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The State of Spree Commerce in 2021

Updated Sep 17 2021

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 1,881 live stores running on the Spree Commerce platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Spree Commerce.

  • Spree Commerce stores increased 8.7% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q2.
  • Spree Commerce stores increased 55% year-over-year in 2021 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
38
2017 Q2
28
2017 Q3
10
2017 Q4
18
2018 Q1
32
2018 Q2
72
2018 Q3
61
2018 Q4
63
2019 Q1
210
2019 Q2
63
2019 Q3
39
2019 Q4
28
2020 Q1
40
2020 Q2
114
2020 Q3
72
2020 Q4
179
2021 Q1
193
2021 Q2
129
2021 Q3 (to date)
267
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 48.2% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Instagram is used by 38.5% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Twitter is used by 16.7% of Spree Commerce stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
907
Instagram
725
Twitter
314
YouTube
187
LinkedIn
149
Pinterest
96
Facebook Group
16
Tiktok
2
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.

  • 59% of Spree Commerce stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 52% of Spree Commerce stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
1,110
Email
980

Top Categories For Spree Commerce Stores

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

  • 14.9% of Spree Commerce stores sell Health products.
  • 7.2% of Spree Commerce stores sell Food & Drink products.
  • 5.3% of Spree Commerce stores sell Apparel products.

Top Countries For Spree Commerce Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Spree Commerce.

  • 29.8% of Spree Commerce stores are in Italy
  • 19.2% of Spree Commerce stores are in United States
  • 3.0% of Spree Commerce stores are in Germany
  • 2.5% 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.

  • 2.7% of Spree Commerce stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.8% of Spree Commerce stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.8% of Spree Commerce stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
51
10 - 24
15
25 - 49
15
50 - 99
11
100 - 249
5
250 - 999
10
1000 - 4999
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.

  • 4.1% of Spree Commerce stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 3.5% of Spree Commerce stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 2.6% of Spree Commerce stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
33
10 - 24
18
25 - 49
19
50 - 99
13
100 - 249
66
250 - 999
78
1000 - 4999
48
5000 - 9999
20
10000 - 24999
18
25000 - 99999
13

Top Technologies on Spree Commerce Stores

We're tracking 96 different technologies that have 5,242 collective installs on Spree Commerce stores.

  • Cloudfront CDN is used by 52.2% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • reCAPTCHA is used by 51.2% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 29.6% 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 7.7% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • USPS is used by 1.9% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Fedex is used by 1.4% of Spree Commerce stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
145
USPS
35
Fedex
27
DHL
6
Australia Post
4
Correios
4
GLS Parcel
2
Japan Post
2
Canada Post
2
Royal Mail
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.

  • 55.0% of Spree Commerce stores have a .com domain.
  • 21.7% of Spree Commerce stores have a .it domain.
  • 2.4% of Spree Commerce stores have a .de domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
1,034
.it
409
.de
45
.fr
41
.ru
36
.co.uk
20
.com.ar
20
.net
20
.eu
19
.org
18

Top Spree Commerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Bookshop
bookshop.org
409
2019/08/23
Glossier
www.glossier.com
538
2017/10/27
goop
goop.com
620
2016/12/30
Huckberry
huckberry.com
855
2016/12/30
Five Below
www.fivebelow.com
981
2016/12/30

New Spree Commerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Cocobolo Tree Farm
store.cocobolotreefarm.com
765,682
2021/09/17
FLAM
shop.flam-bz.it
2,037,825
2021/09/17
GIOIELLERIA CATERINI
shop.gioielleriacaterini.com
2,054,129
2021/09/17
ORTOPEDIA SANITARIA MARY
shop.ortopediasanitariamary.it
2,054,240
2021/09/17
EHealthPro
donnanaumann.ehealthpro.com
2,627,565
2021/09/17

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
ExaCall
exacall.com
75,480
Custom Cart
2021/09/07
www.modehaus.de
www.modehaus.de
497,550
Custom Cart
2021/09/04
Scars & Stripes Coffee
scarsandstripescoffee.com
543,165
Custom Cart
2021/07/12
EEL Used Restaurant Equipment
www.eeleconomicrestaurantequipment.com
1,254,237
Custom Cart
2021/08/18
Zen Market
zenapp.vn
1,369,180
Custom Cart
2021/07/24

Stores Switching from Spree Commerce To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has lost 16 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Felix Gray
felixgray.com
10,162
Shopify
2021/08/02
vetco.net
vetco.net
20,396
Custom Cart
2021/07/19
The Refill Shoppe
www.therefillshoppe.com
164,391
Lightspeed
2021/09/16
ultralite.eu
www.ultralite.eu
378,771
Custom Cart
2021/08/03
Жана Арна Телеком
zatelecom.kz
1,379,044
Custom Cart
2021/07/26

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