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Shopify Stores in Korea (the Republic of)

Updated Apr 12 2024

There are 1,042 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 12.7% quarter-over-quarter in 2024 Q1.
  • Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) increased 54% year-over-year in 2024 Q1.

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

Quarter
Active Stores
2019 Q1
159
2019 Q2
162
2019 Q3
213
2019 Q4
229
2020 Q1
251
2020 Q2
302
2020 Q3
372
2020 Q4
365
2021 Q1
392
2021 Q2
341
2021 Q3
388
2021 Q4
393
2022 Q1
374
2022 Q2
444
2022 Q3
521
2022 Q4
538
2023 Q1
544
2023 Q2
584
2023 Q3
704
2023 Q4
880
2024 Q1
1,038
2024 Q2 (to date)
1,042
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 Korea (the Republic of)

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

  • 12.3% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) sell Apparel products.
  • 9.3% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 5.0% 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 40.5% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).
  • Facebook is used by 17.8% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).
  • YouTube is used by 15.2% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).
Type
Stores
Instagram
422
Facebook
185
YouTube
158
Tiktok
84
Twitter
84
LinkedIn
83
Pinterest
63
WhatsApp
7

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.

  • 48% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have an email on their website
  • 39% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
501
Phone
411

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.

  • 467 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Seoul.
  • 188 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Gyeonggi-do.
  • 23 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Incheon.

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.

  • 783 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Unknown.
  • 33 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Seongnam-si.
  • 21 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Goyang-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)

  • 91.3% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have Unknown employees.
  • 2.6% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 1.6% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have 10 - 24 employees.

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

Employees
Stores
Unknown
951
1 - 9
27
10 - 24
17
25 - 49
5
50 - 99
9
100 - 249
12
250 - 999
12
1000 - 4999
7
5000+
2

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

  • 3.0% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) ship by Fedex.
  • 2.3% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) ship by UPS.
  • 1.7% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) ship by USPS.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
Fedex
31
UPS
24
USPS
18
Royal Mail
3
DHL
2
SF Express
1
New Zealean Post
1
Japan Post
1
YunExpress
1
PostNord
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.

  • 64.8% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have a .com domain.
  • 9.9% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have a .co.kr domain.
  • 7.4% 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
675
.co.kr
103
.kr
77
.shop
45
.net
31
.store
27
.co
12
.us
6
.org
5
.online
5

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
The Soul of Seoul
20,836
2016/12/30
thisisneverthat® KR
27,272
2016/12/30
Harumio
28,600
2018/05/04
HYEIN SEO
72,091
2017/03/24
VANITY TABLE
119,599
2020/05/01

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