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.

How a Creative Entrepreneur Is Staying Safe Through The Recession

Zak Candao is the the pioneer of Minifigure Art, and is now able to share his creations and Minifigure display methods through his new Shopify online store with ShopHERE Powered By Google.

by Jane ChoJane Cho September 24, 2020
Retailer Fends Off Closure With New Online Store

Fancy Eby owner Rubaiya was desperate to get online but knew there was a lot she had to learn first. After going through the ShopHERE program, she feels confident in her skills and her new e-commerce store on Shopify.

by Ali ZafarAli Zafar September 21, 2020
A Collection You’ll Want To Get Your Paws On

Snoots and Paws offers a carefully curated collection of everything from treats to costumes, which have been tested and researched to ensure your pup gets the very best. Now available to paw-rents all across Canada, through her Shopify store.

by Dominik SkrzypekDominik Skrzypek September 18, 2020
The Journey Of An Entrepreneur

On Margaret's new online store, customers can find anything from clothing and accessories, to kitchen utensils and home decor. She is excited for all of the new possibilities of e-commerce, and feels as though a "weight has been lifted."

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel September 08, 2020
A New Breed Of Shopping For The Little Chief At Home

This adorable locally-sourced dog supply store has their entire brick and mortar store online and really to service the Niagara region thanks to Shopify and ShopHERE Powered By Google.

by Dominik SkrzypekDominik Skrzypek August 28, 2020
Immerse Yourself In A Floral Experience With Teatro Verde

Shawn and Michael offer full-service floral decor for corporate events, weddings, birthdays and other celebrations. They're excited to be able to offer this unique experience on their new e-commerce website!

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel August 11, 2020
Smellis Beard Care Products Puts Essential Back In Essential Oils

Smellis Beard Care Products sees rise in sales within 2 days after launching Shopify e-commerce store through ShopHERE Program.

by Sara ReynoldsSara Reynolds July 29, 2020
Toronto Designer Tala Kamea Sells Handmade Masks In Response To COVID-19

Tala Kamea applies her background in fashion design to help her community by making handmade masks, which are now available for order through Shopify thanks to the ShopHERE program.

by Sara ReynoldsSara Reynolds July 29, 2020

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