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The State of Zid in 2021

Updated Jul 30 2021

Based in Saudi Arabia, Zid is an ecommerce in a box - solution that any retailer can use to start their eRetail. Zid helps them to build their own eStores (with their own name and identity) and integrates them with the supply chain players to enable them to manage and with ease.

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

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Zid Growth

At present, there are 1,957 live stores running on the Zid platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Zid.

  • Zid stores increased 17.5% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q2.
  • Zid stores increased 384% year-over-year in 2021 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
14
2017 Q2
30
2017 Q3
15
2017 Q4
8
2018 Q1
28
2018 Q2
28
2018 Q3
28
2018 Q4
29
2019 Q1
29
2019 Q2
35
2019 Q3
17
2019 Q4
24
2020 Q1
42
2020 Q2
39
2020 Q3
34
2020 Q4
197
2021 Q1
1,021
2021 Q2
290
2021 Q3 (to date)
13
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On Zid 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.

  • LinkedIn is used by 0.2% of Zid stores.
Type
Stores
LinkedIn
3

Contact Information On Zid 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.

  • 0% of Zid stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Email
5

Top Categories For Zid Stores

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

  • 17.7% of Zid stores sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 13.6% of Zid stores sell Food & Drink products.
  • 8.8% of Zid stores sell Home & Garden products.

Top Countries For Zid Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Zid.

  • 89.4% of Zid stores are in Saudi Arabia
  • 9.1% of Zid stores are in United States
  • 0.6% of Zid stores are in Oman
  • 0.4% of Zid stores are in United Arab Emirates

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

Number Of Employees For Zid Stores

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

  • 0.2% of Zid stores have 1 - 9 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
3

Number Of Products Sold For Zid Stores

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

  • 2.8% of Zid stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 2.4% of Zid stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 2.1% of Zid stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
54
10 - 24
39
25 - 49
34
50 - 99
10
100 - 249
47
250 - 999
42
1000 - 4999
9

Top Technologies on Zid Stores

We're tracking 19 different technologies that have 12,785 collective installs on Zid stores.

  • FullStory is used by 99.9% of Zid stores.
  • Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce is used by 99.8% of Zid stores.
  • Vue Storefront is used by 99.7% of Zid stores.

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

Zid Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for Zid stores. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only been introduced somewhat recently and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.

That said, you'll find stark regional differences in certain countries. In Australia, .com.au is the most common top-level domain with .com a close second. This is the exception however as .com domains dominate in virtually all other countries.

  • 83.0% of Zid stores have a .com domain.
  • 6.1% of Zid stores have a .sa domain.
  • 3.2% of Zid stores have a .net domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
1,624
.sa
119
.net
63
.com.sa
57
.store
33
.co
15
.shop
8
.online
7
.ae
5
.me
4

Top Zid Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
ماي ون السعودية mione
23,397
2021/02/19
فيصل الدايل
28,008
2019/07/12
نجد للإتصالات Najd Telecom
38,440
2017/01/27
Dkhoon Emirates
47,773
2019/07/05
القفاري
48,835
2018/05/25

New Zid Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Stoocat
5,177,866
2021/07/30
Hawra Boutique
2,001,263
2021/07/23
Shade Plant
6,255,716
2021/07/16
e9.sa
2,048,264
2021/07/09
تشاميز
5,177,022
2021/07/09

Stores Switching to Zid From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Zid has taken 16 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
3

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
كراسي ليدرز
76,727
ExpandCart
2021/07/15
زماني للأثاث
1,105,744
WooCommerce
2021/06/09
Baza
1,157,432
Shopify
2021/05/13
Rawad altajmil
1,543,934
ExpandCart
2021/06/15
مدوف للقهوة والبهارات
1,700,713
Shopify
2021/05/10

Stores Switching from Zid To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Zid has lost 16 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
13

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
pasardates.com
78,163
Salla
2021/07/07
تسوق شوب
98,130
Salla
2021/07/19
مزرعة ال طالب
1,116,886
ExpandCart
2021/06/04
معجزة الشفاء
1,121,337
Salla
2021/06/15
organicstore.com.sa
1,229,251
Shopify
2021/06/10

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