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.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the stores that sold Honam Naturals' products were temporarily closed. For this reason, stumbling into the ShopHERE powered by Google program felt like a blessing to Honam Naturals and its owner Naana Daniels.
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.
Tangles Hair Salon & Spa is a community-based hair salon located in Holland Landing, Ontario. Sharon Bates, the owner of Tangles opened the salon when she was 19 and the salon continues to thrive in the community 19 years later!
Sherisse is the owner of Brampton-based skincare company SKINCARE SNOB CO, a female-founded beauty brand offering high-quality beauty tools and skincare devices for women of all ages that are easy to incorporate into an existing beauty regimen.
Kitchener-based Ann is the owner of Ilaman Skin. She started her own skincare business that focuses on making natural, environmentally friendly and gentle skincare products that are easy to use in skincare routines.
A Toronto based aesthetician was forced to rethink how she did business due to the pandemic labeling her services as “non-essential”. This led to Sophia’s journey to restructure her in person service to an online eCommerce Store.
Studio 22 Aesthetics all started as a vision after the owner Alex Somers was able to step back and reflect on her 16 year long career in the aesthetics industry during the pandemic.