How big retailers measure up on response time (in seconds)
RetailerInternet ExplorerFirefox
Apple.com0.700.68
Costco.com1.280.88
Dell.com1.290.80
LLBean.com1.650.81
HPShopping.com1.781.89
Overstock.com1.811.06
OfficeDepot.com1.831.91
Walmart.com1.841.61
Gap.com2.031.40
CDW.com2.273.27
Williams-Sonoma.com2.343.02
VictoriasSecret.com2.402.77
OfficeMax.com2.411.57
Amazon.com2.662.68
Newegg.com3.392.98
Staples.com3.412.25
Sears.com3.473.27
QVC.com3.502.16
Amway.com4.153.37
HSN.com4.723.50
Toysrus.com7.194.00
Macys.com10.631.52
Benchmark Average3.032.15

All data for this report is collected by Gomez, with one measurement per hour from 12 U.S. Internet backbone locations. Response Time is the average of each test measurement to download the web site content divided by the total number of tests.