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Shopify Stores in Gauteng, South Africa

Updated Nov 19 2021

There are 853 live Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa.

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa.

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Shopify Growth in Gauteng in South Africa

  • Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa increased 2.2% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa increased 13% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.

Here is Shopify's quarter-over-quarter growth in Gauteng in South Africa.

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
18
2017 Q2
19
2017 Q3
22
2017 Q4
21
2018 Q1
28
2018 Q2
43
2018 Q3
44
2018 Q4
39
2019 Q1
47
2019 Q2
52
2019 Q3
52
2019 Q4
48
2020 Q1
38
2020 Q2
90
2020 Q3
59
2020 Q4
43
2021 Q1
20
2021 Q2
15
2021 Q3
18
2021 Q4
9
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.

Cities With The Most Shopify Stores In Gauteng in South Africa

Here is the city distribution of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa. We're only showing the top 15 cities here but you can see the full list in Store Leads.

  • 387 Shopify stores in South Africa are based in Johannesburg.
  • 160 Shopify stores in South Africa are based in Pretoria.
  • 65 Shopify stores in South Africa are based in Sandton.

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In Gauteng In South Africa

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 96.2% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa.
  • Instagram is used by 77.6% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa.
  • Twitter is used by 35.3% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa.
Type
Stores
Facebook
821
Instagram
662
Twitter
301
YouTube
166
Pinterest
45
LinkedIn
44
Tiktok
10
Facebook Group
7

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In Gauteng In South Africa

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

  • 77% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa have an email on their website
  • 71% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
661
Phone
603

Top Categories For Shopify Stores In Gauteng In South Africa

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa.

  • 26.8% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa sell Apparel products.
  • 15.5% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa sell Home & Garden products.
  • 11.5% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 7.0% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa sell Food & Drink products.

Top Shopify Apps used in Gauteng in South Africa

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

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.

Employee Breakdown for Shopify stores in Gauteng

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

Employees
Stores
1 - 9
9
10 - 24
9
25 - 49
1
50 - 99
1
100 - 249
3

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In Gauteng In South Africa

  • 3.4% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa ship by UPS.
  • 1.4% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa ship by Fastway.
  • 0.5% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa ship by Fedex.

Here are the top shipping carriers for stores on Shopify in Gauteng in South Africa.

Shipping Carriers
Stores
UPS
29
Fastway
12
Fedex
4
DHL
2
USPS
2
Aramex
2
DSV
1
DPD
1

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In Gauteng In South Africa

.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.

  • 68.9% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa have a .co.za domain.
  • 25.7% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa have a .com domain.
  • 0.8% of Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa have a .shop domain.

Here is the top-level domain distribution for Shopify stores in Gauteng in South Africa.

Top-level Domain
Stores
.co.za
588
.com
219
.shop
7
.store
7
.co
5
.africa
4
.net
4
.org
4
.online
3
.biz
2

Top Shopify Stores In Gauteng In South Africa

Here are the top stores in Gauteng in South Africa ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
City
Rank
Created
FirstShop
18,035
2020/11/27
KOODOO
21,422
2018/11/30
Rentoza
27,939
2020/08/21
Communica South Africa
32,040
2019/05/10
CUM Books
39,455
2016/12/30

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