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Bazaarvoice Completes Sale of PowerReviews Business to Viewpoints

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AUSTIN, Texas, July 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bazaarvoice, Inc. (Nasdaq:BV), the network connecting brands and retailers to the authentic voices of consumers wherever they shop, today announced that it has completed the previously-disclosed sale of PowerReviews, LLC, the successor to PowerReviews, Inc. ("PowerReviews"), to Wavetable Labs, LLC, the parent company of Viewpoints, LLC ("Viewpoints") for $30 million. Under the terms of the merger agreement, $4.5 million will be held in escrow for twelve months to satisfy any indemnification claims that may arise.

About Bazaarvoice

Bazaarvoice is a network that connects brands and retailers to the authentic voices of people where they shop. Each month, more than 400 million people view and share authentic opinions, questions and experiences about tens of millions of products in the Bazaarvoice network. The company's technology platform amplifies these voices into the places that influence purchase decisions. Network analytics help marketers and advertisers provide more engaging experiences that drive brand awareness, consideration, sales and loyalty. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Bazaarvoice has offices across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. For more information, visit http://www.bazaarvoice.com, read the blog at www.bazaarvoice.com/blog, and follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/bazaarvoice.

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CONTACT: Media Contact: Matt Krebsbach Bazaarvoice, Inc. 512-551-6612 matt.krebsbach@bazaarvoice.com Investor Contact: Linda Wells Bazaarvoice, Inc. 415-489-6045 linda.wells@bazaarvoice.com

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