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Read articles and stories about Cape Town-based businesses. Find out how business owners are doing it in the Mother City.

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

The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts and in the course on small business finances.
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Yoco POS Sales Reconciliation

The Yoco Business Portal helps entrepreneurs manage their businesses with its many free tools. Find out how to reconcile sales quickly.

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

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

Velokhaya Cycle Academy: Yoco Merchant #6 887

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.
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Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

Lucy and Leigh Beard: Yoco Merchant #137

A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.
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A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches

The roving vendors of Cape Town’s beaches are treasures of the city. Read about the lolly vendors of the beach and how they make business.

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

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.
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JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”

JK Vending: Yoco Merchant #22 968

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.
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Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

Ubuntu Baba: Yoco Merchant #12 119

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

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

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Meet the Yoco Neo: here are 10 things you should know

8 reasons why you should have a small business blog

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

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

How to choose a Point of Sale system

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

e-commerce metrics

7 e-commerce metrics to learn and use for your online store

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.

JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”

An image of the Staff Switching feature in action.

Staff switching: How to make employee management easier

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

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

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

Budget Speech 2020

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

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Loadshedding and your business

An image of South Africa rand notes in an article about small business funding.

Access to small business funding online

How to use colour psychology in e-commerce to boost sales

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COVID-19 Payment Relief with South African Banks

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

Are you getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale App?

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8 reasons why you should choose WooCommerce for your online store

Part 2: Looks fade. Personalities don’t.

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

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

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

Easy ways to increase Easter sales.

6 easy ways to increase Easter sales

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

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Tips and ideas to get your business ready for summer

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

How to open a retail shop

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

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni