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.

Online Store Is Giving A New Life To Old Furniture

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.

by Julia Over July 14, 2021
Whitby Artist Empowers Mental Wellness Through DIY Art

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!

by Alicia Haniford June 29, 2021
Ottawa Craftsman Excited To Change The Look Of Sound

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.

by Brigette Aguilar April 29, 2021
Toronto Jeweller Sells Out In One Weekend With New Online Store

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.

by Justine Riley April 23, 2021
Port Bolster Woodcrafter Uses eCommerce To Attract New Buyers

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.

by Justine Riley March 22, 2021
Stay Creative With These Local Craft Kits 

While working with the ShopHERE team, Shadane received the help she needed to get started online, and the continued support to learn her way around the new platform. Learn more about Original Noir Custom Creations' new ecommerce website here!

by Lauren Publicover March 03, 2021

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