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Sky Business News – Australian Online Retailers Slower than World Standards

Recently, I was interviewed by Sky Business News about the site performance of Australian retailers and the fact that they’re amongst the slowest in the world. During one of the busiest Christmas shopping weeks last year, the local retail average homepage response time had crept out to 9.4 seconds. By comparison, the US and UK averages for this same point in time was 3.8 seconds and 3.9 seconds respectively. A… read more