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The State of Zid

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.

Quarterly Growth

At present, there are 1,817 live stores running on the Zid platform.

Here is the quarter-over-quarter growth of stores running Zid.

Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
13
2017 Q2
27
2017 Q3
10
2017 Q4
12
2018 Q1
25
2018 Q2
30
2018 Q3
25
2018 Q4
28
2019 Q1
25
2019 Q2
29
2019 Q3
18
2019 Q4
23
2020 Q1
36
2020 Q2
54
2020 Q3
33
2020 Q4
221
2021 Q1
945
2021 Q2 (to date)
228
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.

Top Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
نجد للإتصالات Najd Telecom
25,608
2017/01/27
Dkhoon Emirates
26,792
2019/07/05
healthylife.sa
46,111
2020/10/16
المصنع السعودي للآيس كريم
46,351
2016/12/30
عسل رشوف
47,623
2018/07/06

New Stores

Here are the 5 highest-ranked new stores that are running Zid.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
The Beauty Trend
101,132
2021/05/07
cashew-store.com
101,898
2021/05/07
الابتكارات المتكاملة
963,234
2021/05/07
Omar
1,525,007
2021/05/07
[الصندوق الأبيض] [White Box]
1,550,458
2021/05/07

Platform Wins

Over the last 90 days, Zid has taken 12 merchants from competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
3

Platform Win Stores

Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
vidascent.com
53,961
WooCommerce
2021/02/27
bander محمصة بندر
593,696
WooCommerce
2021/03/21
//alkhamisoud.com
797,781
WooCommerce
2021/03/24
مياه زُلال
1,135,162
Salla
2021/02/11
حبرو
1,177,317
WooCommerce
2021/04/10

Platform Losses

Over the last 90 days, Zid has lost 6 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
3

Platform Loss Stores

Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
الرئيسية – جوسي ايبر
871,372
WooCommerce
2021/03/18
المكتبة اليابانية
970,874
Salla
2021/03/03
ديم هوم
1,314,171
Salla
2021/03/25
Elaf
1,347,224
Salla
2021/03/10
مبتكرة
1,609,459
Shopify
2021/03/12

Category Breakdown

Here are the top 20 industry verticals for stores on Zid.

Country Breakdown

Zid is quite popular in the United States.

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

Social Media and Contact Info

Email and phone are the primary means of contacting merchants running on Zid.

This is in contrast with merchants using other ecommerce platforms that have much higher usage of social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Type
Stores
Percent
Email
5
0%
LinkedIn
3
0%

Third-Party Technologies

Many Zid merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the Zid App Store. We're tracking 13 different technologies that have 8,096 collective installs on Zid stores.

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

Top-level Domain Distribution

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

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
1,495
.sa
107
.com.sa
61
.net
55
.store
34
.co
15
.online
10
.shop
9
.ae
4
.me
4

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  • Third-party technologies
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  • Top-level domains
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  • Domain type
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