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Shopify Stores in Benin

Updated Apr 12 2024

There are 311 live Shopify stores in Benin.

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Shopify stores in Benin.

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Shopify Growth in Benin

Shopify's worldwide quarter-over-quarter growth has been quite impressive over the last few years, and that trend is visible within most countries.

  • Shopify stores in Benin increased 16.9% quarter-over-quarter in 2024 Q1.
  • Shopify stores in Benin increased 99% year-over-year in 2024 Q1.

Here is Shopify's quarter-over-quarter growth in Benin.

Quarter
Active Stores
2019 Q1
1
2019 Q2
2
2019 Q3
3
2019 Q4
6
2020 Q1
11
2020 Q2
18
2020 Q3
27
2020 Q4
42
2021 Q1
35
2021 Q2
88
2021 Q3
82
2021 Q4
101
2022 Q1
86
2022 Q2
92
2022 Q3
118
2022 Q4
142
2023 Q1
182
2023 Q2
182
2023 Q3
260
2023 Q4
284
2024 Q1
297
2024 Q2 (to date)
311
Active Stores by Quarter

Note: the store counts displayed in this section are based on actual historical store counts.

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

Top Categories For Shopify Stores In Benin

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for Shopify stores in Benin.

  • 1.0% of Shopify stores in Benin sell Apparel products.
  • 0.6% of Shopify stores in Benin sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 0.6% of Shopify stores in Benin sell Home & Garden products.

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In Benin

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.

  • Instagram is used by 5.5% of Shopify stores in Benin.
  • Facebook is used by 4.2% of Shopify stores in Benin.
  • Tiktok is used by 1.9% of Shopify stores in Benin.
Type
Stores
Instagram
17
Facebook
13
Tiktok
6
LinkedIn
3
Twitter
3
YouTube
3
WhatsApp
3
Pinterest
2

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In Benin

Email remains an extremely popular communication channel for merchants. Many merchants also provide a phone number so that their customers can reach them instantly.

  • 37% of Shopify stores in Benin have an email on their website
  • 18% of Shopify stores in Benin provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
114
Phone
55

Provinces With The Most Shopify Stores In Benin

It's relatively easy to identify the country in which an ecommerce store operates. However, very few ecommerce stores provide a location to the province-level or city-level and even fewer provide a street address.

Here is the province distribution of Shopify stores in Benin. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 134 Shopify stores in Benin are based in Littoral Department.
  • 68 Shopify stores in Benin are based in Atlantique Department.
  • 13 Shopify stores in Benin are based in Ouémé Department.

Cities With The Most Shopify Stores in Benin

Here is the city distribution of Shopify stores in Benin. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 134 Shopify stores in Benin are based in Cotonou.
  • 85 Shopify stores in Benin are based in Unknown.
  • 60 Shopify stores in Benin are based in Abomey Calavi.

Top Shopify Apps in Benin

Here are the top 10 apps, ordered by number of installs, across all Shopify stores in Benin.

With a paid account on Store Leads, you'll be able to see which stores have installed specific apps. You can also see when specific apps were installed (or uninstalled) by each store.

Number of Employees for Shopify stores in Benin

  • 99.7% of Shopify stores in Benin have Unknown employees.
  • 0.3% of Shopify stores in Benin have 50 - 99 employees.

Here is the breakdown of Shopify stores in Benin by the number of employees.

Employees
Stores
Unknown
310
50 - 99
1

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In Benin

  • 0.3% of Shopify stores in Benin ship by UPS.
  • 0.3% of Shopify stores in Benin ship by Fedex.

Here are the top shipping carriers for Shopify stores in Benin.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
1
Fedex
1

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In Benin

.com is the most common top-level domain, by far, for world-wide Shopify stores. Some countries have been faster than others to adopt alternate (such as country-specific) top-level domains.

  • 63.7% of Shopify stores in Benin have a .com domain.
  • 14.5% of Shopify stores in Benin have a .shop domain.
  • 14.1% of Shopify stores in Benin have a .store domain.

Here is the top-level domain distribution for Shopify stores in Benin.

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
198
.shop
45
.store
44
.online
8
.fr
3
.co
3
.net
2
.wiki
1
.us
1
.es
1

Top Shopify Stores In Benin

Here are the top stores in Benin ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
sobepec.com – SOBEPEC
2,567,091
2021/07/02
Curvy Body Shop™
2,579,311
2023/05/26
Zebra Footwear
2,631,786
2019/11/29
FITBODY AFRICA
2,969,975
2023/08/25
Makoou
3,121,497
2022/09/09

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