Benchmarks

23 ‘Marketplace’ E-Commerce Sites Ranked by User Performance

Use the interactive UX benchmark chart below to see the ranked UX performance of 23 leading e-commerce sites within ‘Marketplace’ in the US and Europe. Each of the 23 Marketplace sites has been manually rated across 700+ different e-commerce UX elements, all based on Baymard’s 61,000+ hours of UX research.


This is a sub-set of the full benchmark which includes 80 e-commerce sites.


Case Studies

If you’d like to see an in-depth review for each of the Marketplace benchmarked sites you can click on the colored dots in the chart or go to the case studies section further down the page.

Benchmark UX Performances
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Mediocre
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Overall UX Performance

705 Guidelines

Homepage & Category

64 Guidelines

Homepage

15 Guidelines

Category Taxonomy

15 Guidelines

Main Navigation

16 Guidelines

Intermediary Category Pages

6 Guidelines

Site-Wide Layout

12 Guidelines

On-Site Search

50 Guidelines

Search Query Types

12 Guidelines

Search Form & Logic

10 Guidelines

Search Autocomplete

8 Guidelines

Results Logic & Guidance

8 Guidelines

Results Layout & Filtering

12 Guidelines

Product Lists & Filtering

95 Guidelines

List Layout

7 Guidelines

Loading Products

6 Guidelines

List Items: Product Info & Thumbnails

20 Guidelines

List Items: Product Info

11 Guidelines

List Items: Product Thumbnails

9 Guidelines

List Items: Interface & Hit Areas

11 Guidelines

Filtering: Available Filters

10 Guidelines

Filtering: Scope & Logic

14 Guidelines

Filtering: Interface & Layout

11 Guidelines

Sorting

11 Guidelines

Comparison Tool

5 Guidelines

Product Page

95 Guidelines

Product Page Layout

10 Guidelines

Product Images

11 Guidelines

Image Gallery UI

12 Guidelines

The 'Buy' Section

9 Guidelines

Shipping, Returns, and Gifting

7 Guidelines

Product Variations

9 Guidelines

Product Descriptions

10 Guidelines

Specifications Sheet

5 Guidelines

User Reviews

13 Guidelines

Cross-Sells & Cross-Navigation

9 Guidelines

Cart & Checkout

131 Guidelines

Shopping Cart & "Added to Cart" Behavior

10 Guidelines

Account Selection & Creation

9 Guidelines

Customer & Address Information

12 Guidelines

Gifting Flow & Features

5 Guidelines

Shipping & Store Pickup

11 Guidelines

Payment Flow & Methods (Incl. Third-Party)

8 Guidelines

Credit Card Form

10 Guidelines

Order Review

5 Guidelines

Order Confirmation & E-Mail

4 Guidelines

Form & Page Design

10 Guidelines

User Interactions & Distractions

10 Guidelines

Cross-Sells

4 Guidelines

Validation Errors & Data Persistence

10 Guidelines

Field Labels & Microcopy

7 Guidelines

Field Design & Features

8 Guidelines

Default Values & Autocompletion

8 Guidelines

Customer Accounts

40 Guidelines

Account Drop-Down

7 Guidelines

Account Dashboard

6 Guidelines

Account Sign In

6 Guidelines

'Your Account': Addresses, Payments, & Newsletters

13 Guidelines

Account-Wide Navigation, Structure, & Information

8 Guidelines

Order Tracking & Returns

25 Guidelines

Orders & Order Tracking

14 Guidelines

Order Returns

11 Guidelines

Mobile E-Commerce

205 Guidelines

Mobile Homepage

8 Guidelines

Main Navigation & Categories

21 Guidelines

Main Navigation

6 Guidelines

Category Taxonomy

10 Guidelines

Category Pages

5 Guidelines

Mobile On-Site Search

23 Guidelines

Autocomplete

7 Guidelines

Query Types

8 Guidelines

Design & Logic

8 Guidelines

Product List

43 Guidelines

Mobile Product List Layout & Features

18 Guidelines

Mobile Filtering

7 Guidelines

Mobile List Item Content

18 Guidelines

Mobile Product Pages

19 Guidelines

Mobile Checkout

47 Guidelines

Shopping Cart

4 Guidelines

Account Selection & Creation

7 Guidelines

User Info

7 Guidelines

Payment

12 Guidelines

Shipping & Store Pickup

6 Guidelines

Order Review & Confirmation

9 Guidelines

Layout & Features

2 Guidelines

Mobile Forms

25 Guidelines

Form Fields

10 Guidelines

Field Validation

8 Guidelines

Input Optimization

7 Guidelines

Mobile Site-Wide Features & Elements

19 Guidelines

23 Marketplace Sites
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Benchmark Case Studies

Deep dive into the 23 sites displayed in the chart above.

Home Depot

Performance: 63.4

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Product Page

Customer Accounts

Wayfair

Performance: 53.4

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Order Tracking & Returns

Customer Accounts

Build.com

Performance: 51.6

Pay special attention to:

Cart & Checkout

On-Site Search

Walmart

Performance: 49.4

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On-Site Search

Homepage & Category

Macy’s

Performance: 47.7

Pay special attention to:

Cart & Checkout

Customer Accounts

Lowe’s

Performance: 45.9

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Product Page

Customer Accounts

Staples

Performance: 45.0

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On-Site Search

Product Lists & Filtering

Crate & Barrel

Performance: 44.9

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Homepage & Category

Product Lists & Filtering

Nordstrom

Performance: 44.0

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Mobile E-Commerce

Homepage & Category

Target

Performance: 43.7

Pay special attention to:

Cart & Checkout

Mobile E-Commerce

Sears

Performance: 42.6

Pay special attention to:

Cart & Checkout

Order Tracking & Returns

Walgreens

Performance: 41.2

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Product Page

Mobile E-Commerce

Overstock

Performance: 41.1

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Homepage & Category

Customer Accounts

Musician’s Friend

Performance: 40.9

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Homepage & Category

Mobile E-Commerce

Etsy

Performance: 39.6

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Homepage & Category

Customer Accounts

ASOS

Performance: 38.6

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Product Page

Order Tracking & Returns

Amazon

Performance: 36.4

Pay special attention to:

On-Site Search

Cart & Checkout

Office Depot

Performance: 36.3

Pay special attention to:

On-Site Search

Product Lists & Filtering

Newegg

Performance: 36.0

Pay special attention to:

On-Site Search

Mobile E-Commerce

Zalando

Performance: 31.7

Pay special attention to:

Homepage & Category

Mobile E-Commerce

Debenhams

Performance: 31.2

Pay special attention to:

Product Page

Product Lists & Filtering

Tesco

Performance: 18.0

Pay special attention to:

Product Lists & Filtering

Mobile E-Commerce

Gilt

Performance: 13.4

Pay special attention to:

Homepage & Category

Product Lists & Filtering

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