Shopify Ecosystem: 7.8 Million Customers Placed 9.9 Million Orders Worth $742 Million in 2012

by Techvibes NewsDesk

To say Shopify is on a hot streak would be putting mildly. The Ottawa-based company was recently named Canada's Smartest Company and is currently a finalist for 2012 Canadian Startup of the Year.

Yet we were still surprised by some of the statistics Shopify revealed in its 2012 Year in Review this week. The "theoretical mall of Shopify" would boast an astounding 42,000 shops, up from just 23,000 the year before. But the shops aren't all contained within a mall: they actually span more than 100 countries—including Trinidad and the Bahamas—up from fewer than 90 in 2011.

Shops using the Canadian company's software saw 7.8 million customers place 9.9 million orders worth a combined $742 million last year. And all of those numbers are up dramatically from 2011.

Check out dozens of other interesting Shopify facts in the infographic below.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Shopify is a leading cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants can use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, marketplaces, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops. The platform also provides a merchant with a powerful back-office and a single... more

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