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.
Meet Taylor Emerson, owner of Niagara-based craft winery, Black Bank Hill. Thanks to the ShopHERE program, Taylor created an online store to showcase their wines and is now thriving in the digital landscape and connecting with customers.
Devin Patel turned to the ShopHERE powered by Google program to venture into the digital world for their small business, Friendly.eco. This Unionville, Ontario business specializes in eco-friendly wooden cutlery and other kitchenware products.
Owners of the family-run restaurant, The Saucy Pot, have been able to expand their reach beyond their neighborhood and provide customers with the convenience of shopping at any time through the creation of an online store.
Determined to be closer to home with family and to help their community access more healthy food options, this husband-and-wife team took shovel to soil and hand to keyboard to start up a flourishing family-owned and operated small business.
Chimney & Tea, founded by Regina Hu, is a tea eCommerce business inspired by the diversity of people and cultures around us. The goal of Chimney & Tea is to help bring a taste of home to Canada and connect people through a shared love of tea.
When owner Elisa decided it was time to build their online presence they reached out for help from the ShopHERE program and have now officially launched a website so they can focus on fulfilling orders for their fantastic treats!
What started out as a way to provide freshly-roasted coffee to friends and family in the local town of Vegreville, Alberta was effectively turned bustling side business for Davin Gegolick.
Oliver’s passion is what leads the way for the company in roasting coffee that delivers their customers a fantastic cup every day. When they decided to build their online presence they reached out for help from the ShopHERE Program!
Chantelle Selkridge, the owner of Rooted Bush Tea based in Brampton, ON aspired to bring her heritage of Caribbean Tea to Canada. Through the ShopHERE Powered by Google program she was able to bring her vision to life.