2014

a year in commerce

a year in

commerce

A look back at industry insights, customer success, and Shopify growth.

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You've probably bought something from a Shopify store...

140,000

active shopify stores

Up from 80,000 in 2013

Sales by Shopify stores

$3,700,000,000

Up from $1,600,000,000 last year

Shopify stores are selling in 150 countries all over the world

Up from 121 countries last year

Popular Products in 2014

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A platform for growth

Shopify in 2014

Shopify

in 2014

Delivering the best experience — on any device

To help Shopify stores take advantage of the rise of mobile shopping, we launched our mobile-friendly Responsive Checkout, more free responsive themes, and an improved Shopify Mobile for iPhone and Android.

Responsive Checkout

Launched Aug, 2014

Popular themes of 2014

Helping you run your store

Helping you

run your store

Theme store

25 New Themes

There are 102 themes in total

$4,158,700

Paid to theme developers this year

App store

554 New Apps

There are now 1,115 apps available

$4,656,106

Paid to app developers this year

Shopify experts

110 New Experts

There are now 686 Experts in total

40,959 Connections

Unique Expert introductions

Support gurus

785,566

Support tickets resolved this year

30,968

Phone hours logged this year

$4,158,700

Paid to theme developers this year

$4,656,106

Paid to app developers this year

40,959 Connections

Unique Expert introductions

30,968

Phone hours logged this year

Helping you grow your business

Helping you grow

your business

Shopify on Tour

Thousands of people attended workshops in cities across North America.

We came to your town for 270 one-on-one Guru appointments at over 200 local Shopify events.

Each month 240,000 readers visited our blog to learn how to start or grow their retail businesses.

750,000 people viewed our free ebooks and videos to help start and grow their business.

11,000 stores have entered our 5th Build a Business competition for the chance to go to Richard Branson's private island.

Community Building

Members of the Shopify community hosted over 100 meetups worldwide.

Shopify Plus

Shopify Plus

In 2014, we launched Shopify Plus—an enterprise level platform for high volume businesses.


Learn more

Notable Plus Customers

 

 

New Shopify digs

We've been growing

We upgraded three of our existing offices and opened a new 'Sales Lab' in Kitchener, ON.

4 Offices 500+ Employees

Ottawa

Toronto

Montreal

2015

make commerce better

make commerce

better

for

everyone