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.

Balance Your Mind Body & Soul

The Organic Beautique is dedicated to providing an exclusive experience of natural and organic products. The Organic Beautique team believes that everyone should take care of themselves inside and out.

by Michelle Foster June 27, 2022
Turning a Setback Into An Opportunity

Andy Lam is the owner and operator of ECOMASK, Located in Toronto, Ontario. ECOMASK is a highly durable, three-layer mask which provides excellent protection. Andy recognized a silver lining and made his product available to a wider market.

by Hassan Abdul May 25, 2022
Picture Yourself Well: Registered Art Therapist

Kelly Gauthier is passionate that everyone should have the opportunity to access online support whenever they need it. So, she signed up for ShopHERE to bring her art and photo therapy practice, Picture Yourself Well, online.

by Alexis Kelly May 18, 2022
SKINCARE SNOB CO: Empowered Women Empower Women

Sherisse is the owner of Brampton-based skincare company SKINCARE SNOB CO, a female-founded beauty brand offering high-quality beauty tools and skincare devices for women of all ages that are easy to incorporate into an existing beauty regimen.

by Alexis Kelly April 06, 2022
Solving Their Frustrations by Starting Their Own Business

Kitchener-based Ann is the owner of Ilaman Skin. She started her own skincare business that focuses on making natural, environmentally friendly and gentle skincare products that are easy to use in skincare routines.

by Ayesha Siddiqui March 30, 2022
Rethinking Business: SBG & CO Completely Rebrands Due to the Pandemic

A Toronto based aesthetician was forced to rethink how she did business due to the pandemic labeling her services as “non-essential”. This led to Sophia’s journey to restructure her in person service to an online eCommerce Store.

by Ayesha Siddiqui March 28, 2022
The Power of Confidence: Making A Dream Her Reality

Studio 22 Aesthetics all started as a vision after the owner Alex Somers was able to step back and reflect on her 16 year long career in the aesthetics industry during the pandemic.

by Michelle Foster March 21, 2022
Become Part of the Natural Deodorant Tribe

After suffering side effects of mainstream deodorants, Karam Nabahani launched a sustainable, all-natural deodorant brand seeking to build a community of eco-conscious consumers. With the help of ShopHERE, Karam relaunched his now fast-growing brand.

by Alexis Kelly February 04, 2022
Skin Care Made Easy To Heal Mind, Body & Soul

Mekisha created her own products for most of her life because she couldn’t stand buying prescriptions to treat her skin. Mekisha decided it was time for a fresh new look for her business and what better way to do this than with the ShopHERE.

by Michelle Foster January 12, 2022

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