Sainsbury’s E-Commerce UX

This is a case study of Sainsbury’s e-commerce user experience (UX) performance. It’s based on an exhaustive performance review of 414 design elements. 243 other sites have also been benchmarked for a complete picture of the e-commerce UX landscape.

Sainsbury’s overall e-commerce UX performance is poor. Their UX is especially thwarted by usability issues related to broken Cart & Checkout, poor Mobile Web, and poor On-Site Search performances.

First benchmarked in April 2021.


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Overall UX Performance

414 Guidelines · Performance:

Desktop Web

251 Guidelines · Performance:

Homepage & Category

41 Guidelines · Performance:

On-Site Search

30 Guidelines · Performance:

Product Lists & Filtering

51 Guidelines · Performance:

Product Page

24 Guidelines · Performance:

Cart & Checkout

78 Guidelines · Performance:

Customer Accounts

27 Guidelines · Performance:

Mobile Web

163 Guidelines · Performance:

138 Major E-Commerce Sites
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