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Shopify has 10% of the market share of all global e-commerce platforms. So it's no wonder that Shopify, together with Shopify Plus, are attracting the e-commerce giants. Established brands are moving to Shopify to increase their sales. In the following we introduce you to the current Shopify superstars.

These are the 18 biggest brands on Shopify:

  1. Budweiser

  2. Bootea

  3. Gymshark

  4. The Economist

  5. The New York Stock Exchange

  6. The National Portrait Gallery

  7. Kylie Cosmetics

  8. Skinnydip

  9. Penguin Books

  10. Sunday Somewhere

  11. Red Bull

  12. Tesla

  13. The Boring Company

  14. Tattly

  15. WaterAid

  16. Bombas

  17. MVMT

  18. Death Wish Coffee


Anheuser-Busch has been brewing what is probably the most popular beer in the world for over 160 years. As a world-class master brewer, the Budweiser empire was expanded. The popular company sells merchandising items through its online shop.


2016 was the year Bootea hit the lifestyle and diet scene. A cleverly marketed detox tea and one of the most successful Instagram marketers we have ever seen. Bootea products have made it onto the lists of numerous retailers and reached over 1 million customers worldwide.


Gymshark is a fitness clothing and accessories brand that produces itself and operates an online retailer. Headquartered in the UK, it has over 3 million dedicated social media followers and customers from 131 countries.

The Economist

The Economist website provides serious insights and opinions on international news about politics, business, finance, science and technology. The online shop offers a range of printed copies of Economist books, audio books, as well as numerous office supplies and calendars.

The New York Stock Exchange

By far the largest stock exchange in the world is the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with a market capitalization of $ 5.1 trillion of its listed companies as of the end of 2016. As part of their large presence in the financial sector, they set up a Shopify store to share distribute NYSE-branded products.

The National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery is a British art institution and encompasses works, monarchy, writers and poets from the early 17th century to the modern day. That is why they decided to set high standards for their online presence, which does justice to the art that adorns their walls.

Kylie Cosmetics

The cosmetics queen of the Kardashian clan sold out her eyeshadow palette via Kylie Cosmetics within 2 minutes. With 11 million followers on Twitter and an unbelievable 82 million followers on Instagram, Shopify was able to easily intercept and service the flood of traffic, so that the loyal army of fans could get hold of the popular makeup.


In 2011 Lewis Blitz started the Skinnydip London together with the brothers James & Richard Gold. The brand grew rapidly and received over 100 concessions. Skinnydip sales skyrocketed when the products landed at leading global retailers such as Selfridges, Nordstorm, ASOS and Topshop.

Penguin Books

Penguin Books was founded in 1935 and has long published literature and history for generations. It is one of the largest English-language publishers and is part of the five largest international publishing houses.

Sunday Somewhere

Sunday Somewhere is a premium eyewear company focused on the travel bug. In 2010 the company was founded by Dave Allison. Since then, the brand has conquered the world market thanks to quality, simplicity, originality, its attention to detail and enthusiastic customer voices.

Red Bull

Red Bull is the world's best-selling energy drink. The product is marketed very successfully through events, advertising, sports team ownership, celebrity support, and music through the Red Bull Records label. The Red Bull online shop sells related products such as hats, T-shirts, backpacks, jackets and more.


Tesla Motors was founded in 2003 in Silicon Valley by a group of engineers led by Elon Musk. Their goal was to prove to the world that electric cars are better and more efficient than gasoline vehicles across the board.

Tesla is not just a car maker, but also a high-tech design company with a focus on energy innovation. With their Shopify shop, they rely on modern ecommerce solutions that fit their corporate philosophy.

The Boring Company

Elon Musk also relies on Shopify as the right ecommerce solution with the Boring Company Hat, which belongs to the tunneling and infrastructure company The Boring Company. In this case in the form of a Shopify Buy Button instead of a complete Shopify package.


Tina Roth Eisenberg was tired of having to stick washable tattoos on her daughter's arm, so she took on the problem herself. After contacting a dozen renowned artists and designers, she hired 2 team members and learned what a washable tattoo is really made of. Tattly was unstoppable.


WaterAid is an international non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of some of the world's poorest societies through fresh water, sanitation and hygiene. WaterAid supporters can now support their good cause by purchasing a greeting card.

Shopify Plus brand facts and figures


Source: shopify.com Since moving to Shopify Plus, Bombas have ...

  • ... opened countless popup stores with the help of Shopify POS.
  • ... turned over $ 17.2 million in the first year after migration.
  • ... tripled their sales within 12 months.


Source: shopify.com Since moving to Shopify Plus, MVMT ...

  • ... doubled your conversion rate on mobile devices.
  • ... generated $ 150,000 in sales through social selling.
  • ... grew to $ 60 million in annual sales in 3 years.
  • ... plans to realize $ 100 million in 2018.

Death Wish Coffee

Source: shopify.com Since moving to Shopify Plus, Death Wish Coffee has ...

  • ... wagered $ 250,000 - $ 2,083 per minute - on their campaign during the Superbowl.
  • ... generated 200% sales growth in 12 months.
  • ... Subscriptions offered to generate recurring income
  • ... set up a business customer channel and sells it to all major retail chains.


Shopify is one of the best and most efficient ecommerce solutions on our market, so some of the largest global brands rightly trust in their strong competencies and benefit from the simple and safe handling of a reliable system.

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This article is an excerpt from the 70-page Shopify Plus whitepaper. Read real case studies and find out how Shopify Plus merchants double their sales annually.

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