Stewart Wholesale

Origins

The company started when the owner who was part of a partnership decided to leave the partnership and start a company on his own. The main challenges were to develop new business and also to attract business that had previously dealt with the partnership.

Success Factor

Developing its own factories in Sri Lanka that has given Stewarts the opportunity to supply quality clothing to the retail sector at competitive prices. Other key factors include improved warehousing and distribution systems and improved quality of fabric due to better sourcing.

The Future

In the immediate future, it is hoped to develop the design part of the business further, to offer customers improved designs and fabrics, and to develop full seasonal ranges. Stewart’s is currently working to Investors in People and is in the process of installing new warehousing and distribution systems to improve the service to our customers, offering them more flexibility to improve their supply chain management. It is also be developing a new website and are currently in partnership with a internet shopping channel offering customers direct shopping.