60 × E-Commerce UX Case Studies

A UX benchmark of 60 top e-commerce sites ranked by user experience performance

  • This benchmark database is based on usability reviews of 60 top e-commerce sites, each rated across 667 different e-commerce UX elements.
  • Click on a site in the graph or the list to see its in-depth case study and detailed UX performance.
  • In total the benchmark contains 40,020 UX performance ratings and 29,900 best-practice implementation examples.
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Overall UX Performance: 667 guidelines · 40,020 ratings

Homepage & Category: 62 guidelines · 3,720 ratings

Homepage: 15 guidelines · 900 ratings

Category Taxonomy: 14 guidelines · 840 ratings

Main Navigation: 16 guidelines · 960 ratings

Intermediary Category Pages: 6 guidelines · 360 ratings

Site-Wide Layout: 11 guidelines · 660 ratings

On-Site Search: 49 guidelines · 2,940 ratings

Search Query Types: 12 guidelines · 720 ratings

Search Form & Logic: 10 guidelines · 600 ratings

Search Autocomplete: 7 guidelines · 420 ratings

Results Logic & Guidance: 8 guidelines · 480 ratings

Results Layout & Filtering: 12 guidelines · 720 ratings

Product Lists & Filtering: 94 guidelines · 5,640 ratings

List Layout: 7 guidelines · 420 ratings

Loading Products: 5 guidelines · 300 ratings

List Items: Product Info & Thumbnails: 16 guidelines · 960 ratings

List Items: Interface & Hit Areas: 10 guidelines · 600 ratings

List Items: Personalization: 5 guidelines · 300 ratings

Filtering: Available Filters: 10 guidelines · 600 ratings

Filtering: Scope & Logic: 14 guidelines · 840 ratings

Filtering: Interface & Layout: 11 guidelines · 660 ratings

Sorting: 11 guidelines · 660 ratings

Comparison Tool: 5 guidelines · 300 ratings

Product Page: 95 guidelines · 5,700 ratings

Product Page Layout: 8 guidelines · 480 ratings

Product Images: 9 guidelines · 540 ratings

Image Gallery UI: 10 guidelines · 600 ratings

Product Video & 360-View: 4 guidelines · 240 ratings

The 'Buy' Section: 9 guidelines · 540 ratings

Shipping, Returns, and Gifting: 7 guidelines · 420 ratings

Product Variations: 9 guidelines · 540 ratings

Product Descriptions: 7 guidelines · 420 ratings

Specifications Sheet: 5 guidelines · 300 ratings

User Reviews: 13 guidelines · 780 ratings

Auxiliary Content: 5 guidelines · 300 ratings

Cross-Sells & Cross-Navigation: 9 guidelines · 540 ratings

Cart & Checkout: 134 guidelines · 8,040 ratings

Shopping Cart & “Added to Cart” Behavior: 10 guidelines · 600 ratings

Account Selection & Creation: 9 guidelines · 540 ratings

Customer & Address Information: 12 guidelines · 720 ratings

Gifting Flow & Features: 5 guidelines · 300 ratings

Shipping & Store Pickup: 11 guidelines · 660 ratings

Payment Flow & Methods (Incl. 3rd-Party): 8 guidelines · 480 ratings

Credit Card Form: 10 guidelines · 600 ratings

Order Review: 5 guidelines · 300 ratings

Order Confirmation & E-Mail: 4 guidelines · 240 ratings

Form & Page Design: 10 guidelines · 600 ratings

User Interactions & Distractions: 10 guidelines · 600 ratings

Cross-Sells: 4 guidelines · 240 ratings

Validation Errors & Data Persistence: 10 guidelines · 600 ratings

Field Labels & Microcopy: 7 guidelines · 420 ratings

Field Design & Features: 8 guidelines · 480 ratings

Default Values & Autocompletion: 8 guidelines · 480 ratings

Accounts & Self-Service: 65 guidelines · 3,900 ratings

Account Drop-Down: 7 guidelines · 420 ratings

Account Dashboard: 6 guidelines · 360 ratings

Account Sign In: 6 guidelines · 360 ratings

'Your Account': Addresses, Payments, & Newsletters: 13 guidelines · 780 ratings

Orders & Order Tracking: 14 guidelines · 840 ratings

Order Returns: 11 guidelines · 660 ratings

Account-Wide Navigation, Structure, & Information: 8 guidelines · 480 ratings

Mobile E-Commerce: 144 guidelines · 8,640 ratings

Mobile Homepage, Navigation, & Search: 12 guidelines · 720 ratings

Mobile Product Lists: 15 guidelines · 900 ratings

Mobile Filtering & Sorting: 9 guidelines · 540 ratings

Mobile Product Page Layouts: 6 guidelines · 360 ratings

Mobile Product Descriptions, Specs, & Images: 13 guidelines · 780 ratings

Mobile Shopping Cart, Cost & Account: 10 guidelines · 600 ratings

Mobile Checkout Information: 15 guidelines · 900 ratings

Mobile Form Field Usability: 18 guidelines · 1,080 ratings

Touch Keyboards: 5 guidelines · 300 ratings

Mobile Validation Errors: 7 guidelines · 420 ratings

B&H Photo #1

Usability Score: 672

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Home Depot #2

Usability Score: 648

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+ 39 more pages

Wayfair #3

Usability Score: 632

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+ 42 more pages

Nordstrom #4

Usability Score: 615

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+ 34 more pages

Amazon #5

Usability Score: 614

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Mobile E-Commerce

+ 54 more pages

Adidas #6

Usability Score: 549

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Homepage & Category

On-Site Search

+ 15 more pages

L.L. Bean #7

Usability Score: 547

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+ 44 more pages

REI #8

Usability Score: 537

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+ 37 more pages

Walmart #9

Usability Score: 532

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+ 42 more pages

ASOS #10

Usability Score: 529

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+ 23 more pages

Crutchfield #11

Usability Score: 525

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+ 38 more pages

Sears #12

Usability Score: 522

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Musician’s Friend #13

Usability Score: 520

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Target #14

Usability Score: 505

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Office Depot #15

Usability Score: 498

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Neiman Marcus #16

Usability Score: 490

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+ 14 more pages

Staples #17

Usability Score: 484

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Product Page

+ 35 more pages

Best Buy #18

Usability Score: 483

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+ 44 more pages

J.C. Penney #19

Usability Score: 480

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+ 42 more pages

Build.com #20

Usability Score: 477

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+ 29 more pages

Marks & Spencer #21

Usability Score: 462

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+ 24 more pages

Sephora #22

Usability Score: 462

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+ 34 more pages

Walgreen Co. #23

Usability Score: 460

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+ 32 more pages

Etsy #24

Usability Score: 453

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+ 35 more pages

Tesco #25

Usability Score: 451

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+ 18 more pages

Northern Tool #26

Usability Score: 449

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Product Page

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+ 46 more pages

John Lewis #27

Usability Score: 449

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+ 28 more pages

Macy’s #28

Usability Score: 438

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+ 38 more pages

Apple #29

Usability Score: 434

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Toys'R'Us #30

Usability Score: 425

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Product Lists & Filtering

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+ 31 more pages

Disney Store #31

Usability Score: 412

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+ 33 more pages

Lowe’s #32

Usability Score: 411

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Cabela’s #33

Usability Score: 400

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+ 37 more pages

Zalando #34

Usability Score: 384

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On-Site Search

+ 18 more pages

Debenhams #35

Usability Score: 383

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+ 19 more pages

IKEA #36

Usability Score: 382

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Product Page

+ 13 more pages

Crate & Barrel #37

Usability Score: 379

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+ 40 more pages

Urban Outfitters #38

Usability Score: 373

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+ 39 more pages

Hayneedle #39

Usability Score: 355

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Mobile E-Commerce

+ 43 more pages

American Eagle Outfitters #40

Usability Score: 337

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+ 30 more pages

H&M #41

Usability Score: 333

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+ 24 more pages

Gilt #42

Usability Score: 324

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+ 40 more pages

Nike #43

Usability Score: 324

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+ 37 more pages

Victoria’s Secret #44

Usability Score: 323

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+ 37 more pages

Newegg #45

Usability Score: 313

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+ 39 more pages

Grainger #46

Usability Score: 302

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+ 42 more pages

Overstock #47

Usability Score: 288

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+ 32 more pages

Kohl’s #48

Usability Score: 281

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+ 36 more pages

Ann Taylor #49

Usability Score: 275

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+ 37 more pages

Williams-Sonoma #50

Usability Score: 268

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+ 40 more pages

GAP #51

Usability Score: 267

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Foot Locker #52

Usability Score: 253

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Bass Pro Shops #53

Usability Score: 252

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+ 28 more pages

Argos #54

Usability Score: 243

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+ 26 more pages

Microsoft #55

Usability Score: 224

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+ 29 more pages

HP #56

Usability Score: 209

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+ 41 more pages

TigerDirect #57

Usability Score: 204

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+ 32 more pages

Costco #58

Usability Score: 195

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+ 45 more pages

Rakuten #59

Usability Score: 186

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+ 39 more pages

Dell #60

Usability Score: 126

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+ 45 more pages

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