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The State of ShopExpress in 2022

Updated May 20 2022

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

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ShopExpress Growth

At present, there are 47 live stores running on the ShopExpress platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running ShopExpress.

  • ShopExpress stores increased 104.8% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • ShopExpress stores increased 378% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2018 Q2
1
2018 Q3
1
2019 Q3
1
2020 Q2
1
2020 Q3
1
2020 Q4
3
2021 Q1
1
2021 Q3
3
2021 Q4
8
2022 Q1
22
2022 Q2 (to date)
4
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On ShopExpress 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 23.4% of ShopExpress stores.
  • YouTube is used by 21.3% of ShopExpress stores.
  • Instagram is used by 19.1% of ShopExpress stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
11
YouTube
10
Instagram
9
Twitter
4
LinkedIn
1

Contact Information On ShopExpress 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.

  • 64% of ShopExpress stores have an email on their website
  • 60% of ShopExpress stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
30
Phone
28

Top Categories For ShopExpress Stores

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

  • 31.9% of ShopExpress stores sell Apparel products.
  • 21.3% of ShopExpress stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 8.5% of ShopExpress stores sell Autos & Vehicles products.

Top Countries For ShopExpress Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using ShopExpress.

  • 87.2% of ShopExpress stores are in United States
  • 4.3% of ShopExpress stores are in China
  • 2.1% of ShopExpress stores are in Australia
  • 2.1% of ShopExpress stores are in Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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

Number Of Products Sold For ShopExpress Stores

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

  • 2.1% of ShopExpress stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
25 - 49
1

Top Technologies on ShopExpress Stores

We're tracking 2 different technologies that have 29 collective installs on ShopExpress stores.

  • Facebook Pixel is used by 36.2% of ShopExpress stores.
  • YouTube Player is used by 25.5% of ShopExpress stores.

Here are the top 2 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all ShopExpress stores.

Technology
Stores

Top Shipping Carriers Used By ShopExpress Stores

  • Fedex is used by 29.8% of ShopExpress stores.
  • USPS is used by 23.4% of ShopExpress stores.
  • UPS is used by 21.3% of ShopExpress stores.

Here are the top 3 shipping carriers across all ShopExpress stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
Fedex
14
USPS
11
UPS
10

ShopExpress Store Top-level Domain Distribution

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

  • 89.4% of ShopExpress stores have a .com domain.
  • 2.1% of ShopExpress stores have a .cc domain.
  • 2.1% of ShopExpress stores have a .co.uk domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
42
.cc
1
.co.uk
1
.fun
1
.net
1
.shopping
1

Top ShopExpress Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Mast
2,247,208
2020/04/24
Jiesword
2,872,799
2022/03/11
New Discovery
2,877,313
2022/01/14
WEARMACAU
2,883,338
2020/08/28
shakerbuy
2,896,530
2021/11/12

New ShopExpress Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Rainbow Hippo
10,669,566
2022/05/13
MYAEAC
7,997,882
2022/04/08
A.Lacrosstss
9,488,899
2022/04/08
Liangtai Crystal
9,491,983
2022/04/01
Endoscope Parts Supplier
10,735,255
2022/03/18

Stores Switching to ShopExpress From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ShopExpress has taken 21 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Mast
2,247,208
Custom Cart
2022/03/09
New Discovery
2,877,313
Custom Cart
2022/03/08
shakerbuy
2,896,530
Custom Cart
2022/03/09
FONIRRA
2,930,250
Custom Cart
2022/03/09
Ergomore
2,936,619
Custom Cart
2022/03/11

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