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The State of WACA in 2021

Updated Oct 22 2021

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

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WACA Growth

At present, there are 357 live stores running on the WACA platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running WACA.

  • WACA stores increased 10.6% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • WACA stores increased 283% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q2
1
2018 Q1
2
2018 Q2
33
2018 Q3
6
2018 Q4
4
2019 Q1
10
2019 Q2
2
2019 Q3
9
2019 Q4
4
2020 Q1
4
2020 Q2
9
2020 Q3
2
2020 Q4
12
2021 Q1
31
2021 Q2
179
2021 Q3
33
2021 Q4 (to date)
12
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On WACA 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 76.8% of WACA stores.
  • Instagram is used by 55.2% of WACA stores.
  • YouTube is used by 2.5% of WACA stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
274
Instagram
197
YouTube
9
Facebook Group
7
Twitter
6
Pinterest
1

Contact Information On WACA 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.

  • 12% of WACA stores have an email on their website
  • 9% of WACA stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
44
Phone
31

Top Categories For WACA Stores

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

  • 22.1% of WACA stores sell Food & Drink products.
  • 16.0% of WACA stores sell Apparel products.
  • 12.3% of WACA stores sell Home & Garden products.

Top Countries For WACA Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using WACA.

  • 63.3% of WACA stores are in Taiwan
  • 1.4% of WACA stores are in Ecuador
  • 0.8% of WACA stores are in Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • 0.6% of WACA stores are in Malaysia

With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.

Number Of Products Sold For WACA Stores

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

  • 8.7% of WACA stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 6.4% of WACA stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 4.5% of WACA stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
16
10 - 24
23
25 - 49
16
50 - 99
14
100 - 249
31
250 - 999
10
1000 - 4999
5
5000 - 9999
1
10000 - 24999
3

Top Technologies on WACA Stores

We're tracking 9 different technologies that have 1,425 collective installs on WACA stores.

  • Google Analytics is used by 100.0% of WACA stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 100.0% of WACA stores.
  • Facebook Pixel is used by 79.0% of WACA stores.

Here are the top 9 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all WACA stores.

Top Shipping Carriers Used By WACA Stores

  • SF Express is used by 2.8% of WACA stores.
  • UPS is used by 0.6% of WACA stores.
  • Fedex is used by 0.3% of WACA stores.

Here are the top 3 shipping carriers across all WACA stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
SF Express
10
UPS
2
Fedex
1

WACA Store Top-level Domain Distribution

Here is the top-level domain distribution for WACA stores.

  • 43.4% of WACA stores have a .com.tw domain.
  • 36.7% of WACA stores have a .com domain.
  • 11.5% of WACA stores have a .tw domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com.tw
155
.com
131
.tw
41
.ec
5
.net
4
.cc
3
.co
3
.shop
3
.store
3
.biz
1

Top WACA Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
萬年東海模型玩具-鋼彈模型.公仔.PVC.轉扭蛋.盒玩.四驅車最新推薦與線上購買
21,859
2018/05/25
好旅行 How Travel
22,110
2018/05/25
BHK’s 無瑕机力 官方網站︱台灣保健領導品牌
27,953
2018/05/25
哆奇玩具
32,071
2020/06/19
模型格納庫 HOBBY GARAGE
34,246
2018/05/25

New WACA Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
大人天國日系情趣用品專賣店
2,196,446
2021/10/22
享玥 CherishLife 官方商城
7,738,816
2021/10/22
醬料宇宙 SAUCE UNIVERSE
8,330,122
2021/10/22
White Plus全方位美妍淨白館
3,365,883
2021/10/15
我的守護神 My protector 保健食品,守護你我的健康!
618,127
2021/10/08

Stores Switching to WACA From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, WACA has taken 283 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
萬年東海模型玩具-鋼彈模型.公仔.PVC.轉扭蛋.盒玩.四驅車最新推薦與線上購買
21,859
Custom Cart
2021/10/02
好旅行 How Travel
22,110
Custom Cart
2021/10/08
BHK’s 無瑕机力 官方網站︱台灣保健領導品牌
27,953
Custom Cart
2021/10/06
哆奇玩具
32,071
Custom Cart
2021/10/06
模型格納庫 HOBBY GARAGE
34,246
Custom Cart
2021/10/02

Stores Switching from WACA To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, WACA has lost 2 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
1
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
TEX 地表最強防水鞋
24,886
QDM
2021/10/08
SUPER i go 最愛購物網
72,416
91APP
2021/10/15

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