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Shopify Stores in Korea (the Republic of)

Updated Sep 30 2022

There are 532 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 14.6% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q2.
  • Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) increased 68% year-over-year in 2022 Q2.

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

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
1
2017 Q2
4
2017 Q3
1
2017 Q4
1
2018 Q1
1
2018 Q2
2
2018 Q3
5
2018 Q4
10
2019 Q1
8
2019 Q2
6
2019 Q3
4
2019 Q4
12
2020 Q1
10
2020 Q2
18
2020 Q3
27
2020 Q4
43
2021 Q1
40
2021 Q2
39
2021 Q3
36
2021 Q4
45
2022 Q1
35
2022 Q2
53
2022 Q3 (to date)
115
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).

  • 12.2% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) sell Apparel products.
  • 7.1% 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 48.3% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).
  • Facebook is used by 29.3% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).
  • YouTube is used by 17.7% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of).
Type
Stores
Instagram
257
Facebook
156
YouTube
94
Twitter
56
Pinterest
48
LinkedIn
43
Tiktok
9
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) have an email on their website
  • 49% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
297
Phone
263

Shopify Plus Stores In Korea (the Republic of)

There are 35 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.

  • 238 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Seoul.
  • 68 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Gyeonggi-do.
  • 14 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.

  • 425 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Unknown.
  • 18 Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) are based in Seongnam-si.
  • 9 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)

  • 1.9% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have 100 - 249 employees.
  • 1.7% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have 50 - 99 employees.
  • 1.3% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have 1 - 9 employees.

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

Employees
Stores
1 - 9
7
10 - 24
5
25 - 49
5
50 - 99
9
100 - 249
10
250 - 999
3
1000 - 4999
3
5000+
2

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

  • 3.2% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) ship by Fedex.
  • 3.0% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) ship by UPS.
  • 2.1% 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
Fedex
17
UPS
16
USPS
11
Royal Mail
2
DHL
1
China Post
1
New Zealean Post
1
PostNord
1
Australia 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.

  • 62.2% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have a .com domain.
  • 12.2% of Shopify stores in Korea (the Republic of) have a .co.kr domain.
  • 9.2% 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
331
.co.kr
65
.kr
49
.shop
17
.store
14
.net
12
.co
10
.io
5
.fr
3
.com.co
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
8,210
2016/12/30
Harumio
22,650
2018/05/04
Stüssy Korea
36,980
2017/06/30
Secretlab KR
46,711
2020/08/07
Nothing 낫싱
61,869
2021/10/15

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