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.
Mouna from Ottawa turned Asturaad Clothing into a digital success with the ShopHERE Powered by Google, empowering many through fashion.
SCENE Studio, by Ottawa-based designer Celine Khairallah, is making waves with its blend of contemporary and Lebanese influences. With the support of the ShopHERE powered by Google Program, Celine has successfully established an online presence.
Kamini Weltner, founder of StarApple Candle Co., sells handcrafted soy candles with Caribbean, Canadian and bookish vibes. After accessing the ShopHERE program, she was able to create a new website and take control of her brand’s digital identity.
Amy Pacitti is the founder of Wrapped With Amore, located in Ottawa, Ontario. Wrapped With Amore was created after Amy had her daughter and found there were limited options for business maternity-style clothing.
Ruth Aliu at Techity Consulting provides services to small business owners that need help with identifying technology needs & solutions for their businesses.
Lisa Anna Palmer founded Light Your Leadership Inc. which specializes in delivering keynotes, coaching, mentoring, and training programs to empower people of all ages, levels backgrounds to elevate and scale their leadership.
5ive-On Designs has only been in business since 2020, originally creating prints for masks and clothing, but owner Patti recognized that in order to expand her market she needed to create an eCommerce store.
Built on a tradition of parametric design and sustainability, DSS Studio aims to expand (pun intended) its eco-futuristic structures into the digital landscape with ShopHERE powered by Google.