About Us

It was in 1885 when Suliman Ismail Mia started a small family business out of a store in Johannesburg, with the intention of providing his customers with good quality merchandise sourced from only the best manufacturers and suppliers. Coupled with this, the excellent prices and exceptional service provided by Mr. Mia and his family, made this business a household name, synonymous with quality and a commitment to always fully satisfying all their customers’ needs.

One hundred and Thirty Four years later, The S I Mia commitment of providing quality and affordable products to our loyal customers still stands. From humble beginnings, our family business has evolved into a leading manufacturer and wholesale supplier with a loyal customer base spanning not only South Africa but that of the African continent. We have over the years expanded our range to specialise in School wear, Haberdashery, Wool, Blankets, Traditional Fabrics, Kangas and Beads amongst the many other items that we manufacture and stock.

So for great quality products, with competitive pricing and exceptional service, call our experienced sales team who are always willing to assist with all your basic and specialised requirements.