Servicesoft, Inc, a provider of intelligent eService solutions, today announced www.eddiebauer.com, the Servicesoft-powered website from specialty retailer Eddie Bauer®, has been named the "Best Apparel Website" on Gomez.com's Summer Internet Scorecard(TM), for the second consecutive time.

Eddie Bauer received top rankings in the "Ease of Use" and "First-Time Buyer" categories as well as high scores in the Customer Confidence category. Gomez.com's evaluation praised the site's live chat and real-time inventory status features - both powered by Servicesoft.

"Our commitment to providing the same level of customer service to our online customers as we historically have provided to our catalog and retail customers was what motivated us to choose Servicesoft's intelligent eService solutions," said Susan Knight, vice president of customer satisfaction at Eddie Bauer. "The pay-off has been tremendous for both our customers and our customer service representatives. We are delighted to receive this recognition from Gomez.com."

Eddie Bauer deployed Servicesoft's intelligent eService solutions prior to the 1999 holiday season in an effort to provide the same level of customer service online that customers have come to expect from its traditional stores. The Servicesoft suite enables Eddie Bauer to give its customers complete, web-based customer service around the clock. It integrates self-service, e-mail, and live interaction capabilities based on a shared, sophisticated knowledge platform.

"We are pleased to have helped Eddie Bauer gain accolades as a top-notch online retail site," stated Massood Zarrabian, president and CEO of Servicesoft. "It reflects highly on Servicesoft's technology as the engine behind intelligent eService."

About Eddie Bauer

Eddie Bauer is a specialty retailer that offers active, casual lifestyle clothing, accessories, home furnishings and decor for the bed and bath through its two concepts: Eddie Bauer and Eddie Bauer Home. In its 80-year history, Eddie Bauer has evolved from a single store to an international company with catalogs, more than 520 stores in the US and Canada, and online at www.eddiebauer.com. Eddie Bauer also markets its sportswear in Germany and Japan.

About Servicesoft, Inc.

Servicesoft, Inc is a provider of intelligent eService solutions. Its eService solution, Servicesoft 2001, combines self-help and assisted service, and uses a single, intelligent knowledge platform. Servicesoft solutions integrate with the existing technology, including automatic call distributors (ACD), customer relationship management (CRM) systems, databases, and e-commerce applications. Customers include Cisco Systems, Motorola, IBM, Eddie Bauer, GTE, and Verio. Servicesoft and Servicesoft 2001 are registered trademarks of Servicesoft, Inc.