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Shopify Stores in New Zealand

Updated Oct 15 2021

There are 17,171 live Shopify stores in New Zealand.

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

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Shopify Growth in New Zealand

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 New Zealand increased 12.3% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in New Zealand increased 51% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.

Here is Shopify's quarter-over-quarter growth in New Zealand.

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
311
2017 Q2
275
2017 Q3
368
2017 Q4
364
2018 Q1
372
2018 Q2
506
2018 Q3
645
2018 Q4
499
2019 Q1
539
2019 Q2
692
2019 Q3
697
2019 Q4
612
2020 Q1
607
2020 Q2
1,281
2020 Q3
953
2020 Q4
1,600
2021 Q1
1,042
2021 Q2
1,147
2021 Q3
1,840
2021 Q4 (to date)
406
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 New Zealand

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

  • 23.1% of Shopify stores in New Zealand sell Apparel products.
  • 15.7% of Shopify stores in New Zealand sell Home & Garden products.
  • 13.0% of Shopify stores in New Zealand sell Food & Drink products.
  • 10.9% of Shopify stores in New Zealand sell Beauty & Fitness products.

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In New Zealand

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.

  • Facebook is used by 59.8% of Shopify stores in New Zealand.
  • Instagram is used by 56.1% of Shopify stores in New Zealand.
  • YouTube is used by 8.5% of Shopify stores in New Zealand.
Type
Stores
Facebook
10,276
Instagram
9,630
YouTube
1,461
Pinterest
1,243
Twitter
1,117
LinkedIn
391
Facebook Group
143
Tiktok
88

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In New Zealand

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

  • 63% of Shopify stores in New Zealand have an email on their website
  • 43% of Shopify stores in New Zealand provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
10,779
Phone
7,414

Shopify Plus Stores In New Zealand

There are 188 Shopify Plus stores in New Zealand. For more information on Shopify Plus, read our Shopify Plus report.

Provinces With The Most Shopify Stores In New Zealand

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

  • 1,614 Shopify stores in New Zealand are based in Auckland.
  • 489 Shopify stores in New Zealand are based in Canterbury.
  • 443 Shopify stores in New Zealand are based in Wellington.

Cities With The Most Shopify Stores in New Zealand

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

  • 1,530 Shopify stores in New Zealand are based in Auckland.
  • 355 Shopify stores in New Zealand are based in Christchurch.
  • 305 Shopify stores in New Zealand are based in Wellington.

Top Shopify Apps in New Zealand

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

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 New Zealand

  • 0.4% of Shopify stores in New Zealand have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.2% of Shopify stores in New Zealand have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.1% of Shopify stores in New Zealand have 25 - 49 employees.

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

Employees
Stores
1 - 9
70
10 - 24
36
25 - 49
18
50 - 99
8
100 - 249
5
250 - 999
8
1000 - 4999
4
5000+
1

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In New Zealand

  • 8.5% of Shopify stores in New Zealand ship by New Zealean Post.
  • 2.0% of Shopify stores in New Zealand ship by UPS.
  • 0.9% of Shopify stores in New Zealand ship by USPS.

Here are the top shipping carriers for Shopify stores in New Zealand.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
New Zealean Post
1,453
UPS
343
USPS
155
Australia Post
143
Fastway
105
Fedex
99
DHL
50
Royal Mail
32
China Post
9
Canada Post
9

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In New Zealand

.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.

  • 53.2% of Shopify stores in New Zealand have a .co.nz domain.
  • 34.7% of Shopify stores in New Zealand have a .com domain.
  • 5.9% of Shopify stores in New Zealand have a .nz domain.

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

Top-level Domain
Stores
.co.nz
9,135
.com
5,954
.nz
1,018
.co
231
.store
116
.com.au
88
.shop
83
.org.nz
68
.net
53
.net.nz
40

Top Shopify Stores In New Zealand

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Juliette Hogan
5,375
2016/12/30
Playtech NZ
6,043
2017/06/30
Shekou Woman
7,059
2019/05/24
Jumpflex® Trampolines NZ
8,802
2019/01/25
New Zealand Mint
11,001
2020/03/27

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  • Social Media accounts
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  • Country
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  • Theme and Theme Vendor
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  • Third-party technologies
  • Creation date
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  • Domain status
  • Domain type
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