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Shopify Stores in Korea (the Republic of)

Updated Mar 24 2023

There are 537 live Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).

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Shopify Growth in Korea (the Republic of)

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 Korea (the Republic of) increased 11.8% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q4.
  • Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) increased 65% year-over-year in 2022 Q4.

Here is Shopify's quarter-over-quarter growth in Korea (the Republic of).

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
5
2017 Q2
4
2017 Q3
1
2017 Q4
3
2018 Q1
1
2018 Q2
2
2018 Q3
4
2018 Q4
8
2019 Q1
10
2019 Q2
7
2019 Q3
1
2019 Q4
13
2020 Q1
8
2020 Q2
16
2020 Q3
26
2020 Q4
35
2021 Q1
23
2021 Q2
32
2021 Q3
34
2021 Q4
34
2022 Q1
22
2022 Q2
30
2022 Q3
85
2022 Q4
50
2023 Q1 (to date)
64
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 Korea (the Republic of)

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).

  • 11.5% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) sell Apparel products.
  • 6.1% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 2.8% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) sell Home & Garden products.

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In Korea (the Republic of)

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 50.7% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).
  • Facebook is used by 30.0% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).
  • YouTube is used by 18.1% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).
Type
Stores
Instagram
272
Facebook
161
YouTube
97
LinkedIn
62
Twitter
57
Pinterest
52
Tiktok
22
Facebook Group
1

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In Korea (the Republic of)

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

  • 58% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have an email on their website
  • 52% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
312
Phone
277

Shopify Plus Stores In Korea (the Republic of)

There are 43 Shopify Plus stores in Korea (the Republic of). For more information on Shopify Plus, read our Shopify Plus report.

Provinces With The Most Shopify Stores In Korea (the Republic of)

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 Korea (the Republic of). Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 256 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Seoul.
  • 82 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Gyeonggi-do.
  • 14 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Busan.

Cities With The Most Shopify Stores in Korea (the Republic of)

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

  • 412 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Unknown.
  • 22 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Seongnam-si.
  • 11 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Yongin-si.

Top Shopify Apps in Korea (the Republic of)

Here are the top 10 apps, ordered by number of installs, across all Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).

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 Korea (the Republic of)

  • 2.8% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 1.7% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have 50 - 99 employees.
  • 1.5% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have 100 - 249 employees.

Here is the breakdown of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) by the number of employees.

Employees
Stores
1 - 9
15
10 - 24
7
25 - 49
7
50 - 99
9
100 - 249
8
250 - 999
7
1000 - 4999
6
5000+
3

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In Korea (the Republic of)

  • 3.4% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) ship by Fedex.
  • 2.2% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) ship by USPS.
  • 1.9% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) ship by UPS.

Here are the top shipping carriers for Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).

Shipping Carrier
Stores
Fedex
18
USPS
12
UPS
10
Royal Mail
3
DHL
1
Japan Post
1
China Post
1
New Zealean Post
1
SF Express
1

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In Korea (the Republic of)

.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.

  • 62.0% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have a .com domain.
  • 12.5% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have a .co.kr domain.
  • 11.2% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have a .kr domain.

Here is the top-level domain distribution for Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
333
.co.kr
67
.kr
60
.shop
19
.store
14
.co
5
.net
5
.io
3
.org
3
.ai
2

Top Shopify Stores In Korea (the Republic of)

Here are the top stores in Korea (the Republic of) ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Harumio
7,261
2018/05/04
VANITY TABLE
10,977
2020/05/01
Roborock South Korean
26,447
2020/03/13
thisisneverthat® KR
32,561
2016/12/30
Nothing (대한민국)
47,975
2021/10/15

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