Shopify’s Year in Commerce



Ottawa-born e-commerce platform Shopify had a big 2014.

Capped off by being crowned Employer of the Year in the Canadian Startup Awards this week, the company’s year was documented recently and boasts some impressive numbers.

For example, Shopify now houses 140,000 stores, up from 80,000 in 2013. Those stores registered an impressive $3.7 billion in sales, up from $1.6 billion in 2013.

Shopify also noted the growing importance of social media and mobile, the latter of which now accounts for 33% of all purchases and more than half of traffic.