JOIN THE NOOKS
Connecting Canadian Makers with Canadian Buyers
We’re a one-of-kind community for one-of-a-kind makers. The Nooks is a Canada-wide online and in-store marketplace where independent creators like you can receive the support you need to launch, manage, and grow a creative business.
Join a handmade marketplace built exclusively for Canadian artisans
We believe in Canadian-made and your dreams. That’s why we provide our community of crafters and artists with the tools, resources, and support they need to handle every aspect of their business, giving them the freedom to do what they do best: create.
Sell in store and online
With 4 retail locations (and more coming), a powerful mobile app, and a popular online marketplace, it's easy to get your products noticed by customers across Canada.
No transaction fees
Build a successful business and celebrate your growth. Makers keep 100% of each sale they make. We don't charge selling fees or commissions.
Reach millions of Canadians online
Sell your products to customers across Canada. Our stores and online marketplace put your products in front of 37+ million Canadians looking to support local artisans.
No listing fees
The Nooks doesn't charge listing fees. Whether you add 1, 10, or 100 products—your cost is always the same, just $29 per month for your membership.
Build your own Canadian handmade business
Be proud to sell to a community built for Canadians by Canadians. The Nooks gives Canadian makers everything they need to turn their dream into a successful business.
Go live and start selling your products fast
Getting started with The Nooks is easy. Our maker resources help you learn the basics, so you can get your products listed and ready to sell in just minutes.
Keep 100% of your sales
Our makers come first. Reach a new world of shoppers with a monthly subscription fee—no transaction fees necessary. You keep 100% of every sale you make.
Reach new customers online and in-store
Take your creativity to the next level by opening up your business to a Canada-wide audience.
Show off in stores
Meet your customers where they are. We offer various sizes of nook spaces in high-traffic retail locations throughout Canada—no long-term lease required.
Get the support you need
Access the tools and services you need to grow your business from the ground up and expand past your local market and pop up.
Welcome to the family
Join a community of independent creators. Grow your business, form partnerships, and be part of curated community events throughout the year.
Our Retail locations
See your goods in stores. Province to province.
Oshawa Centre Mall
Helping you do what you do best: be creative and dream big
Our nookSTART program gives makers everything they need to hit the ground running.
Support and education
We support you through all aspects of running a successful business, from pricing and financial planning to marketing and distribution.
The Nooks Mobile app
Give yourself an edge with an intuitive app made just for Canadian artisans. Create outstanding customer experiences with an app that’s tailored to your business and its customers.
Events and partnerships
Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve mastered the game, make connections, attend events, and grow even bigger with confidence.
What our 'Nookies' are saying
"Staff is professional, organized and proactive in every aspect of their business. Tons of unique products for everyone. Shop local. Spend local. Enjoy local. Support small businesses"
- Gerard Joseph
Astrid - Glory Days Home
"Joining The Nooks market and retail locations has been such a great and rewarding experience. The level of mentor ship, business education , promotion and support is incredible. As well an amazing benefit that is so empowering is the support and community found with all the Nookies for each other. This type of interaction is so wonderful and makes you feel like you are part of a great team."
Jenny & Karina - Something Green
We just love being “Nookies” and are so thankful to the entire team for all of their help & guidance. We really, truly feel so lucky to have the opportunity to be apart of these stores. We have had such great success in both locations and are so excited to see what our future holds!
Angie - Freckle Face
"I plan to grow with the Nooks and I can’t wait. I have a great respect for The Nook’s owner Colleen Imrie and her amazing innovative team that are always working hard for their Nookies because our success equals their success."
Our most popular categories
Health & Beauty
Home & Living
Baby & Kids
Frequently Asked Questions
The Nooks brings together Canadian crafters and artists to sell their handmade goods falling under a variety of categories, including home and living, health and beauty, clothing, jewellery, accessories, stationery, and more.
Our makers are our highest priority. That’s why we don’t—and never will—charge transaction fees. A monthly membership is all you need to gain access to all the tools, resources, and support you need to jumpstart your creative business.
If your products are handmade in Canada, then you can apply to sell your products in our retails stores on this page. Just click the 'Apply to Join The Nooks' dropdown, and select the retail store you're interested in selling in. Submit your application and we'll be in touch!
Absolutely not! We welcome our makers to sell through as many channels as possible. But keep in mind that sites like Etsy and Amazon charge a ~15% commission on your sales. When selling through The Nooks, you keep every penny earned.
The Nooks is Canada’s one and only 0% commission marketplace designed exclusively for independent creators selling handmade goods.