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The State of Spree Commerce in 2023

Updated Jan 27 2023

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 1,504 live stores running on the Spree Commerce platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Spree Commerce.

  • Spree Commerce stores increased 1.4% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q4.
  • Spree Commerce stores increased 9% year-over-year in 2022 Q4.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
27
2017 Q2
20
2017 Q3
11
2017 Q4
16
2018 Q1
32
2018 Q2
68
2018 Q3
38
2018 Q4
47
2019 Q1
170
2019 Q2
52
2019 Q3
33
2019 Q4
12
2020 Q1
39
2020 Q2
96
2020 Q3
54
2020 Q4
107
2021 Q1
120
2021 Q2
122
2021 Q3
82
2021 Q4
33
2022 Q1
21
2022 Q2
28
2022 Q3
55
2022 Q4
20
2023 Q1 (to date)
9
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 43.6% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Instagram is used by 37.6% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Twitter is used by 19.6% of Spree Commerce stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
656
Instagram
566
Twitter
295
LinkedIn
185
YouTube
153
Pinterest
87
Tiktok
13
Facebook Group
12
Yelp
5
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.

  • 67% of Spree Commerce stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 46% of Spree Commerce stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
1,001
Email
690
WhatsApp
48

Top Categories For Spree Commerce Stores

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

  • 20.5% of Spree Commerce stores sell Health products.
  • 10.3% of Spree Commerce stores sell Food & Drink products.
  • 9.4% of Spree Commerce stores sell Apparel products.

Top Countries For Spree Commerce Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Spree Commerce.

  • 27.8% of Spree Commerce stores are in United States
  • 8.2% of Spree Commerce stores are in Italy
  • 4.3% of Spree Commerce stores are in Germany
  • 3.5% 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.

  • 4.6% of Spree Commerce stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 1.3% of Spree Commerce stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 1.3% of Spree Commerce stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
69
10 - 24
20
25 - 49
19
50 - 99
8
100 - 249
12
250 - 999
12
1000 - 4999
3
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.

  • 23.4% of Spree Commerce stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 20.3% of Spree Commerce stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
  • 11.1% of Spree Commerce stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
352
10 - 24
122
25 - 49
103
50 - 99
32
100 - 249
163
250 - 999
167
1000 - 4999
306
5000 - 9999
78
10000 - 24999
67
25000 - 99999
31

Top Technologies on Spree Commerce Stores

We're tracking 147 different technologies that have 5,475 collective installs on Spree Commerce stores.

  • Google Analytics is used by 39.8% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 39.4% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Google Adsense 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 7.0% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • USPS is used by 4.1% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Fedex is used by 3.7% of Spree Commerce stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
106
USPS
61
Fedex
55
Royal Mail
10
Australia Post
6
DHL
5
Canada Post
3
Polish Post
3
GLS Parcel
2
Purolator
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.

  • 59.6% of Spree Commerce stores have a .com domain.
  • 6.1% of Spree Commerce stores have a .it domain.
  • 3.3% of Spree Commerce stores have a .de domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
896
.it
91
.de
50
.fr
45
.ru
34
.co.uk
33
.com.ar
25
.nl
22
.org
22
.net
19

Top Spree Commerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
goop
586
2016/12/30
Mejuri
685
2019/10/25
Bookshop
1,021
2019/08/23
Maisonette
1,403
2018/12/14
Wool and the Gang
1,501
2016/12/30

New Spree Commerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Bellinda
1,791,424
2023/01/20
drsalacosmetic.com
6,794,204
2023/01/20
Minimal Audio
10,821,038
2023/01/20
Trang chủ
6,105,456
2023/01/13
store.hackspire.com
6,108,699
2023/01/13

Stores Switching to Spree Commerce From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has taken 232 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
10
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
New Mexico Piñon Coffee
13,061
Custom Cart
2023/01/03
Ace & Tate
17,885
Custom Cart
2022/11/16
Gunprime.com
20,812
Custom Cart
2023/01/04
iOffer
35,908
Custom Cart
2023/01/05
RAW WINE
37,377
Custom Cart
2023/01/04

Stores Switching from Spree Commerce To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has lost 13 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
BlvdHome
14,791
Magento
2022/11/28
Farmacias Salcobrand ®
17,471
Custom Cart
2022/12/05
London Rebel
298,915
Shopify
2022/11/14
www.monheimer-lokalhelden.de
551,800
Custom Cart
2023/01/16
Purepet
882,784
Custom Cart
2023/01/02

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