Bridgeline Acquires Hawksearch to Drive Forward eCommerce360 Strategy

Bridgeline Digital, Inc, provider of cloud-based MarketingTechnology software, announced today that it entered into an agreement toacquire Hawksearch, the intelligent product search and recommendation engine.

 Hawksearch’sAI-powered technology helps online retailers engage customers and convert moresales with personalized site search and intelligent recommendations that connectcustomers with hyper-relevant products and boost online revenue.  

 Hawksearch’sindustry-leading capabilities fit perfectly into Bridgeline’s eCommerce360strategy to help its customers increase traffic, conversion and average ordersize with an intelligent recommendation dashboard and a broad suite of Apps.Hawksearch integrates with multiple ecommerce and content management platforms,including BigCommerce, Salesforce B2B, Sitecore, Optimizely and many others,adding to Bridgeline’s large partner network.

 Located in Chicago, Illinois, with installationsworld-wide across eCommerce and Content sites of all sizes and industrysectors, Hawksearch strategically adds to Bridgeline’s existing product andcustomer base.

 “We are excited to join forces with BridgelineDigital,” says Michael Benedict, Hawksearch General Manager. “Hawksearch combinedwith the growing Bridgeline product suite will enable us to deliver newunmatched capabilities not available from other standalone search andmerchandizing platforms.  It will alsocreate opportunities to enhance our SEO capabilities for customers to increase sitetraffic with Bridgeline’s WooRank products.”

 “We are proud to add Hawksearch to the BridgelineUnbound product suite,” said Ari Kahn, President and CEO of Bridgeline Digital.“Hawksearch will play a pivotal role in delivering our eCommerce360 strategyand has advanced AI-driven technology that and complements our existing productportfolio”.

Bridgeline Digital was advised by Atlas TechnologyGroup for this transaction.


About Bridgeline Digital

Bridgeline Digital helps companies grow onlinerevenues by increasing their traffic, conversion rate and average order valuewith its Unbound platform and suite of apps. To learn more, please visit or call (800) 603-9936.


About Hawksearch

Hawksearchis an intelligent search and recommendations platform that powers success forany size business across all industries. Our goal is to equip organizationswith innovative tools to deliver accurate and customizable search experiencesthat enable users to find the relevant results for their needs in context, nomatter the device, platform, or language. With 1200+ implementationscompleted, Hawksearch is utilized for delivering engaging and personalizedsearch functionality through our innovative features, which enable marketers,merchandisers and developers to accomplish their goals.


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