Success Stories

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.

Enhancing Living Spaces With Happy, Healthy Plants

As a passionate gardener and urban plantlife admirer with extensive experience in luxury fashion, Ashleigh Paluka founded Helloplants in 2021. Through her venture, she aims to share her love for plants and the joy they can bring to people’s lives.

by Andres Massot May 09, 2022
Ontario Flowers Bloom Into Cyberspace

Instead of having to manage multiple platforms, Ashlee Smith's brand-new online store consolidates eCommerce tools that integrate consultation scheduling apps, handle floral delivery bookings, and direct customer inquiries straight to her phone.

by Abdullah Idrees July 15, 2021
Flower Shop Flourishes With Help From The ShopHERE Program

Passiflora launched their new online store just in time for Mothers Day, selling out completely. Adding another dimension to their store allowed for more business and exposure online.

by Ekua Sekyere June 08, 2021
London Flower Business Blooms Despite COVID- 19 Cancellations

After expanding her home-based business into a studio space, Time 4 Flowers owner Rosemary decided to reach even more customers by going online. She now has a fully functional e-commerce website thanks to ShopHERE Powered By Google.

by Sara Reynolds August 19, 2020
Immerse Yourself In A Floral Experience With Teatro Verde

Shawn and Michael offer full-service floral decor for corporate events, weddings, birthdays and other celebrations. They're excited to be able to offer this unique experience on their new eCommerce website!

by Kristina Adel August 11, 2020

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