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.

A Digital Transformation That Has Helped Empower Women of Colour and Working Moms

Amy Pacitti is the founder of Wrapped With Amore, located in Ottawa, Ontario. Wrapped With Amore was created after Amy had her daughter and found there were limited options for business maternity-style clothing.

by Sukhvir Shergill February 01, 2023
Tech Support For Small Businesses From A Small Business - Techity Consulting

Ruth Aliu at Techity Consulting provides services to small business owners that need help with identifying technology needs & solutions for their businesses.

by Tom Vigonich January 30, 2023
A Mother Who Found a Way to Heal Her Daughter's Birth Defect and Create a New Business

With the help of Digital Main Street’s ShopHERE powered by Google program, Mary was able to get her business online and work towards her dream of helping millions of others with skin challenges.

by Sukhvir Shergill January 25, 2023
Opening Economic Doors for Small Businesses Online

With support from the ShopHERE powered by Google program, this Ottawa-based professional services company created a website to match the business entrepreneur Keith Parker always wanted.

by Livia Sente January 23, 2023
Kaori Tavares – Turning a Passion for Japanese Art into a Successful Business

A lifelong lover of the arts and a passionate creator, Kaori Tavares is the owner of a Japanese accessories shop in Toronto that sells handcrafted traditional items and worked with an eCommerce Coordinator through a digital transformation.

by Mary Vismaya January 18, 2023
Bumbershoot Solutions Inc. Tackles Social Isolation And Loneliness Online

Bumbershoot Solutions Inc. offers fun and engaging virtual events that you can sign up for online to help combat social isolation.

by Kafia Abdi January 16, 2023
Celebrating Life Events With A Personal Touch - Life Events Candle Company's Digital Transformation

Robb Williamson-Bynoe is the proud owner of Life Events Candle Company, operating from Oshawa, Ontario. He says that getting set up with the ShopHERE powered by Google program has helped him take his online presence to the next level.

by Shreyas Bansode January 11, 2023
Bluewater Flower Farm: A Unique and Immersive Experience in Haldimand County Goes Online

Jessica Carpio is the owner, grower, and florist of a small flower farm at Selkirk, Ontario in Haldimand County. With the ShopHERE program, she officially built a new website while managing a full-time job and running the business.

by Mary Vismaya January 09, 2023
Global Sensor Systems Goes Digital

Global Sensor Systems is the creator of the Search Eye Sensor System, an automated reverse braking system for commercial vehicles. When in need of a new website for their business, Caroline Cooper and Global came to the ShopHERE program for help.

by Huzaifa Bhombal January 04, 2023

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