EasyAsk LLC, the Burlington company that makes search software for e-commerce sites, has separated from Progress Software and will continue to do business as an independent company. The company, which was founded in 1994, was sold to Progress in 2005. In May, 2009 Craig Bassin purchased the company from Progress. Today in a release EasyAsk said it will continue "as an independent, private company."
EasyAsk customers include The Gap, Coldwater Creek, Lands End, Rockler, Lillian Vernon, JJill, Smart Bargains and Travers Tool Co.