Bits & Bobs

Selection of lesser known factory shops throughout South Africa

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Bee Line Factory Shop

One of the go to stores in Cape Town for inexpensive children’s clothes, Bee Line has been in operation for well over forty years in Lansdowne. With new stock in on a regular basis there is always a bargain to be found.

They generally stock clothing for children from infancy to their late teens all well below what you would pay at retail. Items for adults can be found on occasion with stock coming from retail stores like Woolworths etc.

They also tend to run numerous promotions, special vouchers and competitions to give even bigger discounts to shoppers.

What they stock: dresses, leggings, onesies, shorts, skirts, swimwear, pyjamas, casual wear and baby wear.

Capetown Store – Lansdowne


Cnr Castor Road & Rigel Road

Lansdowne, 7780

Phone: +27 21 761 5786

Operating Hours:

Mon – Thu: 9am – 4pm

Fri: 9am – 3pm

Sat: 9am – 12:30pm

Waltex Factory Shops

With more than 28 years in business, Waltex has established itself as one of the premier rug and mat manufacturers in Southern Africa.

Operating out of their large manufacturing facility in Bellville, Cape Town they produce products of consistent quality and have been sought after in other African countries.

What they stock: rugs, runners, placemats, door mats, bathroom mats, bathroom sets, commercial rugs, nylon runners and more

Capetown Store – Beaconvale


121 Rissik Street

Beaconvale, 7500

Phone: +27 21 931 6068

Operating Hours:

Mon – Thu: 8am – 5pm

Fri: 8am – 3:30pm

Sat – Sun: 9am – 1pm

Pietermaritzburg Store – Willowton


2 Arthur Thompson Road

Willowton, 3201

Phone: +27 33 397 9233

Continental Factory Shop

Continental China’s factory outlets are a must for any discerning shopper. They provide industry standard cutlery, crockery usually sold to hotels and restaurants throughout South Africa to shoppers at their three stores.

The company was established over sixty eight years ago and has been a major player in the hospitality industry for decades. Their stores are well stocked but extremely busy due to their popularity.

Their products are manufactured to high standards to ensure strength, durability, good heat resistance and other important ergonomic design features.

What they stock: serving dishes, cutlery, plates, mugs, bowls, glassware, platter plates and more.


Capetown Store – Blackheath


Range Road

Blackheath, 7581

Phone: +27 21 907 4000

Operating Hours:

Mon – Thu: 8:15am – 4:30pm

Fri: 8:15am – 3:30pm

Sat: 8am – 1pm

Durban – Mayville


Unit 7, Buro Centre

55 – 57 Buro Crescent

Mayville, 4091

Phone: +27 31 207 5166

Operating Hours:

Mon – Thu: 8am – 4pm

Fri: 8am – 3:30pm

Sat: 8am – 12pm

Johannesburg Store – Boksburg


Jet Park

2 Webb Road

Boksburg, 1459

Phone: +27 11 397 6160

Operating Hours:

Mon – Thu: 8:30am – 4pm

Fri: 8:30am – 3pm

Sat: 8:30am – 12pm

Hurley Factory Shop

The Hurley brand has seen many changes over its lifetime stemming from its roots as a surfboard company. Founder, Bob Hurley decided to expand his surfboard business into a surf wear brand in the late 70’s and proceeded to buy the United States license for the well known Australian Billabong brand.

He later dropped the license and started the current incarnation of Hurley in 1998 later selling up to the Nike brand in 2002. The brand’s design direction was revolutionary for the time, making surf wear fashionable again and connecting superstars to their products.

What they stock: board shorts, wetsuits, sandals, t-shirts, hoodies, backpacks and other surfing accessories.

Capetown Store – Salt River


31 Brickfield Road

Salt River, 7925

Phone: +27 21 447 9146

Operating Hours:

Mon – Fri: 9am – 6pm

Sat: 19am – 2pm

Sissy Boy Factory Shop

Proudly South African denim brand, Sissy boy have featured strongly in a fashion market segment traditionally dominated by larger fashion houses based abroad.

The company has over the years extended its line of fashion to include a wide range of items all made to their exacting standards.

What they stock: denim jeans, dresses, jackets, bags, knitwear, shoes and many other essential accessories.

Capetown Store – Maitland


18 Coronation Road

Goodwood, 7405

Phone: +27 21 506 4600 & +27 21 510 3366

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Old Khaki Factory Shop

With over seventeen years in business, Old Khaki has transformed itself into a fuss free fashion outlet that stocks a line of clothing that is fun to wear and well made.

The brand falls under Cape Union Mart along with its sister company, Poetry. Yet its style remains distinct throughout their range of leisure wear for males and females.

The company has 40 retail stores placed in provinces throughout South Africa with some crossover in Cape Union Mart stores and their online web presences.

What they stock: knitwear, dresses, jackets, shirts, bottoms, shoes, t-shirts and accessories. 

Pretoria Store – Faerie Glen


Shop 5.3, Atterbury Value Mart

Atterbury Road

Faerie Glen, 0043

Phone: +27 12 991 3171

Operating Hours:

Mon – Fri: 9am – 6pm

Sat: 9am – 5pm

Sun: 9am – 2pm

Breco Seafood Factory Shop

Cape Town based seafood traders, Breco Seafoods have been in business for well over twenty years.

The company has established relationships with many premier seafood exporters hence providing consistent quality and supply for the South African market.

They supply numerous retailers countrywide through their advanced cold storage facility and supply chain network.

What they stock:  variety of different frozen seafood products.

Capetown Store – Montague Gardens


4 Printers Way

Montague Gardens, 7435

Phone: +27 21 551 8700

Operating Hours:

Mon – Thu: 8am – 4:45pm

Fri: 8am – 4:30pm

Sat: 8:30am – 12:30pm

House of Monatic Factory Shop

Not many businesses see the one hundred mark but this Cape Town factory has thrived for its entire one hundred and six year lifespan.

House of Monatic are legends in the garment industry and produce corporate wear for major brands.

Their state of the art factory produces garments for these brands: Carducci, Viyella, CSquared, Cravateur and their own Monatic Corporate range.

What they stock: suits, shirts, ties, scarves, caps, pocket squares and corporate wear for specific industries.

Capetown Store – Goodwood


75 Voortrekker Road

Goodwood, 7460

Phone: +27 21 591 4164

Operating Hours:

Mon – Sat: 9am – 9pm

Sun: 10am – 2pm & 6pm – 10pm