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WooCommerce Stores in Japan

Updated Apr 19 2024

There are 8,312 live WooCommerce stores in Japan.

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on WooCommerce stores in Japan.

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WooCommerce Growth in Japan

  • WooCommerce stores in Japan increased 9.0% quarter-over-quarter in 2024 Q1.
  • WooCommerce stores in Japan increased 46% year-over-year in 2024 Q1.

Here is WooCommerce's quarter-over-quarter growth in Japan.

Quarter
Active Stores
2020 Q1
3,089
2020 Q2
3,684
2020 Q3
3,950
2020 Q4
4,112
2021 Q1
4,366
2021 Q2
4,672
2021 Q3
4,830
2021 Q4
6,183
2022 Q1
6,689
2022 Q2
6,528
2022 Q3
6,839
2022 Q4
6,723
2023 Q1
6,976
2023 Q2
7,420
2023 Q3
7,831
2023 Q4
8,131
2024 Q1
8,328
2024 Q2 (to date)
8,312
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 WooCommerce store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.

Top Categories For WooCommerce Stores In Japan

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for WooCommerce stores in Japan.

  • 1.6% of WooCommerce stores in Japan sell Food & Drink products.
  • 1.2% of WooCommerce stores in Japan sell Apparel products.
  • 1.2% of WooCommerce stores in Japan sell Autos & Vehicles products.

Social Media Usage On WooCommerce Stores In Japan

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.

  • Instagram is used by 36.7% of WooCommerce stores in Japan.
  • Facebook is used by 31.1% of WooCommerce stores in Japan.
  • Twitter is used by 26.7% of WooCommerce stores in Japan.
Type
Stores
Instagram
3,049
Facebook
2,585
Twitter
2,221
YouTube
1,130
LinkedIn
278
Pinterest
205
Tiktok
126
WhatsApp
72

Contact Information On WooCommerce Stores In Japan

Email remains an extremely popular communication channel for merchants. Many merchants also provide a phone number so that their customers can reach them instantly.

  • 63% of WooCommerce stores in Japan provide a phone number on their website
  • 41% of WooCommerce stores in Japan have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
5,225
Email
3,386

Provinces With The Most WooCommerce Stores In Japan

It's relatively easy to identify the country in which an ecommerce store operates. However, very few ecommerce stores provide a location to the province-level or city-level and even fewer provide a street address.

Here is the province distribution of WooCommerce stores in Japan. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 626 WooCommerce stores in Japan are based in Tokyo.
  • 115 WooCommerce stores in Japan are based in Kanagawa.
  • 110 WooCommerce stores in Japan are based in Osaka.
Province
Stores
626
115
110
101
59
54
53
48
42
29
24
22

Cities With The Most WooCommerce Stores in Japan

Here is the city distribution of WooCommerce stores in Japan. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 6,974 WooCommerce stores in Japan are based in Unknown.
  • 79 WooCommerce stores in Japan are based in Tokyo.
  • 73 WooCommerce stores in Japan are based in Osaka.

Top WooCommerce Apps in Japan

Here are the top 10 apps, ordered by number of installs, across all WooCommerce stores in Japan.

With a paid account on Store Leads, you'll be able to see which stores have installed specific apps. You can also see when specific apps were installed (or uninstalled) by each store.

Number of Employees for WooCommerce stores in Japan

  • 97.4% of WooCommerce stores in Japan have Unknown employees.
  • 1.1% of WooCommerce stores in Japan have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.7% of WooCommerce stores in Japan have 1 - 9 employees.

Here is the breakdown of WooCommerce stores in Japan by the number of employees.

Employees
Stores
Unknown
8,092
1 - 9
58
10 - 24
88
25 - 49
21
50 - 99
19
100 - 249
12
250 - 999
15
1000 - 4999
5
5000+
2

Top Shipping Carriers For WooCommerce Stores In Japan

  • 2.1% of WooCommerce stores in Japan ship by Japan Post.
  • 1.0% of WooCommerce stores in Japan ship by Yamato Transport.
  • 0.8% of WooCommerce stores in Japan ship by Fedex.

Here are the top shipping carriers for WooCommerce stores in Japan.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
Japan Post
175
Yamato Transport
87
Fedex
66
Sagawa Express
42
UPS
33
USPS
21
DHL
6
China Post
3
Correos
3
SF Express
2

Top-level Domain Distribution For WooCommerce Stores In Japan

.com is the most common top-level domain, by far, for world-wide WooCommerce stores. Some countries have been faster than others to adopt alternate (such as country-specific) top-level domains.

  • 50.4% of WooCommerce stores in Japan have a .jp domain.
  • 24.9% of WooCommerce stores in Japan have a .com domain.
  • 16.7% of WooCommerce stores in Japan have a .co.jp domain.

Here is the top-level domain distribution for WooCommerce stores in Japan.

Top-level Domain
Stores
.jp
4,187
.com
2,072
.co.jp
1,391
.net
174
.org
78
.shop
68
.tokyo
32
.info
29
.online
24
.store
22

Top WooCommerce Stores In Japan

Here are the top stores in Japan ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Rippedbody.com
17,234
2016/12/30
JobsInJapan.com
18,304
2018/01/05
Japan Car Direct
20,165
2019/04/19
Arigato Travel
20,241
2017/04/28
PAL】キャンプ、アウトドア、自然派生活の情報源ビーパル
25,246
2016/12/30

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