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.

The Clay Trade - The Journey To Bringing A Trade Online

Bruce and Janice Dynes are the owners of The Clay Trade, an artisanal pottery shop featuring the work of several locals, in Medicine Hat, Alberta.

by Vennessa Cook October 05, 2022
Everyday Treasures Handmade With Love In Toronto

Kraftika Kreations is a luxury high-quality handmade scrunchy business based out of Toronto, Ontario. The hands and the heart of the business, Rowena Dumada-ug has applied her love for high-end fashion into her business.

by Michelle Foster October 03, 2022
How a Love for Crafting and Graphic Design turned into a Business

Angela Doll is the creator behind Angela Doll Graphic Design & Custom Creations, based in Wingham, Ontario. She was looking to set up an online store but found it difficult and confusing on her own.

by Ariane Ignacio September 28, 2022
Making a Natural Transition to Selling Online

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the stores that sold Honam Naturals' products were temporarily closed. For this reason, stumbling into the ShopHERE powered by Google program felt like a blessing to Honam Naturals and its owner Naana Daniels.

by Michelle Chen September 26, 2022
Turning a Passion for Art and Calligraphy into a Business

Marie- Andree Brisson, preferably known as Mabz is an artist and the owner of Chalked by Mabz, based in Ottawa, Ontario.

by Ariane Ignacio September 21, 2022
The Digital Age: A New Way of Bringing Fitness to Your Life

Fitness is an Ontario-based business that helps people reach their fitness goals by providing excellent exercise clothing and workout routines.

by Dimas Chirinos September 19, 2022
Bringing Ancestral Wellness and Knowledge to Canada

Chantelle Selkridge, the owner of Rooted Bush Tea based in Brampton, ON aspired to bring her heritage of Caribbean Tea to Canada. Through the ShopHERE Powered by Google program she was able to bring her vision to life.

by Ariane Ignacio September 14, 2022
A Unique Experience Possible: ROCKMEDIAtv

ROCKMEDIAtv is a business based in Oakville, Ontario by Bahaa Talis that offers services such as videography, photography and social media management.

by Dimas Chirinos September 12, 2022
Luxury Products Makes Business Owner A Positive Influence

Pomp & Sass is an Ontario based social enterprise offering an exclusive line of luxury woven towels. Pomp & Sass towels are ethically made, sustainable and they donate a portion of their profits to the Canadian Women’s Foundation.

by Michelle Foster September 07, 2022

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