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Online Retail By The Numbers: An eCommerce Infographic


Running an online shopping cart is an essential part of doing business on the web for most companies – Rackspace included.

But, with product launches, page updates and marketing campaigns, it can be easy to lose sight of the true impact website performance can have on shopping cart conversions.

Did you know that 40 percent of people abandon a website that takes more than three seconds to load?  And, a one second delay in page load results in 7 percent fewer conversions?  (Check out the ecommerce infographic below to see other interesting stats on how people interact online with shopping carts.)

When looking at your ecommerce website hosting solution, it is imperative to consider the availability, performance and security of your shopping cart.  There are numerous architecture options available to help with this – it’s just a matter of talking through which solution best meets your online business needs.

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About the Author

This is a post written and contributed by Mahesh Gandhe.

Mahesh Gandhe is an experienced technologist with over 12 years of experience in enterprise software. In his current role, he is responsible for solution management initiatives at Rackspace inclusive of defining product portfolio and go-to-market strategy for Rackspace Solutions for eCommerce. Outside of Rackspace, Mahesh runs one marathon a year and plays the Indian percussion instrument “Tabla.” Follow him on Twitter @maheshgandhe

  • Online Shopping

    Great Analysis of Online Retail market. Those three things you are sharing i like most this things are always keep in mind to make good online shopping.


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