The State of Spree Commerce

Initially released in 2007, Spree Commerce is an open-source e-commerce platform that can be self-hosted or run on a variety of cloud platforms.

Quarterly Growth

At present, there are 1,221 live stores running on the Spree Commerce platform.

Here is the quarter-over-quarter growth of stores running Spree Commerce.

Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
33
2017 Q2
35
2017 Q3
12
2017 Q4
15
2018 Q1
29
2018 Q2
69
2018 Q3
71
2018 Q4
63
2019 Q1
112
2019 Q2
62
2019 Q3
38
2019 Q4
29
2020 Q1
41
2020 Q2
140
2020 Q3
75
2020 Q4
177
2021 Q1 (to date)
1
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

It's hard to know exactly when a Spree Commerce store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.

Top Stores

Here are the top stores, powered by Spree Commerce, ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Glossier
61
2020/04/24
Bookshop
112
2019/08/23
Huckberry
130
2016/12/30
Garmentory
185
2016/12/30
BeautyMnl
371
2016/12/30

New Stores

Here are the 5 highest-ranked new stores that are running Spree Commerce.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Forest of Flowers
149,978
2021/01/15
НАЗАРЕТ
84,678
2020/12/25
aym-bindawood-production.herokuapp.com
1,413,840
2020/12/25
Official Phantom Ales Store
1,631,908
2020/12/25
EHealthPro
1,642,402
2020/12/25

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has taken 4 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
ELETTROMECCANICA VERELLI
695,353
Magento
2020/12/23
Mercy Delta
1,829,046
WooCommerce
2020/11/11
Volerò Shopping online
2,389,058
WooCommerce
2020/11/07
IL FASCINO COSMESI
2,397,464
WooCommerce
2020/12/31

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has lost 11 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
3

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Chimera Music
97,059
Squarespace
2020/12/17
Inline Design
142,047
Shopify
2020/12/10
Nature's Pharmacy
702,501
WooCommerce
2020/11/26
Display Maneqin
1,124,817
WooCommerce
2020/12/03
marjilaine
1,819,716
Wix
2020/11/19

Category Breakdown

Here are the top 20 industry verticals for stores on Spree Commerce.

Country Breakdown

Spree Commerce is quite popular in the United States.

Country
Stores
None
314
226
55
49
22

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

Social Media and Contact Info

Email and phone are the primary means of contacting merchants running on Spree Commerce.

This is in contrast with merchants using other e-commerce platforms that have much higher usage of social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Type
Stores
Percent
Email
694
56%
Facebook
634
51%
Phone
552
45%
Instagram
510
41%
YouTube
150
12%
Pinterest
91
7%
Twitter
83
6%
LinkedIn
83
6%

Third-Party Technologies

Many Spree Commerce merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the Spree Commerce App Store. We're tracking 71 different technologies that have 2,090 collective installs on Spree Commerce stores.

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

Top-level Domain Distribution

Most Spree Commerce stores use a .com domain. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only recently been introduced and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
654
.it
148
.fr
42
.ru
42
.de
41
.co.uk
21
.com.ar
21
.nl
14
.com.au
13
.eu
12

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