brand management

L.A. Group has extensive experience in brand management and the sourcing and distribution of branded apparel, footwear and accessories.


  • Skye is the exclusive distributor of Converse footwear and clothing in sub Saharan Africa, having represented Converse Inc. in South Africa since 1983
  • In addition Skye distributes Dickies Apparel, Footwear and Workwear in sub Saharan Africa
  • Skye is the exclusive distributor of Converse, Nike and Jordan Kids
  • The house brands developed and marketed in South Africa over decades of trading are Brentwood, Samson, Millé, Cutrite and Cutwood. These brands have become household names aimed at niche markets
  • Skye specialises in marketing brands to individual retailers, mini-chains and chains which have a large number of retail stores nationally and cross border

POLO south Africa

  • Polo was established in South Africa in the 1976
  • In 1998, the ‘Polo and Pony’ trademark was purchased by the LA Group (Pty) Ltd who continue to build on the legacy and development of the brand further into the SA Market.
  • Polo now employs a vast array of specialist designers, buyers, planners, merchandisers and a procurement team that delivers seasonal collections of menswear, womenswear, kid’s apparel, homeware and accessories.
  • Polo is sold in Polo flagship stores, leading department stores and selected independent stores in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Quality has always been an important value for all Polo designs which has established Polo as an iconic brand synonymous with timeless wardrobe classics designed for easy, modern living.