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.

Rediscovering the Joy of Puzzles and Games with Funny Bones

Funny Bones Games Lounge and Café (Funny Bones), owned by John Lee and Laurie Bradford, is a board games lounge located in South Etobicoke at 3029 Lake Shore Blvd West.

by Hannah Elhamahmy November 09, 2022
Your Neighbourhood Florist's Digital Transformation

Nana Florist is a family-owned flower business. With the help of the ShopHERE Program Nana Florist has officially launched a new website, on a new platform that they feel they can truly succeed with and can help grow their business.

by Michelle Foster October 31, 2022
Everyday Treasures Handmade With Love In Toronto

Kraftika Kreations is a luxury high-quality handmade scrunchy business based out of Toronto, Ontario. The hands and the heart of the business, Rowena Dumada-ug has applied her love for high-end fashion into her business.

by Michelle Foster October 03, 2022
The Digital Age: A New Way of Bringing Fitness to Your Life

Fitness is an Ontario-based business that helps people reach their fitness goals by providing excellent exercise clothing and workout routines.

by Dimas Chirinos September 19, 2022
The 360 Virtual Reality of Going Digital

Sanda Iordachescu started her Toronto business, Smart Digital Market-Place during the COVID-19 lockdown and easily got online through the help of the ShopHERE powered by Google program.

by Michelle Chen August 24, 2022
Bringing Back Toronto's Travel & Tourism One Pedal at a Time

Timothy Watts has taken his passion for cycling and his love for the city of Toronto and turned it into his own business called Cadence & Volta. Timothy joined the ShopHERE powered by Google program with hopes to take his business online!

by Michael Assaf August 17, 2022
A Life Changing Health Journey Gone Digital

Tatiana Jankowski is the owner of Heartsease Nutrition, a wellness snack company established in Toronto, Ontario. With the help of the ShopHERE powered by Google program Tatiana’s business was able to undergo a digital transformation.

by Shanna Alliman July 25, 2022
Turning a Personal Challenge into a Nourishing Business

Jenessa Palmer Simms is the founder of Gin Glow Enterprise, a business devoted to providing quality and nourishing products that are handcrafted for the customer.

by Amisha Soni July 18, 2022
Turning a Setback Into An Opportunity

Andy Lam is the owner and operator of ECOMASK, Located in Toronto, Ontario. ECOMASK is a highly durable, three-layer mask which provides excellent protection. Andy recognized a silver lining and made his product available to a wider market.

by Hassan Abdul May 25, 2022

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