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Internet stores on Shopify

Updated Dec 2 2022

There are 5,850 live Shopify stores in the Internet category.

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

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The most popular subcategories under Internet are:

  • 54.1% of Shopify stores in the Internet category sell Web Services products
  • 0.6% of Shopify stores in the Internet category sell Voice & Video Chat products

Here are the the top Internet subcategories by store count.

Name
Store Count
3,163

Growth of Internet Stores On Shopify

Here is the historical growth of stores on Shopify in the Internet category.

  • Shopify stores in the Internet category have increased 11.5% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in the Internet category have increased 28% year-over-year in 2022 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
66
2017 Q2
68
2017 Q3
85
2017 Q4
90
2018 Q1
93
2018 Q2
107
2018 Q3
99
2018 Q4
69
2019 Q1
110
2019 Q2
109
2019 Q3
105
2019 Q4
107
2020 Q1
128
2020 Q2
137
2020 Q3
132
2020 Q4
139
2021 Q1
182
2021 Q2
217
2021 Q3
190
2021 Q4
128
2022 Q1
136
2022 Q2
143
2022 Q3
365
2022 Q4 (to date)
2,298
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 Internet Category

Here are the top social media sites for Shopify stores in the Internet category.

  • Instagram is used by 16.6% of Shopify stores in the Internet category.
  • Facebook is used by 16.4% of Shopify stores in the Internet category.
  • Twitter is used by 8.2% of Shopify stores in the Internet category.
Type
Stores
Instagram
970
Facebook
961
Twitter
480
YouTube
343
LinkedIn
292
Pinterest
155
Tiktok
121
Facebook Group
32
Snapchat
11

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In The Internet Category

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

  • 26.9% of Shopify stores in the Internet category have an email on their website
  • 16.6% of Shopify stores in the Internet category provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
1,571
Phone
971

Top Countries For Shopify Stores In The Internet Category

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

  • 33.4% of Shopify stores in the Internet category are in United States
  • 5.6% of Shopify stores in the Internet category are in United Kingdom
  • 4.9% of Shopify stores in the Internet category are in Canada
  • 3.3% of Shopify stores in the Internet category are in Australia
Country
Stores
287
193
159
55

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Top Shopify Apps For Stores In The Internet Category

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

  • 10.1% of Shopify stores in the Internet category have installed the Product Reviews Shopify app.
  • 7.3% of Shopify stores in the Internet category have installed the Mobile App Builder ‑ Shopney Shopify app.
  • 5.7% of Shopify stores in the Internet 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 Internet Category

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

We're tracking 228 different technologies that have 27,289 collective installs on Shopify stores in the Internet category.

  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 61.0% of Shopify stores in the Internet category.
  • Facebook Pixel is used by 50.6% of Shopify stores in the Internet category.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 43.8% of Shopify stores in the Internet category.

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

Technology
Stores
2,161
1,982
1,933
1,286
1,129

Number Of Products Sold For Shopify Stores In The Internet Category

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

  • 34.9% of Shopify stores in the Internet category sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 9.5% of Shopify stores in the Internet category sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 5.3% of Shopify stores in the Internet category sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
2,039
10 - 24
558
25 - 49
309
50 - 99
207
100 - 249
185
250 - 999
139
1000 - 4999
59
5000 - 9999
7
25000 - 99999
7
250000+
11

Top Shopify Themes For Stores In The Internet 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 Unknown theme is used by 39.3% of Shopify stores in the Internet category.
  • The debut theme is used by 9.1% of Shopify stores in the Internet category.
  • The dawn theme is used by 8.4% of Shopify stores in the Internet category.
Theme Name
Stores
Unknown
2,299
debut
530
dawn
490
minimal
125
impulse
92
brooklyn
88
launchpad-star
85
narrative
82
launchpad
80
refresh
74

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In The Internet 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.

  • 73.1% of Shopify stores in the Internet category have a .com domain.
  • 2.2% of Shopify stores in the Internet category have a .info domain.
  • 1.7% of Shopify stores in the Internet category have a .co.uk domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
4,279
.info
126
.co.uk
102
.live
102
.com.au
98
.co
88
.net
86
.org
84
.page
84
.io
58

Top Stores In The Internet Category

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
eero
6,624
2016/12/30
SwitchBot International
13,674
2016/12/30
COURANT
14,555
2019/05/03
Casa do Código
22,173
2016/12/30
MFJ Enterprises Inc
22,514
2020/03/27

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New Stores In The Internet Category

Here are the top 5 most recent Internet stores.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
altheajones.com
4,829,139
2022/12/02
Asterisk Mag
4,960,760
2022/12/02
PlasmicPower
6,084,104
2022/12/02
teslacarplay.com
6,103,895
2022/12/02
ANTIGRAV
6,162,996
2022/12/02

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