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Read articles and stories about Durban-based businesses and entrepreneurs. Find out how business owners are doing it eThekwini.

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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.

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.
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Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Thilo has made her name by providing a unique service to an overlooked part of the fashion market. Here’s how she found her market niche.

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.

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.
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We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Anna Savage, of I Heart Market, is a new-wave business person. She has her own rules, an eclectic CV, and a drive to support Durban business.

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

At the intersection of tourism, environmentalism and entrepreneurship, Green Corridors is helping the community in Durban.

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.
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Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. We caught up with Mo – a partner at Smokin’ Joe’s – to find out how the boxing-themed joint has gained fame and fortune in Durban’s burger scene.

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.
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The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

Muhammad started the Happiness Factory in 2010 and has grown strongly since. See his five tips for small business owners.

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.
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5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

We caught up with Geoff Noble, owner of Colombo Coffee, to talk about his journey, coffee, culture and more. Check out his tips to help you.

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Why your payment failed

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Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

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VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

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

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 2 Explained

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Yoco Business Portal: Dashboard, Sales Report & Sales History

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

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How to manage your mental wellbeing during COVID-19

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

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

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

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9 top email marketing benefits for small businesses

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

Eben Uys, founder of Mad Giant Brewery, shares what he has learnt from building his modest brewery into a world-class destination.

Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

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

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Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

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

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

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Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

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Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

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Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

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

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Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop