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.

Make Your Everyday Coffee Mug One-Of-A-Kind

Kelly Davison is the owner and artist behind KD Designs Tumblers and More located in Verona, Ontario. To bring her business online, she signed up for the ShopHERE program and couldn’t be happier to have her own website.

by Alexis Kelly May 11, 2022
Enhancing Living Spaces With Happy, Healthy Plants

As a passionate gardener and urban plantlife admirer with extensive experience in luxury fashion, Ashleigh Paluka founded Helloplants in 2021. Through her venture, she aims to share her love for plants and the joy they can bring to people’s lives.

by Andres Massot May 09, 2022
Gingerberry Quilts Shares Eco-Quilting Online: Sew Sustainable!

Gingerberry Quilts is a small online quilting shop focused on sustainability. Jody Groenendyk set up her business to share her creativity and passion for quilting with others. To bring the business online, Jody signed up for the ShopHERE program.

by Alexis Kelly April 13, 2022
Guzel, Beautiful Scents Aimed to Provide Comfort

Guzel is the Turkish word for Beautiful. But what does it mean to this business owner? To them it means the 'pleasing comfort that one encounters' and that is the goal this small business hopes to achieve.

by Ayesha Siddiqui February 14, 2022
Find Sustainable Clothing, Decor, and Home Accessories With LAAT Living

Susan Bishop is the owner of Pneumacity Inc based out of Thunder Bay. Pneumacity Inc is the parent to LAAT Living, an eCommerce website started with the help of ShopHERE, which sells sustainable clothing, decor, and home accessories.

by Alexis Kelly January 26, 2022
Turning Anxiety Into Creativity

My Delusional Designs was created after owner Stacey Broad began creating handmade items as an outlet to help her deal with the overwhelming feelings that she was experiencing at the time.

by Michelle Foster December 23, 2021
Rompclomp Combines Fine Art and Furniture

Ashley J. MacDonald owns Rompclomp, a Hamilton-based furniture design studio focused on limited edition bold and playful furniture. With the help of ShopHERE, Ashley was able to bring Rompclomp’s unique furniture online.

by Alexis Kelly December 08, 2021
Gardening For Food is A Breeze

Garden Breeze Productions was created by Tasha Ford, a passionate gardener and home cook. Tasha established an online presence during the beginning of the pandemic by posting her creations online.

by Michelle Foster September 27, 2021
Toronto Shop Puts A Fun Twist On Your Daily Essentials

Charles Musa, owner of World of Daily Essentials, recently got an eCommerce store up and running in no time thanks to the ShopHERE Powered By Google Program. World of Daily Essentials is a one-stop shop for home and closet essentials...

by Jenny Mai August 10, 2021

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