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Sports stores on Shopify

Updated Dec 2 2022

There are 58,416 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:

  • 63.5% of Shopify stores in the Sports category sell Sporting Goods products
  • 28.9% of Shopify stores in the Sports category sell Individual Sports products
  • 14.0% 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 10.5% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in the Sports category have increased 31% year-over-year in 2022 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
1,268
2017 Q2
894
2017 Q3
1,029
2017 Q4
1,306
2018 Q1
1,260
2018 Q2
1,451
2018 Q3
1,517
2018 Q4
1,305
2019 Q1
1,623
2019 Q2
1,758
2019 Q3
1,524
2019 Q4
1,612
2020 Q1
1,756
2020 Q2
2,467
2020 Q3
2,552
2020 Q4
2,975
2021 Q1
3,039
2021 Q2
2,700
2021 Q3
2,715
2021 Q4
2,535
2022 Q1
2,187
2022 Q2
2,930
2022 Q3
5,165
2022 Q4 (to date)
3,951
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 55.9% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
  • Facebook is used by 50.6% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
  • YouTube is used by 19.6% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
Type
Stores
Instagram
32,641
Facebook
29,540
YouTube
11,444
Twitter
11,059
Pinterest
3,958
LinkedIn
3,067
Tiktok
2,621
Facebook Group
882
Snapchat
223
Yelp
52

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In The Sports Category

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

  • 55.9% of Shopify stores in the Sports category have an email on their website
  • 38.3% of Shopify stores in the Sports category provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
32,630
Phone
22,362

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
  • 10.4% of Shopify stores in the Sports category are in United Kingdom
  • 8.0% of Shopify stores in the Sports category are in Australia
  • 7.9% of Shopify stores in the Sports category are in Canada
Country
Stores
33,932
4,677
4,639
1,044
654
436
390

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.

  • 22.3% of Shopify stores in the Sports category have installed the Product Reviews Shopify app.
  • 17.1% of Shopify stores in the Sports category have installed the Mobile App Builder ‑ Shopney Shopify app.
  • 14.9% of Shopify stores in the Sports 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 Sports Category

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

We're tracking 373 different technologies that have 404,580 collective installs on Shopify stores in the Sports category.

  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 98.1% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
  • Apple Pay is used by 66.2% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
  • Shop Pay is used by 60.3% of Shopify stores in the Sports 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 Sports Category

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

  • 24.2% of Shopify stores in the Sports category sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 16.9% of Shopify stores in the Sports category sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 13.7% of Shopify stores in the Sports category sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
14,144
10 - 24
9,851
25 - 49
7,990
50 - 99
7,284
100 - 249
7,316
250 - 999
6,651
1000 - 4999
3,103
5000 - 9999
412
10000 - 24999
238
25000 - 99999
111

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 15.1% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
  • The dawn theme is used by 13.0% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
  • The venture theme is used by 8.0% of Shopify stores in the Sports category.
Theme Name
Stores
debut
8,844
dawn
7,594
venture
4,667
impulse
2,808
brooklyn
1,816
minimal
1,609
supply
1,357
ride
1,218
simple
1,095
motion
1,028

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.

  • 75.2% of Shopify stores in the Sports category have a .com domain.
  • 4.3% 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
43,925
.com.au
2,519
.co.uk
2,354
.ca
1,406
.shop
808
.net
689
.co
663
.co.nz
632
.store
560
.org
416

Top Stores In The Sports Category

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Peloton®
1,411
2017/09/29
New Era Cap
1,713
2016/12/30
SwimOutlet.com
1,895
2016/12/30
Volcom US
2,288
2018/09/28
Decathlon
2,445
2018/06/22

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New Stores In The Sports Category

Here are the top 5 most recent Sports stores.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Zone3 USA
414,075
2022/12/02
HomeFitnessCode - NL
420,742
2022/12/02
La Barca Shop
714,336
2022/12/02
nwmountainshop.com
1,190,916
2022/12/02
Attain. run cap
1,572,189
2022/12/02

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