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The State of 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.

Quarterly Growth

At present, there are 1,664 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
38
2017 Q2
32
2017 Q3
13
2017 Q4
19
2018 Q1
32
2018 Q2
72
2018 Q3
64
2018 Q4
67
2019 Q1
212
2019 Q2
67
2019 Q3
38
2019 Q4
29
2020 Q1
42
2020 Q2
127
2020 Q3
68
2020 Q4
191
2021 Q1
200
2021 Q2 (to date)
128
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
goop
519
2016/12/30
Huckberry
741
2016/12/30
Five Below
941
2016/12/30
Glossier
985
2017/10/27
SberMarket
1,490
2018/12/28

New Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
EHealthPro
2,127,473
2021/06/18
La Bottega Dell'Olio
5,418,025
2021/06/11
EHealthPro
2,047,469
2021/05/28
EHealthPro
2,059,685
2021/05/28
EHealthPro
2,079,464
2021/05/28

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has taken 7 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Five Below
941
Magento
2021/06/01
vetco.net
128,406
Custom Cart
2021/06/10
www.ortopediamcroma.it
793,121
Magento
2021/03/31
Miele
1,987,250
PrestaShop
2021/03/31
Nijiya Cherry Gift
2,054,737
Shopify
2021/05/20

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
Stumptown Coffee
7,587
Shopify
2021/06/17
Tamex
243,939
PrestaShop
2021/06/18
Singtoner
1,479,501
WooCommerce
2021/05/11
mapa-pentru-caiete.compari.ro
2,043,941
Custom Cart
2021/06/03
Sightline Display
2,412,280
WooCommerce
2021/03/25

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
453
375
54
50
28

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 ecommerce platforms that have much higher usage of social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Type
Stores
Percent
Phone
918
55%
Email
848
50%
Facebook
801
48%
Instagram
628
37%
Twitter
319
19%
YouTube
181
10%
LinkedIn
142
8%
Pinterest
93
5%
Facebook Group
13
0%
Tiktok
1
0%

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 93 different technologies that have 4,273 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
966
.it
270
.de
44
.fr
42
.ru
38
.com.ar
20
.co.uk
19
.net
17
.com.au
14
.eu
14

Get more insights on Spree Commerce stores

Our search interface is easy to use and helps you find the Spree Commerce stores that are relevant to you.

You can segment stores on a variety of dimensions:

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