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The State of Spree Commerce in 2022

Updated Sep 16 2022

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

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Spree Commerce usage.

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Spree Commerce Growth

At present, there are 1,455 live stores running on the Spree Commerce platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Spree Commerce.

  • Spree Commerce stores increased 1.2% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q2.
  • Spree Commerce stores increased 14% year-over-year in 2022 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
29
2017 Q2
20
2017 Q3
7
2017 Q4
17
2018 Q1
34
2018 Q2
68
2018 Q3
40
2018 Q4
48
2019 Q1
175
2019 Q2
46
2019 Q3
31
2019 Q4
18
2020 Q1
36
2020 Q2
95
2020 Q3
49
2020 Q4
112
2021 Q1
126
2021 Q2
109
2021 Q3
126
2021 Q4
18
2022 Q1
9
2022 Q2
16
2022 Q3 (to date)
54
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.

Social Media Usage On Spree Commerce Stores

Ecommerce brands use social media sites to engage with millions of consumers. Instagram and Facebook are the dominant social media sites for ecommerce stores, by far, with Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube also having notable usage.

  • Facebook is used by 43.4% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Instagram is used by 35.9% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Twitter is used by 17.9% of Spree Commerce stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
632
Instagram
523
Twitter
261
LinkedIn
170
YouTube
159
Pinterest
91
Facebook Group
13
Tiktok
10
Yelp
3
Snapchat
1

Contact Information On Spree Commerce Stores

Email remains an extremely popular communication channel for merchants. Many merchants also provide a phone number so that their customers can reach them instantly.

  • 72% of Spree Commerce stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 48% of Spree Commerce stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
1,046
Email
697

Top Categories For Spree Commerce Stores

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on Spree Commerce.

  • 22.0% of Spree Commerce stores sell Health products.
  • 11.9% of Spree Commerce stores sell Food & Drink products.
  • 10.3% of Spree Commerce stores sell Home & Garden products.

Top Countries For Spree Commerce Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Spree Commerce.

  • 25.2% of Spree Commerce stores are in United States
  • 17.0% of Spree Commerce stores are in Italy
  • 3.6% of Spree Commerce stores are in Germany
  • 3.2% of Spree Commerce stores are in France

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

Number Of Employees For Spree Commerce Stores

Here is the breakdown of Spree Commerce stores by the number of employees.

  • 4.5% of Spree Commerce stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 1.5% of Spree Commerce stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 1.1% of Spree Commerce stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
65
10 - 24
22
25 - 49
16
50 - 99
7
100 - 249
10
250 - 999
14
1000 - 4999
3

Number Of Products Sold For Spree Commerce Stores

Here is the breakdown of Spree Commerce stores by the number of products that they sell.

  • 20.4% of Spree Commerce stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
  • 19.9% of Spree Commerce stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 11.3% of Spree Commerce stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
289
10 - 24
116
25 - 49
95
50 - 99
42
100 - 249
147
250 - 999
164
1000 - 4999
297
5000 - 9999
67
10000 - 24999
57
25000 - 99999
19

Top Technologies on Spree Commerce Stores

We're tracking 116 different technologies that have 4,930 collective installs on Spree Commerce stores.

  • reCAPTCHA is used by 42.7% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Cloudfront CDN is used by 39.2% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 37.1% of Spree Commerce stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By Spree Commerce Stores

  • UPS is used by 6.7% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Fedex is used by 2.2% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • USPS is used by 2.1% of Spree Commerce stores.

Here are the top 10 shipping carriers across all Spree Commerce stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
98
Fedex
32
USPS
31
DHL
7
Royal Mail
7
Australia Post
6
Delhivery
3
GLS Parcel
3
Bluedart
3
Fastway
2

Spree Commerce Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for Spree Commerce stores. 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.

That said, you'll find stark regional differences in certain countries. In Australia, .com.au is the most common top-level domain with .com a close second. This is the exception however as .com domains dominate in virtually all other countries.

  • 59.2% of Spree Commerce stores have a .com domain.
  • 12.9% of Spree Commerce stores have a .it domain.
  • 2.9% of Spree Commerce stores have a .de domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
862
.it
187
.de
42
.fr
41
.ru
34
.co.uk
24
.net
19
.com.ar
18
.org
17
.com.br
14

Top Spree Commerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Five Below
494
2016/12/30
Glossier
1,019
2017/10/27
Maisonette
1,550
2018/12/14
Huckberry
1,713
2016/12/30
GetSmarter
1,945
2017/10/27

New Spree Commerce Stores

Here are the 5 highest-ranked stores added most recently.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
unpmq.vip
9,602,538
2022/09/16
Alessandrogiada
2,172,267
2022/09/09
gonhuavietyohue.com
5,379,270
2022/09/09
CleaningSpree
6,660,083
2022/09/02
Beergang
6,687,905
2022/09/02

Stores Switching to Spree Commerce From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has taken 9 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores

Here are the top stores that have switched to Spree Commerce from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Gray Malin
21,873
Custom Cart
2022/09/15
Тетрадки на Pazaruvaj.com
102,052
Custom Cart
2022/08/16
Линийки на Pazaruvaj.com
103,778
Custom Cart
2022/09/08
MΔSON
160,859
Custom Cart
2022/07/05
The Greenway Foundation
183,710
Square Online
2022/07/05

Stores Switching from Spree Commerce To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has lost 19 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
1

Here are the top Spree Commerce stores that have recently changed to a competitive platform.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Farmacias Salcobrand ®
11,298
Custom Cart
2022/09/12
BROSA
11,460
Custom Cart
2022/07/10
GC Coupons
12,927
Custom Cart
2022/08/08
CENO.JP
19,925
Shopify
2022/07/04
800Flower
48,361
Shopify
2022/07/11

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