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Apparel stores on Shopify

Updated Jul 30 2021

There are 458,043 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:

  • 20.4% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell Clothing Accessories products
  • 12.6% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell Women's Clothing products
  • 7.9% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell Casual Apparel products

Here are the the top Apparel subcategories by store count.

Name
Store Count
22,043
8,639
7,079
6,133
1,468
1,360

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 13.7% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q2.
  • Shopify stores in the Apparel category have increased 82% year-over-year in 2021 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
8,025
2017 Q2
6,503
2017 Q3
6,993
2017 Q4
8,816
2018 Q1
8,920
2018 Q2
10,070
2018 Q3
14,332
2018 Q4
11,567
2019 Q1
14,558
2019 Q2
18,174
2019 Q3
17,414
2019 Q4
17,935
2020 Q1
21,156
2020 Q2
36,858
2020 Q3
43,654
2020 Q4
50,325
2021 Q1
49,433
2021 Q2
52,303
2021 Q3 (to date)
23,612
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 53.9% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • Facebook is used by 47.1% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • Twitter is used by 12.3% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
Type
Stores
Instagram
246,730
Facebook
215,706
Twitter
56,546
Pinterest
55,017
YouTube
33,639
LinkedIn
8,391
Facebook Group
7,994
Tiktok
3,629
Snapchat
3,436

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In The Apparel Category

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

  • 56.6% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have an email on their website
  • 25.2% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
259,445
Phone
115,301

Top Countries For Shopify Stores In The Apparel Category

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

  • 63.8% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category are in United States
  • 7.6% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category are in United Kingdom
  • 5.7% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category are in Canada
  • 5.0% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category are in Australia
Country
Stores
292,230
26,279
23,001
9,321
5,052
4,108
3,635
3,503
3,422

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.

  • 14.2% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have installed the Product Reviews Shopify app.
  • 12.0% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have installed the Printful: Print on Demand Shopify app.
  • 11.8% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have installed the Klaviyo: Email Marketing & SMS 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 282 different technologies that have 1,609,098 collective installs on Shopify stores in the Apparel category.

  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 74.5% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • Facebook Pixel is used by 54.7% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • Google Analytics is used by 35.5% 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
341,380
250,328
55,127
54,944
54,149
49,516
46,751

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.
  • 16.5% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 16.1% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell 50 - 99 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
62,380
10 - 24
75,779
25 - 49
73,606
50 - 99
73,818
100 - 249
75,883
250 - 999
62,499
1000 - 4999
21,023
5000 - 9999
2,223
10000 - 24999
1,153
25000 - 99999
450

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 29.0% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • The brooklyn theme is used by 7.9% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • The minimal theme is used by 6.5% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
Theme Name
Stores
debut
132,973
brooklyn
35,996
minimal
29,964
venture
20,032
simple
18,878
boundless
18,091
prestige
17,120
impulse
16,673
supply
16,248
narrative
8,940

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.

  • 80.4% 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.
  • 2.1% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have a .com.au domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
368,098
.co.uk
11,468
.com.au
9,839
.shop
8,652
.co
7,307
.ca
6,487
.net
5,387
.store
5,332
.in
2,455
.org
2,185

Top Stores In The Apparel Category

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Fashion Nova
44
2017/01/27
ModCloth
67
2016/12/30
Gymshark US
73
2016/12/30
Kith
336
2017/01/27
Cupshe
372
2016/12/30

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New Stores In The Apparel Category

Here are the top 5 most recent Apparel stores.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Gulabo Jaipur
57,446
2021/07/30
Seem Life Clothing
106,283
2021/07/30
Dhora India
136,642
2021/07/30
Maine Sport Outfitters
158,413
2021/07/30
clorts_hikingshoes
643,552
2021/07/30

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  • Domain status
  • Domain type
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