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.

Micro-Bakery Transformed Into A Sweet Digital Kitchen

Jennifer Arnold offers it all at her micro-bakery The Sweet Kitchen in Lindsay, ON with her new e-commerce website. Jen recently became a tech-savvy baker with curbside and delivery options on her Shopify online store.

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel November 26, 2020
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
The Most ADORERable Outfits for Children

The children’s clothing brand Adorer had to change its business model when COVID-19 hit. They're excited to now have an online store to feature their unique hand-embroidered, made in Canada, and locally sourced products!

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel November 25, 2020
The eCommerce World Welcomes A New Queen Bee

The Queens Beeswax works to provide customers with all-natural beeswax candles that are ethically sourced and kind to the earth. They also promote healthy living and are committed to providing non-toxic and eco-friendly products, now found online!

by Sara ReynoldsSara Reynolds November 25, 2020
Ottawa-Based Coffee Pop-up Serves Hot Drinks And Family Values

From a pop-up style coffee and espresso catering business to a new online shop, this entrepreneur is doing everything he can to give his business a digital transformation. Learn more about his ShopHERE journey.

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel November 20, 2020
Your One Stop Clinic For All Things Skin

Claraderma is a medical aesthetics clinic that is dedicated to helping patients address their skin needs. Through their new online store, clients can now purchase and re-stock their selection of products, without visiting the clinic.

by Menna ShawkyMenna Shawky November 18, 2020
Toronto Designer Bringing Luxury To Your Life

Karn Goode is bringing a little bit of luxury into your daily life with her luxury silk face scarves. You can find her products on her new Shopify store, set up with the ShopHERE Program.

by Julia OverJulia Over November 06, 2020
A Unique Collection You Can Customize

Twisted Metal Prototyping is an independent manufacturing start-up that offers high-quality products which includes custom pieces, merchandise, and prototypes. Check out their new online store which also features 3D designs!

by Menna ShawkyMenna Shawky November 05, 2020
The Butcher’s Daughters: Muskoka’s Specialty Grocery Destination

What started originally as a butcher shop, has blossomed into your one-stop-shop for quality meats, specialty groceries, and a variety of homemade oven ready meals and soups. Check out their new online store for all that plus catering opportunities!

by Olivia DelbelloOlivia Delbello November 04, 2020

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