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.

A Piece of Turkey From Ceren Korsal Jewellery (EN +FR)

Ceren Korsal brings unique jewellery and gifts to Canadian shoppers from Turkish artists, based in Turkey and Toronto. Now you can experience Turkish heritage from the comfort of your home with their new Shopify store.

by Kristina Adel August 10, 2020
Meet the Artist Who Gives a New Meaning to the Phrase “Life Imitates Art” (EN)

Noah Ocran-Caesar is a Toronto-based artist whose creations are just as compelling as he is. He found the ShopHERE Powered By Google Program through a fellow artist and friend who recommended the initiative to help him expand his client base.

by Alexandra Jones August 10, 2020
Toronto Performing Arts School Gets Down And Digital In Response to COVID-19 (NO LANG SEL)

The S.P.A.C.E is a centre in Toronto dedicated to building self-esteem, inspiring creativity, and challenging students to persevere and believe in themselves onstage - and they now have e-commerce to support the business in growing to new heights.

by Alexandra Jones August 05, 2020
Portrait Of An Artist, As A Businessman

How one artist is using the ShopHERE Program to shift from the corporate world into the art world

by Ali Zafar August 05, 2020
I Had Nothing To Lose And Everything To Gain From ShopHERE

Within a matter of weeks, Really Organized Now (RON) had a beautiful online presence that not only provided a basis for customers to learn about RON and their services, but purchase these services directly from the website.

by Morgan Baker July 31, 2020
This Canadian-Jordanian Jewelry Designer Is A Female Entrepreneur You Need to Know

Inamullumani, a chic and vibrant jewelry brand based in Ontario, is an online business you’ll want to take notice of! Thanks to the ShopHERE Powered by Google Program, Inamullumani’s e-commerce store is now up and running.

by Alexandra Jones July 31, 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 Reynolds July 29, 2020
Opeongo Soaps Owner Says ShopHERE Program Is A "Godsend For Small Businesses" 

Opeongo Soaps, a locally sourced and eco-friendly soap business, is now part of the e-commerce world thanks to the new ShopHERE Program. Owner Tammy can spend more time doing what she loves, making quality locally sourced soap products.

by Sara Reynolds July 29, 2020
ShopHERE Program Is The “Best Thing That Happened To Launching The Business”

HKR Solutions Team recognized the increasing demand for personal protective equipment needed for everyday life in Toronto, and used the ShopHERE program to launch their new online business.

by Morgan Baker July 29, 2020

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