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The State of WACA in 2024

Updated Apr 19 2024

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

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WACA Growth

At present, there are 797 live stores running on the WACA platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running WACA.

  • WACA stores increased 14.6% quarter-over-quarter in 2024 Q1.
  • WACA stores increased 87% year-over-year in 2024 Q1.
Quarter
Active Stores
2021 Q4
491
2022 Q1
539
2022 Q2
561
2022 Q3
575
2022 Q4
574
2023 Q1
584
2023 Q2
636
2023 Q3
717
2023 Q4
757
2024 Q1
793
2024 Q2 (to date)
797
Active Stores by Quarter

Note: the store counts displayed in this section are based on actual historical store counts.

It's hard to know exactly when a WACA store was first created but we use a heuristic that includes historical DNS data which 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 60.0% of WACA stores.
  • Instagram is used by 59.8% of WACA stores.
  • YouTube is used by 19.2% of WACA stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
478
Instagram
477
YouTube
153
Twitter
20
Facebook Group
18
Tiktok
12
LinkedIn
4
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.

  • 40% of WACA stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 26% of WACA stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
320
Email
204

Top Categories For WACA Stores

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

  • 21.7% of WACA stores sell Food & Drink products.
  • 13.6% of WACA stores sell Apparel products.
  • 8.3% of WACA stores sell Beauty & Fitness products.

Top Countries For WACA Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using WACA.

  • 62.9% of WACA stores are in Taiwan
  • 4.9% of WACA stores are in Ecuador
  • 0.9% of WACA stores are in United States
  • 0.6% of WACA stores are in Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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

Number Of Employees For WACA Stores

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

  • 99.1% of WACA stores have Unknown employees.
  • 0.3% of WACA stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.3% of WACA stores have 50 - 99 employees.
Employees
Stores
Unknown
790
1 - 9
2
10 - 24
1
25 - 49
1
50 - 99
2
100 - 249
1

Number Of Products Sold For WACA Stores

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

  • 20.1% of WACA stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 13.4% of WACA stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 12.7% of WACA stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
160
10 - 24
100
25 - 49
101
50 - 99
47
100 - 249
107
250 - 999
58
1000 - 4999
17
5000 - 9999
2
10000 - 24999
12
25000 - 99999
12

Top Technologies on WACA Stores

We're tracking 19 different technologies that have 5,703 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.
  • Google Analytics 4 is used by 100.0% of WACA stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By WACA Stores

  • SF Express is used by 1.5% of WACA stores.
  • Fedex is used by 0.1% of WACA stores.
  • DHL is used by 0.1% of WACA stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
SF Express
12
Fedex
1
DHL
1

WACA Store Top-level Domain Distribution

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

  • 43.0% of WACA stores have a .com.tw domain.
  • 29.4% of WACA stores have a .com domain.
  • 15.7% of WACA stores have a .tw domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com.tw
343
.com
234
.tw
125
.ec
39
.shop
18
.store
7
.net
6
.co
6
.cc
5
.me
3

Top WACA Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
BHK’s 無瑕机力 官方網站︱台灣保健領導品牌
72,863
2018/05/25
UNIQMAN 優仕曼 官方網站︱ 男性保健第一領導品牌
135,621
2018/05/25
模型格納庫HOBBYGARAGE
179,872
2018/05/25
www.cherrygrandpa.com.tw
246,539
2021/06/11
夏利夫香水 Cherif Perfume
273,619
2021/02/19

New WACA Stores

Here are the 0 highest-ranked stores added most recently.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
www.united-excess-ddtw.com
3,373,570
2024/04/19
www.phbay.com.tw
3,601,559
2024/04/19
GAGAmonster史萊姆怪獸星球
3,615,582
2024/04/19
Lif 神炁通 BOSS 老闆聯盟
6,430,756
2024/04/19
澄日子飾品 LizzyAccessory
7,514,573
2024/04/19

Stores Switching to WACA From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, WACA has taken 10 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
4K手作烘焙
1,848,686
Custom Cart
2024/04/17
Kaonuxu 高女婿
2,270,879
I'm Web
2024/01/24
SHELA簡單生活館
2,352,992
ecbeing
2024/02/10
www.1310lovelife.com
2,837,475
SHOPLINE
2024/02/19
MORRIES法喜國際企業有限公司
3,272,615
EasyStore
2024/02/05

Stores Switching from WACA To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, WACA has lost 7 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
1

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
KnightsBridge
1,021,453
SHOPLINE
2024/03/18
福花FUFA
2,996,533
QDM
2024/03/04
STR潮流精品
5,585,019
Custom Cart
2024/04/15
VaLa衣著時尚|全尺碼服飾
5,698,802
Custom Cart
2024/04/01
Superfast E
9,033,629
Custom Cart
2024/01/24

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