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Success Stories

Amidst a growing call for digital transformation accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis, the ShopHERE program supported businesses and artists across Canada with their very own online stores. Find some of our graduate success stories below and see how we help participants succeed online.

Building a Not-So-Basic Digital Presence with Basic Cups

Iriz Manaig had been operating her business Basic Cups in Kitchener, Ontario, for years. To improve the Basic Cups e-commerce presence, they reached out to the ShopHERE powered by Google program.

by Joelle Awad December 06, 2023
How A Common Inconvenience Led To A Business – Dr. Ward’s All Natural Fresh Mist

Dr. Ward’s Fresh Mist is a small business based out of Kitchener, Ontario that believes in using natural products to improve the smells around us.

by Rommana Khan March 08, 2023
Solving Their Frustrations by Starting Their Own Business

Kitchener-based Ann is the owner of Ilaman Skin. She started her own skincare business that focuses on making natural, environmentally friendly and gentle skincare products that are easy to use in skincare routines.

by Ayesha Siddiqui March 30, 2022
Entrepreneurs Providing A Splash Of Colour To The Online World 

Oriental Arts is bringing Islamic art and Arabic calligraphy to Canada, and the rest of the world with a little help from the ShopHERE Program. They now have an online store to showcase their pieces.

by Julia Over December 08, 2020

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