February 5, 2014, 9:52 AM

Costco and OfficeMax top December availability tests

Costco led Internet Explorer tests and OfficeMax took the Firefox lead.

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Costco.com had the best availability score for Internet Explorer testing among large retailers tested in December, says Compuware. The retailer posted 100% availability in Internet Explorer tests. OfficeMax.com led Firefox availability tests also at 100%.

Five retailers—HPShopping.com, HSN.com, LLBean.com and Macys.com—tied in second place in Internet Explorer testing with an availability rating of 99.99%.

HSN.com came in second place behind OfficeMax in Firefox testing at 99.99%. Amway.com and Costco.com tied in third place for December Firefox availability testing at 99.98, and three retailers (Amazon.com, OfficeDepot.com, Sears.com) tied in fifth at 99.97% availability.

The average Internet Explorer availability score among the 22 retailers measured in December was 99.88%. The same group of retailers produced an average Firefox score of 99.87%.

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

Click here to view the full test results.

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