fashion businesses

Interesting stories and style from fashion businesses in South Africa. Find out how others have made their way in fashion.

durban

Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

The innovative approach that grew Afrikan Passion Designs – Nombuso Khanyile and Nisbert Kembo’s leather shoe and bag business.

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.
cape town

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

Can you be sustainable and be profitable? Alistair Barnes from Ballo Fashion talks to us about how his business does it.

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.
cape town

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

Adam and Joshua started Granadilla Swimwear as a love note to Cape Town summers. Now their business is heating up. Read their story.

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.
durban

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Thilo has made her name by providing a unique service to an overlooked part of the fashion market. Here’s how she found her market niche.

fashion businesses

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

Tina Ngxokolo has a love for Xhosa culture that comes through in her fashion creations. Read about how she is making it in the industry.

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.
fashion businesses

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

Meet Gugu. Founder of Gugu Intimates and Yoco merchant #10 703. Her goal is to make African woman feel comfortable in their skin. Here’s how.

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.
fashion businesses

A man of the denim cloth

Tshepo Mohlala: Yoco Merchant #24 597

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.
fashion businesses

Shoe No. 14

Bathu: Yoco Merchant #26 828

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.
fashion businesses

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

Project Inflamed is the brainchild of Lizwe Thabethe. An exciting menswear label making moves in the Joburg fashion scene.

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.
fashion businesses

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

Read the Walk Fresh story rewriting the township narrative. Lethabo is all about creating hope with his sneaker cleaning business.

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An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

Budget Speech 2020

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

Stacy Kleinhans of Baseline Coffee in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

New Year's fireworks in an article about setting up your business for the new year.

Get your business off to the right start in the new year

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The Small Business Pivot | The Yoco Guide

Two people have a cup of coffee in a business mentor meeting.

Finding a business mentor

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.

Help! My business is hurting my health

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

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Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

An image of the inside of an elevator in an article about making an elevator pitch.

The elevator pitch has left the building

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

A failed payment on a Yoco card machine as seen on the connecting mobile device.

Why your payment failed

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

two women at a Yoco business networking event

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

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Yoco to adjust team size in response to COVID-19 recovery outlook

A BMX rider on top of a container at Velokhaya Cycling Academy.

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

Natasha Napoli, the owner of Nourish'd Cafe in Cape Town.

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods