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.
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!
The children’s clothing brand Adorer had to change its business model when COVID-19 hit. They're excited to now have an online store to feature their unique hand-embroidered, made in Canada, and locally sourced products!
Karn Goode is bringing a little bit of luxury into your daily life with her luxury silk face scarves. You can find her products on her new Shopify store, set up with the ShopHERE Program.
Dirtbag Baseball Nation sells apparel and training aids, operates a podcast called Baseball Evolution, a YouTube channel called PWDDirtbags, has a blog, and provides training to players, parents and coaches. Find them on their new online store today!
Business owner Rosie sources her products directly from India by connecting with local female business owners. Rosie supports local businesswomen and provides them with their first orders. You can find them on her new ShopHERE Shopify store.
On Margaret's new online store, customers can find anything from clothing and accessories, to kitchen utensils and home decor. She is excited for all of the new possibilities of e-commerce, and feels as though a "weight has been lifted."
Artfitted is an art-inspired business that draws inspiration from the original artworks of graphic fine-artist Ato Seitu, a trailblazer and a community activist within the Toronto Arts community since the 1970s. They are not able to sell online.
LOCAL WOMAN is a limited-run, online sustainable clothing line based in Toronto who shared her motto: “Put the pedal to the metal - build your Instagram and social media platforms and have a product you believe in!”
Tala Kamea applies her background in fashion design to help her community by making handmade masks, which are now available for order through Shopify thanks to the ShopHERE program.