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.
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.
Devin Patel turned to the ShopHERE powered by Google program to venture into the digital world for their small business, Friendly.eco. This Unionville, Ontario business specializes in eco-friendly wooden cutlery and other kitchenware products.
Pomp & Sass is an Ontario based social enterprise offering an exclusive line of luxury woven towels. Pomp & Sass towels are ethically made, sustainable and they donate a portion of their profits to the Canadian Women’s Foundation.
Giysi is a women’s modest wear online store owned by Umair Usmani. The business’ aim is to make modesty accessible by creating the biggest online platform for modest wear clothing in North America.
Inspired by her love for all things Bohemian, Juliet Wallace created Boho Tide, a fashion boutique offering unique apparel, accessories, and décor. Juliet has launched her new Square online store to reach customers across Canada!
In 2013, Sadé James opened Madeoneofakind by Sadé, an upscale boutique for handmade jewellery, clothing and accessories in Durham, ON. With a new online store, Sadé can reach a broader audience and market to jewellery lovers everywhere!
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!
Dirtbag Baseball Nation sells apparel and training aids, operates a podcast called Baseball Evolution, a YouTube channel called PWDDirtbags, has a blog, and provides training to players, parents and coaches. Find them on their new online store today!
Sustainable products that use hand-selected plant-based and natural ingredients is the basis for the new online business Caley-Beth. With her Shopify eCommerce website, Caley is able to reach a wider audience, and promote her beauty products.