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Sports stores on Shopify

Updated May 20 2022

There are 53,086 live Shopify stores in the Sports category.

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

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The most popular subcategories under Sports are:

  • 63.7% of Shopify stores in the Sports category sell Sporting Goods products
  • 28.6% of Shopify stores in the Sports category sell Individual Sports products
  • 13.3% of Shopify stores in the Sports category sell Team Sports products

Here are the the top Sports subcategories by store count.

Growth of Sports Stores On Shopify

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

  • Shopify stores in the Sports category have increased 6.1% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • Shopify stores in the Sports category have increased 33% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
1,274
2017 Q2
935
2017 Q3
1,060
2017 Q4
1,313
2018 Q1
1,303
2018 Q2
1,515
2018 Q3
1,611
2018 Q4
1,332
2019 Q1
1,676
2019 Q2
1,851
2019 Q3
1,609
2019 Q4
1,733
2020 Q1
1,836
2020 Q2
2,656
2020 Q3
2,794
2020 Q4
3,339
2021 Q1
3,274
2021 Q2
3,059
2021 Q3
3,333
2021 Q4
3,191
2022 Q1
2,914
2022 Q2 (to date)
2,693
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 Sports Category

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

  • Instagram is used by 57.0% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
  • Facebook is used by 53.9% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
  • Twitter is used by 20.5% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
Type
Stores
Instagram
30,259
Facebook
28,608
Twitter
10,878
YouTube
10,488
Pinterest
3,741
LinkedIn
2,437
Tiktok
1,271
Facebook Group
802
Snapchat
212
Yelp
57

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In The Sports Category

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

  • 57.3% of Shopify stores in the Sports category have an email on their website
  • 39.3% of Shopify stores in the Sports category provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
30,426
Phone
20,874

Top Countries For Shopify Stores In The Sports Category

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

  • 58.1% of Shopify stores in the Sports category are in United States
  • 10.2% of Shopify stores in the Sports category are in United Kingdom
  • 8.2% of Shopify stores in the Sports category are in Australia
  • 8.2% of Shopify stores in the Sports category are in Canada
Country
Stores
30,862
4,377
4,352
627
392
389
349

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

Top Shopify Apps For Stores In The Sports Category

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

  • 22.2% of Shopify stores in the Sports category have installed the Product Reviews Shopify app.
  • 14.4% of Shopify stores in the Sports category have installed the Klaviyo: Email Marketing & SMS Shopify app.
  • 12.6% of Shopify stores in the Sports category have installed the Mailchimp: Email Marketing 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 Sports Category

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

We're tracking 318 different technologies that have 345,410 collective installs on Shopify stores in the Sports category.

  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 98.3% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
  • Apple Pay is used by 67.5% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
  • Shop Pay is used by 60.5% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.

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

Technology
Stores
35,846
32,115
31,218

Number Of Products Sold For Shopify Stores In The Sports Category

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

  • 22.0% of Shopify stores in the Sports category sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 17.4% of Shopify stores in the Sports category sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 13.9% of Shopify stores in the Sports category sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
11,662
10 - 24
9,225
25 - 49
7,380
50 - 99
6,847
100 - 249
6,697
250 - 999
6,190
1000 - 4999
2,781
5000 - 9999
364
10000 - 24999
188
25000 - 99999
94

Top Shopify Themes For Stores In The Sports 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 19.3% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
  • The venture theme is used by 10.2% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
  • The dawn theme is used by 7.0% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
Theme Name
Stores
debut
10,259
venture
5,423
dawn
3,735
impulse
2,420
brooklyn
2,163
minimal
1,813
supply
1,549
simple
1,252
narrative
1,244
motion
890

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

  • 75.4% of Shopify stores in the Sports category have a .com domain.
  • 4.5% of Shopify stores in the Sports category have a .com.au domain.
  • 4.0% of Shopify stores in the Sports category have a .co.uk domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
40,051
.com.au
2,374
.co.uk
2,141
.ca
1,298
.co.nz
594
.net
594
.shop
574
.co
555
.store
445
.org
371

Top Stores In The Sports Category

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Peloton®
358
2017/09/29
New Era Cap
1,011
2016/12/30
Decathlon
1,094
2018/06/22
SwimOutlet.com
1,146
2016/12/30
Rad Power Bikes
1,632
2017/11/17

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New Stores In The Sports Category

Here are the top 5 most recent Sports stores.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Stoko
506,470
2022/05/20
AIF Awards
641,671
2022/05/20
www.onerunstronger.com
2,694,047
2022/05/20
soulmarker
2,694,269
2022/05/20
TIME Bicycles Asia
2,743,844
2022/05/20

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