October 9, 2013, 10:16 AM

Target and CDW lead September availability tests

Target led Internet Explorer tests and tied with CDW for the Firefox lead.

Jon Love

Associate Editor, Research

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Target.com had the best availability score for Internet Explorer testing among large retailers tested in September, says Compuware. The retailer posted 100% availability in Internet Explorer tests. Target.com and CDW.com led Firefox availability tests, tied at 99.98%.

Costco.com finished in second place in Internet Explorer testing with an availability rating of 99.99%. Amazon.com and CDW.com tied in third at 99.98% and Williams-Sonoma finished fifth at 99.96%.

With a 99.96% availability score for September, Costo.com and Williams-Sonoma.com tied for third place in Firefox testing, following Target and CDW. Walmart.com finished fifth at 99.93% availability.

The average Internet Explorer availability score among the 21 retailers measured in September was 99.69%. The same group of retailers produced an average Firefox score of 99.68%.

Availability is determined by the percentage of tests in which the retailer’s web site loads correctly.

Click here for the full test results.

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