November 13, 2013, 9:40 AM

HSN and Overstock lead October availability tests

HSN led Internet Explorer tests and Overstock took the Firefox lead.

Lead Photo had the best availability score for Internet Explorer testing among large retailers tested in October, says Compuware. The retailer posted 99.98% availability in Internet Explorer tests. led Firefox availability tests tied at 99.95%. finished in second place in Internet Explorer testing with an availability rating of 99.97%. came in third at 99.95% followed by (99.93%) in fourth and and (99.92%) in fifth.

Four retailers tied in second place for October Firefox availability testing.,, and all posted 99.94% availability.

The average Internet Explorer availability score among the 22 retailers measured in October was 99.56%. The same group of retailers produced an average Firefox score of 99.54%.

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

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