The E-commerce industry is booming, thanks to recent technological advancements. According to a research study carried out by Statista, worldwide retail e-commerce sales was $1.86trillion in 2016 and it is projected to grow to $4.48 trillion in 2021.
To maximize this opportunity, many world-class e-commerce stores are migrating to Magento 2 because of its numerous benefits, such as:
- Improved performance and scalability (it can process 39% orders per hour and it loads 30% to 50% faster than Magento 1)
- Top class checkout process (a two-step process that is faster and easier)
- Mobile friendly
- Easy upgrade (saves you from security risks)
- Lots of key integrations
- Email marketing automation
- Advanced reporting feature, etc.
That is not all. Magento 2 has top extensions that make e-commerce store management a breeze, such as:
- Payment extensions like Realex payment, Elavon payment, PagSeguro payment, Converge payment etc.
- Customer persuasion and loyalty programs such as Stock and price countdown, Upsell and cross-sell popups and Gift card extensions.
A total of 20,559 websites are using Magento 2. Below are top world class stores using Magento 2 for e-commerce.
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Graze is a snack brand located in the UK. They help people to live healthy by eating healthy snacks. They were formerly running a subscription model. They needed to upgrade their e-commerce platform to enable customers to buy directly through its online store. So, they migrated to Magento 2. Graze and Byredo was among the first UK brands to launch Magento 2. The platform was first created in beta but later went live.
Graze website has a stunning homepage filled with mouth-watering images of their snacks and showing a good navigation that offers direct access to different product categories. It also features a good number of products to attract visitors. The website also loads pretty fast.
According to Pingdom, the website has a performance grade of 81, the load time of 2.98s and it is faster than 53% of tested websites.
SOL is a Lingerie shop located in Denver, Colorado. It was established 21 years ago by Jeanie and Cindy.
The company wanted to create a new website that shows their uncommon in-store experience, stylized design and the one that can easily support their future growth.
So, they migrated their website to the new Magento 2 platform that offers a great customer experience they wanted. Magento 2 enabled SOL e-commerce website to load faster, their checkout becomes easier and they were able to use valuable content to create stunning experiences for their shoppers.
According to Pingdom, the website has a performance grade of 77, the load time of 2.56s and it is faster than 60% of tested websites.
3. Cultcha Kids
Cultcha kids is a brand under Popcultcha. They sell popular Comic Books, TV Shows, Videos games, movies, collectible trading cards, clothing, toys, and novelty items to cute, adorable kids. They needed to launch into the market fast to maximize the growing interest in popular culture toys and gifts for children.
They migrated their website to Magento 2. This has enabled them to get access to the latest technology platform that is easy to scale. It delivers the performance they wanted and ensured access to new feature enhancements. The flexibility of Magento 2 allows the team to control how the platform is designed so that they can tailor the website to their needs.
According to Pingdom, the website has a performance grade of 68, the load time of 2.28s and it is faster than 21% of tested websites.
Byredo is a European website that sells Fragrance, body and hand care, leather goods, etc. It is one of the 2 websites that first migrated to Magento 2. The new platform enabled the website to have improved administration, easier customization, scalability, etc.
The design of the website is minimalistic as you can see above. This enables it to project its message its customers. The few images projected on the home page is enough to attract visitors to become paying customers.
According to Pingdom, the website has a performance grade of 83, the load time of 4.38s and it is faster than 36% of tested websites.
Rubie's is a family owned and operated business that was established over 65 years ago. It is one of the largest designer, manufacturer, and distributor of Halloween costumes and accessories in the whole world.
The Magento 2 home page's design includes popular categories, trending categories, featured characters and hot products. This makes the website easy to navigate for customers who would like to check out more products. It also engages customers on the home page.
According to Pingdom, the website has a performance grade of 85, the load time of 6.47s and it is faster than 23% of tested websites.
6. Land Rover
Land Rover is one of the most famous SUVs and all-terrain vehicles manufacturer in the automotive industry. Apart from that, the company also sells gifts such as chic key rings, travel mugs, baseball hats, etc. They sell men, women and children's wears.
They upgrade their web store to Magento 2 and added it to their main website. This enabled them to display special deals and items offered in carousel images with white background.
According to Pingdom, the website has a performance grade of 81, the load time of 6.33s and it is faster than 23% of tested websites.
7. Easy Spirit
Easy Spirit is an online store that sells dress shoes, casual shoes, Mules & clogs, wedges, sandals, athletic, wide shoes, etc.
Their Magento 2 web-store provides different quality images of their products. Shoppers are free to choose the right clothing and shoe size right from the home page.
It uses different extensions such as the that manages stock notification and sends customers notifications of returned products and reduced prices and an advanced product option extensions that help to create custom options for each chosen product.
According to Pingdom, the website has a performance grade of 68, the load time of 3.62s and it is faster than 44% of tested websites.
8. The Irish Store
Looking for all things Irish? You will get it at The Irish Store. The web store curates the best Irish products online with a passion for customer service and a commitment to nurture and promote local suppliers and creators of quality Irish products.
The Irish Store won the best Magento 2 award in 2017. The web store uses Realex payment extension which allows your customers to make payments for products purchased without leaving the checkout page.
The Magento 2 designed website is a place where you can buy original clothing, Merino wool Aran sweaters, Mullingar Pewter and the finest Irish linen.
According to Pingdom, the website has a performance grade of 75, the load time of 2.08s and it is faster than 69% of tested websites.
When it comes to stylish and fashionable smartphone cases, Case-Mate is unbeatable. The company uses premium materials and decadent styles to create exclusive covers for the latest cell phones that turns your device into a beautiful accessory.
The Magento 2 built website is filled with high-quality and attractive images of phone covers that can easily convert shoppers into buyers and make it hard to leave the website without buying.
According to Pingdom, the website has a performance grade of 69, the load time of 1.69s and it is faster than 76% of tested websites.
10. Lara Bohinc
Lara Bohinc is a London-based website that sells Jewelry (Bracelets and bangles, rings, necklaces, etc), Vases, lighting, furniture, lookbooks, etc. The Magento 2 website contains great product images and easily navigable buttons. It simply looks amazing!
According to Pingdom, the website has a performance grade of 69, the load time of 1.79s and it is faster than 74% of tested websites.
Above are top 10 world class examples of Magento 2 e-commerce stores. Magento 2 provides an awesome customer experience that is second to none.
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