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Books & Literature stores on Shopify

Updated Nov 19 2021

There are 8,791 live Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.

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

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The most popular subcategories under Books & Literature are:

  • 20.6% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category sell Notebooks & Planners products
  • 8.0% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category sell Children's Literature products
  • 4.4% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category sell Geographic Reference products

Here are the the top Books & Literature subcategories by store count.

Growth of Books & Literature Stores On Shopify

Here is the historical growth of stores on Shopify in the Books & Literature category.

  • Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have increased 10.2% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have increased 58% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
178
2017 Q2
138
2017 Q3
185
2017 Q4
216
2018 Q1
186
2018 Q2
259
2018 Q3
254
2018 Q4
231
2019 Q1
295
2019 Q2
277
2019 Q3
262
2019 Q4
288
2020 Q1
311
2020 Q2
532
2020 Q3
590
2020 Q4
797
2021 Q1
805
2021 Q2
673
2021 Q3
773
2021 Q4 (to date)
472
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 Books & Literature Category

Here are the top social media sites for Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.

  • Instagram is used by 51.3% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
  • Facebook is used by 47.5% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
  • Twitter is used by 21.1% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
Type
Stores
Instagram
4,513
Facebook
4,173
Twitter
1,858
Pinterest
1,122
YouTube
1,043
Facebook Group
268
LinkedIn
249
Tiktok
133
Snapchat
19
Yelp
7

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In The Books & Literature Category

Here are the top contact methods for Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.

  • 51.5% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have an email on their website
  • 26.4% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
4,527
Phone
2,318

Top Countries For Shopify Stores In The Books & Literature Category

Here are the top countries for Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.

  • 56.9% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category are in United States
  • 11.5% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category are in United Kingdom
  • 7.5% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category are in Canada
  • 6.3% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category are in Australia
Country
Stores
659
555
162
105
68

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

Top Shopify Apps For Stores In The Books & Literature Category

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

  • 15.7% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have installed the Product Reviews Shopify app.
  • 13.7% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have installed the Mailchimp Shopify app.
  • 9.2% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature 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 Books & Literature Category

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

We're tracking 192 different technologies that have 47,325 collective installs on Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.

  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 97.8% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
  • Apple Pay is used by 63.3% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
  • Shop Pay is used by 60.1% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.

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

Technology
Stores
5,563
5,284
4,144
1,208

Number Of Products Sold For Shopify Stores In The Books & Literature Category

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

  • 26.0% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 14.9% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 12.0% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category sell 250 - 999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
2,285
10 - 24
1,311
25 - 49
971
50 - 99
889
100 - 249
1,025
250 - 999
1,051
1000 - 4999
627
5000 - 9999
106
10000 - 24999
84
25000 - 99999
64

Top Shopify Themes For Stores In The Books & Literature 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 29.4% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
  • The minimal theme is used by 10.2% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
  • The supply theme is used by 4.6% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
Theme Name
Stores
debut
2,583
minimal
898
supply
400
simple
384
brooklyn
369
narrative
268
venture
241
dawn
230
Unknown
215
impulse
200

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In The Books & Literature 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.

  • 76.9% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have a .com domain.
  • 4.0% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have a .co.uk domain.
  • 2.8% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have a .com.au domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
6,762
.co.uk
354
.com.au
242
.ca
174
.org
159
.co
126
.net
111
.shop
88
.store
59
.co.nz
51

Top Stores In The Books & Literature Category

Here are the top 5 Books & Literature stores ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
HarperCollins Publishers
1,107
2016/12/30
The Happy Planner
2,788
2017/10/27
St. Louis Magazine
3,676
2016/12/30
Maps.com
4,001
2016/12/30
Archer and Olive
4,602
2016/12/30

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New Stores In The Books & Literature Category

Here are the top 5 most recent Books & Literature stores.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
abook2buy.co.uk
2,808,724
2021/11/19
Buchbar
2,997,082
2021/11/19
DAISYWORLD MAGAZINE
3,534,114
2021/11/19
Boobs The Book
3,911,305
2021/11/19
Be That Spark
4,407,527
2021/11/19

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