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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

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5 social media marketing tools for entrepreneurs

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

An image of the Yoco and Xero integration.

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

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COVID-19 Payment Relief with South African Banks

Christmas decorations in an article about preparing your business for the festive season.

Get your small business ready for the festive season

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

The logo of #Escape in Johannesburg. They share their finance lessons in this article.

Finance lessons from #Escape

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

New Year's fireworks in an article about setting up your business for the new year.

Get your business off to the right start in the new year

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

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

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

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

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

An image of two parents talking to their child in an article about getting funding from family and friends for your business.

How to ask for funding from family and friends

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

“I can reconcile my sales in 15 minutes”

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

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Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

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Part 1: Strategy before Social for small businesses

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

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

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs