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.
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.
Kelly Davison is the owner and artist behind KD Designs Tumblers and More located in Verona, Ontario. To bring her business online, she signed up for the ShopHERE program and couldn’t be happier to have her own website.
Gingerberry Quilts is a small online quilting shop focused on sustainability. Jody Groenendyk set up her business to share her creativity and passion for quilting with others. To bring the business online, Jody signed up for the ShopHERE program.
Kalon Ceramics is an innovative female-owned Canadian business specializing in handmade and unique pottery pieces. The Toronto-based ceramics business has been able to reach their customers online with the help of ShopHERE.
Sara Nguyen owns and operates Meiva Macrame, a Windsor-based home decor business incorporating home aesthetics with simple modern trends. Sara signed up for the ShopHERE program to bring her business online and was delighted by the results.
Bone & Quill is an indigenous family-owned handcrafting business based out of Toronto, Ontario. Through ShopHERE powered by Google, Bone & Quill was able to grow their artisan craftsmanship and online presence side by side.
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.