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.
Indigenous-owned craft business, Wapiti Homestead, use their creative skills their unique handmade items to customers. With support from the ShopHERE powered by Google program, they were able to build an online store to start selling online.
Angela’s Skincare Inc, was born from the need for health-focused skincare products suitable for all seasons. Annieca Edwards, Angela’s Skincare owner, shifted their brand online by launching an online store with the ShopHERE powered by Google program
Accessible Creates is proudly owned and run by Sydney Elaine Butler, based in Brampton, Ontario. With a clear goal, Sydney Elaine turned to the ShopHERE program to make their website and services more accessible to companies everywhere.
Owners of the family-run restaurant, The Saucy Pot, have been able to expand their reach beyond their neighborhood and provide customers with the convenience of shopping at any time through the creation of an online store.
Sandra is the owner of Corentin Candles in Toronto. The ShopHERE powered by Google program helped her transform her digital presence, making her handcrafted luxury soy candles available to more customers across Canada.
If a picture’s worth a thousand words, then Group of Seven- and Monet-inspired artist Robert Alan Lariviere’s collection of contemporary fine art spares no detail in conveying the beauty of Canadian landscapes, rural scenes, and wildlife.
Determined to be closer to home with family and to help their community access more healthy food options, this husband-and-wife team took shovel to soil and hand to keyboard to start up a flourishing family-owned and operated small business.
Shane Harideen, otherwise known as Spade, is a Hip-Hop artist, producer, video director, videographer, and clothing line owner from the GTA. He is the founder of his own Music Company, KNWLDG, in which he releases all of his music exclusively.
As a principle, Mahmoud and Zaid believe gadgets can simplify life around us and make things more enjoyable for everyone. With this passion, they started Smarty Gadgets Inc. with the goal of providing useful products to their community.