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The Clothing Industry in South Africa 2019

  • ID: 4807548
  • Report
  • July 2019
  • Region: South Africa, Africa
  • 288 Pages
  • Who Owns Whom
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An Estimated 800 Clothing Manufacturers Operating in South Africa that Generated Revenue of R19bn in 2018, while Retail Sales of Clothing, Footwear and Textiles Totalled More than R175bn

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Allwear (Pty) Ltd
  • Durban Overall (Pty) Ltd
  • Htc Stores (Pty) Ltd
  • Mary's Fashions (Pty) Ltd
  • Pals Clothing (Pty) Ltd
  • Simply Work Wear Cc
  • MORE

The Clothing Industry:
South Africa’s formerly flourishing clothing manufacturing industry has been decimated by international competition since 1994. Although significant progress has been made in enhancing the competitiveness of the multi-billion rand industry, the sector continues to shed jobs. With discretionary income shrinking, clothing retail sales are under growing pressure. There are an estimated 800 clothing manufacturers operating in South Africa that generated revenue of R19bn in 2018, while retail sales of clothing, footwear and textiles totalled more than R175bn.

Buying Local:
The drive to support Made in South Africa labels is steadily gaining ground. Wearing locally-made clothing at the state of the nation address, 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, which has contracted significantly over the past two decades, shedding more than 200,000 jobs. Stakeholders say that the failure of many retailers to support local sourcing has resulted in factory closures and job losses. They continue to lobby for increased local procurement which allows retailers to respond to market trends more swiftly and lessens exposure to exchange rate fluctuations.

Industry Decline:
The local clothing industry has been decimated by an influx of low-cost Asian products and negatively affected by the proliferation of mid- and high-end international fashion brands. Apparel manufacturers recorded an annual production decline of 4.9% in 2018.

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.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Allwear (Pty) Ltd
  • Durban Overall (Pty) Ltd
  • Htc Stores (Pty) Ltd
  • Mary's Fashions (Pty) Ltd
  • Pals Clothing (Pty) Ltd
  • Simply Work Wear Cc
  • MORE

1. INTRODUCTION

2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY
2.1. Industry Value Chain
2.2. Geographic Position

3. SIZE OF THE INDUSTRY

4. STATE OF THE INDUSTRY
4.1. Local
4.1.1. Corporate Actions
4.1.2. Regulations
4.1.3. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development
4.2. Continental
4.3. International

5. INFLUENCING FACTORS
5.1. Economic Environment
5.2. Government Interventions
5.3. The Quick Response Supply Chain Model
5.4. Supply Chain Capacity and Capability Constraints
5.5. Sourcing
5.6. Business Models
5.7. Labour
5.8. Seasonality
5.9. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation
5.10. Sustainability and Environmental Concerns

6. COMPETITION
6.1. Barriers to Entry

7. SWOT ANALYSIS

8. OUTLOOK

9. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

10. REFERENCES
10.1. Publications
10.2. Websites

APPENDIX
Summary of Notable Players

COMPANY PROFILES
A J Charnaud And Company (Pty) Ltd
Africa Bespoke Apparel (Pty) Ltd
Africor Holdings (Pty) Ltd
Al's Clothing Cc
Allwear (Pty) Ltd
Ast Safetywear Cc
Avi Ltd
Blue Falcon 188 Trading (Pty) Ltd
Bmt Streetfever (Pty) Ltd
Cape Union Mart International (Pty) Ltd
Catheryne Gayela Fashions (Pty) Ltd
Celrose (Pty) Ltd
City Express Stores (Pty) Ltd
Colbar Clothing (Pty) Ltd
Davinscot Tongaat (Pty) Ltd
Duchess Uniforms (Pty) Ltd
Durban Overall (Pty) Ltd
E'tem Fashions Cc
Edcon Ltd
Fashion United Sa (Pty) Ltd
Foschini Retail Group (Pty) Ltd
Frame Leisure Trading (Pty) Ltd
Franz Falke Textiles (Pty) Ltd
Fredock Trading Cc
Gauteng Uniform Supplies (Pty) Ltd
Gelvenor Consolidated Fabrics (Pty) Ltd
Gem Schoolwear (Pty) Ltd
Gina Of Charles Street (Pty) Ltd
Grand Uniforms Cc
Gsm Trading (South Africa) Pty Ltd
Hanes South Africa (Pty) Ltd
Hashtag Works Group (Pty) Ltd
Hi-Tec Sports Distributors (Pty) Ltd
Holdsport (Pty) Ltd
House Of Busby (Pty) Ltd (The)
House Of Monatic (Pty) Ltd
Htc Stores (Pty) Ltd
Imagemakers (Pty) Ltd
Jacques Hau (Pty) Ltd
Jade E-Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd
Jadine House Cc
Jo Borkett Fashions (Pty) Ltd
Jonsson Workwear (Pty) Ltd
Judy's Pride Fashions (Pty) Ltd
Junit Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd
K-Way Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd
Karma Clothing (Pty) Ltd
Kingsgate Clothing (Pty) Ltd
Kitsch Kool Properties Cc
L A Group (Pty) Ltd
Lancashire Manufacturing Company (Pty) Ltd
Levi Strauss South Africa (Pty) Ltd
Mary's Fashions (Pty) Ltd
Massmart Holdings Ltd
Mccullagh And Bothwell (Hyde Park) (Pty) Ltd
Mccullagh And Bothwell (Pty) Ltd
Mciver Apparel (Pty) Ltd
Model Extension (Pty) Ltd
MoreGolf (Pty) Ltd
Mr. Price Group Ltd
Ms. Anverali
Ninian And Lester (Pty) Ltd
Pals Clothing (Pty) Ltd
Pepkor Holdings Ltd
Pick N Pay Retailers (Pty) Ltd
Pretty Girl Fashion Group (Sa) Cc
Prikell Clothing Cc
Prima Interactive (Pty) Ltd
Qualification Schoolwear (Pty) Ltd
Queenspark (Pty) Ltd
Rage Distribution (Pty) Ltd
Retailability (Pty) Ltd
Seamless Technologies (Pty) Ltd
Select M Stores (Pty) Ltd
Shoprite Holdings Ltd
Shugaz Fashion And Textile (Pty) Ltd
Simply Work Wear Cc
Sirdicks Cc
Sparks And Ellis (Pty) Ltd
Suzi Products (Pty) Ltd
Sweet-Orr And Lybro (Pty) Ltd
Team Clothing And Gifts (Pty) Ltd
Tiger Guardgear (Pty) Ltd
Time Clothing (Pty) Ltd
Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd
Triton Clothing Manufacturers Cc
Truval Manufacturers Cc
Truworths Ltd
Twin Clothing Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd
Ubunye Uniforms (Pty) Ltd
Umoja Embroidery (Pty) Ltd
Wear South African (Pty) Ltd
Woolworths (Pty) Ltd

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  • A J Charnaud And Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Africa Bespoke Apparel (Pty) Ltd
  • Africor Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  • Al's Clothing Cc
  • Allwear (Pty) Ltd
  • Ast Safetywear Cc
  • Avi Ltd
  • Blue Falcon 188 Trading (Pty) Ltd
  • Bmt Streetfever (Pty) Ltd
  • Cape Union Mart International (Pty) Ltd
  • Catheryne Gayela Fashions (Pty) Ltd
  • Celrose (Pty) Ltd
  • City Express Stores (Pty) Ltd
  • Colbar Clothing (Pty) Ltd
  • Davinscot Tongaat (Pty) Ltd
  • Duchess Uniforms (Pty) Ltd
  • Durban Overall (Pty) Ltd
  • E'tem Fashions Cc
  • Edcon Ltd
  • Fashion United Sa (Pty) Ltd
  • Foschini Retail Group (Pty) Ltd
  • Frame Leisure Trading (Pty) Ltd
  • Franz Falke Textiles (Pty) Ltd
  • Fredock Trading Cc
  • Gauteng Uniform Supplies (Pty) Ltd
  • Gelvenor Consolidated Fabrics (Pty) Ltd
  • Gem Schoolwear (Pty) Ltd
  • Gina Of Charles Street (Pty) Ltd
  • Grand Uniforms Cc
  • Gsm Trading (South Africa) Pty Ltd
  • Hanes South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Hashtag Works Group (Pty) Ltd
  • Hi-Tec Sports Distributors (Pty) Ltd
  • Holdsport (Pty) Ltd
  • House Of Busby (Pty) Ltd (The)
  • House Of Monatic (Pty) Ltd
  • Htc Stores (Pty) Ltd
  • Imagemakers (Pty) Ltd
  • Jacques Hau (Pty) Ltd
  • Jade E-Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Jadine House Cc
  • Jo Borkett Fashions (Pty) Ltd
  • Jonsson Workwear (Pty) Ltd
  • Judy's Pride Fashions (Pty) Ltd
  • Junit Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd
  • K-Way Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd
  • Karma Clothing (Pty) Ltd
  • Kingsgate Clothing (Pty) Ltd
  • Kitsch Kool Properties Cc
  • L A Group (Pty) Ltd
  • Lancashire Manufacturing Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Levi Strauss South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Mary's Fashions (Pty) Ltd
  • Massmart Holdings Ltd
  • Mccullagh And Bothwell (Hyde Park) (Pty) Ltd
  • Mccullagh And Bothwell (Pty) Ltd
  • Mciver Apparel (Pty) Ltd
  • Model Extension (Pty) Ltd
  • MoreGolf (Pty) Ltd
  • Mr. Price Group Ltd
  • Ms. Anverali
  • Ninian And Lester (Pty) Ltd
  • Pals Clothing (Pty) Ltd
  • Pepkor Holdings Ltd
  • Pick N Pay Retailers (Pty) Ltd
  • Pretty Girl Fashion Group (Sa) Cc
  • Prikell Clothing Cc
  • Prima Interactive (Pty) Ltd
  • Qualification Schoolwear (Pty) Ltd
  • Queenspark (Pty) Ltd
  • Rage Distribution (Pty) Ltd
  • Retailability (Pty) Ltd
  • Seamless Technologies (Pty) Ltd
  • Select M Stores (Pty) Ltd
  • Shoprite Holdings Ltd
  • Shugaz Fashion And Textile (Pty) Ltd
  • Simply Work Wear Cc
  • Sirdicks Cc
  • Sparks And Ellis (Pty) Ltd
  • Suzi Products (Pty) Ltd
  • Sweet-Orr And Lybro (Pty) Ltd
  • Team Clothing And Gifts (Pty) Ltd
  • Tiger Guardgear (Pty) Ltd
  • Time Clothing (Pty) Ltd
  • Trade Call Investments Apparel (Pty) Ltd
  • Triton Clothing Manufacturers Cc
  • Truval Manufacturers Cc
  • Truworths Ltd
  • Twin Clothing Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd
  • Ubunye Uniforms (Pty) Ltd
  • Umoja Embroidery (Pty) Ltd
  • Wear South African (Pty) Ltd
  • Woolworths (Pty) Ltd
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