That includes 10,000 seasonal workers for its distribution centers and 3,000 to help stores cater to cross-channel shoppers.
A shopper with a high broadband connection could access a Top 50 retail site in 6.19 seconds in July.
In July, a shopper with a high broadband connection could access a Top 50 retail site in 6.19 seconds, compared with 13.76 seconds for a low broadband connection and 49.94 seconds for dial-up, says Gomez Inc.
Dell.com provided the fastest high broadband access time among Top 50 retailers for July, says Gomez Inc.
At 3 seconds Dell was followed by Zappos.com (3.38 seconds), FootLocker.com (3.89 seconds) and OfficeMax.com (3.97 seconds).
Using a dial-up connection, Dell.com also provided the fastest site response time at 34.33 seconds.
|All data for this report is collected by the Gomez Last Mile network,|
|30 times an hour from Dial Up, Low and High Broadband users across|
|the United States, 24 hours a day except between 3AM to 6AM EDT.|
|Response Time is the average of each test measurement to|
|download the web site content divided by the total number of tests.|
|Copyright© 2007 Gomez, Inc.