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Cornering the vaping market

Posted by Sureswipe on 16 March 2020

Vaper’s Corner is the direct result of two entrepreneurs recognizing a consumer need, and filling it. As a pack-a-day smoker, Divan Smit’s wife was less-than-subtle when she scheduled a ‘client’ meeting for him at a vape store more than six years ago. 

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Loyal fans, booming business

Posted by Sureswipe on 21 February 2020

 


In 2013, Darren Walsh and his business partners, Yvonne and Gary West, all of whom had no previous experience in the restaurant or hospitality industry, were given the chance to open their own pub.

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For the love of pizza (and building a unique brand)

Posted by Sureswipe on 29 January 2020

 


Almost 16 years ago, in April 2004, Tracy Bell followed her dream and opened her own pizzeria, Trabella, in Illovo. Today, she has two stores, loyal customers and continues to live her passion.

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A new flavour in a traditional space

Posted by Sureswipe on 13 January 2020

 


The owners of Sticky Waffles, Naren Moodley and his business partner, are innovators, disruptors and entrepreneurs who enjoy working with other businesses and brands that support small business and pioneering ideas in South Africa.

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Grounded at Echo an all-in-one business

Posted by Sureswipe on 28 November 2019

 


Karolien van Berkel, co-owner and manager at Grounded at Echo (@grounded_at_echo), launched the community cafe in collaboration with Echo Youth Development (@echoyouthmove) – a registered non-profit organisation working with youth in need – in December 2013.

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Roofing Done Right

Posted by Sureswipe on 31 October 2019

 


As a leading supplier of roof sheeting and associated products in various materials and profiles for over 25 years, Youngman Roofing is always on the lookout for growth opportunities, from delivering a better service to customers, to saving costs that can be reinvested into the business.

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Propelling a cycle of success

Posted by Sureswipe on 25 September 2019

When father and son duo Andy and Andre Terlouw launched Lynnwood Cyclery in 2012, they were looking for a change of pace.

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Learn how ACDC increased their sales

Posted by Sureswipe on 8 September 2019

Before signing with Sureswipe, electrical supplies franchise ACDC was making between R4 million and R5 million in monthly sales from card payments. In 2019, this figure has grown to R18 million.

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Convenience made even easier

Posted by Sureswipe on 30 July 2019

Ducharn Vasconcelos launched his second business, Gregory’s Convenience & Take Away, in 2012. Two years later, his initial card payment provider wasn’t cutting it, and so he switched to a provider that understood his businesses. 

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Laundry made easy

Posted by Sureswipe on 1 July 2019

OntheMove Laundry offers premium and affordable Dry Cleaning & Laundry Services in Johannesburg, their focus is on taking the hassle out of doing the laundry for their clients.

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