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The State of Spree Commerce in 2024

Updated Feb 23 2024

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 1,207 live stores running on the Spree Commerce platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Spree Commerce.

  • Spree Commerce stores increased 6.3% quarter-over-quarter in 2023 Q4.
  • Spree Commerce stores increased 35% year-over-year in 2023 Q4.
Quarter
Active Stores
2020 Q2
539
2020 Q3
736
2020 Q4
1,147
2021 Q1
1,457
2021 Q2
1,665
2021 Q3
1,874
2021 Q4
1,772
2022 Q1
1,737
2022 Q2
1,525
2022 Q3
1,446
2022 Q4
1,276
2023 Q1
1,424
2023 Q2
1,260
2023 Q3
1,348
2023 Q4
1,214
2024 Q1 (to date)
1,207
Active Stores by Quarter

Note: the store counts displayed in this section are based on actual historical store counts.

It's hard to know exactly when a Spree Commerce store was first created but we use a heuristic that includes historical DNS data which 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 41.6% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Instagram is used by 36.2% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Twitter is used by 19.4% of Spree Commerce stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
502
Instagram
437
Twitter
234
LinkedIn
190
YouTube
144
Pinterest
72
WhatsApp
42
Tiktok
16
Facebook Group
10
Yelp
5

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.

  • 62% of Spree Commerce stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 42% of Spree Commerce stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
748
Email
509

Top Categories For Spree Commerce Stores

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

  • 18.2% of Spree Commerce stores sell Health products.
  • 8.2% of Spree Commerce stores sell Apparel products.
  • 6.3% of Spree Commerce stores sell Food & Drink products.

Top Countries For Spree Commerce Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Spree Commerce.

  • 25.1% of Spree Commerce stores are in United States
  • 6.4% of Spree Commerce stores are in Germany
  • 4.1% of Spree Commerce stores are in France
  • 3.4% of Spree Commerce stores are in United Kingdom

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.

  • 87.7% of Spree Commerce stores have Unknown employees.
  • 5.4% of Spree Commerce stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 1.7% of Spree Commerce stores have 100 - 249 employees.
Employees
Stores
Unknown
1,059
1 - 9
65
10 - 24
15
25 - 49
17
50 - 99
7
100 - 249
20
250 - 999
18
1000 - 4999
5
5000+
1

Number Of Products Sold For Spree Commerce Stores

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

  • 19.7% of Spree Commerce stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 19.3% of Spree Commerce stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
  • 13.5% of Spree Commerce stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
238
10 - 24
63
25 - 49
69
50 - 99
26
100 - 249
119
250 - 999
163
1000 - 4999
233
5000 - 9999
30
10000 - 24999
57
25000 - 99999
18

Top Technologies on Spree Commerce Stores

We're tracking 188 different technologies that have 5,177 collective installs on Spree Commerce stores.

  • reCAPTCHA is used by 45.3% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 39.0% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Google Adsense is used by 37.0% 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 3.6% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • USPS is used by 2.8% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Fedex is used by 2.6% of Spree Commerce stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
43
USPS
34
Fedex
31
Royal Mail
6
Australia Post
5
DHL
2
GLS Parcel
2
Canada Post
2
New Zealean Post
2
Japan Post
1

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.

  • 55.1% of Spree Commerce stores have a .com domain.
  • 5.2% of Spree Commerce stores have a .de domain.
  • 3.7% of Spree Commerce stores have a .fr domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
665
.de
63
.fr
45
.ru
31
.co.uk
29
.com.ar
23
.nl
19
.in
17
.it
16
.pl
15

Top Spree Commerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
goop
649
2016/12/30
Mejuri
806
2019/10/25
Blue Bottle Coffee
859
2016/12/30
Huckberry
1,183
2016/12/30
Maisonette
1,880
2018/12/14

New Spree Commerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Kulturhaus Insel Berlin
5,877,277
2024/02/23
Senco Shop
6,513,406
2024/02/23
GEL SHADOW
6,754,717
2024/02/23
computersshop
7,357,334
2024/02/23
Liverpool Mexico
7,608,262
2024/02/23

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
Blue Bottle Coffee
859
Custom Cart
2023/12/12
Farmacias Salcobrand ®
8,448
Custom Cart
2024/02/05
Boomkat
596,299
Custom Cart
2024/01/01
SellerSpree
1,021,209
Custom Cart
2023/12/26
Proline
2,297,686
WooCommerce
2024/01/16

Stores Switching from Spree Commerce To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has lost 37 merchants to competitive platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
New Mexico Piñon Coffee
24,019
Shopify
2024/01/29
EveryMarket
24,607
Shopify
2024/01/22
Artemest
26,059
Custom Cart
2023/12/06
TireGet
339,386
Custom Cart
2023/12/25
atalanda
350,950
Custom Cart
2024/02/12

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