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 463 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
16
2017 Q2
16
2017 Q3
5
2017 Q4
2
2018 Q1
16
2018 Q2
33
2018 Q3
25
2018 Q4
29
2019 Q1
35
2019 Q2
23
2019 Q3
16
2019 Q4
9
2020 Q1
19
2020 Q2 (to date)
106
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
www.urbanladder.com
117
2017/10/27
huckberry.com
123
2016/12/30
Garmentory
124
2016/12/30
bookshop.org
182
2019/08/23
Mejuri
204
2019/10/25

New Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
ccu-mistral-chart.35.232.100.187.nip.io
1,228,492
2020/05/29
webstoreseo.reviewshake.com
1,229,860
2020/05/22
dt8jgkh7h3g1r.cloudfront.net
2,683,276
2020/05/22
www.happyfresh.id
512
2020/04/24
TRENDYGOLF USA.COM
2,319
2020/04/24

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has taken 3 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
1

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Home | Active Wellness
1,154,626
Magento
2020/04/17
www.spreewehrmuehle.de
1,625,827
Wix
2020/05/07
www.thedollarspree.com
2,073,895
WooCommerce
2020/04/22

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has lost 1 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
www.alsformalwear.com
258,137
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.

Country
Stores
None
145
33
32
23
15
7
7

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
236
50%
Instagram
205
44%
Phone
173
37%
Facebook
172
37%
Twitter
146
31%
YouTube
65
14%
Pinterest
62
13%
LinkedIn
51
11%

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 50 different technologies that have 872 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
270
.de
27
.ru
19
.fr
18
.it
17
.co.uk
7
.ch
6
.cl
6
.eu
6
.net
6

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