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.
Owned and operated by Jane Pearson, Modern Abode has been collecting and specializing in Mid-Century Modern decorative arts since 1999.
5ive-On Designs has only been in business since 2020, originally creating prints for masks and clothing, but owner Patti recognized that in order to expand her market she needed to create an eCommerce store.
Built on a tradition of parametric design and sustainability, DSS Studio aims to expand (pun intended) its eco-futuristic structures into the digital landscape with ShopHERE powered by Google.
Wallpaper and Wall Murals 4 All is a family owned Canadian business based out of Vaughan, Ontario. Their online eCommerce store offers a wide selection of wallpaper and wall murals with a variety of designer collections.
Bruce and Janice Dynes are the owners of The Clay Trade, an artisanal pottery shop featuring the work of several locals, in Medicine Hat, Alberta.
Pomp & Sass is an Ontario based social enterprise offering an exclusive line of luxury woven towels. Pomp & Sass towels are ethically made, sustainable and they donate a portion of their profits to the Canadian Women’s Foundation.
Located in Amherstview, Ontario, Gena Doolan is a brush letter calligrapher whose passion for calligraphy and art drove her to start her own business. The ShopHERE powered by Google program helped Gena establish her business digitally.
The ShopHERE program provided Dunlop the support she needed to implement eCommerce for Teresa Dunlop Ceramics after the COVID-19 pandemic caused many businesses such as hers to temporarily halt the operations of their brick-and-mortars.
The founder of Bumpy Road Studios, Marie Joseé Lévesque, shares the calming potential of clay. With the help of ShopHERE, Lévesque expanded her passion from Pembroke, Ontario to the digital world!