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Shopify Stores in Switzerland

Updated Apr 19 2024

There are 17,033 live Shopify stores in Switzerland.

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

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Shopify Growth in Switzerland

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 Switzerland increased 10.1% quarter-over-quarter in 2024 Q1.
  • Shopify stores in Switzerland increased 51% year-over-year in 2024 Q1.

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

Quarter
Active Stores
2019 Q1
3,218
2019 Q2
3,966
2019 Q3
4,442
2019 Q4
5,116
2020 Q1
5,338
2020 Q2
6,568
2020 Q3
6,525
2020 Q4
7,063
2021 Q1
7,491
2021 Q2
7,612
2021 Q3
7,639
2021 Q4
8,267
2022 Q1
8,167
2022 Q2
8,563
2022 Q3
9,754
2022 Q4
11,645
2023 Q1
13,081
2023 Q2
14,207
2023 Q3
15,084
2023 Q4
16,885
2024 Q1
17,236
2024 Q2 (to date)
17,033
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 Switzerland

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

  • 9.0% of Shopify stores in Switzerland sell Apparel products.
  • 3.3% of Shopify stores in Switzerland sell Home & Garden products.
  • 3.1% of Shopify stores in Switzerland sell Beauty & Fitness products.

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In Switzerland

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 47.8% of Shopify stores in Switzerland.
  • Facebook is used by 27.2% of Shopify stores in Switzerland.
  • Tiktok is used by 12.0% of Shopify stores in Switzerland.
Type
Stores
Instagram
8,138
Facebook
4,634
Tiktok
2,052
YouTube
1,636
Pinterest
1,193
LinkedIn
913
Twitter
665
WhatsApp
133

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In Switzerland

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

  • 54% of Shopify stores in Switzerland have an email on their website
  • 29% of Shopify stores in Switzerland provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
9,249
Phone
4,955

Shopify Plus Stores In Switzerland

There are 211 Shopify Plus stores in Switzerland. For more information on Shopify Plus, read our Shopify Plus report.

Provinces With The Most Shopify Stores In Switzerland

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 Switzerland. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 3,952 Shopify stores in Switzerland are based in Zurich.
  • 1,565 Shopify stores in Switzerland are based in Vaud.
  • 1,300 Shopify stores in Switzerland are based in Canton of Bern.
  • 1,155 Shopify stores in Switzerland are based in Aargau.
Province
Stores
3,952
1,565
1,155
1,010
983
624
580
540
479
401

Cities With The Most Shopify Stores in Switzerland

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

  • 1,614 Shopify stores in Switzerland are based in Zürich.
  • 1,048 Shopify stores in Switzerland are based in Unknown.
  • 565 Shopify stores in Switzerland are based in Geneva.
City
Stores
1,614
1,048
565
396
363
259
230
225
161
147
87

Top Shopify Apps in Switzerland

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

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 Switzerland

  • 96.8% of Shopify stores in Switzerland have Unknown employees.
  • 1.4% of Shopify stores in Switzerland have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.6% of Shopify stores in Switzerland have 10 - 24 employees.

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

Employees
Stores
Unknown
16,493
1 - 9
239
10 - 24
105
25 - 49
69
50 - 99
32
100 - 249
37
250 - 999
31
1000 - 4999
27

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In Switzerland

  • 1.8% of Shopify stores in Switzerland ship by UPS.
  • 1.2% of Shopify stores in Switzerland ship by Fedex.
  • 1.0% of Shopify stores in Switzerland ship by USPS.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
304
Fedex
210
USPS
166
DHL
59
Royal Mail
35
La Poste
19
China Post
13
DPD
11
Correos
9
Canada Post
9

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In Switzerland

.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.

  • 45.0% of Shopify stores in Switzerland have a .ch domain.
  • 40.5% of Shopify stores in Switzerland have a .com domain.
  • 3.5% of Shopify stores in Switzerland have a .shop domain.

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

Top-level Domain
Stores
.ch
7,662
.com
6,906
.shop
589
.store
346
.de
318
.net
167
.fr
160
.co
137
.org
79
.swiss
61

Top Shopify Stores In Switzerland

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Alpina Watches
9,926
2020/01/17
BMC
12,511
2019/09/06
Nio Teas
15,204
2018/08/17
Faction Skis
18,154
2018/06/29
Dagsmejan
19,714
2017/10/27

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