Fastest sites for the past 6 months: Eddie Bauer, JC Penney

According to Keynote, the five top performers had an average response time of 11.74 seconds during the six-month period beginning the week of August 4, 2003 and ending the week of February 2, 2004. The top five performers were Eddie Bauer , J.C. Penney, Office Depot, Target and Wal-Mart. As a means of comparison, the slowest sites on the index had average response times as high as 37.00 seconds during the six-month period.