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Apparel stores on Shopify

Updated May 20 2022

There are 479,590 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:

  • 21.0% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell Clothing Accessories products
  • 12.9% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell Women's Clothing products
  • 8.4% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell Casual Apparel products

Here are the the top Apparel subcategories by store count.

Name
Store Count
22,805
7,738
7,593
5,849
1,635
1,269

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 9.1% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • Shopify stores in the Apparel category have increased 46% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
7,535
2017 Q2
5,950
2017 Q3
6,383
2017 Q4
8,077
2018 Q1
8,020
2018 Q2
9,047
2018 Q3
12,571
2018 Q4
10,073
2019 Q1
12,508
2019 Q2
15,328
2019 Q3
14,465
2019 Q4
14,654
2020 Q1
16,633
2020 Q2
28,245
2020 Q3
30,415
2020 Q4
33,956
2021 Q1
31,562
2021 Q2
30,277
2021 Q3
34,565
2021 Q4
38,173
2022 Q1
36,799
2022 Q2 (to date)
38,090
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 55.6% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • Facebook is used by 45.4% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • Pinterest is used by 11.9% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
Type
Stores
Instagram
266,537
Facebook
217,898
Pinterest
56,930
Twitter
55,695
YouTube
37,342
Tiktok
15,143
LinkedIn
11,821
Facebook Group
7,915
Snapchat
3,323
Yelp
309

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In The Apparel Category

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

  • 55.9% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have an email on their website
  • 26.1% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
268,318
Phone
125,029

Top Countries For Shopify Stores In The Apparel Category

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

  • 63.2% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category are in United States
  • 7.6% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category are in United Kingdom
  • 5.4% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category are in Canada
  • 5.2% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category are in Australia
Country
Stores
302,950
26,001
25,081
13,591
5,450
5,091
4,326
3,984
3,634

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.

  • 19.3% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have installed the Product Reviews Shopify app.
  • 14.5% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have installed the Klaviyo: Email Marketing & SMS Shopify app.
  • 13.3% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have installed the Shopify Inbox 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 361 different technologies that have 3,054,687 collective installs on Shopify stores in the Apparel category.

  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 99.1% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • Apple Pay is used by 67.4% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • Shop Pay is used by 59.9% 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
475,089
323,453
287,193
287,062
245,185
69,511

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 10 - 24 different products.
  • 16.3% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 15.7% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
78,126
10 - 24
79,568
25 - 49
75,386
50 - 99
74,788
100 - 249
75,068
250 - 999
60,894
1000 - 4999
19,721
5000 - 9999
2,232
10000 - 24999
1,122
25000 - 99999
424

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 21.5% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • The dawn theme is used by 11.3% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
  • The brooklyn theme is used by 5.9% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category.
Theme Name
Stores
debut
103,066
dawn
54,372
brooklyn
28,527
minimal
25,899
impulse
21,607
prestige
17,704
venture
16,151
simple
14,734
boundless
13,422
supply
12,513

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.

  • 79.4% of Shopify stores in the Apparel category have a .com domain.
  • 2.4% 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
380,974
.co.uk
11,719
.com.au
11,036
.shop
8,868
.co
7,509
.ca
6,535
.store
6,006
.net
5,377
.in
3,693
.us
2,336

Top Stores In The Apparel Category

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Vogue
22
2016/12/30
Fashion Nova
55
2017/01/27
Gymshark US
102
2016/12/30
thredUP
163
2016/12/30
ModCloth
189
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
Cannons Band
109,477
2022/05/20
Michael Stars
111,559
2022/05/20
The Chats
130,218
2022/05/20
Passenger
130,305
2022/05/20
Wallace Bishop Outlet
130,909
2022/05/20

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