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.

MonikR Helps Wildlife Lovers Bring Nature’s Beauty To Their Home

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.

by Alexis Kelly October 01, 2021
Drawings By Donna Goes Digital

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.

by Samantha-Rose Martin September 08, 2021
Compliment Your Beverage With Nanny Made It’s Designer Drinkware

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.

by Abdullah Idrees August 12, 2021
Making It Easy To Add A Splash Of Art, And Colour Into Your Life

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.

by Michelle Foster August 06, 2021
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

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