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Retail Industry Index

Metrics derived from continuous monitoring of retail digital environments. This information is updated every 30 days.

CompanyDomainsNew Domains (%)Third-party Code (%)High-risk domains(%)Malware eventTotal CookiesCookies over 12 Months (%)Longest Cookie LifespanAverage JavaScript Download Size(MBs)
Benchmark12312%90%1%No21637%50 years1.37
Retail 114911%94%1%No18935%10 years2.06
Retail 211015%92%1%No28725%5 years0.89
Retail 3877%92%1%No9733%10 years1.87
Retail 4989%90%0%No15239%50 years2.10
Retail 51262%91%2%No21629%19 years1.17
Retail 6567%84%0%No5735%5 years1.02
Retail 71475%95%1%No26442%20 years1.61
Retail 81172%91%1%No19848%20 years1.68
Retail 9927%92%1%No14532%20 years0.59
Retail 1014812%96%0%No32641%50 years1.97
Retail 115112%86%0%No8147%5 years0.94
Retail 125351%81%0%No6245%19 years1.07
Retail 13859%85%1%No12035%18 years0.49
Retail 1410620%87%2%No14729%18 years0.33
Retail 15880%88%1%No15342%19 years1.19
Retail 174865%96%0%Yes1,15637%7,985 years1.71
Retail 1811010%91%2%No11536%5 years3.51
Retail 199832%91%2%No12932%10 years0.40

Key Learnings:

Online shopping has quickly become a strategic revenue channel for most retailers, representing 22% of all retail purchases by 2023. As evidenced by continued breaches and Magecart compromises, safeguarding the shopping and purchase journey is critical. On average, the retail sector experienced:

  • 91% of executing domains, on average, are third-party code
  • 30% decrease in domain month-over-month variability compared to November
  • Controlled cookie use continues since October
  • 1% of domains trigger a warning for additional analysis
  • Holiday Prep: Pages are getting heavier and taking longer to load
  • 36% of sites use cookies to track users for 20+ years

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