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The State of ShopExpress in 2023

Updated Jan 27 2023

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

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ShopExpress Growth

At present, there are 44 live stores running on the ShopExpress platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running ShopExpress.

  • ShopExpress stores increased 66.7% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q3.
  • ShopExpress stores increased 208% year-over-year in 2022 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2018 Q2
1
2018 Q3
1
2018 Q4
1
2019 Q2
1
2019 Q3
1
2019 Q4
1
2020 Q3
1
2020 Q4
3
2021 Q2
2
2021 Q3
2
2022 Q1
7
2022 Q2
2
2022 Q3
16
2022 Q4 (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 20.5% of ShopExpress stores.
  • YouTube is used by 18.2% of ShopExpress stores.
  • Instagram is used by 15.9% of ShopExpress stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
9
YouTube
8
Instagram
7
LinkedIn
3
Twitter
2
Pinterest
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.

  • 68% of ShopExpress stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 66% of ShopExpress stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
30
Email
29

Top Categories For ShopExpress Stores

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

  • 29.5% of ShopExpress stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 13.6% of ShopExpress stores sell Apparel products.
  • 9.1% of ShopExpress stores sell Business & Industrial products.

Top Countries For ShopExpress Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using ShopExpress.

  • 95.5% of ShopExpress stores are in United States
  • 2.3% of ShopExpress stores are in China
  • 2.3% of ShopExpress stores are in United Kingdom
Country
Stores
1

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.

  • 43.2% of ShopExpress stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 9.1% of ShopExpress stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 6.8% of ShopExpress stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
19
10 - 24
4
25 - 49
3
50 - 99
1
100 - 249
2
250 - 999
2

Top Technologies on ShopExpress Stores

We're tracking 6 different technologies that have 83 collective installs on ShopExpress stores.

  • Builder is used by 100.0% of ShopExpress stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 34.1% of ShopExpress stores.
  • Google Ads Pixel is used by 29.5% of ShopExpress stores.

Here are the top 6 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all ShopExpress stores.

Top Shipping Carriers Used By ShopExpress Stores

  • Fedex is used by 20.5% of ShopExpress stores.
  • UPS is used by 20.5% of ShopExpress stores.
  • USPS is used by 20.5% of ShopExpress stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
Fedex
9
UPS
9
USPS
9

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.

  • 93.2% of ShopExpress stores have a .com domain.
  • 2.3% of ShopExpress stores have a .cn domain.
  • 2.3% of ShopExpress stores have a .co.uk domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
41
.cn
1
.co.uk
1
.fun
1

Top ShopExpress Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
simstsensor.com
3,363,337
2022/11/04
Liangtai Crystal
3,455,744
2022/04/08
ADM Instruments
3,950,811
2019/12/06
Endoscope Parts Supplier
4,521,875
2022/03/18
Jiesword
5,245,673
2022/03/11

New ShopExpress Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
AIONOPTIX
6,726,554
2022/12/09
Tianjin Honggang
9,965,891
2022/11/11
simstsensor.com
3,363,337
2022/11/04
chxindun.com
7,406,393
2022/11/04
elfkakao.com
6,924,151
2022/09/09

Stores Switching to ShopExpress From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ShopExpress has taken 3 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
AIONOPTIX
6,726,554
Custom Cart
2023/01/13
chxindun.com
7,406,393
Custom Cart
2023/01/13
Tianjin Honggang
9,965,891
Custom Cart
2023/01/13

Stores Switching from ShopExpress To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ShopExpress has lost 3 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
winzzguitars
2,359,487
Shopify
2022/11/07
Fonirra– fonirra
4,303,394
Shopify
2022/11/14
nurssiche
10,570,213
Shopify
2022/11/28

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