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