About Us

Brief History

The brand, About Beds, currently trades in Botswana and South Africa. The stores in Botswana trades under the registered name of Girty (PTY) Ltd and in South Africa as About Beds Holdings (Pty) Ltd. It is owned by CEO, Gideon van Dyk.  About Beds is an established company with an aggressive growth strategy that has seen 5 stores opening in Botswana and have established four franchise stores in South Africa in the following locations:

  • Margate
  • Soweto
  • George
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Kwa-Thema – Brakpan
  • Mthatha

Its core business is furniture retail and manufacturing for their own outlets.

The company’s main objective is to develop into a world leading manufacturing and retail Company. This will be achieved through the creation of the best and most efficient facilities, processes and people.


Value Proposition

  • Offering quality goods at affordable prices.
  • Sourcing/manufacturing new and innovative products to meet the changing needs of the customer.
  • Attract a quality workforce that has a desire to be successful in serving the customer and the company.


Relevant Registrations

Girty (PTY) Ltd is in possession of a manufacturing license and is also VAT registered About beds is also in possession of TAX Clearance Certificate which is valid until January 2018.

The company’s details are:

Head Office – Old Lobatse Road Gaborone

P.O Box 41141, Gaborone, Botswana.

Tel: (+267) 3936844

Fax (+267) 3936849

Email Address: gideonvd@aboutbeds.co.za

About Beds outlets (Botswana)

  • Gaborone- North Gate Mall
  • Gaborone Old Lobatse Road
  • Francistown – Blue Jacket Sq
  • Serowe – Boiketso Mall
  • Bedding Factory Gaborone
  • Bedding Factory Johannesburg

Capability Statement

 About Beds ability to provide a high-quality service and household products, both in regards to the actual manufacturing as well as customer service is all based on their ability to find the best employees.  The company’s overall strategy is based on a continuous improvement process of setting objectives, measuring results, and providing feedback to facilitate further growth and progress. About Beds will be an asset to any Mall as it will provide quilty brand products at reasonable prices this will draw feet to any premises.

The company seeks to provide its products in the timeliest manner and with an ongoing comprehensive quality-control program to provide 100% customer satisfaction. The business’ team members see each Sale as an agreement not between a business and its customers, but between partners that wish to create a close and mutually-beneficial long-term relationship. This will help to provide greater long-term profits through repeat business. About Beds will provide top-quality products.

Mission Statement

To maintain a high level of professionalism, ensuring delivery of products on time and of a high standard growing our business into South Africa, Providing Top quality brands to our consumers.


To be at the forefront of innovative companies, giving customers a home experience and great service our customers and Staff remain our main priority


  • Creativity
  • Passion
  • Responsiveness
  • Honesty 

 Products Available

 Our products range from:

  • Bedding
  • Bedroom Furniture
  • Leather Lounge
  • Lounge Suites
  • Carpets
  • Linen