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.

Artist Finds Her Roots In A New Country Through Her Online Store

Sony Johny, creator and artist behind Sony’s Studio, shares her skills as both an illustrator and calligrapher with people around the world using her new Shopify store.

by Julia Over May 03, 2021
Organic Beauty Trailblazer Forges A Digital Path

Courbet Beauty Culture is an expansion of Monique's spa and hair studio, retailing all Canadian, organic and vegan beauty products. She now has an online store to distribute these items to a much larger audience, with Shopify!

by Sarah Cresswell January 19, 2021
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 Reynolds November 25, 2020
Finding The Silver-Lining During COVID-19 Pandemic

In in addition to being certified as infant-grade, another factor that makes Proteq's face masks stand out is the ionized antimicrobial silver yarn. Learn more about Berna Demiryol’s revolutionary masks, and her new ecommerce website on Shopify.

by Ali Zafar October 02, 2020
Mississauga Musician Finds Healing Through His Music

An artist collective Humble & Hungry, a platform for budding artists to showcase their passion for music, is also a space where owner Mehmi shares his knowledge of overcoming and dealing with life’s many challenges, primarily through music.

by Ali Zafar September 18, 2020
Morning Coffee With A Side Of Memories

This new business creating custom coasters now has a live eCommerce website, and is ready to print your family's memories on to a one of a kind coaster.

by Dominik Skrzypek August 18, 2020

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