Mobile commerce performance by Dick’s Sporting Goods yo-yos from week to week

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The retailer has been drawing some significant attention to itself, of late, but its mcommerce results are inconsistent. When it comes to solid mobile commerce performance, every fraction of a second counts, and this message has never been more clear than in the example of the smartphone friendly website from Dick’s Sporting Goods. According to the mcommerce statistics from Keynote Systems, Dick’s has not been all that consistent. The importance of consistent strong performance in mobile commerce retail websites is very important. Even part of a second can make the…

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Report sheds lights on the problems mobile commerce faces

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Jumio report highlights payment friction and poor shopping experience Jumio, a leading payment processing firm, has released a report that aims to shed some light on the problems that exist in the mobile commerce field. The mobile space has been receiving a great deal of positive attention recently, largely due to the high performance of mobile commerce during the 2013 holiday season. Mobile payments are not all glamour and without fault, however, as Jumio’s report shows. The report highlights the friction that exists in the mobile payments space and how…

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Mobile commerce website at GNC beefs up and gets injured

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The increased size of the site, said Keynote, has caused its homepage to take far too long to load. According to the latest Mobile Commerce Performance Index from Keynote Systems, GNC bulked up its smartphone website to such a degree that it dropped its rank down to 28th place out of a possible 30, this week. The General Nutrition Centers Inc. website is now hurting from impossibly long load times. The goal of mobile commerce websites, according to Keynote and most other experts in the industry, is to make sure…

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Mobile commerce site performance at Dick’s improves

Mobile Commerce - Dick's Sporting Goods

The sporting goods store has managed to speed up its page load time by a second. According to the latest statistics from Keynote Systems, Dick’s Sporting Goods, the decision to slash eight objects from its mobile commerce page has improved its performance by reducing its page load time by a second. Keynote feels that the retailer’s decision paid off as the improvement to the site performance was meaningful. On March 21, Dick’s took its mobile commerce website objects down from 36 to 28 so that its average page load time…

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Mobile commerce availability increases with better wireless networks

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Retailers all experience better site performance simply because of improvements to the networks, themselves. According to the Keynote Mobile Commerce Index, the wireless networks from Verizon and AT&T had been acting up, which had negatively impacted the smartphone site performance of all of the retailers on the index, but now that this problem is resolved, success rates have also improved. As the wireless networks smoothed out the issues they were experiencing, all of the index retailers saw improvements. That said, Keynote also pointed out that among all of the thirty…

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M-commerce speed at Best Buy improves as reliability drops

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The electronics retailer has managed the slash its load time by 1.5 seconds, but errors are more common. According to the latest report from Keynote Systems on m-commerce performance, the mobile homepage at Best Buy has an average load time of 10.82 seconds, which isn’t great but that is significantly improved over the results from the previous week. The load time combined with the site availability are what are measured by Keynote for its index. Both of those factors were taken into account when the ranking for the site’s position…

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Mobile commerce website may not achieve success from breaking all the rules

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GNC’s massive smartphone homepage takes far too long to load meaning that . According to the mobile commerce index from Keynote, the smartphone optimized website of General Nutrition Centers (GNC) is enormous and breaks all of the typically recommended “rules” for this type of site. The massive homepage at GNC takes an average of 41 seconds to load, according to Keynote data. The reason that the mobile commerce homepage takes such a tremendous amount of time to load is primarily due to its weight, which ranges from 800 kilobytes to…

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Mobile commerce performance at Rakuten Shopping was steady in May

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The smartphone friendly site was able to keep solid load time and availability last month. According to the latest report from Keynote Systems regarding the performance of the mobile commerce website at Rakuten Shopping, the company was able to maintain steady results throughout all of May, but it would actually be possible to improve if some interesting changes were made. The site has opted to load a desktop file which actually hamper’s the page’s performance ability. That said, the mobile commerce homepage for Rakuten Shopping was able to load at…

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Mobile commerce gave U.S. retail a shot in the arm in April

Mobile Commerce Report 2013

Last month, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that smartphones generated many sales. The U.S. Census Bureau has just released a study that showed that while mobile commerce and online shopping did experience a slowing at the start of the year, it also saw a considerable increase on a monthly and quarterly level in April. The total food services and retail sales for the first quarter this year increased by 3.7 percent over 2012. At the same time, the month of April showed sales of $419 billion, which displays a month…

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Mobile commerce performance considerably improves at J.C. Penney

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Keynote Systems has reported that the retailer’s site is now loading twice as fast as previously. According to the latest results of the mobile commerce index from Keynote Systems, the homepage for J.C. Penney Co. Inc. was able to slash its load time in half by 1.78 seconds. On average, the department store was able to load its page in 7.21 seconds, a considerable improvement. The rule of thumb, according to Keynote, is that the lighter a mobile commerce website is, the better it will perform. This was how J.C.…

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Mobile commerce website performance at Foot Locker drops through the floor

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The latest report from Keynote Systems has shown a massive drop in the site’s availability. The most recent Keynote Mobile Commerce Performance Index report has just been issued and has shown that Foot Locker has taken a considerable dive in its website performance. The retail chain experienced a very slow homepage load time at 17.42 seconds in the most recent week. This is a considerable decline from the Foot Locker’s previous mobile commerce site performance. For instance, in October 2012, it had achieved the number 1 position on that same…

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