How big retailers measure up on response time (in seconds)
Retailer
Internet Explorer
Firefox
Apple.com
0.70
0.62
Costco.com
1.18
0.76
Dell.com
1.19
0.84
HPShopping.com
1.65
1.67
Walmart.com
1.69
1.58
Overstock.com
1.83
1.05
LLBean.com
2.01
0.88
Gap.com
2.04
1.42
OfficeDepot.com
2.10
2.83
VictoriasSecret.com
2.12
1.77
OfficeMax.com
2.14
1.46
Amazon.com
2.41
2.53
Williams-Sonoma.com
2.47
2.39
HSN.com
2.90
2.31
CDW.com
3.04
5.17
Amway.com
3.36
2.63
Staples.com
3.39
1.83
Newegg.com
3.45
3.27
Sears.com
3.57
4.98
QVC.com
4.02
2.13
Toysrus.com
6.17
3.47
Macys.com
13.40
1.07
Benchmark Average
3.04
2.12

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.