Shopify Stores in Switzerland (CH)

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

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 Switzerland):

Category Number of stores
Apparel & Accessories 464
Home & Garden 192
Sporting Goods 93
Health & Beauty 93
Hardware 58
Food, Beverages & Tobacco 50
Electronics 23
Toys & Games 21
Arts & Entertainment 21
Animals & Pet Supplies 18
Baby & Toddler 16
Luggage & Bags 16
Business & Industrial 15
Office Supplies 14
Furniture 13
Software 9
Vehicles & Parts 4
Media 3
Cameras & Optics 3
Mature 2
Religious & Ceremonial 1

Most common tags used by Shopify Stores in Switzerland

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

baumwolle   baumwolltasche   bio   biotasche   coole tasche   cotton   designer statement tasche   earth positive   einkaufsbeutel   einkaufstasche   fair wear   freizeittasche   global organic textile standard   men   punk/hardcore   stofftasche   t-shirt   tasche aus bio-baumwolle   umweltschutz   unisex   vintage  

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 Switzerland - 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 Switzerland):

Quarter Number of stores started in Quarter
2021-Q1 94
2020-Q4 72
2020-Q3 42
2020-Q2 51
2020-Q1 27
2019-Q4 28
2019-Q3 24
2019-Q2 18
2019-Q1 12
2018-Q4 7
2018-Q3 10
2018-Q2 6
2018-Q1 5
2017-Q4 5
2017-Q3 1
2017-Q2 5
2017-Q1 5
2016-Q4 4
2016-Q3 1
2016-Q1 2
2015-Q4 2
2015-Q3 2
2015-Q2 1
2015-Q1 4
2014-Q4 1
2014-Q3 1
2013-Q1 2
2012-Q1 1

Cumulative number of Shopify Stores by quarter in Switzerland

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

Quarter Cumulative number of stores by quarter
2012-Q1 1
2013-Q1 3
2014-Q3 4
2014-Q4 5
2015-Q1 9
2015-Q2 10
2015-Q3 12
2015-Q4 14
2016-Q1 16
2016-Q3 17
2016-Q4 21
2017-Q1 26
2017-Q2 31
2017-Q3 32
2017-Q4 37
2018-Q1 42
2018-Q2 48
2018-Q3 58
2018-Q4 65
2019-Q1 77
2019-Q2 95
2019-Q3 119
2019-Q4 147
2020-Q1 174
2020-Q2 225
2020-Q3 267
2020-Q4 339
2021-Q1 433

Social Media Use by Shopify Stores from Switzerland

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 1288
instagram 1560
linkedin 126
twitter 234
youtube 6

Email Use by Shopify Stores from Switzerland

Email is used by 430 Shopify Stores in Switzerland.

Phone Use by Shopify Stores from Switzerland

Phone is used by 138 Shopify Stores in Switzerland.

Domain extension use by Shopify Stores from Switzerland

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 Switzerland.

Domain extension Number of stores with domain extension
.com 1761
.ch 1397
.fr 140
.shop 109
.de 86
.store 32
.net 31
.co 29
.at 18
.swiss 17
.co.uk 17
.eu 16
.it 14
.es 14
.org 8
.online 6
.watch 6
.club 4
.me 4
.art 4

Shopify Stores from Switzerland 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 Switzerland, according to Tranco Ranks.

Domain Tranco Rank
hi-liife.com 433226
pawpaw.ch 458545
lillabam.com 487236
sevenfriday.com 595105
anonimo.com 763078
watchespedia.store 812716
sbsag.ch 902938

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

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 Switzerland 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
0-1 438
1-2 126
2-3 79
3-4 8
4-5 1
5-6 0
6-7 0
7-8 0
8-9 0

Number of products sold by Shopify Stores in Switzerland

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 1200
50-100 310
100-150 164
150-200 86
200-250 70
250-300 44
300-350 36
400-450 16
350-400 14
600-650 10
750-800 10
450-500 8
900-950 8
650-700 6
700-750 6
550-600 4
800-850 4
850-900 4
500-550 2

Tranco Rank distribution for Shopify Stores in Switzerland

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 Switzerland.

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