July 10, 2013, 10:32 AM

Six retailers share the lead in June availability tests

Four retailers tied atop Internet Explorer availability tests and two for the Firefox lead.

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Four retailers (Amazon.com, Costco.com, Dell.com and Williams-Sonoma.com) tied with the best availability score for Internet Explorer testing among large retailers tested in June, says Compuware Gomez. The retailers posted 99.99% availability in Internet Explorer tests. Amazon.com and Dell.com led Firefox availability tests tied at 100%.

Four retailers (HPShopping.com, HSN.com, Sears.com and Target.com) tied for fifth place in Internet Explorer testing with an availability rating of 99.96%.

With a 99.99% availability score for April, HPShopping.com came in third place in Firefox testing, following Amazon.com and Dell.com. Three retailers (Overstock.com, Sears.com, Williams-Sonoma.com) tied for fourth at 99.96% availability.

The average Internet Explorer availability score among the 22 retailers measured in June was 99.75%. The same group of retailers produced an average Firefox score of 99.79%.

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

Click here for the full availability test results.

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