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The Clothing Industry in South Africa 2023

Nomusa Erlwanger | South Africa | 30 November 2023

The Clothing Industry in South Africa 2021

Carole Veitch | South Africa | 17 December 2021

The Clothing Industry in South Africa 2019

Carole Veitch | South Africa | 19 July 2019

The Clothing Industry in South Africa 2018

Carole Veitch | South Africa | 21 June 2018

The Clothing Industry in South Africa 2017

Carole Veitch | South Africa | 28 April 2017

The Clothing Industry in South Africa 2015

Kim Imrie | South Africa | 30 November 2015

The Clothing Industry in South Africa 2014

Kim Imrie | South Africa | 21 July 2014

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Report Coverage

This report on the clothing industry in South Africa includes clothing manufacture and retail and discusses the size and state of the industry, progress on the masterplan, key issues and trends, notable players, and influencing factors such as the power crisis and ports backlog. There are profiles of 87 companies including major retailers such as Mr Price, Woolworths, TFG, Truworths and Pick n Pay, manufacturers such as Prestige Clothing and Trade Call Investments Apparel, and school and workwear companies including Gem Schooling, Grand Uniforms and Jonsson Workwear.

Introduction

• South Africa’s clothing industry has shown resilience in the face of rising inflation, pressure on disposable income and global supply chain challenges.
• Clothing manufacturers face rising costs of manufacturing inputs, freight, fuel and wages and falling consumer disposable income due to an economy that is not growing.
• Local retailers are focusing on local manufacturing to bring prices down and shorten lead times to bring fashion to the market.
• Government regards the clothing and textile sector as a strategic industry with a potential for significant job creation, and has introduced initiatives aimed at improving domestic textile products, processes, and delivery efficiencies.
• Cheap imports continue to flood the market.
• Escalating power cuts limit retail trade and result in significant increases in operating costs.
• The breakdown of rail, port and road infrastructure, particularly the backlog at ports, threatens the industry which has stock sitting at sea while fashion and high trading seasons march ahead.

Trends

• Increased demand for and supply of cheap imported products due to financial hardship and pressure on disposable income.
• Increased local manufacture as retailers increase their localisation targets.
• Opportunities
• Quick response and better stock management resulting in more local manufacture.

Opportunities

• A growing young youth population ensures high demand for clothing.
• Challenges
• Growth in online shopping means new companies can sell online without having store presence.
• If manufacturers can cut lead times and introduce short production cycles, they can establish a significant advantage for retailers who source their products locally.
• Low barriers to entry for designers and entrepreneurs.
• The shift to local manufacturing has the potential to create jobs.

Challenges

• Difficulty competing with the flood of imports on cost.
• Power cuts causing huge additional costs for retailers to stay open and reduced sales as people stay away from shopping centres during blackouts.
• South Africa’s relatively small size mean relatively less economies of scale.
• The heavy reliance on imported materials make South Africa’s clothing manufacture and retail vulnerable to international events, supply chain disruptions and exchange rate volatility.
• The rising cost of living, and unemployment levels have reduced the amount that consumers spend on clothing.

Outlook

• The trading environment in South Africa’s clothing sector is expected to remain challenging in the year ahead with blackouts resulting in escalating costs and in many cases limited production and sales hours.
• Consumers face rising fuel, electricity, food prices and interest rates, which will continue to affect disposable income.
• A weakening economy and high levels of unemployment have seen South Africans adopt value conscious shopping behaviours which have led major retailers to opening a lot of stores in the low priced segment.
• The drive to source products locally has led to increased investment in capacity for local manufacturing and benefits to retailers in terms of sourcing products quickly and reducing their reliance on international supply chains.

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Table of Contents

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1. INTRODUCTION 1
2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY 1
2.1. Industry Value Chain 4
2.2. Geographic Position 6
2.3. Size of the Industry 8
3. LOCAL 10
3.1. State of the Industry 10
3.2. Key Issues 16
3.3. Key Trends 16
3.4. Notable Players 17
3.5. Trade 20
3.6. Corporate Actions 22
3.7. Regulations 23
3.8. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development 24
4. AFRICA 27
5. INTERNATIONAL 32
6. INFLUENCING FACTORS 34
6.1. Unforeseen Events 34
6.2. Economic Environment 35
6.3. Electricity Crisis 35
6.4. Input Costs 36
6.5. Environmental Issues 36
6.6. Labour 38
6.7. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation 39
6.8. Competition 40
6.9. Ownership Structure of the Industry 41
6.10. Barriers to entry 42
7. INDUSTRY SUMMARY 43
8. OUTLOOK 43
9. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS 44
10. REFERENCES 44
10.1. Publications 44
10.2. Websites 45
APPENDIX 1 46
Summary of Notable Players 46
COMPANY PROFILES 59
Allwear (Pty) Ltd 59
Ashwood Holdings (Pty) Ltd 61
AST Safetywear CC 63
AVI Ltd 65
Baywear Clothing (Pty) Ltd 69
Blue Falcon 188 Trading (Pty) Ltd 71
Cape Mohair (Pty) Ltd 80
Cape Union Mart International (Pty) Ltd 82
Catheryne Gayela Fashions (Pty) Ltd 87
Celrose (Pty) Ltd 88
Charnaud and Company (Pty) Ltd 90
City Express Stores (Pty) Ltd 92
Colbar Clothing (Pty) Ltd 95
Davinscot Tongaat (Pty) Ltd 97
Durban Overall (Pty) Ltd 99
E'tem Fashions CC 101
Fashion United SA (Pty) Ltd 102
Foschini Retail Group (Pty) Ltd 104
Frame Leisure Trading (Pty) Ltd 108
Franz Falke Textiles (Pty) Ltd 111
Fredock Trading (Pty) Ltd 113
FrontierCo (Pty) Ltd 115
Gauteng Uniform Supplies (Pty) Ltd 118
Gelvenor Africa (Pty) Ltd 120
Gem Schoolwear (Pty) Ltd 122
Gina of Charles Street (Pty) Ltd 124
Grand Uniforms CC 126
GSM Trading (South Africa) Pty Ltd (Incorporated in Queensland Australia) 128
Hashtag Works Group (Pty) Ltd 131
Hi-Tec Sports Distributors (Pty) Ltd 133
Holdsport (Pty) Ltd 135
HTC Stores (Pty) Ltd 140
Imagemakers (Pty) Ltd 143
Jacques Hau (Pty) Ltd 145
Jade E-Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd 147
Jadine House CC 149
Jo Borkett Fashions (Pty) Ltd 150
Jonsson Workwear (Pty) Ltd 152
Judy's Pride Fashions (Pty) Ltd 154
Junit Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd 157
K-Way Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd 159
Karma Clothing (Pty) Ltd 161
Kingsgate Clothing (Pty) Ltd 163
Kitsch Kool Properties CC 166
L A Group (Pty) Ltd 169
Lancashire Manufacturing Company (Pty) Ltd 171
Levi Strauss South Africa (Pty) Ltd 173
Lontana Apparel (Pty) Ltd 175
Mary's Fashions (Pty) Ltd 176
Massmart Holdings Ltd 178
McCullagh and Bothwell (Hyde Park) (Pty) Ltd 183
McCullagh and Bothwell (Pty) Ltd 185
McIver Apparel (Pty) Ltd 187
MoreGolf (Pty) Ltd 188
Morgan Pillay Clothing Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd 191
Mr Price Group Ltd 193
Ninian and Lester (Pty) Ltd 199
Pepkor Holdings Ltd 201
Pick n Pay Retailers (Pty) Ltd 206
Planet 54 (Pty) Ltd 210
Prestige Clothing (Pty) Ltd 211
Pretty Girl Fashion Group (S A) (Pty) Ltd 213
Prikell Clothing CC 215
Qualification Schoolwear (Pty) Ltd 216
Queenspark (Pty) Ltd 218
Rage Distribution (Pty) Ltd 223
Retailability (Pty) Ltd 226
Seamless Technologies (Pty) Ltd 230
Select M Stores (Pty) Ltd 232
Shoprite Holdings Ltd 234
Shugaz Fashion and Textile (Pty) Ltd 239
Simply Work Wear CC 241
Sirdicks CC 242
Sparks and Ellis (Pty) Ltd 244
Suzi Products (Pty) Ltd 246
Sweet-Orr and Lybro (Pty) Ltd 248
Team Clothing and Gifts (Pty) Ltd 250
Tiger Uniforms (Pty) Ltd 251
Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd 252
Triton Clothing Manufacturers CC 254
Truval Manufacturers CC 256
Truworths Ltd 258
Twin Clothing Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd 264
Ubunye Uniforms (Pty) Ltd 266
Umoja Embroidery (Pty) Ltd 268
Venda Clothing Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd 269
Woolworths (Pty) Ltd 270

Report Coverage

This report focuses on the clothing industry in South Africa, including manufacturing and retail. It includes comprehensive information on the state and size of the sector, notable players and their performance, developments and corporate actions, and factors influencing the sector including the effect of the pandemic on sales and the increase in online sales. There are profiles of 89 companies including major players such as Pepkor, Truworths and Woolworths, manufacturers such as Prestige Clothing and specialist companies such as Ubunye

Introduction

South Africa’s clothing industry has been materially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Although lockdown restrictions and supply chain disruptions dealt a massive blow to companies across the industry value chain, the closure of borders has proved to be a silver lining of sorts for the industry in that it has prompted companies to reduce their reliance on imported goods and increase local sourcing. In terms of a recently implemented industry masterplan, major retailers have committed to increasing locally-made clothing ranges in their stores from around 50% currently to 65% by 2030. Stakeholders say that the shift marks a major turning point and that South Africa’s clothing manufacturing industry has received a “shot in the arm”.

Strengths

• Given its potential to generate employment for relatively unskilled people, the clothing and textile industry is regarded by government as a strategic sector and is supported by the Department of Trade and Industry and Competition.
• Measures to enhance the competitiveness of the industry and its supply chain have been successful to varying degrees.
• South Africa has world-class clothing designers and a number of local designers have showcased their collections at premier international fashion shows. Cape Town is one of the world’s most dynamic fashion and design hubs.
• South Africa’s clothing manufacturing industry has a relatively high level of diversification and is supported by well-established wholesale and retail trade sectors.
• The clothing industry supports the development of small and micro-sized businesses as barriers to entry are low.

Weaknesses

• Although measures to enhance production efficiency have been implemented in recent years, levels of productivity generally remain low and technology is often dated.
• Local manufacturers are largely reliant on imported fabrics, which are subject to high import duties. This undermines the competitiveness of local manufacturers in the domestic and export markets.
• The industry is constrained by deficiencies in the local clothing supply chain, notably by the country’s depleted textile industry.
• The local industry currently lacks the capacity to supply trans-seasonal clothing ranges in response to changing weather patterns.
• The South African clothing and textile manufacturing industry is fragmented and there is a strong reliance on cut, make and trim factories.
• There is a deficit of certain managerial and technical skills.
• While the industry is well regulated, enforcement is often lacking. This has resulted in labour law

Opportunities

• 100% local procurement of military uniforms and other clothing required in the public sector.
• Creation of online retail marketplaces showcasing indigenous fashion designers.
• Manufacturing of protective clothing for hazardous industrial environments.
• Manufacturing of protective clothing for healthcare staff.
• Manufacturing of school uniforms.
• Manufacturing of work-wear.

Threats

• A resurgence of civil unrest.
• Consumer indebtedness and slowing retail sales, as a result of a decrease in real disposable income.
• COVID-19-related supply chain disruptions.
• Domestic and global economic pressures.
• Exchange rate volatility.
• Illegally-imported clothing, including counterfeit brands.

Outlook

With continued COVID-19 infections and new variants, a myriad of micro-mask-making enterprises countrywide are continuing to produce cotton face masks. While the pandemic has provided new business opportunities for a large number of small entrepreneurs, it has also overseen the collapse of former clothing retail major, Edcon. Clothing retailers were hard hit by eight days of mayhem in July 2021, however, major players remain committed to the rollout of new stores and some retail chains are even collaborating with local fashion designers on the production of affordable collections. Although the future prospects of the clothing industry are uncertain, role players say that the shift from overreliance on imported products to localisation is cause for optimism.

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Table of Contents

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1. INTRODUCTION 1
2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY 1
2.1. Industry Value Chain 6
2.2. Geographic Position 9
2.3. Size of the Industry 12
2.4. Key Success Factors and Pain Points 14
3. LOCAL 15
3.1. Key Trends 19
3.2. Notable Players 21
3.3. Trade 26
3.4. Corporate Actions 30
3.5. Regulations 32
3.6. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development 34
4. AFRICA 36
5. INTERNATIONAL 43
6. INFLUENCING FACTORS 45
6.1. COVID -19 45
6.2. Economic Environment 46
6.3. Illegal Trade 48
6.4. Labour 49
6.5. Environmental Issues and Sustainability 52
6.6. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation 52
6.7. Government Support 54
6.8. Input Costs 55
6.9. Seasonality 55
6.10. Quick Response Supply Chain Model 56
6.11. Supply Chain Constraints 56
7. COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT 57
7.1. Competition 57
7.2. Ownership Structure of the Industry 58
7.3. Barriers to Entry 58
8. SWOT ANALYSIS 59
9. OUTLOOK 60
10. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS 61
11. REFERENCES 62
11.1. Publications 62
11.2. Websites 64
APPENDICES 68
Appendix 1 - Summary of Notable Players 68
Appendix 2 – Africa: Real GDP Growth (%), 2019 - 2022 82
COMPANY PROFILES 83
Africor Holdings (Pty) Ltd 83
Al's Clothing CC 85
Allwear (Pty) Ltd 87
Ashwood Holdings (Pty) Ltd 90
AST Safetywear CC 92
AVI Ltd 94
Baywear Clothing (Pty) Ltd 98
Blue Falcon 188 Trading (Pty) Ltd 100
BMT Streetfever (Pty) Ltd 109
Cape Mohair (Pty) Ltd 114
Cape Union Mart International (Pty) Ltd 116
Catheryne Gayela Fashions (Pty) Ltd 121
Celrose (Pty) Ltd 123
Charnaud and Company (Pty) Ltd 125
City Express Stores (Pty) Ltd 127
Colbar Clothing (Pty) Ltd 130
Davinscot Tongaat (Pty) Ltd 132
Durban Overall (Pty) Ltd 135
E'tem Fashions CC 137
Fashion United SA (Pty) Ltd 138
Foschini Retail Group (Pty) Ltd 140
Frame Leisure Trading (Pty) Ltd 143
Franz Falke Textiles (Pty) Ltd 146
Fredock Trading (Pty) Ltd 148
FrontierCo (Pty) Ltd 150
Gauteng Uniform Supplies (Pty) Ltd 152
Gelvenor Africa (Pty) Ltd 154
Gem Schoolwear (Pty) Ltd 156
Gina of Charles Street (Pty) Ltd 158
Grand Uniforms CC 160
GSM Trading (South Africa) Pty Ltd 162
Hashtag Works Group (Pty) Ltd 165
Hi-Tec Sports Distributors (Pty) Ltd 167
Holdsport (Pty) Ltd 169
HTC Stores (Pty) Ltd 175
Imagemakers (Pty) Ltd 178
Jacques Hau (Pty) Ltd 181
Jade E-Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd 183
Jadine House CC 185
Jo Borkett Fashions (Pty) Ltd 186
Jonsson Workwear (Pty) Ltd 188
Judy's Pride Fashions (Pty) Ltd 190
Junit Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd 193
K-Way Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd 195
Karma Clothing (Pty) Ltd 197
Kingsgate Clothing (Pty) Ltd 199
Kitsch Kool Properties CC 202
L A Group (Pty) Ltd 205
Lancashire Manufacturing Company (Pty) Ltd 207
Levi Strauss South Africa (Pty) Ltd 209
Mary's Fashions (Pty) Ltd 211
Massmart Holdings Ltd 213
McCullagh and Bothwell (Hyde Park) (Pty) Ltd 219
McCullagh and Bothwell (Pty) Ltd 221
McIver Apparel (Pty) Ltd 223
Mode Avant Garde CC 225
MoreGolf (Pty) Ltd 227
Mr Price Group Ltd 230
MS Anverali 236
Ninian and Lester (Pty) Ltd 237
Pepkor Holdings Ltd 239
Pick n Pay Retailers (Pty) Ltd 245
Prestige Clothing (Pty) Ltd 250
Pretty Girl Fashion Group (S A) (Pty) Ltd 252
Prikell Clothing CC 254
Qualification Schoolwear (Pty) Ltd 256
Queenspark (Pty) Ltd 257
Rage Distribution (Pty) Ltd 261
Retailability (Pty) Ltd 264
Seamless Technologies (Pty) Ltd 268
Select M Stores (Pty) Ltd 270
Shoprite Holdings Ltd 272
Shugaz Fashion and Textile (Pty) Ltd 278
Simply Work Wear CC 280
Sirdicks CC 282
Sparks and Ellis (Pty) Ltd 284
Suzi Products (Pty) Ltd 286
Sweet-Orr and Lybro (Pty) Ltd 288
Team Clothing and Gifts (Pty) Ltd 290
Tiger Guardgear (Pty) Ltd 291
Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd 293
Triton Clothing Manufacturers CC 295
Truval Manufacturers CC 297
Truworths Ltd 299
Twin Clothing Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd 305
Ubunye Uniforms (Pty) Ltd 307
Umoja Embroidery (Pty) Ltd 309
Wear South African (Pty) Ltd 310
Woolworths (Pty) Ltd 312

Report Coverage

This report on the clothing industry includes manufacturers and retailers, with comprehensive information on the size and state of the industry and the factors that influence it, government initiatives and intervention, a performance review of the major players and information on corporate actions and leadership changes. There are profiles of 93 companies in the sector including manufacturers such as Trade Call Investments Apparel and Kingsgate Clothing, school uniform manufacturer Allwear Clothing, and retailers such as Edcon, The Foschini Group, Mr Price and Woolworths.

Introduction

South Africa’s formerly flourishing clothing manufacturing industry has been decimated by international competition since the country joined the World Trade Organisation in 1994. Although significant progress has been made in enhancing the competitiveness of the multi-billion rand industry, the sector continues to shed jobs. Moreover, with discretionary income shrinking, clothing retail sales are under growing pressure. However, the drive to support “Made in South Africa” labels is steadily gaining ground. Wearing locally-made attire at the state of the nation address (SONA) delivered in Parliament on 20 June 2019, president Cyril Ramaphosa said that government, in partnership with business and labour, would be developing master plans for industries with high growth potential, including the clothing and textile sector. The announcement has been welcomed, with some stakeholders saying that South Africa’s clothing industry has been granted another life-line.

Strengths

• Cape Town is one of the world’s most dynamic fashion and design hubs.
• Given its potential to generate employment for relatively unskilled people, the clothing and textile industry is regarded by government as a strategic sector and is supported by the Department of Trade and Industry and the Industrial Development Corporation.
• Measures to enhance the competitiveness of the industry and its supply chain have been successful in varying degrees.
• South Africa’s clothing manufacturing industry has a relatively high level of diversification and is supported by well-established wholesale and retail trade sectors.
• The clothing industry supports the development of small and micro-sized businesses as barriers to entry are low.

Weaknesses

• Although measures to enhance production efficiency have been implemented in recent years, levels of productivity generally remain low and technology is often dated.
• Local manufacturers are largely reliant on imported fabrics, which are subject to high import duties. This undermines the competitiveness of local clothing manufacturers in both the domestic and export markets.
• The industry is constrained by deficiencies in the local clothing supply chain, notably by the country’s depleted textile industry.
• The local industry currently lacks the capacity to supply trans-seasonal clothing ranges in response to changing weather patterns.
• The South African clothing and textile manufacturing industry is fragmented and there is a strong reliance on “cut-make-trim” factories.
• There is a deficit of certain managerial and technical skills.
• While the industry is well regulated, enforcement is often lacking. This has resulted in

Opportunities

• An expanding middle class that is becoming increasingly brand-conscious continues to drive retail sales.
• Supplying military uniforms and workwear to markets in sub-Saharan Africa.
• The African Continental Free Trade Area agreement offers opportunities to boost intra-African trade.
• The drive to promote local sourcing presents multiple opportunities for clothing designers and manufacturers.
• The growing school uniform market.
• The roll out of omnichannel retail formats and the development of e-commerce clothing platforms.
• There are opportunities to create a globally competitive supplier base.

Threats

• Consumer indebtedness and slowing retail sales, as a result of a decrease in real disposable income.
• Domestic and global economic pressures.
• Exchange rate volatility.
• Illegally imported clothing, including counterfeit brands.
• Non-compliant clothing manufacturers and vendors.
• Socio-political risks, both locally and globally.
• The increase in regional competition.
• The rise of protectionism, which could impact negatively on future exports.

Outlook

The African Continental Free Trade Area agreement came into effect on 30 May 2019, effectively establishing the world’s largest single market. With intra-Africa trade projected to increase sharply, South African clothing manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers are poised to benefit from greater regional collaboration. Given global trade tensions, some role players say that manufacturers are well positioned to produce merchandise for international clothing supply chains. Notwithstanding potential opportunities for expansion, analysts predict that prevailing domestic economic pressures will continue to constrain the clothing industry’s growth prospects. With low and middle-income consumers increasingly seeking products that are more affordable, the retail clothing market -specifically the mid-market segment - is expected to remain subdued through 2019.

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Table of Contents

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PAGE
1. INTRODUCTION 1
2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY 1
2.1. Industry Value Chain 3
2.2. Geographic Position 5
3. SIZE OF THE INDUSTRY 6
4. STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 7
4.1. Local 7
4.1.1. Corporate Actions 13
4.1.2. Regulations 15
4.1.3. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development 17
4.2. Continental 18
4.3. International 22
5. INFLUENCING FACTORS 26
5.1. Economic Environment 26
5.2. Government Interventions 26
5.3. The Quick Response Supply Chain Model 27
5.4. Supply Chain Capacity and Capability Constraints 28
5.5. Sourcing 28
5.6. Business Models 29
5.7. Labour 29
5.8. Seasonality 31
5.9. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation 32
5.10. Sustainability and Environmental Concerns 34
6. COMPETITION 35
6.1. Barriers to Entry 37
7. SWOT ANALYSIS 37
8. OUTLOOK 39
9. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS 39
10. REFERENCES 40
10.1. Publications 40
10.2. Websites 41
APPENDIX 1 43
Summary of Notable Players 43
COMPANY PROFILES 55
A J CHARNAUD AND COMPANY (PTY) LTD 55
AFRICA BESPOKE APPAREL (PTY) LTD 57
AFRICOR HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD 59
AL'S CLOTHING CC 60
ALLWEAR (PTY) LTD 61
AST SAFETYWEAR CC 64
AVI LTD 66
BLUE FALCON 188 TRADING (PTY) LTD 71
BMT STREETFEVER (PTY) LTD 79
CAPE UNION MART INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 82
CATHERYNE GAYELA FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 87
CELROSE (PTY) LTD 89
CITY EXPRESS STORES (PTY) LTD 91
COLBAR CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 94
DAVINSCOT TONGAAT (PTY) LTD 96
DUCHESS UNIFORMS (PTY) LTD 98
DURBAN OVERALL (PTY) LTD 100
E'TEM FASHIONS CC 102
EDCON LTD 103
FASHION UNITED SA (PTY) LTD 107
FOSCHINI RETAIL GROUP (PTY) LTD 109
FRAME LEISURE TRADING (PTY) LTD 112
FRANZ FALKE TEXTILES (PTY) LTD 115
FREDOCK TRADING CC 117
GAUTENG UNIFORM SUPPLIES (PTY) LTD 119
GELVENOR CONSOLIDATED FABRICS (PTY) LTD 121
GEM SCHOOLWEAR (PTY) LTD 123
GINA OF CHARLES STREET (PTY) LTD 125
GRAND UNIFORMS CC 127
GSM TRADING (SOUTH AFRICA) PTY LTD 129
HANES SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 132
HASHTAG WORKS GROUP (PTY) LTD 134
HI-TEC SPORTS DISTRIBUTORS (PTY) LTD 136
HOLDSPORT (PTY) LTD 138
HOUSE OF BUSBY (PTY) LTD (THE) 143
HOUSE OF MONATIC (PTY) LTD 146
HTC STORES (PTY) LTD 148
IMAGEMAKERS (PTY) LTD 151
JACQUES HAU (PTY) LTD 154
JADE E-SERVICES SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 156
JADINE HOUSE CC 159
JO BORKETT FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 160
JONSSON WORKWEAR (PTY) LTD 162
JUDY'S PRIDE FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 164
JUNIT MANUFACTURING (PTY) LTD 167
K-WAY MANUFACTURERS (PTY) LTD 169
KARMA CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 171
KINGSGATE CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 173
KITSCH KOOL PROPERTIES CC 175
L A GROUP (PTY) LTD 178
LANCASHIRE MANUFACTURING COMPANY (PTY) LTD 180
LEVI STRAUSS SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 182
MARY'S FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 184
MASSMART HOLDINGS LTD 186
MCCULLAGH AND BOTHWELL (HYDE PARK) (PTY) LTD 192
MCCULLAGH AND BOTHWELL (PTY) LTD 194
MCIVER APPAREL (PTY) LTD 196
MODEL EXTENSION (PTY) LTD 197
MOREGOLF (PTY) LTD 201
MR PRICE GROUP LTD 204
MS ANVERALI 209
NINIAN AND LESTER (PTY) LTD 210
PALS CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 212
PEPKOR HOLDINGS LTD 214
PICK N PAY RETAILERS (PTY) LTD 220
PRETTY GIRL FASHION GROUP (SA) CC 225
PRIKELL CLOTHING CC 227
PRIMA INTERACTIVE (PTY) LTD 229
QUALIFICATION SCHOOLWEAR (PTY) LTD 231
QUEENSPARK (PTY) LTD 232
RAGE DISTRIBUTION (PTY) LTD 236
RETAILABILITY (PTY) LTD 239
SEAMLESS TECHNOLOGIES (PTY) LTD 242
SELECT M STORES (PTY) LTD 244
SHOPRITE HOLDINGS LTD 246
SHUGAZ FASHION AND TEXTILE (PTY) LTD 250
SIMPLY WORK WEAR CC 251
SIRDICKS CC 253
SPARKS AND ELLIS (PTY) LTD 254
SUZI PRODUCTS (PTY) LTD 256
SWEET-ORR AND LYBRO (PTY) LTD 258
TEAM CLOTHING AND GIFTS (PTY) LTD 260
TIGER GUARDGEAR (PTY) LTD 261
TIME CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 263
TRADE CALL INVESTMENTS APPAREL (PTY) LTD 265
TRITON CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS CC 267
TRUVAL MANUFACTURERS CC 269
TRUWORTHS LTD 270
TWIN CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS (PTY) LTD 274
UBUNYE UNIFORMS (PTY) LTD 276
UMOJA EMBROIDERY (PTY) LTD 278
WEAR SOUTH AFRICAN (PTY) LTD 279
WOOLWORTHS (PTY) LTD 281

Report Coverage

The South African Clothing Industry report provides an overview of the sector, outlines current conditions and discusses factors that influence the success of the industry. The report profiles 95 companies active in the manufacture, wholesale, retail and online retail of clothes. Profiles for Allwear Clothing, the leading manufacturer of school wear in the country, online clothing retailer, Spree and Skinny Sbu Socks owned by Sibusiso Ngwenya, a successful niche sock designer are included in this comprehensive report.

Introduction

The South African clothing sub-sector is a multi-billion rand industry that has been earmarked for expansion under the government’s 2017-2018 Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP 2017-18). Delivering his 2018 State of the Nation (SONA) speech, South Africa’s newly elected head of state, President Cyril Ramaphosa, spoke of the importance of building and supporting a robust clothing and textile sector. Although recent efforts to stabilise the country’s formerly flourishing garment manufacturing industry have been successful in some measure, several local clothing manufacturing facilities face closure. The trading conditions of the South African wholesale and retail apparel market remain challenging. The latter half of 2017 was marked by the closure of Stuttafords, which has been part of the South African retail landscape for the past 159 years. The industry was also rocked by a scandal involving accounting irregularities at Steinhoff International, owner of PEP Stores and Ackerman’s, which plunged the retail giant’s share price into freefall. Meanwhile, role players are awaiting the outcome of Competition Commission investigations into anti-competitive behaviour in the R10bn school uniform industry.

Strengths

• Cape Town has emerged as one of the world’s most dynamic fashion and design hubs.
• Given its potential to generate employment for relatively unskilled people, the Clothing, Textile, Footwear and Leather (CTFL) industry is regarded by the government as a strategic industry and has been afforded support from the Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) and the Industrial Development (IDC).
• Measures to enhance the competitiveness of the industry and its supply chain have been successful in varying degrees.
• South Africa’s clothing manufacturing industry has a relatively high level of diversification and is supported by well-established wholesale and retail trade segments.
• The clothing industry supports the development of small businesses.

Weaknesses

• Although measures to enhance production efficiency have been implemented in recent years, levels of productivity generally remain low and technology is often dated.
• Local manufacturers are largely reliant on imported fabrics, which are subject to high import duties. This undermines the competitiveness of local clothing manufacturers in both the domestic and export markets.
• The industry is constrained by deficiencies in the local clothing supply chain, notably by the country’s depleted textile industry.
• The local industry currently lacks the capacity to supply trans-seasonal clothing ranges in response to changing weather patterns.
• The South African clothing and textile manufacturing industry is fragmented and there is a strong reliance on "cut-make-trim" factories.
• There is a deficit of certain managerial and technical skills.
• While the industry is well regulated, enforcement is often lacking. This has resulted in

Opportunities

• An expanding middle class that is becoming increasingly brand-conscious continues to drive retail sales.
• It is anticipated that the local school uniform market will offer opportunities for emerging suppliers.
• Opportunities exist for South Africa to create a globally competitive supplier base.
• Supplying military uniforms and work wear to markets in sub-Saharan Africa.
• The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, which envisages the establishment of the world’s largest free trade area, could present many opportunities for South African companies.
• The drive to promote local sourcing presents multiple opportunities for South African clothing designers and manufacturers.
• The roll out of omni-channel retail formats and the development of e-commerce clothing platforms.

Threats

•  Consumer indebtedness and slowing retail sales as a result of a decrease in real disposable income.
• Domestic and global economic pressures.
• Exchange rate volatility.
• Illegally imported clothing, including counterfeit brands, as well as the proliferation of non-compliant clothing suppliers and vendors.
• Socio-political risks, both locally and globally.
• The increase in regional competition.
• The rise of protectionism, which could impact negatively on future exports.

Outlook

With both regional and international competition intensifying and “fast fashion” set to become even faster, the resurrection of South Africa’s beleaguered clothing industry is proving to be extremely challenging. While significant progress has been made in streamlining the value chain and enhancing the competitiveness of the industry, some role players say that South Africa’s strategic focus is misdirected. Many local designers suggest that South Africa’s formerly dynamic clothing industry needs to innovate rather than imitate. However, with local retailers increasingly supporting the “Wear SA” movement, they say that the South African clothing industry may have been given another lifeline. Although the slowing of regional retail expansion has dampened the appetite for investment in most African countries, some stakeholders say that demand for functional clothing and customised uniforms is expected to remain robust. The recent signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement paves the way for the establishment of the world’s largest single market comprising as many as 1.2 billion people. With intra-Africa trade predicted to soar by more than 50%, many analysts say that South African manufacturers are well-positioned to benefit from greater regional collaboration.

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Table of Contents

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1. INTRODUCTION 1
2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY 1
2.1. Industry Value Chain 4
2.2. Geographic Position 6
3. SIZE OF THE INDUSTRY 7
4. STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 19
4.1. Local 19
4.1.1. Corporate Actions 25
4.1.2. Regulations and Government Policies 27
4.1.3. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development 30
4.2. Continental 32
4.3. International 35
5. INFLUENCING FACTORS 38
5.1. Adoption of the Quick Response Supply Chain Model 38
5.2. Limited Textile Capability 39
5.3. Government Intervention 40
5.4. Economic Environment 40
5.5. The Influence of Retailers / Lead Firms in Sourcing Decisions 41
5.6. Customer-led Approach to Doing Business 41
5.7. Labour 42
5.8. Seasonality 45
5.9. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation 46
5.10. Sustainability and Environmental Concerns 47
6. COMPETITION. 48
6.1. Barriers to Entry 51
7. SWOT ANALYSIS 51
8. OUTLOOK 53
9. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS 53
10. REFERENCES 54
10.1. Publications 54
10.2. Websites 55
COMPANY PROFILES 57
A J CHARNAUD AND COMPANY (PTY) LTD 57
AFRICOR HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD 59
AL'S CLOTHING CC 61
ALLWEAR (PTY) LTD 63
AST SAFETYWEAR CC 65
AVI LTD 67
BIG BLUE 71
BLUE FALCON 188 TRADING (PTY) LTD 74
BMT STREETFEVER CC 82
BRAND ID IGNITE (PTY) LTD 85
CAPE UNION MART INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 87
CATHERYNE GAYELA FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 92
CELROSE (PTY) LTD 94
CITY EXPRESS STORES (PTY) LTD 96
COLBAR CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 98
DAVINSCOT TONGAAT (PTY) LTD 100
DUCHESS UNIFORMS (PTY) LTD 102
DURBAN OVERALL (PTY) LTD 104
E'TEM FASHIONS CC 106
EDCON LTD 107
FABIO MILANO (PTY) LTD 111
FOSCHINI RETAIL GROUP (PTY) LTD 113
FRAME LEISURE TRADING (PTY) LTD 117
FRANZ FALKE TEXTILES (PTY) LTD 119
FREDOCK TRADING CC 121
GAUTENG UNIFORM SUPPLIES (PTY) LTD 123
GELVENOR CONSOLIDATED FABRICS (PTY) LTD 125
GEM SCHOOLWEAR (PTY) LTD 127
GINA OF CHARLES STREET (PTY) LTD 129
GOLDENDICE INVESTMENTS CC 131
GRAND UNIFORMS CC 133
GSM TRADING (SOUTH AFRICA) PTY LTD 135
HANES SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 138
HOLDSPORT LTD 140
HOUSE OF BUSBY (PTY) LTD (THE) 145
HOUSE OF MONATIC (PTY) LTD 148
HTC STORES (PTY) LTD 151
IMAGEMAKERS (PTY) LTD 154
JACQUES HAU (PTY) LTD 157
JADE E-SERVICES SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 159
JADINE HOUSE CC 161
JAFF AND COMPANY (PTY) LTD 162
JO BORKETT FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 164
JONSSON WORKWEAR (PTY) LTD 166
JUDY'S PRIDE FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 168
JUNIT MANUFACTURING CC 170
K-WAY MANUFACTURERS (PTY) LTD 172
KARMA CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 174
KINGSGATE CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 176
L A GROUP (PTY) LTD 178
LADUMA NGXOKOLO (PTY) LTD 180
LANCASHIRE MANUFACTURING COMPANY (PTY) LTD 181
LEVI STRAUSS SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 183
MARY'S FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 185
MASSMART HOLDINGS LTD 187
MCCULLAGH AND BOTHWELL (HYDE PARK) (PTY) LTD 193
MCCULLAGH AND BOTHWELL (PTY) LTD 195
MCIVER APPAREL (PTY) LTD 197
MEDIA24 (PTY) LTD 199
MODEL EXTENSION (PTY) LTD 207
MOREGOLF (PTY) LTD 210
MR PRICE GROUP LTD 213
MS ANVERALI 218
NINIAN AND LESTER (PTY) LTD 219
PALS CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 221
PICK N PAY RETAILERS (PTY) LTD 223
PRETTY GIRL FASHION GROUP (SA) CC 228
PRIKELL CLOTHING CC 230
QUEENSPARK (PTY) LTD 232
RAGE DISTRIBUTION (PTY) LTD 236
RETAILABILITY (PTY) LTD 238
S NGWENYA 241
SEAMLESS TECHNOLOGIES (PTY) LTD 242
SEDGARS SPORT (PTY) LTD 244
SELECT M STORES (PTY) LTD 245
SHOPRITE HOLDINGS LTD 247
SIMPLY WORK WEAR CC 252
SIRDICKS CC 253
SPARKS AND ELLIS (PTY) LTD 254
STEINHOFF AFRICA RETAIL LTD 256
SUZI PRODUCTS CC 260
SWEET-ORR AND LYBRO (PTY) LTD 262
TAKEALOT ONLINE (RF) (PTY) LTD 264
TEAM CLOTHING AND GIFTS (PTY) LTD 267
TIGER GUARDGEAR (PTY) LTD 268
TIME CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 269
TRADE CALL INVESTMENTS APPAREL (PTY) LTD 271
TRITON CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS CC 273
TRUWORTHS LTD 275
TWIN CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS (PTY) LTD 278
UBUNYE UNIFORMS (PTY) LTD 280
UMOJA EMBROIDERY (PTY) LTD 282
WEAR SOUTH AFRICAN (PTY) LTD 283
WOOLWORTHS (PTY) LTD 285
WORKSGROUPHOLDCO (PTY) LTD 288

Report Coverage

The report on the South African Clothing Industry provides an overview of the sector, outlines current conditions and discusses factors that influence the success of the industry. The report profiles 78 notable companies active in the manufacture, wholesale and/or retail of clothes. Included is Trade Call Investments Apparel (TCI Apparel), one of the country’s leading clothing producers, that supplies all major local retailers, including Edcon, Woolworths, Truworths and Queenspark, and exports South African-made products to Woolworths’ David Jones stores in Australia. Also profiled is high-end clothing retailer, Stuttafords, which announced its intention to apply for voluntary business rescue in October 2016 and The Foschini Group (TFG), which through its recently acquired UK subsidiary, Phase Eight, acquired 100% of the British contemporary fashion brand, Whistles.

Introduction

The South African Clothing Industry, which encompasses the local manufacture of garments, as well as wholesale and retail trade in clothing, is regarded as a strategic industry that offers the potential for significant job creation. According to Statistics South Africa (StatsSA), the combined value of the local Clothing, Textile, Footwear and Leather (CTFL) market was around R170bn in 2016. Almost written off as a “twilight industry”, the formerly dynamic clothing industry, which, in 2002, together with the Textile, Footwear and Leather sub-sectors provided around 220,000 formal jobs, was rendered virtually defunct by the influx of low-cost clothing from Asia. Although government interventions aimed at saving jobs and boosting the competitiveness of the sub-sector have started to produce positive outcomes, South Africa’s recent sovereign credit rating downgrade to junk status places the clothing industry’s fragile recovery in jeopardy.

Strengths

• Cape Town has emerged as one of the world’s most dynamic fashion and design hubs.
• CTFL manufacturing is South Africa’s most labour-intensive industry and is one of the largest sub-sectors of the country’s broader manufacturing sector.
• Given its potential to generate employment for relatively unskilled people, the CTFL industry is regarded by the government as a strategic industry and, as such, has been afforded support from the DTI and the IDC.
• Measures to enhance the competitiveness of the industry and its value chain have been successful in varying degrees.
• South Africa’s clothing manufacturing industry has a relatively high level of diversification and is supported by well-established wholesale and retail trade segments.
• The clothing industry supports the development of small businesses.

Weaknesses

• Although measures to enhance production efficiency have been implemented in recent years, levels of productivity generally remain low and technology is often dated.
• Local manufacturers are largely reliant on imported fabrics, which are subject to high import duties. This undermines the competitiveness of local clothing manufacturers in both the domestic and export markets.
• The industry is constrained by deficiencies in the local clothing value chain, notably by the country’s depleted textile industry.
• The local industry currently lacks the capacity to supply trans-seasonal clothing ranges in response to changing weather patterns.
• There is a deficit of certain managerial and technical skills.
• While the industry is well regulated, enforcement is often lacking. This has resulted in labour law violations, as well as the proliferation of illegal imports.

Opportunities

• An expanding middle class that is becoming increasingly brand-conscious continues to drive retail sales.
• Development of online retail platforms across sub-Saharan Africa.
• Expansion into regional and global retail markets.
• The creation of a globally competitive supplier base.
• The introduction of the Export Development and Promotion Bill, and the designation of the CTFL industry for the purposes of public procurement.
• The roll-out of omni-channel retail formats.
• The weakness of the local currency relative to other major trading currencies favours the export of locally manufactured products.

Threats

•  Consumer indebtedness and slowing retail sales, as a result of a decrease in real disposable income.
• Domestic and global economic pressures.
• Exchange rate volatility.
• Illegally imported clothing, including counterfeit brands, as well as the proliferation of non-compliant clothing suppliers and vendors.
• Socio-political risks, both locally and globally.
• The increase in regional competition.
• The rise of protectionism, which could impact negatively on future exports.

Outlook

South Africa’s sovereign credit rating downgrade to junk status has brought the economic and socio-political challenges facing the country into sharp focus. With opposition to President Zuma’s presidency intensifying, commentators are warning that the current climate of political upheaval will have a material impact on the country’s clothing industry and that gains made during its fragile recovery are at risk. Some role players say that as a sub-investment grade economy, South Africa’s ambitions of becoming a clothing sourcing destination are less likely to be realised in the short to medium-term. However, despite the recent setback, local players are expected to continue to focus on improving their speed to market in an effort to enhance their competitiveness. The domestic retail trade in clothing is also expected to become more challenging, as retailers contend with recessionary pressures, rising inflation, higher interest rates and currency volatility. Consumer spending is widely expected to decline in 2017. Some stakeholders anticipate that clothing suppliers will increasingly focus on clothing ranges targeting customers in the mid-to-upper income brackets who have proved to be more resilient than mid-to-low income earners during challenging economic times. Given the prevailing climate of uncertainty globally, expansion into other geographic markets is also expected to slow.

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Table of Contents

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1. INTRODUCTION 1
2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY 1
2.1. Industry Value Chain 3
2.2. Geographic Position 5
3. SIZE OF THE INDUSTRY 6
4. STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 21
4.1. Local 21
4.1.1. Corporate Actions 28
4.1.2. Regulations 30
4.1.3. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development 32
4.2. Continental 33
4.3. International 36
5. INFLUENCING FACTORS 38
5.1. Adoption of the Quick Response (QR) Model 38
5.2. Limited Textile Capability 39
5.3. Government Intervention 40
5.4. International Trade Agreements 40
5.5. Economic Environment 41
5.6. The influence of Retailers / Lead Firms in Sourcing Decisions 42
5.7. Customer-led Approach to Doing Business 43
5.8. Labour 44
5.9. Seasonality 46
5.10. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation 47
5.11. Sustainability and Environmental Concerns 48
6. COMPETITION 49
6.1. Barriers to Entry 51
7. SWOT ANALYSIS 51
8. OUTLOOK 52
9. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS 53
10. REFERENCES 54
10.1. Publications 54
10.2. Websites 55
APPENDIX 1 57
Clothing and Textiles Competitiveness Programme (CTCP) 57
APPENDIX 2 59
Background to the Local Clothing Industry 59
APPENDIX 3 61
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) 61
APPENDIX 4 62
The Zara Value Chain 62
COMPANY PROFILES 64
A J CHARNAUD AND COMPANY (PTY) LTD 64
AL'S CLOTHING CC 66
ALLWEAR (PTY) LTD 67
AST SAFETYWEAR CC 69
AVI LTD 71
BIG BLUE 75
BLUE FALCON 188 TRADING (PTY) LTD 78
BMT STREETFEVER CC 86
BRAND ID IGNITE (PTY) LTD 89
CAPE UNION MART INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 91
CATHERYNE GAYELA FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 96
CELROSE (PTY) LTD 97
CITY EXPRESS STORES (PTY) LTD 99
COLBAR CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 101
DAVINSCOT TONGAAT (PTY) LTD 103
DUCHESS UNIFORMS (PTY) LTD 105
DURBAN OVERALL (PTY) LTD 107
EDCON LTD 109
F AND R CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS CC 113
FABIO MILANO (PTY) LTD 114
FIELDS WEAR CC 116
FOSCHINI RETAIL GROUP (PTY) LTD 118
FRAME LEISURE TRADING (PTY) LTD 121
FRANZ FALKE TEXTILES (PTY) LTD 123
GINA OF CHARLES STREET (PTY) LTD 125
GSM TRADING (SOUTH AFRICA) PTY LTD 127
HANES SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 129
HOLDSPORT LTD 131
HOUSE OF BUSBY (PTY) LTD (THE) 137
HOUSE OF MONATIC (PTY) LTD 140
HTC STORES (PTY) LTD 143
IMAGEMAKERS (PTY) LTD 146
J GROSS AND COMPANY (PTY) LTD 148
JACQUES HAU (PTY) LTD 150
JADE E-SERVICES SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 152
JADINE HOUSE CC 154
JAFF AND COMPANY (PTY) LTD 155
JH ERASMUS 157
JO BORKETT FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 158
JONSSON WORKWEAR (PTY) LTD 160
JUDY'S PRIDE FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 162
JUNIT MANUFACTURING CC 164
KARMA CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 166
KINGSGATE CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 167
L A GROUP (PTY) LTD 169
LANCASHIRE MANUFACTURING COMPANY (PTY) LTD 171
LEVI STRAUSS SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 173
MASSMART HOLDINGS LTD 175
MCIVER APPAREL (PTY) LTD 181
MODEL EXTENSION (PTY) LTD 182
MOREGOLF (PTY) LTD 184
MR PRICE GROUP LTD 186
NINIAN AND LESTER (PTY) LTD 190
PALS CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 192
PEPKOR RETAIL (PTY) LTD 194
PETER BLOND AND ASSOCIATES (PTY) LTD 197
PICK N PAY RETAILERS (PTY) LTD 199
PRETTY GIRL FASHION GROUP (SA) CC 203
PRIKELL CLOTHING CC 205
QUEENSPARK (PTY) LTD 207
RAGE DISTRIBUTION (PTY) LTD 211
RETAILABILITY (PTY) LTD 213
SEAMLESS TECHNOLOGIES (PTY) LTD 215
SELECT M STORES (PTY) LTD 217
SHOPRITE HOLDINGS LTD 219
SPRING ROMANCE PROPERTIES 34 (PTY) LTD 223
STERLING CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 226
STUTTAFORDS INTERNATIONAL FASHION COMPANY (PTY) LTD 228
SUZI PRODUCTS CC 231
SWEET-ORR AND LYBRO (PTY) LTD 233
TIME CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 235
TRADE CALL INVESTMENTS APPAREL (PTY) LTD 237
TRITON CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS CC 239
TRUWORTHS LTD 241
TWIN CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS (PTY) LTD 244
UMOJA EMBROIDERY (PTY) LTD 246
WEAR SOUTH AFRICAN (PTY) LTD 247
WOOLWORTHS (PTY) LTD 249

Report Coverage

The report on the South African Clothing Industry evaluates the domestic industry, government attempts to stimulate local manufacture and factors influencing the sector’s success. The report profiles 80 companies active in the manufacture, wholesale and retail of clothes. Included are the six main retailers, The Foschini Group (TFG), Edcon, Truworths, Woolworths, Pep and the Mr Price Group. Also profiled are manufacturer and wholesaler, Ninian and Lester (Pty) Ltd, which specialises in the production of underwear, socks and active wear, and SMME Karma Clothing (Pty) Ltd, which employs 70 people to manufacture ladies’ and men’s corporate wear at three factories in the Western Cape, Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

Introduction

This report focuses on the manufacture, wholesale trade and retail of clothing in South Africa. According to Statistics South Africa the combined value of the Textiles, Clothing, Footwear and Leather (TCFL) market in 2014 was R160bn. There has been an influx of foreign retailers within the last five years competing for a share of this market. The influx together with continued support by the government’s Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has continued to spur the local industry to continue with competitiveness improvements begun in 2010. The domestic industry has stabilised and local retailers are switching more sourcing to local and regional production. However, competitive forces remain with 2014 imports being substantial at R18.7bn which is 13.7% more than in 2013. More volume is being sourced from South Africa’s regional neighbours and less from China than in 2013.

Strengths

• Potential to be a large employer of people and fulfil government goals of industrialisation.
• Supported by the DTI through its CTCP programmes.
• The successful development of the QR model and the buy-in of the main retailers in supporting an integrated value chain, in a retailer-driven industry.

Weaknesses

• Large sections of the industry have not yet taken advantage of government incentives to upgrade.
• Under-developed textile industry is not able to feed into the supply chain
• Without subsidisation, it is difficult for the manufacturers to feed the low price points required by retailers.

Opportunities

• Continued expansion into the online retail arena.
• Expansion of the retail sector into Africa.
• Further improvement of the sector as a result of the introduction of foreign expertise through foreign appointments.
• Opportunities exist for South Africa to create a globally competitive supplier base.
• Retailers looking at sourcing more stock on a QR basis.
• The exchange rate is favourable for export opportunities.
• The introduction by the DTI of a new textile and garment industry body.
• The introduction of the Export Development and Promotion Bill.

Threats

• Continued entrance and expansion by foreign retailers.
• Despite some measure of control, under-invoicing and illegal imports remain a threat.
• Increasing consumer indebtedness and slowing clothing sales as a result of a decrease in real disposable income.
• Increasing imports from China and neighbouring African countries.
• The increasing threat of regional competitors.
• Volatile currency.

Outlook

The local industry has stabilised despite a weak economic environment and the entrance of foreign competitors. Increased competitiveness within local supply chains is allowing retailers and manufacturers to work cohesively towards this stabilisation. Opportunities of feeding into the global supply chain are being piloted while government assistance is being provided to re-invigorate the textile sector, a necessary input into a global supply chain. The local industry is dynamic but requires continued investment for its growth trajectory to continue. Professor Mike Morris and Justin Barnes emphasise this aspect in a paper delivered in May 2014 regarding manufacturing-led growth, and stated, “Developing countries are in constant competition for foreign direct investment and contracts with lead firms...Given this intense competition and the commodity nature of manufacturing activities, strategies of upgrading are extremely important for suppliers to sustain and improve their positions in apparel value chains”.

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1. INTRODUCTION 1
2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY 1
2.1. Industry Value Chain 2
2.2. Geographic Position 3
3. SIZE OF THE INDUSTRY 4
4. STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 24
4.1. Local 24
4.2. Corporate Actions 32
4.2.1. Regulations and Government Programmes 35
4.2.2. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development 39
4.3. Continental 39
4.4. International 43
5. INFLUENCING FACTORS 46
5.1. Adoption of the Quick Response Supply Chain Model 46
5.2. Limited Textile Capability 47
5.3. Government Intervention 47
5.4. Economic Environment 48
5.5. The influence of Retailers / Lead Firms in Sourcing Decisions 49
5.6. Listening and Responding to Customers 49
5.7. Labour 50
5.8. Seasonality 53
5.9. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation 53
5.10. Environmental Concerns 54
6. COMPETITION 55
6.1. Barriers to Entry 56
7. SWOT ANALYSIS 57
8. OUTLOOK 58
9. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS 58
10. REFERENCES 59
10.1. Publications 59
10.2. Websites 59
APPENDIX 1 61
Background to the Local Clothing Industry 61
APPENDIX 2 63
Zara Supply Chain 63
COMPANY PROFILES 65
AJ Charnaud and Company (Pty) Ltd 65
Al's Clothing CC 67
Allwear (Pty) Ltd 68
AST Safetywear CC 70
AVI Ltd 72
B and J Meltz (Pty) Ltd 76
Big Blue 78
Blue Falcon 188 Trading (Pty) Ltd 81
BMT Streetfever CC 89
Brand ID Ignite (Pty) Ltd 91
Cape Union Mart International (Pty) Ltd 93
Catheryne Gayela Fashions (Pty) Ltd 98
Celrose (Pty) Ltd 100
City Express Stores (Pty) Ltd 102
Colbar Clothing (Pty) Ltd 104
Davinscot Tongaat (Pty) Ltd 106
DBApparel South Africa (Pty) Ltd 108
Diva Fashions (Pty) Ltd 110
Duchess Uniforms (Pty) Ltd 112
Durban Overall (Pty) Ltd 114
Edcon Ltd 116
Fabio Milano (Pty) Ltd 120
F and R Clothing Manufacturers CC 122
Fields Wear CC 123
Frame Leisure Trading (Pty) Ltd 125
Franz Falke Textiles (Pty) Ltd 127
Foschini Retail Group (Pty) Ltd 129
Gina of Charles Street (Pty) Ltd 132
Holdsport Ltd 134
House of Busby (Pty) Ltd (The) 138
House of Monatic (Pty) Ltd 140
Imagemakers (Pty) Ltd 142
J Gross and Company (Pty) Ltd 144
Jade E-Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd 146
Jacques Hau (Pty) Ltd 148
Jade Corporate Clothing Concepts (Pty) Ltd 150
Jadine House CC 152
Jaff and Company (Pty) Ltd 153
Jo Borkett Fashions (Pty) Ltd 155
Jonsson Workwear (Pty) Ltd 157
Judy's Pride Fashions (Pty) Ltd 159
Junit Manufacturing CC 161
Karma Clothing (Pty) Ltd 163
Kingsgate Clothing (Pty) Ltd 165
LA Group (Pty) Ltd 168
Lancashire Manufacturing Company (Pty) Ltd 170
Levi Strauss South Africa (Pty) Ltd 172
M1 Latex Products (Pty) Ltd 175
Massmart Holdings Ltd 177
MB Workwear (Pty) Ltd 182
McIver Apparel (Pty) Ltd 184
Model Extension (Pty) Ltd 185
Moregolf (Pty) Ltd 187
Mr Price Group Ltd 190
Ninian and Lester (Pty) Ltd 195
Pals Clothing (Pty) Ltd 197
Parys Lingerie CC 199
Pepkor Retail (Pty) Ltd 200
Peter Blond and Associates (Pty) Ltd 204
Pick n Pay Retailers (Pty) Ltd 206
Pretty Girl Fashion Group (SA) CC 210
Prikell Clothing CC 212
Queenspark (Pty) Ltd 214
Rage Distribution (Pty) Ltd 218
Retailability (Pty) Ltd 220
Rowmoor Investments No 329 (Pty) Ltd 222
Seamless Technologies (Pty) Ltd 224
Select M Stores (Pty) Ltd 226
Shoprite Holdings Ltd 228
Spring Romance Properties 34 (Pty) Ltd 234
Sterling Clothing (Pty) Ltd 237
Stuttafords International Fashion Company (Pty) Ltd 239
Suzi Products CC 242
Sweet-Orr and Lybro (Pty) Ltd 244
Time Clothing (Pty) Ltd 245
Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd 247
Triton Clothing Manufacturers CC 248
Truworths Ltd 250
Twin Clothing Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd 253
Woolworths (Pty) Ltd 255

Introduction

This report focuses on the manufacture, wholesale trade and retail of clothing in South Africa, a sector that has been listed in the Department of Trade and Industry’s Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP). While the local industry is benefiting from increased levels of government support and the value of the clothing manufacturing sector for 2014 is approximately R17bn, imports are still a threat. The value of imported knitted and woven articles of clothing, for example, is 16.998bn, an increase of 27%. The value of the clothing retail sector is estimated at R55bn. A more integrated trend in the local value chain has developed and despite price still being a major determinant, speed to market is becoming a necessity to compete with the influx of foreign brands which include Zara, Cotton On, Topshop, Topman and Mango.

Strengths

• Potential to be a large employer of people and recognised as such by IPAP.
• Strong sustainability component by retailers such as Woolworths.
• The successful development of the QR model and the buyin of the main retailers in supporting an integrated value chain, in a retailer-driven industry.
• The support provided by the DTI via competitiveness production incentives.

Weaknesses

• Despite incentives totalling almost R1bn, the local clothing manufacturing sector is still uncompetitive.
• Inability of government and SARS to curb the illegal imports of clothing and customs fraud.
• Incapacitation of the industry after years of protection and resulting inefficiencies added to a historical focus on low value-added items.
• Lack of local fabric supply especially in the woven category and the imposition of 22% import duty on imported fabric not locally produced.

Opportunities

• Continued expansion into the online retail arena.
• Expansion in the retail sector into Africa.
• Higher wage rates and production costs in China are causing factories to seek cheaper locations, which includes some areas in South Africa and neighbouring countries.
• Retailers looking at sourcing more stock on a QR basis.
• The exchange rate is favourable for export opportunities, which could make the QR fashion model even more viable.

Threats

• Continued entrance and expansion by foreign retailers
• For companies that pay NBC-agreed wages, the growing informalisation of the industry, as the number of noncompliant factories increases.
• Increasing consumer indebtedness and slowing clothing sales as a result of a decrease in real disposable income.
• Increasing legal and illegal Asian imports.
• The inability of SARS to combat illegal imports and underinvoicing.

Outlook

The worsening South African economy is causing concern in the clothing manufacturing sector which is aiming to manufacture greater quantities, limit imports and thus increase employment in the sector. However, the announcement that R2.4bn has been budgeted for clothing and textile production incentives, an amount that includes the R200m allocation towards the formation of a national cluster, SASTAC, is regarded as a positive development. According to AMSA’s Johann Baard, the formation of the national cluster was a “further significant step in the quest to make the domestic apparel sector internationally competitive.” Some analysts predict relief from duty on imported fabric following consultations between AMSA, the government and trade unions. In June 2014 Statistics South Africa reported that the consumer price index (CPI) increased by 6.6% year on year in May 2014 after a 6.1% year-on-year increase in April, reinforcing Truworths CEO Michael Mark’s belief that the highly indebted environment is likely to continue. As a result, retailers view cautious expansion into Africa as attractive. Retailers who have already entered these markets are looking at improving efficiencies in their logistics and supply chains and recognise the need to switch some of their sourcing to a globally competitive QR model. Competition from international brands is expected to increase. According to Cotton On Chief Executive Peter Johnson, “We have great replenishment and supply chain systems that allow us to be really responsive and the key to success in retail is to listen really closely to your customer and respond really quickly. That’s regardless of whether it’s in Australia or Asia or the US or anywhere else in the world.” Meanwhile, Woolworths has chosen to consolidate with Australian company David Jones Ltd to become a major global retail player “to maximise the competitiveness of Woolworths’ businesses in an increasingly global retail environment.”

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1. INTRODUCTION 1
2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY 1
2.1. Industry Supply Chain 2
2.2. Geographic Position 3
3. SIZE OF THE INDUSTRY 4
4. STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 11
4.1. Local 11
4.1.1. Corporate Actions 14
4.1.2. Regulations & Government programmes 15
4.1.3. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development 16
4.2. Continental 17
4.3. International 19
5. INFLUENCING FACTORS 19
5.1. Government Intervention 19
5.2. Labour 20
5.3. Economic Environment 21
5.4. Entrance of International Retailers and the Quick Response Model 22
5.5. Rising Input Costs 22
5.6. Cyclicality 22
5.7. Information Technology 23
5.8. Environmental Concerns 23
6. COMPETITION 23
6.1. Barriers to Entry 25
6.2. Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation 25
7. SWOT ANALYSIS 25
8. OUTLOOK 25
9. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS 26
10. REFERENCES 26
10.1. Publications 26
10.2. Websites 27
APPENDIX 1 28
Import Tariffs on Clothing 28
ORGANOGRAM 3140 & 61310a 32
Manufacture and Wholesale of Clothing 32
COMPANY PROFILES 36
AJ CHARNAUD & COMPANY (PTY) LTD 36
AL'S CLOTHING CC 38
ALLWEAR (PTY) LTD 39
BUFFALO CLOTHING CC 41
CELROSE (PTY) LTD 42
COLBAR CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 43
DAVINSCOT TONGAAT (PTY) LTD 44
DB APPAREL SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 46
DIVA FASHIONS CC 47
DUCHESS UNIFORMS (PTY) LTD 48
DURBAN OVERALL (PTY) LTD 49
F & R CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS CC 50
FABIO MILANO (PTY) LTD 51
FIELDS WEAR CC 52
FRANZ DALKE TEXTILES (PTY) LTD 53
GINA OF CHARLES STREET (PTY) LTD 55
GIRAFFE CLOTHING CC 57
HOUSE OF MONATIC (PTY) LTD 58
IMAGEMAKERS (PTY) LTD 60
J GROSS & COMPANY (PTY) LTD 62
JACQUES HAU (PTY) LTD 63
JADE CORPORATE CLOTHING CONCEPTS (PTY) LTD 64
JADINE HOUSE CC 66
JAFF & COMPANY (PTY) LTD 67
JO BORKETT FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 68
JONSSON WORKWEAR (PTY) LTD 70
JUNIT MANUFACTURING CC 71
KARMA CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 72
KINGSGATE CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 73
LA GROUP LTD 75
LANCASHIRE MANUFACTURING COMPANY (PTY) LTD 77
LEVI STRAUSS SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 78
M STORES (PTY) LTD 80
M1 LATEX PRODUCTS (PTY) LTD 82
MARBURG MANUFACTURERS (PTY) LTD 84
MCIVER APPAREL (PTY) LTD 86
NINIAN & LESTER (PTY) LTD 87
PALS CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 89
PARYS LINGERIE CC 91
PETER BLOND AND ASSOCIATES (PTY) LTD 92
PRIKELL CLOTHING CC 93
SA BIAS INDUSTRIES (PTY) LTD 94
SA CLOTH CMT SPECIALISTS CC 96
SEAMLESS TECHNOLOGIES (PTY) LTD 97
SEARDEL GROUP TRADING (PTY) LTD 98
STERLING CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 102
STYLE FACTORY CC (THE) 103
SUZI PRODUCTS CC 104
SWEET-ORR & LYBRO (PTY) LTD 105
TIME CLOTHING (PTY) LTD 106
TRITON CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS CC 107
TRUBOK (PTY) LTD 108
TWIN CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS (PTY) LTD 110
ORGANOGRAM 61109a 111
Import of Clothing 111
COMPANY PROFILES 112
AST SAFETYWEAR CC 112
B & J MELTZ (PTY) LTD 113
BOSKUVAN (PTY) LTD 115
CATHERYNE GAEYLA FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 116
EDCON LTD 117
FOSCHINI RETAIL GROUP (PTY) LTD 120
JACQUES HAU (PTY) LTD 123
MR PRICE GROUP LTD 124
PEPKOR RETAIL LTD 127
PRETTY GIRL FASHION GROUP (SA) CC 130
QUEENSPARK (PTY) LTD 131
STUTTAFORDS INTERNATIONAL FASHION COMPANY (PTY) LTD 134
TRUWORTHS LTD 136
WOOLWORTHS (PTY) LTD 139
ORGANOGRAM 6232a 141
Retail Trade in Textiles, Clothing, Footwear and Leather Goods 141
COMPANY PROFILES 144
ALDO US INC - SOUTH AFRICA 144
AVI LTD 145
B & J MELTZ (PTY) LTD 148
BIG BLUE 150
BLUE FALCON 188 TRADING (PTY) LTD 152
BMT STREETFEVER CC 158
CAPE UNION MART INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 160
CITY EXPRESS STORES (PTY) LTD 163
EDCON LTD 165
FOSCHINI RETAIL GROUP (PTY) LTD 168
FRAME LEISURE TRADING (PTY) LTD 170
FRANCO CECCATO (PTY) LTD 171
HOLDSPORT LTD 172
HOUSE OF BUSBY LTD (PTY) LTD (THE) 175
HOUSE OF MONATIC (PTY) LTD 177
JADE E-SERVICES SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD 179
JUDY'S PRIDE FASHIONS (PTY) LTD 180
M STORES (PTY) LTD 181
MASSMART HOLDINGS LTD 183
METROTOY (PTY) LTD 187
MODEL EXTENSION (PTY) LTD 190
MOREGOLF (PTY) LTD 191
MR PRICE GROUP LTD 193
PEPKOR RETAIL LTD 196
PICK 'N PAY RETAILERS (PTY) LTD 199
QUEENSPARK (PTY) LTD 202
RAGE DISTRIBUTION (PTY) LTD 205
RETAILABILITY (PTY) LTD 206
ROWMOOR INVESTMENTS NO 329 (PTY) LTD 207
SHOPRITE HOLDINGS LTD 208
TRUWORTHS LTD 213
WOOLWORTHS (PTY) LTD 216