Niche importers and distributors of ladies’ and men’s clothing, swimwear and lingerie in Southern Africa

South Africa
Consumer Durables
Client Code: BN000042978
Turnover (Forecast): R71,000,000
EBITDA (Forecast): R13,409,264

A company specializing in importing and distributing top global brands to clothing boutiques, men's retailers and swimwear/lingerie stores. The company holds the exclusive distribution rights to ten global brands in Southern Africa. The company has built a strong reputation for quality and has established a significant retail presence. The company is in a good position to expand further and increase its success with a strategic acquirer.

Key Aspects
  • Exclusive distribution rights for 10 leading global brands for distribution within Southern Africa
  • Loyal client base in desirable Living Standard Measure (LSM) bracket
  • Clothing ranges sold 6-12 months in advance, enabling predictability of future turnover
  • Established secure vertical operation through a distribution entity and retail stores
  • Leveraging growth potential of brands currently stocked by the business, which can be achieved by increasing bulk-purchases and order frequency
  • Diversifying focus by establishing mono-brands stores for brands showing incredible growth potential and demand
  • Expanding geographical reach into SADC region and establishing a network of representatives in Southern African capitals by leveraging the business's exclusive distribution rights.
  • Expanding local presence by partnering with a tourism, trade and investment promotion agency to drive regional expansion through additional retail stores
  • The company is headquartered in the Western Cape with retail stores located across the Western Cape
Current Markets
  • The company currently supplies 120 independent retailers across South Africa
  • The company has its own retail stores with a database of 8 000 currently active shoppers between 5 locations