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Success Stories

Amidst a growing call for digital transformation accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis, the ShopHERE program supported businesses and artists across Canada with their very own online stores. Find some of our graduate success stories below and see how we help participants succeed online.

Surprise! It’s an E-commerce Party: Celebrating PartyMamas Event Decors E-commerce Journey

PartyMamas Event Decors, created by Joanne Bagong-Xhani in Collingwood, Ontario provides balloons designs and decorations for events. Through the ShopHERE program powered by Google, Joanne has a beautiful website and the skills to update it herself.

by Ronnella Etwaroo March 13, 2024
Crafting Dreams and Communities: The Crusty Witch's Digital Journey

Tara Sacharzewski found incredible support for her business, The Crusty Witch, located in Hamilton, Ontario, by participating in the ShopHERE powered by Google program.

by Jessica Maestre February 26, 2024
In Conversation with Marlene Ursabia: Flemingdon Park Holding Inc.’s Leader in Technologically Transformed Transcription

Toronto, Ontario’s Marlene Ursabia created Flemingdon Park Holdings Inc. to bring equitable, honest and transparent transcription work to the public. To establish their online presence, they turned to the ShopHERE powered by Google Program.  

by Amal Khurram November 08, 2023
“You Deserve to be Heard”: Carolyn’s Hair Salon’s Digital Transformation

With the goal of taking charge of their schedule and service style, Bickerton established Carolyn’s Hair Salon in Orilla, Ontario. Bickerton joined the ShopHERE powered by Google Program to put their services online and better reach their customers.

by Amal Khurram September 13, 2023
Sharing the Power of Kemetic Wellness: FreQueency Healing’s Journey to Digital Transformation

Victoria Grant, after finding health and healing through Kemetic wellness, accomplished the goal of sharing healing through energy work. Victoria brings Toronto-based FreQueency Healing to the public by with a ShopHERE-built website.

by Amal Khurram August 30, 2023
Pink Maison Meno Spa’ Transformative Journey with ShopHERE

Mariella Comparelli, owner of Toronto-based Pink Maison Meno Spa showcases their business with a new website. The ShopHERE powered by the Google program made the website creation process seamless by supporting with the task of going digital.

by Shanzey Imran August 16, 2023
Curiously Made, Creatively e-Commerce

From twenty-three years of expertise and cultivating comes the wonders of Judith Rioux-Wilson's business, Curiously Made. Follow Rioux-Wilson's journey bringing her Peterborough art studio to the world through the ShopHERE powered by Google program.

by Amal Khurram July 26, 2023
Becoming Your Own Boss: The Journey of an Independent & Resilient Registered Massage Therapist Becoming an Entrepreneur

Meet Kristy Schippel, a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) in Toronto, Ontario, who is living her entrepreneurial dream with her own massage therapy practice.

by Sukhvir Shergill July 04, 2023
Gaye Boston, owner of GayeWrites is Making Childhood Great Again Through Advocacy, Coaching and Laundry

Gaye Boston launched an online space for their advocacy work and business with help from the ShopHERE powered by Google program. She credits the program for making it possible to expand the business in ways they never thought possible. .

by Joelle Awad June 28, 2023

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