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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.