DUBLIN, May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Shaw Academy, the world's largest live online educator and Grofers, India's biggest on-demand online grocery delivery service have combined to bring education to Indian consumers. The agreement will give Grofers subscribers access to a range of free educational courses from Shaw Academy including subjects directly related to purchases such as Nutrition and Health & Fitness.
Grofers, founded in 2013, has serviced nearly ten million orders to date by offering a wide range of groceries, fruits & vegetables, dairy items, household care products and cosmetics online that are delivered straight to your doorstep. Operating across 25 cities in India, users order through the app and website. The partnership with Shaw Academy will allow online subscribers access to a free four-week course aimed at building practical skills and be promoted extensively across the Grofers user base.
Shaw Academy who have taught over three million students worldwide partner with e-commerce players globally harnessing live education as a value addition. Current clients include Adobe and the world's largest domain provider, GoDaddy. By offering directly relevant subjects such as photography to Adobe customers and web development to GoDaddy subscribers, Shaw Academy support new customer acquisition, build loyalty, increase revenue via upsells and boost NPS scores.
Shaw Academy courses are delivered live online allowing students to interact in real time with educators. Courses are designed considering a busy lifestyle making it an ideal fit for Grofers.
Grofers who have a simple philosophy that the quality of service will separate it from its competitors are continually striving to improve its offering.
Speaking of the partnership, Albinder Dhindsa, Co-founder & CEO of Grofers, said,
"By delivering groceries home, we aim to give our customers a little extra time for themselves. This partnership with Shaw Academy is a great fit for our customers to gain knowledge on healthier eating habits and make valuable use of their free time."
Founded in 2011 by James Egan & Adrian Murphy, Irish based Shaw Academy was created around the core principles of providing outcome based education, that is affordable and accessible to all.
Commenting on the partnership with Grofers, Co-Founder & CEO of Shaw Academy James Egan said,
"This collaboration with Grofers is an example how Shaw Academy innovate with our partners. We can add value and demonstrate impact and by giving thousands of Grofers customers the opportunity to learn a new skill or become more informed on their lifestyle brings immediate benefits to the customer."
SOURCE Shaw Academy