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Apparel stores on Shopify

Updated Nov 19 2021

There are 472,390 live Shopify stores in the Apparel category.

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

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The most popular subcategories under Apparel are:

  • 20.9% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell Clothing Accessories products
  • 12.7% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell Women's Clothing products
  • 7.8% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell Casual Apparel products

Here are the the top Apparel subcategories by store count.

Name
Store Count
23,103
8,094
7,394
5,807
1,729
1,509

Growth of Apparel Stores On Shopify

Here is the historical growth of stores on Shopify in the Apparel category.

  • Shopify stores in the Apparel category have increased 12.5% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in the Apparel category have increased 66% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
7,792
2017 Q2
6,309
2017 Q3
6,736
2017 Q4
8,529
2018 Q1
8,641
2018 Q2
9,753
2018 Q3
13,484
2018 Q4
10,854
2019 Q1
13,698
2019 Q2
16,953
2019 Q3
15,877
2019 Q4
16,310
2020 Q1
19,414
2020 Q2
32,685
2020 Q3
35,316
2020 Q4
41,749
2021 Q1
40,785
2021 Q2
40,829
2021 Q3
47,672
2021 Q4 (to date)
41,899
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.

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In The Apparel Category

Here are the top social media sites for Shopify stores in the Apparel category.

  • Instagram is used by 55.3% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • Facebook is used by 46.6% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • Twitter is used by 12.2% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
Type
Stores
Instagram
261,005
Facebook
219,898
Twitter
57,507
Pinterest
57,402
YouTube
36,069
LinkedIn
11,362
Facebook Group
7,623
Tiktok
7,580
Snapchat
3,398
Yelp
307

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In The Apparel Category

Here are the top contact methods for Shopify stores in the Apparel category.

  • 56.1% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have an email on their website
  • 26.0% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
264,940
Phone
122,639

Top Countries For Shopify Stores In The Apparel Category

Here are the top countries for Shopify stores in the Apparel category.

  • 62.7% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category are in United States
  • 7.6% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category are in United Kingdom
  • 5.6% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category are in Canada
  • 5.3% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category are in Australia
Country
Stores
296,353
26,342
24,912
10,620
5,404
4,299
4,184
4,122
3,711

With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.

Top Shopify Apps For Stores In The Apparel Category

Here are the top Shopify apps, ordered by number of installs, across stores in the Apparel category.

  • 14.3% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have installed the Product Reviews Shopify app.
  • 13.2% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have installed the Klaviyo: Email Marketing & SMS Shopify app.
  • 11.7% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have installed the Printful: Print on Demand Shopify app.

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.

Top Technologies on Shopify Stores In The Apparel Category

Many Shopify merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the Shopify App Store.

We're tracking 322 different technologies that have 2,764,959 collective installs on Shopify stores in the Apparel category.

  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 98.6% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • Apple Pay is used by 68.1% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • Shop Pay is used by 61.8% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.

Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all Shopify stores.

Technology
Stores
465,664
321,583
291,991
255,790
225,010
62,546
55,064

Number Of Products Sold For Shopify Stores In The Apparel Category

Here is the breakdown of Shopify stores in the Apparel category by the number of products that they sell.

  • 16.6% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 16.2% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell 50 - 99 different products.
  • 15.9% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell 10 - 24 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
61,848
10 - 24
75,159
25 - 49
73,926
50 - 99
76,560
100 - 249
78,418
250 - 999
67,273
1000 - 4999
23,321
5000 - 9999
2,460
10000 - 24999
1,284
25000 - 99999
464

Top Shopify Themes For Stores In The Apparel Category

Shopify has an active and extension theme store. Merchants using Shopify can use one of those pre-built theme or develop their own custom theme to meet their needs. We're currently tracking over 500 different Shopify themes. Here are the top themes.

  • The debut theme is used by 26.4% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • The brooklyn theme is used by 7.2% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • The minimal theme is used by 6.2% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
Theme Name
Stores
debut
124,751
brooklyn
33,777
minimal
29,069
impulse
19,226
venture
19,207
dawn
19,190
prestige
18,297
simple
17,839
boundless
16,675
supply
15,205

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In The Apparel Category

The majority of Shopify stores use a .com domain. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only been introduced somewhat recently and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.

  • 79.7% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have a .com domain.
  • 2.5% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have a .co.uk domain.
  • 2.3% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have a .com.au domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
376,672
.co.uk
11,645
.com.au
10,708
.shop
9,263
.co
7,428
.ca
6,522
.store
5,619
.net
5,302
.in
2,708
.org
2,207

Top Stores In The Apparel Category

Here are the top 5 Apparel stores ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
ModCloth
53
2016/12/30
Gymshark US
74
2016/12/30
Fashion Nova
105
2017/01/27
Kith
423
2017/01/27
Steve Madden
474
2019/03/22

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New Stores In The Apparel Category

Here are the top 5 most recent Apparel stores.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Everest Horology Products
114,123
2021/11/26
Washington Spirit Promos
116,585
2021/11/26
Ozonoshop_monforte
1,126,890
2021/11/26
Purl English
1,264,460
2021/11/26
Kookmutsjes
1,379,959
2021/11/26

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