Shopify Stores in India (IN)

This is a comprehensive report on Shopify Stores in India. 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 India

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 The number of Shopify Stores in each Tier 1 category can be found in the following table (for India):

Category Number of stores
Apparel & Accessories 277
Home & Garden 146
Health & Beauty 69
Food, Beverages & Tobacco 37
Hardware 22
Office Supplies 17
Luggage & Bags 16
Business & Industrial 13
Electronics 12
Animals & Pet Supplies 12
Sporting Goods 11
Toys & Games 9
Baby & Toddler 8
Arts & Entertainment 7
Furniture 4
Software 3
Cameras & Optics 2
Media 1
Vehicles & Parts 0
Religious & Ceremonial 0
Mature 0

Most common tags used by Shopify Stores in India

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 India (full list on per category/vertical level is available with subscription to our plans):

be_notsale   birthday gift   blouses   cotton   crew neck   fb ready   handmade   l1_dining & entertaining   matalt_ ceramic   mat_ceramic   men's clothing   men's round neck t-shirt   men's top wear   prints   size-l   size-m   size-s   t-shirts   unisex   women   women's clothing  

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

Growth of Shopify Stores in India - 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 India):

Quarter Number of stores started in Quarter
2021-Q1 18
2020-Q4 14
2020-Q3 15
2020-Q2 8
2020-Q1 8
2019-Q4 2
2019-Q3 6
2019-Q2 4
2019-Q1 4
2018-Q4 3
2018-Q3 4
2018-Q2 3
2018-Q1 2
2017-Q4 3
2017-Q2 1
2017-Q1 1
2016-Q4 2
2016-Q3 3
2016-Q2 1
2016-Q1 1
2015-Q3 1
2015-Q2 1
2014-Q4 1
2014-Q3 1
2014-Q1 2
2013-Q2 1
2012-Q2 1

Cumulative number of Shopify Stores by quarter in India

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

Quarter Cumulative number of stores by quarter
2012-Q2 1
2013-Q2 2
2014-Q1 4
2014-Q3 5
2014-Q4 6
2015-Q2 7
2015-Q3 8
2016-Q1 9
2016-Q2 10
2016-Q3 13
2016-Q4 15
2017-Q1 16
2017-Q2 17
2017-Q4 20
2018-Q1 22
2018-Q2 25
2018-Q3 29
2018-Q4 32
2019-Q1 36
2019-Q2 40
2019-Q3 46
2019-Q4 48
2020-Q1 56
2020-Q2 64
2020-Q3 79
2020-Q4 93
2021-Q1 111

Social Media Use by Shopify Stores from India

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 902
instagram 908
linkedin 34
twitter 332
youtube 10

Email Use by Shopify Stores from India

Email is used by 338 Shopify Stores in India.

Phone Use by Shopify Stores from India

Phone is used by 204 Shopify Stores in India.

Domain extension use by Shopify Stores from India

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 India.

Domain extension Number of stores with domain extension
.com 536
.in 161
.co 13 9
.shop 8
.net 7
.us 5
.store 5 4
.org 3
.photos 2
.uk 2
.de 2
.fun 1
.life 1
.work 1
.health 1
.global 1
.ae 1
.club 1

Shopify Stores from India 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 India, according to Tranco Ranks.

Domain Tranco Rank 272955 398486 429618 454872 455943 508874 646081 673926 707901 805759

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

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 India 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
0-1 286
1-2 46
2-3 20
3-4 2
4-5 1
5-6 0
6-7 0
7-8 0
8-9 0

Number of products sold by Shopify Stores in India

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
0-50 504
50-100 164
100-150 90
150-200 62
200-250 56
250-300 32
300-350 24
350-400 20
500-550 20
400-450 18
650-700 18
800-850 12
600-650 10
700-750 8
450-500 6
550-600 6
850-900 6
750-800 4
900-950 2

Tranco Rank distribution for Shopify Stores in India

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 India.

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