fashion businesses

Interesting stories and style from fashion businesses in South Africa. Find out how others have made their way in fashion.

durban

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.

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

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.
cape town

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.

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.
durban

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.

fashion businesses

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

Tina Ngxokolo has a love for Xhosa culture that comes through in her fashion creations. Read about how she is making it in the industry.

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.
fashion businesses

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

Meet Gugu. Founder of Gugu Intimates and Yoco merchant #10 703. Her goal is to make African woman feel comfortable in their skin. Here’s how.

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.
fashion businesses

A man of the denim cloth

Tshepo Mohlala: Yoco Merchant #24 597

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.
fashion businesses

Shoe No. 14

Bathu: Yoco Merchant #26 828

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.
fashion businesses

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

Project Inflamed is the brainchild of Lizwe Thabethe. An exciting menswear label making moves in the Joburg fashion scene.

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.
fashion businesses

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

Read the Walk Fresh story rewriting the township narrative. Lethabo is all about creating hope with his sneaker cleaning business.

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

Why your payment failed

An image of a open store with no customers in an article about beating a sales slump.

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

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

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

Natasha Napoli, the owner of Nourish'd Cafe in Cape Town.

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.

Loadshedding and your business

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

Right place, right time: launching the Yoco Bree Street Store

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

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

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

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

How to open a retail store

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

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

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

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

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

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

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

A graphic of a mobile payments card machine offered by Yoco.

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store