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.
With the support of the ShopHERE powered by Google Program, Kelly Ware transformed their passion into an impactful online business. Explore their hand-painted skull-themed artwork and join their journey of healing and acceptance.
Kamini Weltner, founder of StarApple Candle Co., sells handcrafted soy candles with Caribbean, Canadian and bookish vibes. After accessing the ShopHERE program, she was able to create a new website and take control of her brand’s digital identity.
From twenty-three years of expertise and cultivating comes the wonders of Judith Rioux-Wilson's business, Curiously Made. Follow Rioux-Wilson's journey bringing her Peterborough art studio to the world through the ShopHERE powered by Google program.
For some, the journey to turning their passion into a thriving career can be challenging at best. For England native Kate of Kate Golding, this journey was made easier through free eCommerce support like the ShopHERE powered by Google program.
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.
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.