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Shopify Stores in New Zealand

Updated May 20 2022

There are 18,988 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 5.1% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • Shopify stores in New Zealand increased 36% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.

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

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
312
2017 Q2
258
2017 Q3
367
2017 Q4
358
2018 Q1
368
2018 Q2
489
2018 Q3
615
2018 Q4
486
2019 Q1
511
2019 Q2
651
2019 Q3
667
2019 Q4
549
2020 Q1
572
2020 Q2
1,200
2020 Q3
863
2020 Q4
1,390
2021 Q1
921
2021 Q2
998
2021 Q3
1,518
2021 Q4
1,335
2022 Q1
851
2022 Q2 (to date)
1,310
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.

  • 22.8% of Shopify stores in New Zealand sell Apparel products.
  • 15.4% of Shopify stores in New Zealand sell Home & Garden products.
  • 12.7% of Shopify stores in New Zealand sell Food & Drink products.
  • 10.8% 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 59.0% of Shopify stores in New Zealand.
  • Instagram is used by 57.5% of Shopify stores in New Zealand.
  • YouTube is used by 8.5% of Shopify stores in New Zealand.
Type
Stores
Facebook
11,212
Instagram
10,916
YouTube
1,618
Pinterest
1,357
Twitter
1,158
LinkedIn
526
Tiktok
355
Facebook Group
171

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.

  • 62% of Shopify stores in New Zealand have an email on their website
  • 42% of Shopify stores in New Zealand provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
11,692
Phone
7,913

Shopify Plus Stores In New Zealand

There are 223 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.

  • 1,606 Shopify stores in New Zealand are based in Auckland.
  • 466 Shopify stores in New Zealand are based in Wellington.
  • 465 Shopify stores in New Zealand are based in Canterbury.

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.

  • 15,340 Shopify stores in New Zealand are based in Unknown.
  • 1,531 Shopify stores in New Zealand are based in Auckland.
  • 338 Shopify stores in New Zealand are based in Christchurch.

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

  • 0.8% of Shopify stores in New Zealand have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.5% of Shopify stores in New Zealand have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.2% 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
147
10 - 24
91
25 - 49
31
50 - 99
13
100 - 249
13
250 - 999
13
1000 - 4999
5
5000+
2

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In New Zealand

  • 10.0% of Shopify stores in New Zealand ship by New Zealean Post.
  • 1.0% of Shopify stores in New Zealand ship by USPS.
  • 1.0% of Shopify stores in New Zealand ship by Australia Post.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
New Zealean Post
1,908
USPS
196
Australia Post
185
Fedex
141
UPS
99
Fastway
95
DHL
70
Royal Mail
48
Canada Post
16
China Post
5

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.

  • 53.1% of Shopify stores in New Zealand have a .co.nz domain.
  • 34.2% of Shopify stores in New Zealand have a .com domain.
  • 6.0% 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
10,091
.com
6,489
.nz
1,131
.co
247
.store
148
.shop
108
.com.au
104
.net
66
.org.nz
65
.ml
60

Top Shopify Stores In New Zealand

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Gearshop NZ
9,132
2016/12/30
Shekou Woman
10,359
2019/05/24
Playtech NZ
10,361
2017/06/30
Ethique
14,061
2019/08/02
I Love Ugly US
23,738
2018/10/05

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