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retail businesses

Retail businesses are some of the most difficult sectors to compete in. Learn how others get their products off the shelf.

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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.

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.
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Right place, right time: launching the Yoco Bree Street Store

We recently launched our new Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town. Find out why we did it and how it will help local businesses.

An image of a store open sign in an article about opening a retail store.
insights and advice

How to open a retail shop

Despite e-commerce booming there is something unique about a brick-and-mortar shop. Find out how to open a retail store with this easy guide.

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

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

Zandi Tlhapi of Baby Friendly has big ambitions for her baby store – the first homegrown baby store in Khayelitsha. Read about her journey.

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.
fashion businesses

Shoe No. 14

Bathu: Yoco Merchant #26 828

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

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

The story of Ubuntu Baba is a warning and an encouragement for small businesses. Read about the real world of intellectual property.

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.
cape town

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

Ubuntu Baba: Yoco Merchant #12 119

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.
retail businesses

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

When Jean Botha wanted to grow Ultimate Bike, his shop for bike parts, he turned to Yoco Capital to get funding he needed. Here’s his story.

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.
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Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto

We’re excited to introduce the very first Yoco Pop Up Store in Maponya Mall in Soweto. See how we got the store up and running.

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.
retail businesses

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

We recently opened the first Yoco store. Here’s how we went about it and what we learned (and are still learning) along the way.

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

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

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

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

Stacy Kleinhans of Baseline Coffee in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.

A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

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 screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.

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

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

Branding on receipts produced buy the Yoco Point of Sale app.

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

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

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

Time management tips for business owners

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Yoco Business Portal: Dashboard, Sales Report & Sales History

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

10 ways to manage revenue in the face of COVID-19

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

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8 reasons why you should choose WooCommerce for your online store

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

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

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

4 tips for selling on consignment

How to pivot your food business during COVID-19

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Basic steps to improving your online visibility without an e-commerce store

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Loadshedding and your business