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.

Paying Homage to Loved Ones

Sarah Abousenna, Windsor-Based owner of Fifi’s Handmade creates unique and beautifully designed products like aprons and tote bags. She pays homage to her mother who taught her all the skills that she uses today!

by Ayesha Siddiqui April 04, 2022
Taking Passion and Turning It Into Your Livelihood

Owner of Miiken Handcrafted, Erin Del Col creates handmade beaded jewellery in Windsor, Ontario. With the help of ShopHERE, Erin was able to transform her love for beading into her livelihood by successfully launching her online store.

by Meena Kanthi February 03, 2022
Cozy Up Your Home With Meiva Macrame Home Decor

Sara Nguyen owns and operates Meiva Macrame, a Windsor-based home decor business incorporating home aesthetics with simple modern trends. Sara signed up for the ShopHERE program to bring her business online and was delighted by the results.

by Digital Main Street November 11, 2021
Pivoting Businesses Turned Passion Into Profit

Rink Threads is a Windsor-based hockey apparel store for fans all around the world, with a new online store ready to feature all of their top products for fans of any size. Owner Heather is excited to reach a wider audience of fellow hockey lovers!

by Valentina Navas November 26, 2020
Making The Transition From U.S. Distributors To An Online Store

Nancy's vegan-friendly gummy vitamins are hitting the online market, and are hoping to be the next big supplement in Canada and the U.S. - check out her new eCommerce store today to learn more!

by Kristina Adel August 24, 2020

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