Success Stories

Amidst a growing call for digital transformation accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis, the ShopHERE program has supported businesses and artists across Ontario with their very own online stores. Find some of our graduate success stories below and see how we help participants succeed online. Learn more about the program here.

Durham Designer Shares Her One Of A Kind Jewellery With The World

In 2013, Sadé James opened Madeoneofakind by Sadé, an upscale boutique for handmade jewellery, clothing and accessories in Durham, ON. With a new online store, Sadé can reach a broader audience and market to jewellery lovers everywhere!

by Justine RileyJustine Riley March 01, 2021
Pivoting Businesses Turned Passion Into Profit

Rink Threads is a Windsor-based hockey apparel store for fans all around the world, with a new online store ready to feature all of their top products for fans of any size. Owner Heather is excited to reach a wider audience of fellow hockey lovers!

by Valentina NavasValentina Navas November 26, 2020
Your One-Stop-Shop For All Things Baseball

Dirtbag Baseball Nation sells apparel and training aids, operates a podcast called Baseball Evolution, a YouTube channel called PWDDirtbags, has a blog, and provides training to players, parents and coaches. Find them on their new online store today!

by Olivia DelbelloOlivia Delbello October 28, 2020
Turn Your Daily Routines into Luxurious Moments

Sustainable products that use hand-selected plant-based and natural ingredients is the basis for the new online business Caley-Beth. With her Shopify e-commerce website, Caley is able to reach a wider audience, and promote her beauty products.

by Menna ShawkyMenna Shawky October 23, 2020
Revealing A Bride's Best Kept Secret

A Bride’s Secret specializes in wedding veils that “can complement any bridal look - classic, sophisticated, modern, or whatever it is that you are looking for.” With a brand new online store, Madhu is now able to support her brides even more.

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel October 19, 2020
A New Breed Of Shopping For The Little Chief At Home

This adorable locally-sourced dog supply store has their entire brick and mortar store online and really to service the Niagara region thanks to Shopify and ShopHERE Powered By Google.

by Dominik SkrzypekDominik Skrzypek August 28, 2020
Immerse Yourself In A Floral Experience With Teatro Verde

Shawn and Michael offer full-service floral decor for corporate events, weddings, birthdays and other celebrations. They're excited to be able to offer this unique experience on their new e-commerce website!

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel August 11, 2020
Toronto Designer Tala Kamea Sells Handmade Masks In Response To COVID-19

Tala Kamea applies her background in fashion design to help her community by making handmade masks, which are now available for order through Shopify thanks to the ShopHERE program.

by Sara ReynoldsSara Reynolds July 29, 2020

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