The Box Shop SA is a lifestyle and retail initiative founded with a primary objective of solving access to market problems faced by Small to Medium Enterprises in the textile, accessories, cosmetics, furniture and crafts industries. The Box Shop SA offers a platform for young entrepreneurs to grow their businesses by reaching markets beyond their social influence and eventually positioning themselves in global markets.
To increase youth participation and contribute to the development of an inclusive South African Economy, and to increase the number of jobs and business opportunities for youth in urban/peri-urban communities. To improve the sustainability and competitiveness of young entrepreneurs in township economies by providing business development support services and linking young entrepreneurs to markets.
The Box Shop incubator employs an innovative approach to supporting emerging businesses by providing assistance to businesses along the value chain and linking them to each other to streamline and integrate activities. We co-ordinate and incubate businesses at all levels of a few selected value chains.