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Success Stories

Amidst a growing call for digital transformation accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis, the ShopHERE program supported businesses and artists across Canada with their very own online stores. Find some of our graduate success stories below and see how we help participants succeed online.

Unleashing Nature's Beauty: Trinketry's Journey with ShopHERE

London-based business Trinketry offers handcrafted jewelry with the goal of enabling individuals to always carry a piece of nature with them. They reached this goal with a new online store built through the ShopHERE powered by Google program.

by Akashjot Basanti September 06, 2023
Handcrafting an Online Storefront, Put Your Passion Online

Indigenous-owned craft business, Wapiti Homestead, use their creative skills their unique handmade items to customers. With support from the ShopHERE powered by Google program, they were able to build an online store to start selling online.

by Nigel Pannek May 24, 2023
Just A Lady And Her Cat On A Mission To Help Animals

Cynthia Rogers is the owner of 8 Cool Cats Jewelry Shop based out of Oakwood, Ontario. After being scammed on social media, she took the plunge to start her own legitimate online jewelry business that gives back to animal sanctuaries she loves.

by Digital Main Street February 22, 2022
Taking Passion and Turning It Into Your Livelihood

Owner of Miiken Handcrafted, Erin Del Col creates handmade beaded jewellery in Windsor, Ontario. With the help of ShopHERE, Erin was able to transform her love for beading into her livelihood by successfully launching her online store.

by Meena Kanthi February 03, 2022
Feel Powerful and Sophisticated With Armour-Femme Jewelry

Farhana Khan hopes to make women feel powerful, confident, and sophisticated with her online jewelry store Armour-Femme. ShopHERE helped Farhana launch her online store and provided 1:1 support in launching and learning to maintain the store.

by Digital Main Street November 09, 2021
Ancient Armour Inspired Jewellery Brand Enarmoured Pivots Online

Jordan Clarke owns Enarmoured, a handcraft jewellery brand based in Toronto. Inspired by ancient armour, she creates elegant and unique pieces of wearable art. With the help of ShopHERE, Jordan was able to execute her vision for an online store.

by Digital Main Street November 03, 2021
Hairstylist Expands Online Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Emma Rose Bennett’s salon was closed for four months due to COVID-19. Creating hair accessories was her creative outlet and she decided to open her Toronto-based online store, Rose & Rain Accessories, with the assistance of the ShopHERE program.

by Digital Main Street October 05, 2021
Wingham, ON Boutique Now Offers Boho-Chic Fashion Online

Inspired by her love for all things Bohemian, Juliet Wallace created Boho Tide, a fashion boutique offering unique apparel, accessories, and décor. Juliet has launched her new Square online store to reach customers across Canada!

by Gloria Gao June 11, 2021
Toronto Jeweller Sells Out In One Weekend With New Online Store

Founder of Toronto brand May Vera repurposes designer buttons, charms, and pulls into minimalist everyday jewelry. With a new online store she was able to reach a wider audience than ever before, and sells out in just one weekend.

by Justine Riley April 23, 2021

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