Retail Systems - Website speed on the up for Britain’s top 50 retailers
The latest figures from NCC Group’s retail benchmark report have revealed that Britain’s top 50 retail sites are the fastest they have been since Q3 in 2015.
The average load time has reduced from 17.46 seconds in Q2 to 16.95 in Q3 and the render start time for displaying content has also decreased from 2.91 seconds to 2.80 seconds in Q3.
Commenting on the figures, Alex Painter, Senior Web Performance Consultant at the Group, expressed that although the improvement in performance is encouraging, the average load time is still three seconds slower than it was two years ago, due to the fact that average page weight continues to increase.
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Published date:  16 November 2017