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.

The Marketplace Making Quality Boutique Modest Wear Accessible

Giysi is a women’s modest wear online store owned by Umair Usmani. The business’ aim is to make modesty accessible by creating the biggest online platform for modest wear clothing in North America.

by Andres Massot June 29, 2022
Rompclomp Combines Fine Art and Furniture

Ashley J. MacDonald owns Rompclomp, a Hamilton-based furniture design studio focused on limited edition bold and playful furniture. With the help of ShopHERE, Ashley was able to bring Rompclomp’s unique furniture online.

by Alexis Kelly December 08, 2021
Take Your Grocery Game To The Next Level

Aisha Mo started Aromatic Gardens to show customers the value of organic products. With her eCommerce store, Aisha is able to share her passion for healthy food with a wider audience and bring her business to the next level.

by Alexis Kelly September 09, 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
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
Pivoting Businesses Turned Passion Into Profit

Rink Threads is a Windsor-based hockey apparel store for fans all around the world, with a new online store ready to feature all of their top products for fans of any size. Owner Heather is excited to reach a wider audience of fellow hockey lovers!

by Valentina Navas November 26, 2020
Your One-Stop-Shop For All Things Baseball

Dirtbag Baseball Nation sells apparel and training aids, operates a podcast called Baseball Evolution, a YouTube channel called PWDDirtbags, has a blog, and provides training to players, parents and coaches. Find them on their new online store today!

by Olivia Delbello October 28, 2020
Turn Your Daily Routines Into Luxurious Moments

Sustainable products that use hand-selected plant-based and natural ingredients is the basis for the new online business Caley-Beth. With her Shopify eCommerce website, Caley is able to reach a wider audience, and promote her beauty products.

by Menna Shawky October 23, 2020
Revealing A Bride's Best Kept Secret

A Bride’s Secret specializes in wedding veils that “can complement any bridal look - classic, sophisticated, modern, or whatever it is that you are looking for.” With a brand new online store, Madhu is now able to support her brides even more.

by Kristina Adel October 19, 2020

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