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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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Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

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

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

Staff motivation at the Hard Pressed Cafe in an article about motivating your employees.

How to motivate your employees in a small business

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

Christmas decorations in an article about preparing your business for the festive season.

Get your small business ready for the festive season

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

An image of Yoco being sold at DigiCape in an article about tips for selling on consignment.

4 tips for selling on consignment

A screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.

How to get your business website to the top of Google Search

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

A picture of a messy desk in an article about creating a new business plan for the new year.

New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

An image of a Yoco merchant pairing their device in article about the cheapest data bundles.

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

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

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

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

When will my new small business need a business attorney?

Yoco Meets on Remo: a how-to guide that’ll boost your event networking

How to get SME funding with Yoco Capital

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

An image in an article on improving your small businesses online presence.

Improve your small business’s online presence

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

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

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

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Support Small: will you join the movement?

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

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

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

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COVID-19 Payment Relief with South African Banks

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

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

A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

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6 small business blogging tips and basic guidelines for beginners

A whirring calendar in article about managing time as a business owner.

Time management tips for business owners