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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.

health and beauty

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.

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.
health and beauty

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.
health and beauty

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.
health and beauty

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.
cape town

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.
cape town

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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working from home

15 e-commerce terms you need to know to get started

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

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

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

Part 2: Looks fade. Personalities don’t.

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

8 reasons why you should have a small business blog


7 lessons from doing business during Covid-19 to take into 2021


Social Media: How to Communicate During a Crisis

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start a market stall


10 tips: using social media for customer service this Black Friday


How to start accepting credit card payments

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

How to pivot your food business during COVID-19

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco


6 basic Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) tips for beginner bloggers

keep it simple

Set your business up for success by keeping it simple

small business burnout

Small business burnout: what it looks like, and 6 things you can do about it!

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

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

sell on instagram-yoco

How to sell on Instagram: Yoco’s guide for beginners | Part 1

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

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

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

Why your payment failed


Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

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

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can


How to get email marketing right (in five easy steps)

How to sell on Instagram: Yoco’s guide for beginners | Part 2

Yoco Meets on Remo: a how-to guide that’ll boost your event networking

e-commerce metrics

7 e-commerce metrics to learn and use for your online store

A pic of the guys at Colombo Coffee in Durban in an article about motivating your employees.

Motivating your employees in busy times

An image in an article about how returning customers will help you grow your business.

Returning customers: The key to growing your business

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins