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.

Curiously Made, Creatively e-Commerce

From twenty-three years of expertise and cultivating comes the wonders of Judith Rioux-Wilson's business, Curiously Made. Follow Rioux-Wilson's journey bringing her Peterborough art studio to the world through the ShopHERE powered by Google program.

by Amal Khurram July 26, 2023
Embracing the Virtual Dream: Revealing Quirky Hippie Decor for the Online Bohemian

Quirky Hippie Decor is a Toronto-based business offering a collection of decor items that embody free-spirited living, from vibrant mugs to intricate stickers. Owner, Ashwini Vasudevan, wholeheartedly recommends the transformative ShopHERE program.

by Ruth Ray July 19, 2023
Crafting Success: SANA Stationery & Gifts’ Digital Transformation

Aly Gulamhusein is the owner and artist of SANA Stationery & Gifts, selling a unique collection of handcrafted products in Toronto, Ontario. Through the ShopHERE program, he embarked on his e-Commerce journey and reached new heights.

by Licole Woo July 12, 2023
Simplifying Botanical Skincare and e-Commerce: Chez Sylvie Naturals’ Digital Transformation

Owner of Chez Sylvie Naturals, Sylvia Langley, developed natural, simple skincare products. Sylvia knew that to bring awareness to her product she needed to build an online presence – this is where the ShopHERE powered by Google program came in.

by Amal Khurram July 05, 2023
Becoming Your Own Boss: The Journey of an Independent & Resilient Registered Massage Therapist Becoming an Entrepreneur

Meet Kristy Schippel, a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) in Toronto, Ontario, who is living her entrepreneurial dream with her own massage therapy practice.

by Sukhvir Shergill July 04, 2023
Casting Their Love For Fishing Across Canada

LastCast is a proud Canadian-owned fishing apparel company.Owner's Kelley and Chad had no experience with eCommerce but with the help of the ShopHERE Program they have launched a new website that they feel is going to help them expand their business!

by Michelle Foster June 29, 2023
Gaye Boston, owner of GayeWrites is Making Childhood Great Again Through Advocacy, Coaching and Laundry

Gaye Boston launched an online space for their advocacy work and business with help from the ShopHERE powered by Google program. She credits the program for making it possible to expand the business in ways they never thought possible. .

by Joelle Awad June 28, 2023
Moving into a Digital Mindset

Amanda Dass created Scarborough-based business, Movement, Meditation and Mindset which seeks to share the benefits of yoga. With the ShopHERE powered by Google Program they built their website, helping to connect them to an online audience.

by Juliana Restrepo June 21, 2023
Sipping on Success: Black Bank Hill's ShopHERE Journey

Meet Taylor Emerson, owner of Niagara-based craft winery, Black Bank Hill. Thanks to the ShopHERE program, Taylor created an online store to showcase their wines and is now thriving in the digital landscape and connecting with customers.

by Pratham Jamwal June 07, 2023

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