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.
Monik Robichaud is an Acadian Canadian artist based out of Muskrat Lake, Ontario who paints wildlife to remind people of nature’s beauty. ShopHERE gave Monik an opportunity to sell her acrylic and oil paintings online with a free eCommerce website.
A pandemic hobby turned into an online store! Artist Donna takes her new business to the next level with the help of the ShopHERE team to create a beautiful website to showcase her work.
Brighton, Ontario’s Jacqueline Birk turned her hobby of designing drinkware into an eCommerce business. With the help of the ShopHERE Program, she launched her store Nanny Made It to share her spectacular creations with a wider audience.
Based out of Niagara Falls, ON, Ashley Elizabeth is using her new Shopify site to help promote zero waste efforts with her recycled and repurposed artworks. With a new online store, she's able market her products in innovative ways.
Tobi Maniacco is giving thrifted and found furniture a new home through her store; Another Look Refinished Furniture. With the help of ShopHERE she was able to get her store online through her new Shopify store.
Based out of Whitby, Ontario, Carmen Darley is using her new Shopify site to help customers improve their mental wellbeing with hands-on art projects. Owner Carmen is excited to have an online store to reach a wide variety of new customers!
Jeff Jenkins, the craftsman behind Beck + Adele has always been passionate about music and audio. He now has an online store where he can share his woodworking and speakers with his customers both in Ottawa and beyond.
Founder of Toronto brand May Vera repurposes designer buttons, charms, and pulls into minimalist everyday jewelry. With a new online store she was able to reach a wider audience than ever before, and sells out in just one weekend.
Woodcrafter from Polt Bolster, ON joins the digital age by setting up a Shopify store. They can now sell their famous handmade wooden charcuterie boards, cheese boards and other dining accessories.