The State of Volusion

Launched in 2002, Volusion is one of the oldest e-commerce 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 10,779 live stores running on the Volusion platform.

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

Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
708
2017 Q2
150
2017 Q3
182
2017 Q4
233
2018 Q1
873
2018 Q2
268
2018 Q3
200
2018 Q4
152
2019 Q1
250
2019 Q2
146
2019 Q3
155
2019 Q4
161
2020 Q1
342
2020 Q2
99
2020 Q3 (to date)
13
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
www.partswarehouse.com
614
2016/12/30
www.bobross.com
1,119
2016/12/30
NITECORE® Store
1,327
2016/12/30
www.wowwigs.com
1,843
2016/12/30
ANSgear Paintball
1,933
2018/05/25

New Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
www.safeharbour.store
1,207,974
2020/07/31
m.ptdzxzz.icu
2,443,973
2020/07/24
training.cq9tqlc.icu
2,496,769
2020/07/24
www.yonaka.ca
2,676,103
2020/07/24
android.amdpgwy.icu
3,204,335
2020/07/24

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, Volusion has taken 4 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
1

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
www.usaweld.com
15,577
Shopify
2020/06/16
www.pureedgenutrition.com
102,095
WooCommerce
2020/05/16
www.jusntyme.com
2,026,062
3DCart
2020/07/05
www.sublimebeautygroup.com
3,252,160
Big Commerce
2020/05/31

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, Volusion has lost 132 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Bullet Proof Diesel
18,937
Shopify
2020/05/30
La Caja China
19,872
Big Commerce
2020/08/02
ARM Motorsports
35,981
Shopify
2020/06/20
Private Label Mfg
43,349
Shopify
2020/07/05
Moore Pet Supplies
99,838
Big Commerce
2020/06/06

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
4,460
304
131
37
7
6

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

Type
Stores
Percent
Phone
6,187
57%
Email
6,067
56%
Facebook
3,889
36%
Twitter
2,423
22%
Instagram
2,046
18%
Pinterest
1,157
10%
YouTube
1,070
9%
LinkedIn
472
4%
Snapchat
5
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 69 different technologies that have 8,532 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
9,544
.net
315
.co.uk
188
.org
179
.ca
142
.com.au
117
.us
55
.biz
38
.ie
27
.ab.ca
20

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  • Country
  • Third-party technologies
  • Creation date
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  • Top-level domains
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  • Domain type
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