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 749 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
22
2017 Q2
23
2017 Q3
10
2017 Q4
8
2018 Q1
17
2018 Q2
50
2018 Q3
48
2018 Q4
49
2019 Q1
66
2019 Q2
35
2019 Q3
24
2019 Q4
14
2020 Q1
29
2020 Q2
134
2020 Q3
60
2020 Q4 (to date)
5
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
SOGI手機王
72
2016/12/30
Glossier
77
2020/04/24
Bookshop
91
2019/08/23
Mejuri
93
2019/10/25
Huckberry
99
2016/12/30

New Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Yum Matcha
50,353
2020/10/16
The Sweatbar
178,578
2020/10/16
TCW Equipment Store
118,778
2020/10/09
EHealthPro
1,540,921
2020/10/02
IL FASCINO COSMESI
3,022,525
2020/10/02

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has taken 5 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Japan Code Supply
145,138
Shopify
2020/10/03
Bookmall
868,328
Shopify
2020/09/09
Famebazaar
1,215,943
Magento
2020/08/13
BOTTOMEI
2,356,921
Magento
2020/09/16
FIGHT WAVE
2,631,991
WooCommerce
2020/08/18

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has lost 8 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
1

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Eighteen B
45,865
Shopify
2020/07/26
Momiji-uk
91,058
Shopify
2020/10/03
Fine Line Automation
358,053
WooCommerce
2020/09/26
us.live-clean.com
1,440,089
Shopify
2020/08/16
Just Beck – just
1,502,468
Shopify
2020/09/11

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
219
100
37
36
23
11

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
429
57%
Facebook
380
50%
Instagram
340
45%
Phone
311
41%
YouTube
98
13%
Twitter
84
11%
Pinterest
76
10%
LinkedIn
69
9%

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 61 different technologies that have 1,326 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
420
.it
65
.de
31
.fr
30
.ru
23
.co.uk
13
.ch
11
.cl
9
.eu
9
.org
9

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You can segment stores on a variety of dimensions:

  • Social Media accounts
  • Email address
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  • Country
  • Third-party technologies
  • Creation date
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  • Top-level domains
  • Domain status
  • Domain type
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