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The State of Spring in 2022

Updated Dec 2 2022

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Spring usage.

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Spring Growth

At present, there are 35,434 live stores running on the Spring platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Spring.

  • Spring stores increased 43.4% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q3.
  • Spring stores increased 480% year-over-year in 2022 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
3
2017 Q2
11
2017 Q3
3
2017 Q4
2
2018 Q1
17
2018 Q2
133
2018 Q3
92
2018 Q4
50
2019 Q1
61
2019 Q2
71
2019 Q3
62
2019 Q4
78
2020 Q1
78
2020 Q2
89
2020 Q3
70
2020 Q4
102
2021 Q1
569
2021 Q2
2,870
2021 Q3
1,206
2021 Q4
347
2022 Q1
159
2022 Q2
16,512
2022 Q3
9,801
2022 Q4 (to date)
3,030
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

It's hard to know exactly when a Spring store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.

Social Media Usage On Spring 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.

  • LinkedIn is used by 0.1% of Spring stores.
  • Facebook is used by 0.0% of Spring stores.
  • Instagram is used by 0.0% of Spring stores.
Type
Stores
LinkedIn
33
Facebook
7
Instagram
6
Twitter
3
YouTube
1

Contact Information On Spring 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.

  • 0% of Spring stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 0% of Spring stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
4
Email
3

Top Categories For Spring Stores

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on Spring.

  • 0.3% of Spring stores sell Apparel products.
  • 0.1% of Spring stores sell Arts & Entertainment products.
  • 0.0% of Spring stores sell People & Society products.

Top Countries For Spring Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Spring.

  • 0.5% of Spring stores are in United States
  • 0.3% of Spring stores are in Montenegro
  • 0.3% of Spring stores are in Canada
  • 0.1% of Spring stores are in Tokelau
Country
Stores
95
49
34
32
23

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Number Of Employees For Spring Stores

Here is the breakdown of Spring stores by the number of employees.

  • 0.1% of Spring stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.0% of Spring stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.0% of Spring stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
38
10 - 24
16
25 - 49
12
50 - 99
7
100 - 249
8
250 - 999
9
1000 - 4999
4
5000+
3

Number Of Products Sold For Spring Stores

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

  • 42.6% of Spring stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 5.7% of Spring stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 3.1% of Spring stores sell 250000+ different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
15,101
10 - 24
2,031
25 - 49
581
50 - 99
52
100 - 249
209
250 - 999
233
1000 - 4999
190
5000 - 9999
183
10000 - 24999
25
250000+
1,098

Top Technologies on Spring Stores

We're tracking 27 different technologies that have 57,061 collective installs on Spring stores.

  • Optimizely is used by 98.8% of Spring stores.
  • Cloudfront CDN is used by 61.5% of Spring stores.
  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 0.4% of Spring stores.

Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all Spring stores.

Spring Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for Spring 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.

  • 75.5% of Spring stores have a .com domain.
  • 4.7% of Spring stores have a .store domain.
  • 4.4% of Spring stores have a .shop domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
26,736
.store
1,652
.shop
1,576
.org
1,057
.net
877
.co
471
.art
439
.online
386
.clothing
187
.us
158

Top Spring Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
dashare.zone
135,574
2018/08/17
www.tested-store.com
143,795
2022/05/13
sodapoppin.shop
146,405
2021/02/19
www.monkeytype.store
164,292
2022/05/20
www.imgurstore.com
165,462
2022/05/13

New Spring Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
the-hip-hop-library.creator-spring.com
634,920
2022/12/02
mandem.creator-spring.com
640,422
2022/12/02
shop.hiberworld.com
691,805
2022/12/02
store.crowbarcollective.com
1,168,492
2022/12/02
shop.polefitfreedom.com
1,507,865
2022/12/02

Stores Switching to Spring From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Spring has taken 77 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
shop.dailyvoice.com
901,520
StackCommerce
2022/11/14
www.freydez-wares.com
1,822,804
Weebly Commerce
2022/10/17
www.youngloverslabel.com
1,920,766
Magento
2022/09/12
www.mursn.co
3,416,171
Shopify
2022/11/25
shop.leanchange.org
3,776,004
Shopify
2022/09/30

Stores Switching from Spring To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Spring has lost 141 merchants to competitive platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
SOUNDBOKS
9,146
Shopify
2022/09/30
Elite Archery
35,951
Shopify
2022/10/17
B├╝bchen
156,288
Shopify
2022/10/12
Auverture
161,381
Shopify
2022/10/07
sonomasunflower
214,002
Shopify
2022/10/24

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