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The State of Zid in 2022

Updated May 20 2022

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 2,711 live stores running on the Zid platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Zid.

  • Zid stores increased 13.1% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • Zid stores increased 55% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
6
2017 Q2
25
2017 Q3
16
2017 Q4
15
2018 Q1
23
2018 Q2
30
2018 Q3
27
2018 Q4
21
2019 Q1
33
2019 Q2
28
2019 Q3
21
2019 Q4
23
2020 Q1
42
2020 Q2
45
2020 Q3
48
2020 Q4
165
2021 Q1
972
2021 Q2
318
2021 Q3
88
2021 Q4
182
2022 Q1
284
2022 Q2 (to date)
263
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 0.1% of Zid stores.
Type
Stores
LinkedIn
2

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
7

Top Categories For Zid Stores

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

  • 13.4% of Zid stores sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 10.2% of Zid stores sell Food & Drink products.
  • 6.9% of Zid stores sell Home & Garden products.

Top Countries For Zid Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Zid.

  • 87.6% of Zid stores are in Saudi Arabia
  • 10.8% of Zid stores are in United States
  • 0.8% of Zid stores are in Oman
  • 0.5% 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.

  • 0.1% 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.

  • 3.6% of Zid stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 2.8% of Zid stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 2.7% of Zid stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
97
10 - 24
75
25 - 49
59
50 - 99
10
100 - 249
74
250 - 999
52
1000 - 4999
8
5000 - 9999
1
25000 - 99999
1

Top Technologies on Zid Stores

We're tracking 19 different technologies that have 12,427 collective installs on Zid stores.

  • Cloudflare CDN is used by 99.7% of Zid stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 99.3% of Zid stores.
  • Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce is used by 99.0% 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.

  • 84.1% of Zid stores have a .com domain.
  • 5.2% of Zid stores have a .sa domain.
  • 3.6% of Zid stores have a .net domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
2,280
.sa
142
.net
97
.com.sa
56
.store
41
.co
22
.shop
15
.online
9
.org
9
.org.sa
6

Top Zid Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
altamimitex.net
64,592
2021/02/19
elfalehsports.com
67,374
2020/10/16
alwastta.com
68,750
2021/02/19
rawazin.om
68,784
2020/12/25
canvasksa.com
69,553
2018/11/02

New Zid Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
emtedadstore.com
2,848,163
2022/05/20
amaier-org.com
7,999,712
2022/05/20
ispicerelish.com
8,445,519
2022/05/20
timberksa.com
8,609,344
2022/05/20
moodelin.com
8,950,358
2022/05/20

Stores Switching to Zid From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Zid has taken 59 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
altamimitex.net
64,592
Custom Cart
2022/03/09
elfalehsports.com
67,374
GoDaddy Online Store
2022/05/16
carboost.co
90,432
Custom Cart
2022/04/25
nshq.sa
948,375
Custom Cart
2022/04/11
//audalsharq.sa
1,120,614
Custom Cart
2022/05/10

Stores Switching from Zid To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Zid has lost 205 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
11

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
balsam-store.com
170,930
Custom Cart
2022/02/28
Reefi
184,678
Custom Cart
2022/04/04
NAF GOLD Jewelry
205,177
Custom Cart
2022/04/24
altuwijri.com
210,663
Custom Cart
2022/03/08
Aromatic Families
216,616
Custom Cart
2022/03/21

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