HSN, Gap and Williams-Sonoma lead web site availability ratings

November 14, 2012 12:56 PM had the best availability score in Internet Explorer testing among large retailers measured in October, says Compuware Gomez. Last month, the retailer’s web site loaded correctly99.98% of the time in tests using the Internet Explorer web browser. and tied for first place in Firefox availability tests at 99.99%. and finished tied in second behind in Internet Explorer tests with 99.97% availability. Three retailers—, and—were next, with their sites loading properly 99.93% of the time.

In Firefox testing, was next behind and with a 99.95% availability score for the month. (99.94%) finished fourth followed by (99.93%).

The average Internet Explorer availability score among the 21 retailers measured in October was 99.22%. The same group of retailers produced an average Firefox score of 99.44%.

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

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