In Retail, It’s an Omnichannel World

Online retail has been a game-changer over the last two decades but it’s still a relatively small percentage of total retail spend, less than 6% according to the US Census Bureau’s Annual Retail Trade Survey. While brick-and-mortar retailers long ago established online channels, powerhouse online retailers like Amazon are moving…

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Vox Media: One Year from Performance Bankruptcy

Exactly one year ago, Vox Media declared “Performance bankruptcy”, realizing their sites were “friggin’ slow”. They were way behind most of their competitors. Vox promised an overhaul on all of their performance debts. They set out to reduce their render start times by 58% and their page complete times by 65%.…

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Web Performance Premier League Standings

At Catchpoint, we take two things very seriously: football (the original), and web performance. Following Leicester City’s remarkable win to clinch the Premier League title on Sunday, we decided to rank each of the 20 Premier League Clubs based on their website’s performance, and do a quick analysis of the top…

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