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WooCommerce Stores in Japan

Updated Jul 23 2021

There are 4,737 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 3.8% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q2.
  • WooCommerce stores in Japan increased 24% year-over-year in 2021 Q2.

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

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
90
2017 Q2
129
2017 Q3
64
2017 Q4
61
2018 Q1
171
2018 Q2
527
2018 Q3
225
2018 Q4
206
2019 Q1
379
2019 Q2
240
2019 Q3
261
2019 Q4
219
2020 Q1
307
2020 Q2
218
2020 Q3
197
2020 Q4
330
2021 Q1
221
2021 Q2
171
2021 Q3
14
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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.

  • 4.3% of WooCommerce stores in Japan sell Food & Drink products.
  • 3.8% of WooCommerce stores in Japan sell Apparel products.
  • 2.4% of WooCommerce stores in Japan sell Beauty & Fitness 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.

  • Facebook is used by 46.0% of WooCommerce stores in Japan.
  • Instagram is used by 39.5% of WooCommerce stores in Japan.
  • Twitter is used by 37.7% of WooCommerce stores in Japan.
Type
Stores
Facebook
2,178
Instagram
1,873
Twitter
1,784
YouTube
728
Pinterest
174
LinkedIn
134
Facebook Group
36
Tiktok
14

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.

  • 43% of WooCommerce stores in Japan have an email on their website
  • 16% of WooCommerce stores in Japan provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
2,049
Phone
768

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.

  • 646 WooCommerce stores in Japan are based in Tokyo.
  • 110 WooCommerce stores in Japan are based in Osaka.
  • 88 WooCommerce stores in Japan are based in Kanagawa.
Province
Stores
646
110
77
62
55
49
47
43
25
21
19

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.

  • 78 WooCommerce stores in Japan are based in Osaka.
  • 66 WooCommerce stores in Japan are based in Tokyo.
  • 63 WooCommerce stores in Japan are based in Shibuya City.

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

  • 0.4% of WooCommerce stores in Japan have 25 - 49 employees.
  • 0.2% of WooCommerce stores in Japan have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.2% of WooCommerce stores in Japan have 10 - 24 employees.

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

Employees
Stores
1 - 9
10
10 - 24
8
25 - 49
20
50 - 99
6
100 - 249
1
250 - 999
2
1000 - 4999
1
5000+
1

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.

  • 43.2% of WooCommerce stores in Japan have a .jp domain.
  • 33.1% of WooCommerce stores in Japan have a .com domain.
  • 15.1% 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
2,046
.com
1,566
.co.jp
714
.net
129
.org
53
.shop
27
.info
20
.tokyo
20
.biz
18
.co
17

Top WooCommerce Stores In Japan

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
OTAQUEST
35,350
2018/10/12
Tokyo Weekender
37,684
2017/10/27
JAPAN Forward
37,870
2016/12/30
www.kankokeizai.com
37,930
2017/02/03
Wi
38,269
2016/12/30

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