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.
Emma Rose Bennett’s salon was closed for four months due to COVID-19. Creating hair accessories was her creative outlet and she decided to open her Toronto-based online store, Rose & Rain Accessories, with the assistance of the ShopHERE program.
Soft & Butter specializes in skin products that are formulated with indigenous herbs and plants and made with BIPOC skin problems in mind. The brand was created by Jasmine Swimmer during the pandemic and you can find her products on her online store.
SoRoyal Skincare Line, a skincare brand that offers luxurious beauty products at an affordable price, now has an online store thanks to ShopHERE. Owner Natasha is thrilled to share her organic products with even more Scrub Queens.
Jenny Lu created Songbird Nails, an independently owned online nail salon that offers custom designed press-on nails. Her handmade and affordable alternative to traditional salon manicures can now be found on a brand new ShopHERE-built online store.
With the demand for Koaino’s products remaining high, Rebecca notes that 2020 had actually been the company’s biggest growth year yet. Her new website created through the ShopHERE Program has allowed her to expand her business even further.
Courbet Beauty Culture is an expansion of Monique's spa and hair studio, retailing all Canadian, organic and vegan beauty products. She now has an online store to distribute these items to a much larger audience, with Shopify!