Hong Kong

Shopify Stores in Hong Kong (HK)

This is a comprehensive report on Shopify Stores in Hong Kong. We will provide you with information on these stores from many different angles, from distribution by category, number of products sold, growth, backlinks strength (SEO difficulty), popularity of stores, usage of social media, technology/apps usage and many others.

Update March 2022: we are migrating our data to new database and will finish it by the end of March 2022.

Top Verticals / Categories for Shopify Stores in Hong Kong

We follow a modified Google Product Taxonomy for classifying Shopify Stores into respective categories. Each store is categorised into 3 Tiers using a machine learning model developed by our platform www.productcategorization.com. The number of Shopify Stores in each Tier 1 category can be found in the following table (for Hong Kong):

Category Number of stores
Apparel & Accessories 1318
Home & Garden 730
Health & Beauty 248
Hardware 223
Electronics 188
Food, Beverages & Tobacco 182
Sporting Goods 159
Toys & Games 110
Animals & Pet Supplies 105
Office Supplies 91
Business & Industrial 89
Arts & Entertainment 76
Luggage & Bags 71
Baby & Toddler 67
Furniture 47
Cameras & Optics 32
Software 14
Vehicles & Parts 14
Media 11
Religious & Ceremonial 9
Mature 8

Most common tags used by Shopify Stores in Hong Kong

We have developed a machine learning model for automated generation of (up to 100) tags for each product name. Addition of product tags to your website can lead to better rankings and thus more visits from search engines. The reason for this is because tags better define your content for search engine algorithms. We have generated tags for millions of products sold by shopify stores. Here is a selection of more popular tags found for products sold by Shopify stores in Hong Kong (full list on per category/vertical level is available with subscription to our plans):

best sellers   body   clothing   cotton   cute   earrings   gift for her   gifts   gold   handmade   hong kong   lifestyle   lifestyle products   men   natural   normal   shoes   silver   spares   vintage   women  

If you want to use our tag generation solution for your own online stores, please visit our website www.producttagging.io.

Growth of Shopify Stores in Hong Kong - number of starts by quarter

We are using whois information and other supplementary data services to determine the launch date of each store. Data for last 4 quarters are only available with subscription to our plan (see pricing for more information). The following table shows the number of starts of new shops per quarter (for Hong Kong):

Quarter Number of stores started in Quarter
2021-Q1 128
2020-Q4 122
2020-Q3 113
2020-Q2 87
2020-Q1 51
2019-Q4 37
2019-Q3 31
2019-Q2 28
2019-Q1 28
2018-Q4 20
2018-Q3 26
2018-Q2 15
2018-Q1 19
2017-Q4 16
2017-Q3 10
2017-Q2 20
2017-Q1 18
2016-Q4 8
2016-Q3 13
2016-Q2 13
2016-Q1 14
2015-Q4 4
2015-Q3 9
2015-Q2 6
2015-Q1 3
2014-Q4 3
2014-Q3 4
2014-Q2 3
2014-Q1 9
2013-Q4 6
2013-Q3 3
2013-Q2 2
2013-Q1 3
2012-Q4 2
2012-Q2 1
2012-Q1 3

Cumulative number of Shopify Stores by quarter in Hong Kong

Another interesting table that shows popularity of Shopify Stores is the cumulative number of stores in each quarter in Hong Kong:

Quarter Cumulative number of stores by quarter
2012-Q1 3
2012-Q2 4
2012-Q4 6
2013-Q1 9
2013-Q2 11
2013-Q3 14
2013-Q4 20
2014-Q1 29
2014-Q2 32
2014-Q3 36
2014-Q4 39
2015-Q1 42
2015-Q2 48
2015-Q3 57
2015-Q4 61
2016-Q1 75
2016-Q2 88
2016-Q3 101
2016-Q4 109
2017-Q1 127
2017-Q2 147
2017-Q3 157
2017-Q4 173
2018-Q1 192
2018-Q2 207
2018-Q3 233
2018-Q4 253
2019-Q1 281
2019-Q2 309
2019-Q3 340
2019-Q4 377
2020-Q1 428
2020-Q2 515
2020-Q3 628
2020-Q4 750
2021-Q1 878

Social Media Use by Shopify Stores from Hong Kong

Social Media is an important source of visits for the online stores. We have analysed how many stores have Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Youtube and/or Twitter contacts on their website (if you subscribe to our plans, you can get social media/contact info for each of our 1+ million stores that we track). Results of our analysis are shown in the following table:

Social Media Number of stores with social media contact
facebook 4994
instagram 4958
linkedin 92
twitter 1162
youtube 158

Email Use by Shopify Stores from Hong Kong

Email is used by 1438 Shopify Stores in Hong Kong.

Phone Use by Shopify Stores from Hong Kong

Phone is used by 240 Shopify Stores in Hong Kong.

Domain extension use by Shopify Stores from Hong Kong

If you are setting up a new online store and are unsure which domain extension should you use, you can check out our statistics below on which domain extensions are most popular in Hong Kong.

Domain extension Number of stores with domain extension
.com 4092
.com.hk 206
.co 159
.hk 147
.shop 97
.net 93
.store 67
.co.uk 32
.us 27
.asia 27
.de 18
.online 16
.cn 15
.org 13
.com.au 12
.eu 11
.jp 10
.world 10
.uk 9
.fr 9

Shopify Stores from Hong Kong with Best Tranco Rank

For estimates of online stores popularity we use research-oriented top sites rankings from Tranco (Tranco research paper). Listed below are some of the most popular shopify stores from Hong Kong, according to Tranco Ranks.

Domain Tranco Rank
outofservicehk.com 98603
thehalara.com 100840
anycubic.com 101774
gooseberryintimates.com 146374
simpleretro.com 164525
wacaco.com 206032
ipitaka.com 234034
gpbatteries.com 237933
my-jewels.com 279405
floately.com 295851

SEO Difficulty (backlinks) - Distribution of Shopify Stores with respect to Open Page Rank (measuring SEO difficulty) from Hong Kong

One of the most important factors for ranking a website on search engines is its backlink profile. We use open-source Open Page Rank as the measure of backlinks strengths of individual domains. Listed below is distribution of online stores over different Open Page Rank intervals. If you want to know which verticals/categories in Hong Kong are the least difficult ones in terms of backlinks and SEO, please subscribe to our plans.

Open Page Rank interval Number of stores in Open Page Rank interval
0-1 1168
1-2 292
2-3 232
3-4 60
4-5 17
5-6 0
6-7 0
7-8 0
8-9 0

Number of products sold by Shopify Stores in Hong Kong

An important information about a store is the number of products it sells. In the table below you can find distribution of online stores in terms of the number of products that they offer on their website.

Number of product range Number of stores in product number range
0-50 3318
50-100 1246
100-150 560
150-200 340
250-300 218
200-250 204
300-350 138
350-400 114
450-500 106
400-450 100
500-550 86
550-600 56
600-650 46
650-700 40
800-850 40
850-900 38
700-750 32
750-800 30
900-950 26

Tranco Rank distribution for Shopify Stores in Hong Kong

Tranco Rank is a measure for popularity of websites (for more information see Tranco research). In the table below you can find how many online stores are in different Tranco Rank ranges. If you subscribe to our plans, you can see which Verticals/Categories are most popular for online stores in Hong Kong.

Tranco Rank range (lower rank is better) Number of stores in Tranco rank range
0-100000 0
100000-200000 2
200000-300000 2
300000-400000 1
400000-500000 5
500000-600000 7
600000-700000 1
700000-800000 5
800000-900000 3
900000-1000000 5