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.

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 Alexis Kelly 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
A New Accessory Aimed To Change The Dating Game

This small business owner is on a mission to revolutionize the dating world, and no were not talking about another new app. Soltera Ring is an accessory that identifies a person as single. This brand new product can be found on the new online store!

by Elyse Douse March 26, 2021
Durham Designer Shares Her One Of A Kind Jewellery With The World

In 2013, Sadé James opened Madeoneofakind by Sadé, an upscale boutique for handmade jewellery, clothing and accessories in Durham, ON. With a new online store, Sadé can reach a broader audience and market to jewellery lovers everywhere!

by Justine Riley March 01, 2021
Entrepreneur Brings African Values To Life

Chakou Collection, a brand dedicated to keeping African traditions alive, is now able to reach more customers with a brand new online store. Chakoutio’s main goal is to build a dynamically impactful brand by celebrating African values and history.

by Menna Shawky November 30, 2020
A Goldsmith’s Sparkling Passion Can Now Be Found Online

Entrepreneurship runs in the family for Jewelust owner Amanda Henderson, and now thanks to ShopHERE Powered By Google her local business can reach new heights with an eCommerce website on Shopify.

by Dominik Skrzypek August 21, 2020

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