About us


We're nuts about gadgets and cool products that make life more interesting and fun!

We offer a large range of wholesale gadgets, accessories, gifts and novelty items from a wide variety of categories.

Men's Republic are the exclusive distributors of thumbsUp! products here in South Africa and poised to become South Africa's foremost distributor of innovative gadgets, technology, lifestyle and gifting products aimed at men.

Launched in November 2012: Men’s Republic distribute a large range of exciting and innovative products. Being gadget wholesalers we offer an impressive array of gadgets, iphone and smartphone accessories, men’s gifts and novelty home and party items. All our products are of the highest quality and are presented in exquisite retail packaging that would look good in any retail store and leave a lasting impression with your customer.

All our products are backed by thumbsUp! UK Ltd who are a world class product and gadget manufacturer with their factory in China and offices in Germany, France, USA, Australia, Brazil and United Arab Emirates. You can rest assured in the knowledge that we only deal in products of the highest quality.

We have a large range of products that are aimed at retailers, companies and agencies looking for unique, one-of-a-kind, functional, and cool gifts for corporates, events and promotions.


Whether you’re new to e-commerce or have an established business, finding reliable suppliers is an important part of any successful online business. Men’s Republic are able to offer our range of unique products to other online stores in South Africa. We will dispatch orders directly to your customer, leaving you to focus on sales and growing your business. The biggest benefits of dropshipping are: no stock needs to be held by you, orders are picked, packed and dispatched automatically, all product listing info is supplied by us, and it’s also a business model that can be run from anywhere.


Our core customer base is throughout South Africa, and we are able to service customers from every corner of the country. So whether your business is based in Milnerton, Pinetown, Newtown or Centurion we’ve got you covered.

We also warmly welcome business from customers based outside of South Africa. Such as Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Egypt, Nigeria. Please contact us if your are based outside of these countries and would like to open a trade account with us. Please note: For customers outside of SA – pro-forma payment via wire transfer or EFT and exworks delivery terms only.


What are our products and main focus

You're not going to find: usb sticks, water bottles, hats, pens or any other run of the mill products here. We're only interested in stocking the coolest and quirkiest of products, sourced from across the globe. We deal in the following:

  • Wholesale, corporate gadgets and gifts
  • Promotional, goodie bag and handout gifts
  • Branded, event and customised gifts and premiums
  • Lifestyle, toys and gadget accessories
  • Executive toys, gifts and novelties
  • Clocks, watches and unusual timepieces
  • Music and audio accessories and gifts


How we can help you grow your business

We're a new breed of company that is focused on providing the best products coupled with efficiency and great service. Your end user will not only be "WOWed!" by our products but will enjoy using them too. You can expect:

  • Our products to be good sellers
  • Large range of the coolest gadgets and gifts for men
  • Quick turnaround time for order deliveries, responses and quotes
  • We hold stock on premises, as well as import for bulk quantities to ensure the largest and best selection
  • We offer a full dropship service where you do not need to hold any stock


What is different about our company

Our aim is to provide our resellers and corporate customers with a one-stop solution for exciting and and innovative products, for them to pass onto their customers and clients. Here's what makes us different:

  • First to market with innovative and exciting new products and gadgets.
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of our business customers.
  • Merchandising and product support both in a marketing and technical sense.
  • Reseller support page with pricing, media and more.

Through our hands-on industry experience and international network of manufacturers, our aim is to bring the hottest gadgets and accessories to the South African marketplace. We also strive to give our resellers and corporate clients a proficient and professional service from to start to finish.