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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Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

Katlego talking about how to build a business at StartUp Grind.

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

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

4 tips for selling on consignment

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

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

Finding a business mentor

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

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

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

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

An image of the Yoco and Xero integration.

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

The Small Business Pivot | Book iBhoni Bike Courier Service

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

An image of a piggy bank in an article about using personal accounts for business.

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start a market stall

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

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

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

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

An image of a coffee shop in an article on beating a sales slump.

Beat the sales slump: Working on your marketing

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Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

A screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.

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

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

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

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The Small Business Pivot | The Yoco Guide

two women at a Yoco business networking event

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

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

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales