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Shopify Stores in Korea (the Republic of)

Updated Nov 26 2021

There are 420 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 29.3% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) increased 174% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.

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

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
2
2017 Q2
5
2017 Q3
2
2017 Q4
1
2018 Q1
2
2018 Q2
2
2018 Q3
3
2018 Q4
9
2019 Q1
8
2019 Q2
5
2019 Q3
4
2019 Q4
10
2020 Q1
9
2020 Q2
20
2020 Q3
35
2020 Q4
49
2021 Q1
52
2021 Q2
47
2021 Q3
82
2021 Q4 (to date)
58
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).

  • 10.5% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) sell Apparel products.
  • 8.8% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 4.3% 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 47.9% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).
  • Facebook is used by 32.4% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).
  • YouTube is used by 19.8% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).
Type
Stores
Instagram
201
Facebook
136
YouTube
83
Twitter
43
Pinterest
31
LinkedIn
22
Tiktok
4
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.

  • 56% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) provide a phone number on their website
  • 53% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
234
Email
221

Shopify Plus Stores In Korea (the Republic of)

There are 27 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.

  • 19 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Seoul.
Province
Stores
19

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.

  • 402 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Unknown.
  • 18 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Seoul.
City
Stores
402
18

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)

  • 0.7% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have 100 - 249 employees.
  • 0.7% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have 25 - 49 employees.
  • 0.7% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have 50 - 99 employees.

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

Employees
Stores
10 - 24
2
25 - 49
3
50 - 99
3
100 - 249
3
250 - 999
1
1000 - 4999
1
5000+
1

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

  • 5.0% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) ship by UPS.
  • 3.6% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) ship by Fedex.
  • 3.1% 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
UPS
21
Fedex
15
USPS
13
DHL
7
Royal Mail
2
China Post
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.

  • 64.0% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have a .com domain.
  • 13.1% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have a .co.kr domain.
  • 8.3% 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
269
.co.kr
55
.kr
35
.store
13
.shop
11
.co
7
.net
7
.io
5
.fr
2
.swiss
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
thisisneverthat® KR
6,478
2016/12/30
Harumio
18,794
2018/05/04
Stüssy Korea
22,203
2017/06/30
Secretlab KR
51,206
2020/08/07
KR Shop
84,819
2020/10/16

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