About us

A Brief History

Howard and Kathy Ridgway have both spent their lives in the Sales environment.  Howard in the Executive Motor Industry and Kathy in Aviation (Helicopters).  Howard first moved into the gifting industry selling wholesale to retail 30 years ago where he has a proven track record.  Kathy joined him 20 years ago and together they have built a wealth of experience in service to their Clients, and empathy with those clients, has proved of great benefit to you .........  our current client, making the right choice.

What we do

We have used our years of combined experience in the Gift Industry to put together a truly exciting combination of gift solutions for you, our Client. The latest Ideas in gift and Interior Décor items. The right gift for that special someone.

Who we work with

Exciting Things works in tandem with highly experienced Importers and Manufacturers of Giftware throughout South Africa.

As we work alongside the top importers of Gift and Décor Items into our beautiful country, we are able to offer you the greatest range of choice giftware available.

Where we work

We are situated in Cape Town's picturesque Southern Suburbs and through the convenience of the Internet, are able to deliver to the whole of South Africa.

Our Mission

Exciting Things, is a gift shop designed to offer you, our Client, the best shopping experience available, no matter where you are.  At home, work or on holiday we are only as far as your computer. We offer you a wide selection of products for every gift occasion whether personal or business.

Our Vision

Exciting Things, envisages growing into a company which will provide professional expertise in all aspects of our business to both our Clients and Suppliers alike both Nationally and Internationally.