December 1, 2010, 3:37 PM

Apple and L.L. Bean post the fastest response times

The retailers turned in the fastest response times for large retailers in November, says Gomez.

Jon Love

Associate Editor, Research

Lead Photo and produced the fastest high broadband access times among 25 large web retailers tested last month, says Gomez, the web performance division of Compuware Corp. In November, generated the best response time of 0.96 seconds in Internet Explorer testing. led last month’s Firefox testing with an average access time of 0.92 seconds. had the next best Internet Explorer response time with 1.23 seconds, followed by (1.30), (1.31) and (1.45 seconds). had the second-fastest Firefox response time with an average of 0.97 seconds. (1.09), (1.10) and (1.12) rounded out the top 5.

In November, the average top retailer’s high broadband response time for a shopper using Internet Explorer, according to Gomez, was 2.31 seconds. The average Firefox response time among the same group of retailers last month was 2.04 seconds.


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