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.

Alpaca Farm's Tours Sell Out Days After Launching New Website

With their new format of booking tours online, Alpaca farm Forget Me Not are now able to support their customers at a safe distance. They are even able to sell products on their new site like yarn and dryer balls, thanks to ShopHERE and Shopify.

by Alexandra JonesAlexandra Jones September 10, 2020
Giving Family Traditions A Digital Future

Chatham-Kent community bakery known for their delicious muffins and scones are able to sell their products online thanks to their new e-commerce store on Shopify, and knowledgeable ShopHERE Helper.

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel September 08, 2020
Woodworking Business Cuts Into New Market With E-Commerce Store

Small-town entrepreneur used the ShopHERE Powered By Google Program to create a fully-functional e-commerse store, giving his business a digital transformation. He is now ready to sell his woodworking projects online.

by Sara ReynoldsSara Reynolds August 21, 2020
Give Your Jewellery A Much Needed Face-lift With Ring Reno

Julie and Michael call their approach “BYOD”- Bring Your Own Diamonds, as clients can easily curb-side drop-off their old jewellery pieces to a downtown Toronto location, and can purchase their desired new piece right from their e-commerce website.

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel August 18, 2020
Morning Coffee With A Side Of Memories

This new business creating custom coasters now has a live e-commerce website, and is ready to print your family's memories on to a one of a kind coaster.

by Dominik SkrzypekDominik Skrzypek August 18, 2020
Couple Copes With COVID-19 Loss Through New Online Business

One Ontario couple is using the ShopHERE Powered By Google Program to help protect others with face shields after losing loved ones to the virus, and is ready to sell their new products online at an affordable cost.

by Ali ZafarAli Zafar August 17, 2020
Sharing Love for Natural and Local Skin Care Products Online

Owner Jenyse believes that "during this unexpected time, the one thing I've learned is to create content and give context to all the products or services that demonstrate value" and she is doing that with social media and her new e-commerce store!

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel August 14, 2020
A Piece of Turkey From Ceren Korsal Jewellery 

Ceren Korsal brings unique jewellery and gifts to Canadian shoppers from Turkish artists, based in Turkey and Toronto. Now you can experience Turkish heritage from the comfort of your home with their new Shopify store.

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel August 10, 2020
This Canadian-Jordanian Jewelry Designer Is A Female Entrepreneur You Need to Know

Inamullumani, a chic and vibrant jewelry brand based in Ontario, is an online business you’ll want to take notice of! Thanks to the ShopHERE Powered by Google Program, Inamullumani’s e-commerce store is now up and running.

by Alexandra JonesAlexandra Jones July 31, 2020

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