One of the largest and fastest growing commercial retail networks that provide
high quality footwear, accessories and apparel to the local consumer.
Over 200 company stores, 4000 dealers serviced by
50 sales representatives extending throughout the island.
Throughout the past and present, our trusted brands deliver,
products of the highest quality, durability and affordability,
with unmatched style.
We aspire to continuously innovate and improve our products to inspire the
fashion sense of millions of people to embrace high quality products every day.
D. Samson & Sons (Pvt) Ltd is the main Marketing & Distributing arm of the DSI Samson Group, the country’s premier business conglomerate and leading manufacturer of footwear and bicycle tyres in Sri Lanka. We stand today, as one of the country’s leading retail networks that provides locally and internationally renowned branded footwear,
accessories and apparel to the local customer. DSS is the largest footwear retailer in Sri Lanka famed for the brands DSI, Ranpa, Samsons, Jessica and AVI. The company has also brought to the Sri Lankan market, world renowned international footwear brands such as Reebok, Puma, Fila, Clarks, Redtape and Proline Fitness. The company also has the license to manufacture and distribute global footwear brands such as Disney, Marvel, Hot Wheels and Barbie.
Having joined the company in its infant stages I feel a deep sense of pride when I look at our growth story. DSS has enabled me to greatly boost my career with a diverse range of exciting and challenging projects helping me to climb up the ladder to my current position. We continue to succeed because we are a nimble organization that can rise to any challenge we may face. We love what we do, and it shows in the strong relationships we have forged with each other and built with our customers.
DSS prospers each day on team work and collaboration. The collaborative opportunities have provided us with tremendous learning and development prospects.
Deputy general Manager
"I’m happy to join a company that has a very strong brand equity that has a 50+ years of a heritage. With a company vision of making our DSI brand global, I’m proud to be a part of this great journey. Being a strong local household brand, conquering other international markets would be a great challenge. At DSI, we try to create a culture that would encourage our employee to be innovative, forward thinking, honest and to work as one team to achieve the overall objectives of the company."
Senior Manager - Marketing
"We have a very diverse client base. Each client brings us a different challenge each day. DSS network spans islandwide to supply locally and internationally renowned branded products to our clients. I have been most fortunate to have worked with some awesome staff at DSS."
Senior Manager – Retail Sales
"The corporate culture and office colleagues have created a friendly atmosphere to work in. With the guidance of a very experienced panel of experts in the footwear industry and necessary system infrastructure, opportunities are offered to facilitate professional growth and career progress. In addition, DSS has also provided the platform to liaise with international industry players offering exposure in a global footwear context."
Brand Executive - International & Licensee Brands