Shopify Launches Shopify Plus Partner Program

Connecting Award-Winning Global Agencies with High Performing Brands

CHICAGO, IL - June 7, 2016 -  Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SH), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform, today launched the Shopify Plus Partner Program, partnering with award-winning, global, digital, marketing and design agencies to continue evolving how businesses succeed in commerce. The program launches today with top  industry leaders and experts, including One Rockwell, R/GA, Redstage, and Something Digital.

Consumer expectations are rapidly changing. Over the past two years Shopify Plus has started to alter the landscape for large merchants, offering a radically different model for them to align their commerce strategies with consumer needs. To ensure they’re at the forefront of the industry and emerging trends, these brands look to partner with innovative, global creative firms to help drive strategy and success. The Shopify Plus Partner Program will develop and grow a partner ecosystem for Shopify Plus merchants, helping to connect the two groups.  

“Shopify Plus is quickly becoming an industry leader in commerce for some of the world’s largest and most respected brands,” said Loren Padelford, General Manager of Shopify Plus. “Over the past 10 years Shopify has created a large ecosystem of digital agencies, app developers and solution providers to support our merchants. Today we’re again extending this ecosystem and introducing the Plus Partner Program.”

“Joining the Shopify Plus Partner Program expands Something Digital’s offerings and ensures that our agency meets the evolving demands of online merchants,” said Greg Steinberg, Founder, Something Digital.

"We’re excited to be joining the Shopify Plus Partner program as it allows us to work with some of the world’s most innovative brands, advising and influencing their commerce strategies, while building and supporting their digital flagships,” said Gustavo Waizbrot, President and Founder, One Rockwell.

These partners will work with Shopify Plus customers to develop innovative social, mobile, and conversational commerce strategies. To learn more please visit http://shopify.com/plus/partners.


About Shopify Plus

Shopify Plus makes commerce simple for high growth, high volume merchants. Built on the back of the Shopify platform, which powers over 275,000 merchants in over 150 countries, Shopify Plus gives large merchants world-class scalability, reliability and flexibility. With Shopify Plus, large merchants can design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops. Shopify Plus helps power the commerce needs of companies like Tesla, RedBull, P&G, GE, RadioShack, Nestle, Kanye West, and many more.