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.
Timothy Watts has taken his passion for cycling and his love for the city of Toronto and turned it into his own business called Cadence & Volta. Timothy joined the ShopHERE powered by Google program with hopes to take his business online!
Grampy’s Tackle Box is a new venture for Marc (Grampy) and his wife Leeann (Nanny) after they decided to share their love of the outdoors with the fishing community, their grandkids, and family.
Julie and Christopher Cooper are the owners of Dorothy’s Lodge, a family vacation haven in Elgin, Ontario. Knowing anyone can put a cabin up online to rent, Julie signed up for the ShopHERE program to establish credibility for their business.
Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club (OTLBC) is known as one of the hidden gems in Ottawa, Ontario. OTLBC launched the online store in 2021 with the help of ShopHERE, taking inspiration from the club and applying it to their online apparel store.
Andy’s Dance Party was created after owner, Andy Dewar spent time on different dance floors anywhere he could find music. He’s always the first one on the dance floor and the last one off.
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.
With indoor dining closed and events on hold, picnics have been a great and safe alternative to gathering outside with friends. Luxury pop-up picnics have gone viral on social media as a new aesthetically pleasing way to upscale outdoor gatherings.
From performing for the Raptors’ halftime shows, the CNE, IBM commercials, and with the actor Jackie Chan’s stunt team, Brant the FireGuy is bringing his shows right to your driveway with his new website.