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Shopify Stores in France

Updated Nov 19 2021

There are 46,490 live Shopify stores in France.

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

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Shopify Growth in France

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 France increased 18.3% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in France increased 126% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.

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

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
282
2017 Q2
213
2017 Q3
241
2017 Q4
441
2018 Q1
409
2018 Q2
379
2018 Q3
678
2018 Q4
763
2019 Q1
991
2019 Q2
1,417
2019 Q3
1,271
2019 Q4
1,739
2020 Q1
1,873
2020 Q2
2,845
2020 Q3
2,206
2020 Q4
5,464
2021 Q1
4,819
2021 Q2
5,392
2021 Q3
6,013
2021 Q4 (to date)
7,630
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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 France

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

  • 11.4% of Shopify stores in France sell Apparel products.
  • 4.1% of Shopify stores in France sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 3.5% of Shopify stores in France sell Home & Garden products.

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In France

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 43.2% of Shopify stores in France.
  • Facebook is used by 35.7% of Shopify stores in France.
  • Pinterest is used by 8.7% of Shopify stores in France.
Type
Stores
Instagram
20,067
Facebook
16,576
Pinterest
4,022
YouTube
3,603
Twitter
2,726
LinkedIn
1,085
Snapchat
568
Tiktok
500

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In France

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

  • 70% of Shopify stores in France have an email on their website
  • 30% of Shopify stores in France provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
32,386
Phone
14,047

Shopify Plus Stores In France

There are 328 Shopify Plus stores in France. For more information on Shopify Plus, read our Shopify Plus report.

Provinces With The Most Shopify Stores In France

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

  • 2,326 Shopify stores in France are based in Île-de-France.
  • 377 Shopify stores in France are based in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
  • 365 Shopify stores in France are based in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Cities With The Most Shopify Stores in France

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

  • 42,307 Shopify stores in France are based in Unknown.
  • 1,878 Shopify stores in France are based in Paris.
  • 147 Shopify stores in France are based in Lyon.
City
Stores
42,307
1,878
147
114
78
47
42
36
32
28

Top Shopify Apps in France

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

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 France

  • 0.2% of Shopify stores in France have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.1% of Shopify stores in France have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.1% of Shopify stores in France have 25 - 49 employees.

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

Employees
Stores
1 - 9
71
10 - 24
64
25 - 49
58
50 - 99
35
100 - 249
16
250 - 999
19
1000 - 4999
6
5000+
1

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In France

  • 5.2% of Shopify stores in France ship by UPS.
  • 2.2% of Shopify stores in France ship by La Poste.
  • 1.5% of Shopify stores in France ship by USPS.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
2,414
La Poste
1,013
USPS
681
Fedex
391
Royal Mail
100
DHL
97
Canada Post
90
Correos
74
Australia Post
64
China Post
57

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In France

.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 France have a .com domain.
  • 26.8% of Shopify stores in France have a .fr domain.
  • 1.8% of Shopify stores in France have a .co domain.

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

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
29,610
.fr
12,474
.co
833
.shop
663
.store
582
.net
365
.eu
237
.paris
146
.it
143
.de
140

Top Shopify Stores In France

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
SANRICO
3,638
2018/11/02
Balzac Paris
6,472
2017/02/03
Make My Lemonade
10,151
2016/12/30
Kikikickz
11,681
2019/04/19
IZAC
12,222
2016/12/30

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