About Orangefish

Launched in September 2006, Orangefish provides a venue for busy professionals, moms, and fashionistas  to find that perfect gift or unique treat for yourself.  We make online shopping  quick, easy and enjoyable!

Orangefish acts as your very own shopping service for exclusive, one-of-a-kind products. Our new members only site offers great deals and other special benefits. Transitioning to this new format will help to ensure our customers have the best experience possible. We only offer the best items at amazing prices.

Members can:

  • access unique items that are only available in limited quantities
  • participate in group buys that result in amazing discounts
  • receive a $10.00 referral bonus when they inform a friend about Orangefish and that friend creates an account and makes a purchase
  • make a wish list and email it to their friends and family
  • contact our exclusive personal shopper services to recieve personalized gift recommendations

We know that the perfect gift can mean a lot, and we’re dedicated to helping you find it. If we don’t carry the perfect gift for your recipient we’ll try our best to find it elsewhere for you.

Our aim is to make it fun and easy to discover Unique, Stylish & Fun items that will help you stand out of the crowd and shine. Featuring a collection of talented artists from the world that offer art, fashion, jewellery, beauty and lifestyle products. Orangefish allows you to browse at your leisure and select something that you can be sure no one else will have.

How we work

Orangefish searches high and low to find unique, handcrafted items that are original, of great quality, and suit every need and price point. Our items are unique expressions of highly creative individuals who love to let their imagination and passion drive them to create their one-of-kind designs.

Featuring products such as the Bra Bag, the Lotus interchangeable marble ring, Mimobot USB sticks, Tagua Nut necklaces, and Twist n’ Pout lip balm Orangefish finds products that fuse style with practicality and have a unique unexpected twist, so shopping will never be a bore.

With an intuitive and easy-to-navigate layout, Orangefish.ca allows you to browse through our many categories, learn more about our featured items, their quality, their star rating, related products and read user reviews.

Our new website makes it simple to identify environmentally friendly products, Canadian-made products, and items used by celebrities with simple icons on each product page:

A-List –Star Style: This item is a celebrity favorite. A-List –Star Style: This item is a celebrity favorite.
Home Grown: These products are all made in Canada.

Home Grown: These products are all made in Canada.

In the Spotlight: This item has been featured in a cool magazine or on a fun social media site.

In the Spotlight: This item has been featured in a cool magazine or on a fun social media site.

My Favorite Things: A List of Galaxy Girl’s favorite items.

My Favorite Things: A List of Galaxy Girl’s favorite items.

Planet Friendly: this item is eco-friendly and has been made using recycled materials.

Planet Friendly: this item is eco-friendly and has been made using recycled materials.

Rare Gem: This item is handmade and one of a kind. A diamond in the rough.

Rare Gem: This item is handmade and one of a kind. A diamond in the rough.

Style Savvy - This product is a current trend. Style Savvy - This product is currently a hot trend - get it before it is gone.

 

Social Media

Orangefish is also taking over the social media channels. Look for Orangefish on Stylehive, Kaboodle, and ThisNext. Join the Orangefish Facebook Fan Page and chat with other fans or check out the new blog “Make a Splash: Glisten Up!” to get tips about bringing stand-out style to everyday life!  We’ve also created a new Youtube channel, and in the coming months will develop viral videos that showcase our products in a fun and engaging way.

The website is synchronized with all the social media outlets and allows you to add Orangefish products to sites like Kaboodle, Facebook, Twitter, and Stylehive using the “Share This” button.

About Our Founder

Janet Lewis loves the online world!

Her first encounter with cyberspace began in the eLearning industry where she started out designing online learning programs at ISOPOIA, a small Canadian start-up company, which was eventually acquired by Sun Microsystems. Moving up to the global platform, Janet was able to work on an award winning team with some amazing clients. Eventually she parted ways with Sun Microsystems to venture out on her own as an eLearning consultant. Janet has had the opportunity to work with many of Canada's top companies to assist them in developing and implementing their eLearning strategy - helping move them out of the past and towards their future. With over 10 years of experience implementing learning solutions at start-up companies and large organizations in a variety of industries Janet felt she had made her mark within that sector and that it was time to move on.

Janet started “Flirt Accessories”, a small jewellery company that allowed her to be creative and produce items that she could actually “touch and feel” at the end of the day. After attending various tradeshows that were sometimes great and sometime not so great, Janet was determined to create an “online boutique” that would showcase Canadian artists in an effort to get their product into the online marketplace. Orangefish was officially launched in the fall of 2006 and has continued to grow each year.

Although Orangefish’s original focus was on products from independent Canadian artists and we still carry many items from Canadian companies the fish is now exploring global waters as well, discovering the best products from France, Israel, the United States and beyond.

An entrepreneur at heart and committed life-long learner, Janet is always willing to try something new. She believes that every individual can achieve their dreams as long as they are willing to work hard, be positive, stay focused, take risks, and continue to learn. These five driving principles have allowed Janet to find balance and success in both her professional and personal lives. She brings passion, drive, sparkle and zest to whatever she is doing. Janet loves a great challenge and actually thrives when presented with complex situations or issues to overcome. She is a builder and an innovator – someone to keep an eye on now and in the future because you never know where her path is going to take her. If you have the opportunity to meet Janet, you will be “hooked”. She will reel you in by doing nothing more than being genuinely Janet through and through.

Who do we support?

Orangefish believes in the importance of community involvement. Through financial support of the non profit groups listed below, we provide encouragement and aid to those who need it most.

  • Autism Ontario – Simcoe County
  • Brampton Board of Trade
  • Gilda’s Club
  • On Track For Women
  • SOHO – Small Office Home Office
  • Surrey Place
  • Ward 9 Elementary School
  • Verity Girls Club
  • The Wye Marsh

 We also support other businesses that we partner with.  These are businesses that I have had a good experience with and would love to help promote.

 

 


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