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The State of Spree Commerce in 2022

Updated May 20 2022

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 1,617 live stores running on the Spree Commerce platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Spree Commerce.

  • Spree Commerce stores increased 0.9% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • Spree Commerce stores increased 29% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
30
2017 Q2
24
2017 Q3
7
2017 Q4
19
2018 Q1
33
2018 Q2
68
2018 Q3
47
2018 Q4
52
2019 Q1
190
2019 Q2
51
2019 Q3
31
2019 Q4
19
2020 Q1
37
2020 Q2
99
2020 Q3
64
2020 Q4
135
2021 Q1
150
2021 Q2
125
2021 Q3
197
2021 Q4
25
2022 Q1
14
2022 Q2 (to date)
11
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 44.5% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Instagram is used by 36.5% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Twitter is used by 17.1% of Spree Commerce stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
719
Instagram
590
Twitter
277
LinkedIn
176
YouTube
168
Pinterest
89
Facebook Group
15
Tiktok
6
Yelp
3
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.

  • 72% of Spree Commerce stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 50% of Spree Commerce stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
1,172
Email
804

Top Categories For Spree Commerce Stores

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

  • 20.2% of Spree Commerce stores sell Health products.
  • 13.2% of Spree Commerce stores sell Food & Drink products.
  • 11.5% of Spree Commerce stores sell Home & Garden products.

Top Countries For Spree Commerce Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Spree Commerce.

  • 22.2% of Spree Commerce stores are in Italy
  • 21.8% of Spree Commerce stores are in United States
  • 3.3% of Spree Commerce stores are in Germany
  • 2.8% 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.

  • 3.8% of Spree Commerce stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 1.6% of Spree Commerce stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.9% of Spree Commerce stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
61
10 - 24
26
25 - 49
15
50 - 99
9
100 - 249
4
250 - 999
15
1000 - 4999
2

Number Of Products Sold For Spree Commerce Stores

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

  • 7.1% of Spree Commerce stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 4.6% of Spree Commerce stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 3.3% of Spree Commerce stores sell 1000 - 4999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
45
10 - 24
34
25 - 49
26
50 - 99
16
100 - 249
74
250 - 999
114
1000 - 4999
53
5000 - 9999
20
10000 - 24999
23
25000 - 99999
12

Top Technologies on Spree Commerce Stores

We're tracking 118 different technologies that have 4,986 collective installs on Spree Commerce stores.

  • reCAPTCHA is used by 46.4% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Cloudfront CDN is used by 45.5% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 35.0% 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 6.6% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • USPS is used by 2.2% of Spree Commerce stores.
  • Fedex is used by 2.0% of Spree Commerce stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
107
USPS
35
Fedex
32
Royal Mail
9
DHL
6
Australia Post
6
Delhivery
3
GLS Parcel
3
Bluedart
3
Japan Post
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.

  • 57.4% of Spree Commerce stores have a .com domain.
  • 17.3% of Spree Commerce stores have a .it domain.
  • 2.6% of Spree Commerce stores have a .de domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
928
.it
279
.de
42
.fr
40
.ru
33
.net
22
.co.uk
17
.com.ar
17
.org
16
.eu
15

Top Spree Commerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Glossier
865
2017/10/27
Huckberry
1,053
2016/12/30
goop
1,131
2016/12/30
Five Below
1,192
2016/12/30
Garmentory
1,512
2016/12/30

New Spree Commerce Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
www.waellermarkt.de
3,915,494
2022/04/22
Open Food Network
4,481,355
2022/04/22
ironhorsebrewery.bevv.com
3,474,876
2022/04/15
Module Repair Pro INC
3,682,907
2022/04/15
HERB
4,505,213
2022/04/15

Stores Switching to Spree Commerce From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has taken 7 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
VideoPlasty
32,255
Custom Cart
2022/02/28
Grand Design Merchandise
97,936
Custom Cart
2022/03/09
Compari
109,256
Custom Cart
2022/03/16
Тетрадки на Pazaruvaj.com
109,521
Custom Cart
2022/05/20
BOSU
261,549
Magento
2022/04/12

Stores Switching from Spree Commerce To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Spree Commerce has lost 26 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
Maisonette
1,272
Custom Cart
2022/05/09
Mode Choc
74,913
Custom Cart
2022/05/02
Compari
109,278
Custom Cart
2022/05/16
Corectoare pe Compari.ro
110,829
Custom Cart
2022/04/04
Gume elastice pe Compari.ro
110,830
Custom Cart
2022/05/09

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