How big retailers measure up on consistency (seconds)
Retailer Internet Explorer Firefox
Overstock.com 0.63 0.93
Dell.com 0.86 1.14
Apple.com 0.90 0.49
Costco.com 0.92 0.73
Walmart.com 1.16 1.41
VictoriasSecret.com 1.27 1.57
Staples.com 1.32 1.69
Amway.com 1.35 1.13
LLBean.com 1.37 0.65
Gap.com 1.44 1.41
OfficeMax.com 1.44 1.21
HPShopping.com 1.57 1.72
OfficeDepot.com 1.65 6.48
QVC.com 1.85 1.58
Sears.com 2.26 8.13
HSN.com 2.33 1.86
Newegg.com 2.40 2.31
Toysrus.com 2.56 2.15
Amazon.com 2.62 2.06
CDW.com 2.74 3.07
Williams-Sonoma.com 2.99 2.04
Macys.com 3.59 0.96
Benchmark Average 1.78 2.03

All data for this report is collected by Gomez, with one measurement per hour from 12 U.S. Internet backbone locations. The Consistency calculation is the standard variation of successful tests over the period measured.