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.

Ottawa Friends Successfully Complete 100 Luxury Pop-Up Picnics

With indoor dining closed and events on hold, picnics have been a great and safe alternative to gathering outside with friends. Luxury pop-up picnics have gone viral on social media as a new aesthetically pleasing way to upscale outdoor gatherings.

by Brigette Aguilar July 26, 2021
Fourth Generation Grain Mill Launches A Successful Online Store

Ottawa Valley Grain Products (OVGP) has taken over 90 years to perfect their flour milling technology, and hold their flour products to the highest standard. With a new online store, OVGP is ready to reach bakers all across Canada.

by Gloria Gao June 09, 2021
Ottawa Craftsman Excited To Change The Look Of Sound

Jeff Jenkins, the craftsman behind Beck + Adele has always been passionate about music and audio. He now has an online store where he can share his woodworking and speakers with his customers both in Ottawa and beyond.

by Brigette Aguilar April 29, 2021
Couple Copes With COVID-19 Loss Through New Online Business

One Ontario couple is using the ShopHERE Powered By Google Program to help protect others with face shields after losing loved ones to the virus, and is ready to sell their new products online at an affordable cost.

by Ali Zafar August 17, 2020

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