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.
Gwillimbury-based Creation Farms provides wholesome produce and artisanal goods, while promoting sustainability. Founder, Sylvie Yeghianian, says the ShopHERE powered by Google program gave a “boost” that they needed to bring their business online.
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.
Lima’s African Store may be a small specialty grocery store, but there’s nothing small about its vision and impact on the local community! With the help of the ShopHERE program, she was easily able to start selling her in-store inventory online.
Madiha and Farida hope to bring a common South-Asian condiment, achar, to the market. “Nani” means grandmother in many South-Asian languages and Markham-based Nani’s Achar, is a business hoping to carry on traditional family recipes.
Aisha Mo started Aromatic Gardens to show customers the value of organic products. With her eCommerce store, Aisha is able to share her passion for healthy food with a wider audience and bring her business to the next level.