Poster: 2012 State of the Union: E-Commerce Page Speed and Web Performance
For our second annual State of the Union, we tested the load times of the top 2,000 retail websites* and found that, among other things, web pages are getting bigger, the average site takes 10 seconds to load, and the top 100 sites are slower than the rest.
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*Based on a study of the top 2000 shopping sites, as ranked by Alexa.com. Sites were tested in Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 7, and Chrome, using a third-party tool called WebPagetest.
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