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 642 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
17
2017 Q2
17
2017 Q3
6
2017 Q4
3
2018 Q1
13
2018 Q2
46
2018 Q3
48
2018 Q4
44
2019 Q1
57
2019 Q2
35
2019 Q3
22
2019 Q4
12
2020 Q1
23
2020 Q2
150
2020 Q3 (to date)
27
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, Inc.
76
2020/04/24
Mejuri
112
2019/10/25
huckberry.com
115
2016/12/30
Garmentory
127
2016/12/30
Maisonette
161
2018/12/14

New Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
www.real.reviews
17,805
2020/07/24
www.diamondtechcrafts.com
151,468
2020/07/24
store.palmangels.com
1,273,111
2020/07/24
stopcomplainers.bulkbooks.com
1,360,944
2020/07/24
blackwellandedwards1.reviewshake.com
1,368,633
2020/07/24

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has taken 2 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
syspree.com
69,793
WooCommerce
2020/06/18
www.uranoarteluce.com
1,804,757
WooCommerce
2020/06/15

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has lost 2 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Eighteen B
17,262
Shopify
2020/07/26
www.alsformalwear.com
267,105
WooCommerce
2020/05/21

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.

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
340
52%
Facebook
292
45%
Instagram
263
40%
Phone
237
36%
Twitter
158
24%
YouTube
74
11%
Pinterest
68
10%
LinkedIn
55
8%

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 52 different technologies that have 1,114 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
361
.it
56
.de
29
.fr
27
.ru
18
.icu
16
.ch
8
.eu
8
.net
8
.org
8

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