS
5,471
UPS
328
Fedex
320
DHL
36
China Post
21
Canada Post
15
Royal Mail
13
Australia Post
5
YunExpress
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.

  • 75.3% of ShopBase stores have a .com domain.
  • 6.5% of ShopBase stores have a .shop domain.
  • 3.9% of ShopBase stores have a .co domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
4,202
.shop
360
.co
217
.store
195
.net
169
.us
144
.top
30
.xyz
30
.pro
23
.online
22

Top ShopBase Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Gear Anime
15,073
2018/08/10
kidenhouse
25,707
2019/12/13
LittleOwh
39,849
2020/12/18
Saniede Shop
55,691
2021/05/28
AGODEAL
60,026
2019/11/29

New ShopBase Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Cerasaleday
5,087,396
2022/09/16
qmmr.shop
5,228,020
2022/09/16
jzxg.shop
5,228,040
2022/09/16
karam69
5,228,042
2022/09/16
lussograde
5,228,055
2022/09/16

Stores Switching to ShopBase From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ShopBase has taken 548 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
100
1
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
1stscotland
770,541
Shopify
2022/09/17
MakedTee
1,250,648
Custom Cart
2022/08/12
teeshirtable
1,363,198
Shopify
2022/09/10
BEST CLOTHING
1,670,570
Custom Cart
2022/08/13
Bella Gadgets
1,815,725
Shopify
2022/09/17

Stores Switching from ShopBase To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ShopBase has lost 637 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
155
40
16
9

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
zulbest
351,781
Shoplazza
2022/07/04
SHOPTOLGAC
589,857
Shoplazza
2022/09/05
www.myaipower.com
1,475,794
WooCommerce
2022/08/08
Almarte
1,928,800
Shopify
2022/07/06
Luck Gift Ideas
4,320,987
SHOPLINE
2022/08/08

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