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The State of Volusion

Launched in 2002, Volusion is one of the oldest ecommerce platform around. While it doesn't provide the most polished front-end, it's strength lie in back-end features like inventory management and analytics.

Quarterly Growth

At present, there are 8,908 live stores running on the Volusion platform.

Here is the quarter-over-quarter growth of stores running Volusion.

Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
565
2017 Q2
119
2017 Q3
131
2017 Q4
192
2018 Q1
787
2018 Q2
221
2018 Q3
160
2018 Q4
125
2019 Q1
191
2019 Q2
106
2019 Q3
108
2019 Q4
126
2020 Q1
242
2020 Q2
62
2020 Q3
54
2020 Q4
53
2021 Q1
49
2021 Q2 (to date)
28
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

It's hard to know exactly when a Volusion 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 Volusion, ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Ace Tool Online
3,019
2017/01/27
PartsWarehouse.com
3,220
2016/12/30
Scooter
3,560
2020/01/03
Chicago Faucet Shoppe
4,318
2016/12/30
JoeBobOutfitters
4,775
2016/12/30

New Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
www.bluefun.ie
5,171,422
2021/06/18
www.thefabsauce.com
5,285,666
2021/06/18
www.bigsqueeze-australia.com.au
5,929,241
2021/06/18
www.mysource24.com
5,159,741
2021/06/11
www.bslassociatestore.com
5,121,710
2021/06/04

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, Volusion has lost 131 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Startechtel
16,859
Shopify
2021/06/06
Blake Education
26,064
BigCommerce
2021/06/18
MAKO Spearguns
36,779
BigCommerce
2021/05/30
Medical Supplies Canada
37,950
BigCommerce
2021/05/20
Canvape.com
40,193
Shopify
2021/05/01

Category Breakdown

Here are the top 20 industry verticals for stores on Volusion.

Country Breakdown

Volusion is quite popular in the United States.

Country
Stores
None
3,915
243
114
30
6
5

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 Volusion.

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
5,237
58%
Email
5,153
57%
Facebook
3,292
36%
Twitter
2,089
23%
Instagram
1,576
17%
Pinterest
932
10%
YouTube
918
10%
LinkedIn
442
4%
Facebook Group
34
0%
Tiktok
2
0%

Third-Party Technologies

Many Volusion merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the Volusion App Store. We're tracking 118 different technologies that have 10,290 collective installs on Volusion stores.

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

Top-level Domain Distribution

Most Volusion 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
7,930
.net
253
.org
148
.co.uk
136
.ca
118
.com.au
98
.us
42
.biz
32
.ie
21
.ab.ca
13

Get more insights on Volusion stores

Our search interface is easy to use and helps you find the Volusion 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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