Parent Company: Edcon Acquisition Proprietary Limited
Brand Value: $579 Mil.
Headquarter City: Johannesburg
Year Formed: 1929
Edgars first opened its doors in 1929 in Joubert Street in Johannesburg. The retailer has since expanded its footprint across South Africa and neighboring countries, and is South Africa's largest retailer with the broadest range of brands in clothing, footwear, textiles, cosmetics, cellular products, and accessories. They target middle-to-upper class clientele with a wide assortment for everyone, including local and international brands, as well as Edgars private label brands. In 2017, retail revenues topped R10.1 billion across more than 200 stores averaging, with margins in excess of 41.2%.