The State of Zid in 2023
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.
- Zid growth
- Social media usage on Zid stores
- Contact information on Zid stores
- Top categories for Zid stores
- Top countries for Zid stores
- Number of employees for Zid stores
- Number of products sold for Zid stores
- Top Zid technologies
- Top Shipping Carriers used by Zid stores
- Zid store top-level domain distribution
- Top Zid stores
- New Zid stores
- Stores switching to Zid from other platforms
- Stores switching from Zid to other platforms
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At present, there are 6,132 live stores running on the Zid platform.
Here is the historical growth of stores running Zid.
- Zid stores increased 17.6% quarter-over-quarter in 2023 Q3.
- Zid stores increased 109% year-over-year in 2023 Q3.
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 Zid store was first created but we use a heuristic that includes historical DNS data which 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.
- Instagram is used by 49.6% of Zid stores.
- Snapchat is used by 27.3% of Zid stores.
- Tiktok is used by 25.5% of Zid stores.
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.
- 11% of Zid stores provide a phone number on their website
- 5% of Zid stores have an email on their website
Top Categories For Zid Stores
Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on Zid.
- 13.3% of Zid stores sell Beauty & Fitness products.
- 10.7% of Zid stores sell Apparel products.
- 7.8% of Zid stores sell Food & Drink products.
Top Countries For Zid Stores
Here are the top countries for stores using Zid.
- 86.8% of Zid stores are in Saudi Arabia
- 10.9% of Zid stores are in United States
- 0.7% of Zid stores are in United Arab Emirates
- 0.6% of Zid stores are in Oman
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.
- 99.1% of Zid stores have Unknown employees.
- 0.3% of Zid stores have 1 - 9 employees.
- 0.2% of Zid stores have 10 - 24 employees.
Number Of Products Sold For Zid Stores
Here is the breakdown of Zid stores by the number of products that they sell.
- 27.7% of Zid stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
- 10.7% of Zid stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
- 9.8% of Zid stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
Top Technologies on Zid Stores
We're tracking 48 different technologies that have 48,478 collective installs on Zid stores.
- Google Tag Manager is used by 100.0% of Zid stores.
- Cloudflare is used by 100.0% of Zid stores.
- Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce is used by 99.9% of Zid stores.
Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all Zid stores.
Top Shipping Carriers Used By Zid Stores
- USPS is used by 0.1% of Zid stores.
- Fedex is used by 0.0% of Zid stores.
- UPS is used by 0.0% of Zid stores.
Here are the top 6 shipping carriers 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.
- 76.7% of Zid stores have a .com domain.
- 7.9% of Zid stores have a .sa domain.
- 3.5% of Zid stores have a .store domain.
Top Zid Stores
Here are the top stores, powered by Zid, ordered by store rank.
New Zid Stores
Here are the 5 highest-ranked stores added most recently.
Stores Switching to Zid From Other Platforms
Over the last 90 days, Zid has taken 58 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.
Here are the top stores that have switched to Zid from competitive ecommerce platforms.
Stores Switching from Zid To Other Platforms
Over the last 90 days, Zid has lost 46 merchants to competitive platforms.
Here are the top Zid stores that have recently changed to a competitive platform.
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