Shopify Processes $5 Billion in Sales

OTTAWA, ONTARIO — Aug. 21, 2014 – Shopify, the commerce platform that allows anyone to easily sell online, at their retail location, and everywhere in between, achieved a major milestone today. The company has processed more than $5 billion in sales across its platform, showcasing the company’s momentum and growth over the past few years.

"It is amazing to witness not only the growth of our platform but of our merchants as well," said Tobias Lütke, CEO, Shopify. "Many of the stores that started on Shopify now sell hundreds of thousands worth of products every year. This is a clear indication of the scalability of our platform. Not only can you start on Shopify, you can grow on it as well."

  • More than 120,000+ stores use Shopify for their online stores
  • Shopify is now home to businesses from over 150 countries around the world
  • Shopify has processed more than $5 billion in transactions across its platform
  • Shopify now has over 500 employees across three offices in Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal
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Shopify is the leading omni-channel commerce platform. Merchants use Shopify to design, set up, and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including mobile, web, social media, marketplaces, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops. The platform also provides merchants with a powerful back-office and a single view of their business, from payments to shipping. The Shopify platform was engineered for reliability and scale, making enterprise-level technology available to businesses of all sizes. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify currently powers over 800,000 businesses in approximately 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Nestle, Kylie Cosmetics, Allbirds, MVMT, and many more.