The Keynote Mobile Commerce Performance Index data was released, applauding J.C. Penney Co. Inc., Staples Inc., and Sears Holdings Corp., for the best scores among mobile retailers, as well as for the short load times for their pages.
The data for the week that ended on December 4, showed that Sears was the top retailer. Its mobile web homepage was able to load in 3.91 seconds, and was successfully loaded 99.44 percent of the time. According to Keynote Systems Inc., the web and mobile performance management company, this earned the retailer a perfect 1,000 score.
In second place, was Staples, which had a homepage load time of 6.38 seconds at its m-commerce site, and a 99.33 percent successful load rate, achieving a score of 946 with Keynote Systems. J.C. Penney took the third place spot, with a 6.45 second load time for its mobile web homepage, and a 99.32 percent success rate. Its Keynote Systems score was 945.
Best Buy Co. Inc. and Walmart.com came in fourth and fifth places, respectively. Best Buy had a score of 928, with a success rate of 99.12 percent and a load time of 6.68 seconds, while Walmart.com’s score was 910, with a 98.71 percent success rate and a load time of 6.29 seconds.
The average score across the entire index was 735, with a success rate of 97.03 percent and a load time of 10.15 seconds.
In terms of the Internet Retailer Mobile Commerce Top 300, Sears holds the 21st spot, with Staples coming in 13th, J.C. Penney at 26th, Best buy in the 16th position, and Walmart.com sits up high in 4th place.