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fashion businesses

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

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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.

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.

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.

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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.
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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.
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A man of the denim cloth

Tshepo Mohlala: Yoco Merchant #24 597

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.
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Shoe No. 14

Bathu: Yoco Merchant #26 828

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.
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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.
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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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5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

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VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

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

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 2 Explained

Part 3: Unleashing your creativity to market your small business.

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The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

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

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

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

Yoco POS Sales Reconciliation

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

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

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

Two people have a cup of coffee in a business mentor meeting.

Finding a business mentor

An image of the Staff Switching feature in action.

Staff switching: How to make employee management easier

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

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Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

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

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

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

The Small Business Pivot | Pandemic-inspired reinvention

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A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

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Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead

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

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

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

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

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants