Press Release: Shoprocket and Sassoon Academy Announce Partnership


Daniel Johnson
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Press Release: Shoprocket and Sassoon Academy Announce Partnership to Propel Hairdressing Academy

London, United Kingdom: Shoprocket, a fully featured eCommerce platform with seamless integration technology, is working with Sassoon Academy, the training arm of the legendary hairdresser Vidal Sassoon. By implementing Shoprocket’s eCommerce system, Sassoon Academy will be able to attract a new wave of customers.

Through this partnership, the Academy’s courses will now be available to view online, enabling students to browse options, register and secure their place through Shoprocket’s online payment system. The Shoprocket shopping cart makes it possible for Sassoon to start selling online immediately without redevelopment of its current website. Shoprocket’s ability to seamlessly integrate with any platform allows the Academy to further develop its business and meet their growth plans.

Shoprocket CEO, Anthony Gale said

“We are very excited to partner with such a well-known and well-respected brand. By using Shoprocket to add eCommerce capabilities to its website, the Sassoon Academy can present to a wider audience and are able to attract more ambitious hairdressers to train with them. By attracting more talent and teaching new skills, the Academy can progress forward within its industry.”

Sassoon Academy Education Co-Ordinator, Katie Vial, added:

"Shoprocket has allowed our clients an easy and accessible solution to buy vocational education online. We’re excited to have partnered with them to power our website. We look forward to seeing how Shoprocket can help us grow!


Notes to Editors

About Shoprocket: Shoprocket provides its users with the ability to add full eCommerce capability to existing websites and blogs, using only a single line of code. With Shoprocket’s advanced shopping cart, businesses experience an industry leading low basket abandonment rate and easy 2-minute installation.

About Sassoon: “Sassoon Academy is world renowned in leading the way in professional education and is an essential choice for Hair Professionals who want to learn new skills and ideas. Sassoon offers a variety of short and long term courses for all experience levels as well as the celebrated Beginners Diploma course.”