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.

Crafting Dreams and Communities: The Crusty Witch's Digital Journey

Tara Sacharzewski found incredible support for her business, The Crusty Witch, located in Hamilton, Ontario, by participating in the ShopHERE powered by Google program.

by Jessica Maestre December 07, 2023
Sharing the Power of Kemetic Wellness: FreQueency Healing’s Journey to Digital Transformation

Victoria Grant, after finding health and healing through Kemetic wellness, accomplished the goal of sharing healing through energy work. Victoria brings Toronto-based FreQueency Healing to the public by with a ShopHERE-built website.

by Amal Khurram August 30, 2023
Pink Maison Meno Spa’ Transformative Journey with ShopHERE

Mariella Comparelli, owner of Toronto-based Pink Maison Meno Spa showcases their business with a new website. The ShopHERE powered by the Google program made the website creation process seamless by supporting with the task of going digital.

by Shanzey Imran August 16, 2023
Simplifying Botanical Skincare and e-Commerce: Chez Sylvie Naturals’ Digital Transformation

Owner of Chez Sylvie Naturals, Sylvia Langley, developed natural, simple skincare products. Sylvia knew that to bring awareness to her product she needed to build an online presence – this is where the ShopHERE powered by Google program came in.

by Amal Khurram July 05, 2023
Becoming Your Own Boss: The Journey of an Independent & Resilient Registered Massage Therapist Becoming an Entrepreneur

Meet Kristy Schippel, a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) in Toronto, Ontario, who is living her entrepreneurial dream with her own massage therapy practice.

by Sukhvir Shergill July 04, 2023
Moving into a Digital Mindset

Amanda Dass created Scarborough-based business, Movement, Meditation and Mindset which seeks to share the benefits of yoga. With the ShopHERE powered by Google Program they built their website, helping to connect them to an online audience.

by Juliana Restrepo June 21, 2023
From Soil to Screen: A Sustainable Farming Business Goes Digital

This Gwillimbury-based farm provides wholesome produce and artisanal goods, while promoting sustainability. Co-owner of Creation Farms says the ShopHERE powered by Google program gave a “boost” that they needed to bring their business online.

by Ruth Ray June 06, 2023
How An Online Store Was the Secret Ingredient to Reaching Customers for This Natural Skincare Brand

Angela’s Skincare Inc, was born from the need for health-focused skincare products suitable for all seasons. Annieca Edwards, Angela’s Skincare owner, shifted their brand online by launching an online store with the ShopHERE powered by Google program

by Stacie George May 17, 2023
Take Me Home, eCommerce Roads: The Journey of Rock Front Family Farm

Determined to be closer to home with family and to help their community access more healthy food options, this husband-and-wife team took shovel to soil and hand to keyboard to start up a flourishing family-owned and operated small business. 

by Livia Sente March 29, 2023

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