We tested the load times of the top 500 retail web sites and found that pages are bigger and 21% slower than they were just one year ago. This slowdown affects the bottom line - even milliseconds can mean the difference between profit and loss for site owners.
But there are great opportunities for site owners to make minor improvements and reap major rewards. For example, one second of load time improvement increases conversions up to two percent. Even a hundred milliseconds load time improvement can grow revenue by up to one percent.
Read State of the Union: Ecommerce Page Speed & Web Performance, a step-by-step guide with optimization tips and best practices that can help improve performance.
Understand why your site is getting slower and how to make it faster
Uncover untapped but proven web site acceleration opportunities
Top twelve things you can do to fix performance pains