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Books & Literature stores on Shopify

Updated Dec 2 2022

There are 9,940 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:

  • 16.0% 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
  • 4.0% 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 10.1% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have increased 32% year-over-year in 2022 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
179
2017 Q2
128
2017 Q3
168
2017 Q4
214
2018 Q1
177
2018 Q2
230
2018 Q3
237
2018 Q4
200
2019 Q1
268
2019 Q2
240
2019 Q3
233
2019 Q4
243
2020 Q1
277
2020 Q2
470
2020 Q3
488
2020 Q4
619
2021 Q1
618
2021 Q2
522
2021 Q3
538
2021 Q4
529
2022 Q1
355
2022 Q2
509
2022 Q3
865
2022 Q4 (to date)
551
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 52.1% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
  • Facebook is used by 44.7% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
  • Twitter is used by 20.2% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
Type
Stores
Instagram
5,183
Facebook
4,448
Twitter
2,010
Pinterest
1,262
YouTube
1,242
Tiktok
500
LinkedIn
359
Facebook Group
292
Snapchat
21
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.

  • 51.3% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have an email on their website
  • 26.9% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
5,104
Phone
2,671

Top Countries For Shopify Stores In The Books & Literature Category

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

  • 55.9% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category are in United States
  • 11.7% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category are in United Kingdom
  • 7.6% 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
753
628
226
109
106
85

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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.

  • 19.6% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have installed the Product Reviews Shopify app.
  • 19.2% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have installed the Mobile App Builder ‑ Shopney Shopify app.
  • 13.7% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have installed the Geolocation 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 242 different technologies that have 61,776 collective installs on Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.

  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 97.6% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
  • Apple Pay is used by 63.8% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
  • Shop Pay is used by 60.3% 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.

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.

  • 29.2% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 15.1% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 11.6% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category sell 100 - 249 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
2,901
10 - 24
1,499
25 - 49
1,148
50 - 99
974
100 - 249
1,156
250 - 999
1,121
1000 - 4999
643
5000 - 9999
109
10000 - 24999
92
25000 - 99999
61

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 19.8% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
  • The dawn theme is used by 13.7% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
  • The minimal theme is used by 6.5% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category.
Theme Name
Stores
debut
1,967
dawn
1,365
minimal
651
supply
328
brooklyn
308
simple
281
Unknown
265
impulse
265
studio
248
narrative
210

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.

  • 75.8% 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.
  • 2.7% of Shopify stores in the Books & Literature category have a .com.au domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
7,534
.co.uk
397
.com.au
268
.ca
203
.org
189
.co
157
.net
143
.shop
124
.store
83
.co.nz
65

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
1,546
2016/12/30
Bucket List Journey
3,241
2019/10/18
St. Louis Magazine
3,790
2016/12/30
The Happy Planner
3,818
2017/10/27
Maps.com
4,474
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
Wayfarer Books
2,187,246
2022/12/02
My Store
2,468,062
2022/12/02
shop.edsmartedu.com
5,400,779
2022/12/02
Owl Hollow Press
5,816,501
2022/12/02
VORMOR
5,936,425
2022/12/02

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