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.

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
Making It Easy To Add A Splash Of Art, And Colour Into Your Life

Based out of Niagara Falls, ON, Ashley Elizabeth is using her new Shopify site to help promote zero waste efforts with her recycled and repurposed artworks. With a new online store, she's able market her products in innovative ways.

by Michelle Foster August 06, 2021
We're Hooked...On Canadian Baits!

Canadian Baits was created after owner Eric began making fishing baits for his friends. Eric’s creative freedom and feeling of accomplishment lead him to the ShopHERE Program, where he launched his own online store that is available across Canada.

by Michelle Foster July 28, 2021
Hamilton-Based Entrepreneur Creates Home And Lifestyle Brand

Feature Text: Frustrated by the difficulties of sourcing stylish and high quality products, Krysten Brunski founded Local Accent, a home and lifestyle brand based in Hamilton, ON. Krysten was able to create and manage her online store with ease.

by Gloria Gao June 21, 2021
Candle-Maker From Waterloo Sells Out In 24 Hours

Simple Roots Candle Co. recently launched their new Square online store. They had 8 orders within the first ten minutes of her website being live, and 24 hours later she completely sold out! Owner Cass is excited for to launch her small business.

by Brigette Aguilar May 04, 2021

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