health and beauty

Health and beauty covers everything from hair care to yoga. A diverse sector, but with similar underlying business concerns. Read up about it with the articles below.

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.
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Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

Mother and daughter team Niki and Ellen have made spreading yoga in Durban their business mission. Read their story.

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.
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The making of Legends Barbershop

Meet Sheldon. Founder of Legends Barbershop and Yoco merchant #17 682. From cutting hair on his scooter to owning his own mobile barbershop.

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.
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Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

La Blosh Nail Boutique is in a competitive industry. When Sharon Maruva wanted to take it to the next level she turned to Yoco Capital.

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.
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Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

Discover the importance of the R6 billion hair industry and see how one South African entrepreneur is staking her claim and making her name.

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.
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A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

If something doesn’t work you can complain about it or change it. See how Kafui Naturals is making an impact in the black beauty market.

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.
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Wild Thing yoga studio

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio both quit office jobs to pursue their passion for yoga. Find out how they got their start.

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A whirring calendar in article about managing time as a business owner.

How to manage your time as a business owner

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.

Arlene Mulder solves the digital skills gap

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

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

Beat the sales slump: Working on your marketing

Branding on receipts produced buy the Yoco Point of Sale app.

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

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

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

two women at a Yoco business networking event

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

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

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

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

Finding a business mentor

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

An image showing the workspace for an entrepreneur.

Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

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

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

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

4 tips for selling on consignment

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

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

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy