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.
Bruce and Janice Dynes are the owners of The Clay Trade, an artisanal pottery shop featuring the work of several locals, in Medicine Hat, Alberta.
Angela Doll is the creator behind Angela Doll Graphic Design & Custom Creations, based in Wingham, Ontario. She was looking to set up an online store but found it difficult and confusing on her own.
Marie- Andree Brisson, preferably known as Mabz is an artist and the owner of Chalked by Mabz, based in Ottawa, Ontario.
Located in Amherstview, Ontario, Gena Doolan is a brush letter calligrapher whose passion for calligraphy and art drove her to start her own business. The ShopHERE powered by Google program helped Gena establish her business digitally.
The ShopHERE program provided Dunlop the support she needed to implement eCommerce for Teresa Dunlop Ceramics after the COVID-19 pandemic caused many businesses such as hers to temporarily halt the operations of their brick-and-mortars.
The founder of Bumpy Road Studios, Marie Joseé Lévesque, shares the calming potential of clay. With the help of ShopHERE, Lévesque expanded her passion from Pembroke, Ontario to the digital world!
Located in Oshawa, Ontario Pink Brushes offers original pieces of art hand painted by owner Tracy Davidson. Along with offering paintings, Pink Brushes also offers quality prints and custom-designed wall murals.
The Garden Shed started by owner Heather Smith is a small business based in Guelph, Ontario. Heather’s passion for helping her friends and family with their gardens turned into her creating her own business doing exactly that.