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.

Woman Owned And Mama Made!

Two Sparrows Diaper Co. was founded by Tara Tourloukis when she began searching for the best cloth diaper for her children. Noticing a gap in the market Tara took the opportunity to launch her very own one of a kind cloth diaper business.

by Michelle Foster August 30, 2021
Compliment Your Beverage With Nanny Made It’s Designer Drinkware

Brighton, Ontario’s Jacqueline Birk turned her hobby of designing drinkware into an eCommerce business. With the help of the ShopHERE Program, she launched her store Nanny Made It to share her spectacular creations with a wider audience.

by Abdullah Idrees August 12, 2021
Craft Artist Shares Her Passion Through An Online Business

Connii’s Craft Studio is an eCommerce store that offers handmade plushies, crochet and knitted goods, stickers, washi tape, and more. Her signature crafts are bright and animated, and are sure to bring a smile to your face!

by Jenny Mai August 11, 2021
Craftswoman Overcomes Adversity To Pursue Passion

During her time with the ShopHERE Program, Shelley had gained invaluable experience in setting up an eCommerce website, increasing her presence on the Internet and most importantly, creating a polished digital case to display her works of art.

by Jason Leung August 11, 2021
Toronto Shop Puts A Fun Twist On Your Daily Essentials

Charles Musa, owner of World of Daily Essentials, recently got an eCommerce store up and running in no time thanks to the ShopHERE Powered By Google Program. World of Daily Essentials is a one-stop shop for home and closet essentials...

by Jenny Mai August 10, 2021
Toronto-Based Beverage Company Brings Refreshments To Your Door

Family owned business, Hi Life Beverages, aims to bring you healthy and refreshing Hibiscus Roselle juice through their brand new online store.

by Julia Over August 06, 2021
Making It Easy To Add A Splash Of Art, And Colour Into Your Life

Based out of Niagara Falls, ON, Ashley Elizabeth is using her new Shopify site to help promote zero waste efforts with her recycled and repurposed artworks. With a new online store, she's able market her products in innovative ways.

by Michelle Foster August 06, 2021
We're Hooked...On Canadian Baits!

Canadian Baits was created after owner Eric began making fishing baits for his friends. Eric’s creative freedom and feeling of accomplishment lead him to the ShopHERE Program, where he launched his own online store that is available across Canada.

by Michelle Foster July 28, 2021
Toronto-Based Skincare Brand Makes Your Skin Soft Like Butter

Soft & Butter specializes in skin products that are formulated with indigenous herbs and plants and made with BIPOC skin problems in mind. The brand was created by Jasmine Swimmer during the pandemic and you can find her products on her online store.

by Gloria Gao July 27, 2021

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