food, drink and hospitality

The food, drink and hospitality business is competitive and it can be difficult to gain a foothold. Get advice and insights to help you make it.

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

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

See how Natasha went from working in her dad’s restaurant to making Nourish’d Cafe, and the winding path to Costa Rica and back in between.

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.
cape town

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

Sine Ndlela has a passion for ice cream. She’s going places, doing things the right way and taking us all on a delectable journey.

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.
behind the scenes at yoco

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

Here’s a breakdown of some of the features in the Yoco Point of Sale App, and how you can use them to make running your business simpler. 

Tips on taking your business to the next level.
customer service

Business tips to go the next level

We’ve put together four simple and easy-to-implement business tips that will help you grow your business and take it to the next level.

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.
food, drink and hospitality

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

Here’s how Yoco is using technology to help drive growth in the coffee industry in South Africa. Read about barista entrepreneurs using Yoco.

Stacy Kleinhans of Baseline Coffee in Woodstock, Cape Town.
cape town

Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

We visited Baseline Coffee to learn more about how they make their business sustainable and how you can apply this in your business.

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.
cape town

The story of Beerhouse

Check out the story behind Beerhouse, the fastest growing hub for beer in South Africa and how they use Yoco in their business.

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.
cape town

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

Dustin from Ground Art Caffe chats about how he has simplified his cafe’s financial management process using Yoco and Xero.

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.
food, drink and hospitality

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

Increasing tips improves staff retention, cash flow, morale and customer service. Learn about our fantastic solution to help increase tips.

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

Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

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

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The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

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

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

An image for an article on how to handle VAT and how to get money back from SARS.

VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

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

How to open a retail store

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

An image showing the workspace for an entrepreneur.

Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

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

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

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

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.

Help! My business is hurting my health

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

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

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

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

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

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

4 tips for selling on consignment

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

Finding a business mentor

An image of Ncedile Nkonyana, one of the software developers.

How I went from packing devices to developing software

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

An image of the Staff Switching feature in action.

Staff switching: How to make employee management easier

An image of an ethernet switch in an article about internet issues.

A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

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

Why your payment failed

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.

A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

two women at a Yoco business networking event

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs