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Gifts & Special Events stores on Shopify

Updated Nov 19 2021

There are 30,537 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:

  • 16.3% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category sell Flowers products
  • 6.8% 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
4,985

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 9.9% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have increased 57% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
651
2017 Q2
506
2017 Q3
537
2017 Q4
692
2018 Q1
656
2018 Q2
838
2018 Q3
985
2018 Q4
789
2019 Q1
911
2019 Q2
972
2019 Q3
951
2019 Q4
1,018
2020 Q1
1,169
2020 Q2
2,054
2020 Q3
1,843
2020 Q4
2,924
2021 Q1
2,635
2021 Q2
2,223
2021 Q3
2,536
2021 Q4 (to date)
2,264
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 58.8% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
  • Facebook is used by 57.0% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
  • Pinterest is used by 19.9% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
Type
Stores
Instagram
17,959
Facebook
17,406
Pinterest
6,082
Twitter
3,916
YouTube
1,936
LinkedIn
576
Tiktok
368
Facebook Group
356
Snapchat
85
Yelp
70

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.

  • 62.9% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have an email on their website
  • 40.1% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
19,199
Phone
12,255

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.

  • 52.5% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category are in United States
  • 14.6% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category are in United Kingdom
  • 10.2% 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
16,020
3,113
2,255
427
409
382
228

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.

  • 16.1% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have installed the Product Reviews Shopify app.
  • 12.5% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have installed the Klaviyo: Email Marketing & SMS Shopify app.
  • 11.5% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have installed the Mailchimp 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 230 different technologies that have 179,675 collective installs on Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.

  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 99.3% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
  • Apple Pay is used by 64.7% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
  • Shop Pay is used by 62.9% 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.

Technology
Stores
19,766
19,199
15,214
3,825

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.
  • 18.5% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 14.9% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category sell 50 - 99 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
3,504
10 - 24
3,788
25 - 49
4,103
50 - 99
4,559
100 - 249
5,675
250 - 999
5,660
1000 - 4999
2,223
5000 - 9999
254
10000 - 24999
116
25000 - 99999
49

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 28.3% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
  • The minimal theme is used by 8.7% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
  • The brooklyn theme is used by 5.3% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category.
Theme Name
Stores
debut
8,653
minimal
2,664
brooklyn
1,610
supply
1,511
simple
1,127
dawn
952
impulse
932
venture
825
narrative
573
theme-shineon-platform-debut/master
571

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.

  • 70.8% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have a .com domain.
  • 7.4% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have a .co.uk domain.
  • 6.5% of Shopify stores in the Gifts & Special Events category have a .com.au domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
21,607
.co.uk
2,256
.com.au
1,994
.ca
805
.co.nz
426
.co
371
.shop
366
.net
331
.store
196
.ie
188

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
FTD
631
2016/12/30
ProFlowers
1,043
2016/12/30
ReserveBar
1,475
2018/12/07
Yellow Octopus
2,534
2017/09/29
FiftyFlowers
2,644
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
Coozy
115,955
2021/11/19
Cats and Coffee
2,393,898
2021/11/19
100Upward
2,396,983
2021/11/19
Tudox Holiday Gifts
2,414,355
2021/11/19
Dinky Gift Shop
2,461,010
2021/11/19

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