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Gifts & Special Events stores on Shopify

Updated Dec 2 2022

There are 34,676 live Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.

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The most popular subcategories under Gifts & Special Events are:

  • 17.2% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category sell Flowers products
  • 6.7% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category sell Cards & Greetings products

Here are the the top Gifts & Special Events subcategories by store count.

Name
Store Count
5,947

Growth of Gifts & Special Events Stores On Shopify

Here is the historical growth of stores on Shopify in the Gifts & Special Events category.

  • Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have increased 11.0% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have increased 35% year-over-year in 2022 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
636
2017 Q2
468
2017 Q3
505
2017 Q4
655
2018 Q1
595
2018 Q2
763
2018 Q3
887
2018 Q4
691
2019 Q1
803
2019 Q2
844
2019 Q3
811
2019 Q4
878
2020 Q1
988
2020 Q2
1,749
2020 Q3
1,483
2020 Q4
2,218
2021 Q1
1,950
2021 Q2
1,550
2021 Q3
1,667
2021 Q4
1,840
2022 Q1
1,439
2022 Q2
1,782
2022 Q3
3,126
2022 Q4 (to date)
3,029
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 Gifts & Special Events Category

Here are the top social media sites for Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.

  • Instagram is used by 57.8% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
  • Facebook is used by 52.2% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
  • Pinterest is used by 19.0% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
Type
Stores
Instagram
20,040
Facebook
18,098
Pinterest
6,598
Twitter
3,788
YouTube
2,257
Tiktok
1,864
LinkedIn
918
Facebook Group
422
Snapchat
105
Yelp
56

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In The Gifts & Special Events Category

Here are the top contact methods for Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.

  • 59.3% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have an email on their website
  • 37.6% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
20,579
Phone
13,046

Top Countries For Shopify Stores In The Gifts & Special Events Category

Here are the top countries for Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.

  • 53.9% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category are in United States
  • 14.3% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category are in United Kingdom
  • 9.4% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category are in Australia
  • 7.4% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category are in Canada
Country
Stores
18,685
3,246
2,563
520
442
387
295
212

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

Top Shopify Apps For Stores In The Gifts & Special Events Category

Here are the top Shopify apps, ordered by number of installs, across stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.

  • 20.5% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have installed the Product Reviews Shopify app.
  • 18.7% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have installed the Mobile App Builder ‑ Shopney Shopify app.
  • 17.6% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events 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 Gifts & Special Events Category

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

We're tracking 304 different technologies that have 231,585 collective installs on Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.

  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 99.4% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
  • Apple Pay is used by 66.4% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
  • Shop Pay is used by 61.7% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events 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 Gifts & Special Events Category

Here is the breakdown of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category by the number of products that they sell.

  • 18.6% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 15.6% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 15.1% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category sell 50 - 99 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
5,196
10 - 24
4,655
25 - 49
4,729
50 - 99
5,221
100 - 249
6,452
250 - 999
5,406
1000 - 4999
2,196
5000 - 9999
245
10000 - 24999
122
25000 - 99999
39

Top Shopify Themes For Stores In The Gifts & Special Events 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 19.1% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
  • The dawn theme is used by 16.6% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
  • The minimal theme is used by 6.1% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
Theme Name
Stores
debut
6,634
dawn
5,742
minimal
2,102
impulse
1,227
brooklyn
1,217
supply
1,087
craft
943
simple
841
prestige
655
studio
637

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In The Gifts & Special Events 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.

  • 71.0% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have a .com domain.
  • 7.0% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have a .co.uk domain.
  • 6.1% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have a .com.au domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
24,633
.co.uk
2,424
.com.au
2,131
.ca
921
.shop
467
.co
464
.co.nz
463
.net
381
.store
242
.ie
199

Top Stores In The Gifts & Special Events Category

Here are the top 5 Gifts & Special Events stores ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Proflowers
578
2016/12/30
FTD
1,403
2016/12/30
Yellow Octopus
4,153
2017/09/29
Paperchase
4,823
2016/12/30
Afloral
5,035
2016/12/30

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New Stores In The Gifts & Special Events Category

Here are the top 5 most recent Gifts & Special Events stores.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Littlebellaboutique
1,317,256
2022/12/02
John Emmanuel Floral Events
1,550,351
2022/12/02
Newfoundland Floral Design
1,944,474
2022/12/02
Candourbox
5,658,353
2022/12/02
Parks Party Planning
5,795,219
2022/12/02

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