health and beauty

Health and beauty covers everything from hair care to yoga. A diverse sector, but with similar underlying business concerns. Read up about it with the articles below.

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.
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Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

Mother and daughter team Niki and Ellen have made spreading yoga in Durban their business mission. Read their story.

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.
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The making of Legends Barbershop

Meet Sheldon. Founder of Legends Barbershop and Yoco merchant #17 682. From cutting hair on his scooter to owning his own mobile barbershop.

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.
health and beauty

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

La Blosh Nail Boutique is in a competitive industry. When Sharon Maruva wanted to take it to the next level she turned to Yoco Capital.

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.
health and beauty

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

Discover the importance of the R6 billion hair industry and see how one South African entrepreneur is staking her claim and making her name.

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.
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A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

If something doesn’t work you can complain about it or change it. See how Kafui Naturals is making an impact in the black beauty market.

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.
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Wild Thing yoga studio

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio both quit office jobs to pursue their passion for yoga. Find out how they got their start.

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Loadshedding and your business

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

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Improve your small business’s online presence

Easy ways to increase Easter sales.

6 easy ways to increase Easter sales

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

Rifqah of Riff-Wrapped teaches Yoco employees how to wrap a turban.

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

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Why your payment failed

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

An image of a store front in an article about beating a sales slump with product.

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

An image of two parents talking to their child in an article about getting funding from family and friends for your business.

How to ask for funding from family and friends

Balanced rocks in article about the right work-life balance as an entrepreneur.

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

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COVID-19: How to sanitise your card machine

An image of the Staff Switching feature in action.

Staff switching: How to make employee management easier

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

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

The point of sale system at Truth Coffee alongside a Yoco device.

How to choose a Point of Sale system

Orange speaker on a wall in an article about marketing trends.

Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha

An image of a piggy bank in an article about using personal accounts for business.

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.

A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches

two women at a Yoco business networking event

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

An area that is being cleaned up by Durban Green Corridors.

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future