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.
The Studio Art Gallery, owned by Pamela Smith, is a vibrant community art gallery located in the heart of Dresden, Ontario. Since getting online with ShopHERE, they are better able to connect their community through art and culture.
Natalie McFarlane owns and operates Rā:Shē:Ō a small business which utilizes art to engage with the law in a unique and imaginative way. Through the ShopHERE powered by Google program, McFarlane successfully brought this vision online.
Recognizing the importance of reaching customers online and driving sales, Jennifer Christen, the owner of GloWell Designs, turned to the ShopHERE powered by Google Program.
From twenty-three years of expertise and cultivating comes the wonders of Judith Rioux-Wilson's business, Curiously Made. Follow Rioux-Wilson's journey bringing her Peterborough art studio to the world through the ShopHERE powered by Google program.
Quirky Hippie Decor is a Toronto-based business offering a collection of decor items that embody free-spirited living, from vibrant mugs to intricate stickers. Owner, Ashwini Vasudevan, wholeheartedly recommends the transformative ShopHERE program.
This Gwillimbury-based farm provides wholesome produce and artisanal goods, while promoting sustainability. Co-owner of Creation Farms says the ShopHERE powered by Google program gave a “boost” that they needed to bring their business online.
If a picture’s worth a thousand words, then Group of Seven- and Monet-inspired artist Robert Alan Lariviere’s collection of contemporary fine art spares no detail in conveying the beauty of Canadian landscapes, rural scenes, and wildlife.
Shane Harideen, otherwise known as Spade, is a Hip-Hop artist, producer, video director, videographer, and clothing line owner from the GTA. He is the founder of his own Music Company, KNWLDG, in which he releases all of his music exclusively.
For some, the journey to turning their passion into a thriving career can be challenging at best. For England native Kate of Kate Golding, this journey was made easier through free eCommerce support like the ShopHERE powered by Google program.