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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.

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10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

Advanced Level 3 regulations make it possible for beauty businesses to resume trading but where do you begin?

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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Improve your small business’s online presence

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

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Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

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

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

The Small Business Pivot | Pandemic-inspired reinvention

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

Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

The Small Business Pivot | The Yoco Guide

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

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8 reasons why you should choose WooCommerce for your online store

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

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The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

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Introducing getlion: the ultimate “super-app” for entrepreneurs

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

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

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

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Managing a hospitality business during COVID-19

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

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Access to small business funding online

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3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

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Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

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Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

Sue van der Linde of Iris House offers five tips for fundraising.

Five fundraising tips from Iris House Founder, Sue van der Linde

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best summer markets for (safe) festive shopping

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5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

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How to manage your mental wellbeing during COVID-19

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

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Social media marketing: our one-stop guide for getting started