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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)
Benchmark10713%91%0%Yes16639%68 years1.44
Retail 19916%96%0%No11342%5 years2.04
Retail 211610%92%1%No25123%2 years0.95
Retail 310721%91%1%No9233%10 years2.65
Retail 411018%90%0%No16540%16 years1.49
Retail 510216%90%1%No11326%49 years0.90
Retail 66719%87%0%No7041%16 years1.01
Retail 717015%95%1%No30345%20 years1.72
Retail 814111%96%0%No20547%16 years1.89
Retail 9663%94%0%No10641%20 years0.32
Retail 1011521%95%0%No20844%16 years1.72
Retail 11435%86%2%No5446%2 years1.04
Retail 12290%97%0%No3432%17 years1.56
Retail 13868%84%0%No9746%10 years0.58
Retail 149519%91%0%No15937%16 years1.33
Retail 15691%86%0%No11639%17 years1.46
Retail 1614527%91%0%No19736%68 Years1.82
Retail 1731918%96%0%Yes69443%20 years2.43
Retail 189814%92%0%No9636%5 years1.65
Retail 19655%89%0%No8535%10 years0.81

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
  • Average JavaScript download size continues to slowly increase during the past 4 months
  • 33% decrease in month-to-month domain variability since January
  • 26% of sites use cookies to track users for 20+ years
  • Controlled cookie use continues since March

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