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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.

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10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

Advanced Level 3 regulations make it possible for beauty businesses to resume trading but where do you begin?

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.
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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.
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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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Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should accept credit card payments in South Africa

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

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Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

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Finding a business mentor

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Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

5 signs you’re ready to open an online store for your business

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

An image of an ethernet switch in an article about internet issues.

A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

8 things to consider before you start building an online store

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

Why your payment failed

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

How to pivot your food business during COVID-19

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Reopening a sit-in restaurant safely during COVID-19

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

An image of a lawyer signing a contract for a new small business.

When will my new small business need a business attorney?

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 4 Explained

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COVID-19: How to sanitise your card machine

COVID-19 Lockdown: Advanced Level 3 Explained

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 2 Explained

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

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Learn how to build, run, and grow a profitable online store | Win With Woo

The Small Business Pivot | The Yoco Guide

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

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How to stay connected through the COVID-19 outbreak

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

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

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

two women at a Yoco business networking event

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs