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.
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.
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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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Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

A screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.

How to get your business website to the top of Google Search

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

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

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

An image of the Yoco and Xero integration.

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

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

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

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

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

Returning customers: The key to growing your business

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

Coins spilling out of a jar in an article about finding funding for your small business.

Top funding options for small businesses

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

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

How I went from packing devices to developing software

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

An image of a piggy bank in an article about using personal accounts for business.

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

An image of the inside of an elevator in an article about making an elevator pitch.

The elevator pitch has left the building

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.

Loadshedding and your business

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

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

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

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

Katlego talking about how to build a business at StartUp Grind.

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

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

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

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

4 tips for selling on consignment

The point of sale system at Truth Coffee alongside a Yoco device.

How to choose a Point of Sale system