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CONVENIENCE STORE & NEWSAGENTS

CONVENIENCE STORE & NEWSAGENTS EST. 36 YEARS – OWNER RETIREMENT – BRAND NEW LEASE SOUTH EAST LONDON / KENT AREA - REF: CNO1214 £84,995 LEASEHOLD + SAV • T/OVER £8,000 P/WEEK + COMS • RATES JUST £1,000 PER ANNUM •...

Location: South East London, London, England

For sale under: Convenience Stores, General Stores, Newsagents, Off Licences, Retail Space

  • L/H Price
  • £84,995
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Fabulous Start-Up Opportunity in the

A professional Drone hire business set up by one of the UK’s leading business start-up companies. This business has been meticulously constructed and includes absolutely everything you would expect from a high-end business, including...

For sale under: Other Entertainment & Leisure businesses, Leisure businesses, Retail franchise resales, Events Businesses

  • Asking price
  • £7,500
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Fabulous Start-Up Opportunity in the

This is a professional Locksmith business created by one of the UK’s leading business start-up companies. It includes absolutely everything you would expect from a high-end business including expert branding and marketing already in place,...

For sale under: DIY and Hardware Stores, Engraving Service businesses, Home & Garden Services, Locksmiths, Shoe Repairs

  • Asking price
  • £14,900
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Post Office, Cards and Newsagents

GROSS TURNOVER (INCLUDING VAT) IN EXCESS OF £12,000 PER WEEK. AIR CONDITIONED, REFITTED AND SPACIOUS RETAIL PREMISES, IN UPMARKET, MAINLY RESIDENTIAL AREA. RETIREMENT SALE – CURRENT OWNERS HAVE BEEN HERE FOR OVER 30 YEARS. VERY HEALTHY GROSS...

Location: Bedfordshire, England

For sale under: Card Shops, Newsagents, Post Offices

  • L/H Price
  • £160,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £700,000
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L/H Bakery/Cafe for sale in Sherborne

Since opening in 2009 the Bakery Café has become a popular and established business in Sherborne High Street. Independently owned by Barry Smith the Bakery prides itself in the fact that everything is made fresh instore every day. Opening 6 days a week from 8am including two very popular Pizza evenings on Thursdays and Fridays with private hire available a swell. The Bakery also supplies most of the local...

Location: Sherborne, Dorset, England

For sale under: Cafes, Sandwich Shops, Coffee Shops, Bakeries, Cake Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £50,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £159,000
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LONG ESTABLISHED WELL SUPPORTED BUSINESS

Independent Retail Fruiterer ESTABLISHED IN 1988, THIS IS A 'HIGH END' FRUITERER'S LOCATED IN A PRIME POSITION. THE OWNERS ARE WILLING TO REMAIN FOR 6 MONTHS IF REQUIRED FOR BEDDING IN. DUE TO THE PRIME HIGH STREET POSITION OTHER TRADING OPPORTUNITIES ARE POSSIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE LANDLORD. RENT IS £15,500 PER ANNUM FROM 2015 ON A 12 YEAR LEASE, FURTHER DETAIS ON REQUEST. SELL DUE TO RETIREMENT, ONLY...

Location: Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire, England

For sale under: Convenience Stores, Fruit & Veg shops, General Stores, Greengrocers, Off Licences

  • L/H Price
  • £98000
  • Annual T/O
  • £330,000
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Former Bank Hall Offices

GROUND FLOOR FORMER BANK PREMISES IN EXCELLENT TRADING PITCH SALES 196.85 SQ M (2,119 SQ FT) ADJACENT TO THE CENTRAL INN, BEN & JERRY'S AND CLOSE TO RECENTLY OPENED LOUNGERS• GROUND FLOOR FORMER BANK PREMISES IN EXCELLENT TRADING PITCH...

Location: Newquay, Cornwall, England

For sale under: Office Space, Retail Space, Banqueting Halls

  • Asking price
  • £350,000
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Sandwich Bar in North London

At present fully equipped as a SUBWAY SANDWICH BAR which could obviously be continued subject to the prospective purchaser being accepted for the Franchise of Subway. We understand the business is also available without the Franchise...

Location: North London, London, England

For sale under: Sandwich Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £100,000
  • Weekly T/O
  • £6,000
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Cafe and Sandwich Bar in Middlesex

LARGE FREE PUBLIC CAR PARK AT REAR OF PARADE FOR APPROXIMATELY 80 CARS Front area with space for 2 tables & 4 chairs to - SPACIOUS DOUBLE FRONTED CAFÉ/SANDWICH BAR (can be open front - weather permitting), with porcelain tiled floor....

Location: Middlesex, England

For sale under: Cafes, Fast Food Restaurants, Sandwich Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £35,000
  • Weekly T/O
  • £500
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Launderette in Kent

• ACCOMMODATION INCLUDED The Launderette has been in the same family for the past 25 years & there are genune reasons for sale. Forecourt with parking for 2 cars to SPACIOUS LAUNDERETTE with tiled floor. The equipment includes 5-16lb...

Location: Kent, England

For sale under: Dry Cleaners, Launderettes

  • L/H Price
  • £79,500
  • Weekly T/O
  • £1,000
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Carpet Shop in Kent

This well established Carpet Shop specialising in carpet & hard flooring SPACIOUS SINGLE FRONTED SHOP plus side window in the region of 850 sq. ft. area. Front area carpeted plus part woodstrip floor. Rear section vinyl floor. Display...

Location: Kent, England

For sale under: Carpet Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £60,000
  • Weekly T/O
  • £3,200
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Convenience Store and Off Licence in

Electric shutters to SPACIOUS DOUBLE FRONTED SALES SHOP in the region of 800 sq. ft. sales area with non-slip floor, fluorescent lighting. The equipment includes 2-3.75m open cool display unit, double door glass fronted drinks display...

Location: Surrey, England

For sale under: Convenience Stores, General Stores, Off Licences

  • F/H Price
  • £250,000
  • Weekly T/O
  • £5,000
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Convenience Store and Off Licence in

• ACCOMMODATION INCLUDED Electric shutters to SPACIOUS DOUBLE FRONTED SALES SHOP in the region of 800 sq. ft. sales area with non-slip floor, fluorescent lighting. The equipment includes 2-3.75m open cool display unit, double door glass...

Location: Surrey, England

For sale under: Convenience Stores, General Stores, Off Licences

  • F/H Price
  • £495,000
  • Weekly T/O
  • £5,000
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Convenience Store in Surrey

SINGLE FRONTED SALES SHOP in the region of 400 sq. ft. sales area with fluorescent lighting. The equipment includes 2 glass topped chest display deep freezers, 1 open cool display unit, 1 double door glass fronted display fridge (on loan...

Location: Surrey, England

For sale under: Convenience Stores, General Stores, Off Licences

  • L/H Price
  • £55,000
  • Weekly T/O
  • £5,500
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Newsagent in CITY OF LONDON Central

• ACCOMMODATION INCLUDED SINGLE FRONTED MEDIUM SIZED SALES SHOP with wooden floor. The equipment includes counter, electronic cash register, 1 open cool display unit, large greeting card display, shelving etc. Basement used for storage...

Location: London, England

For sale under: Convenience Stores, Newsagents

  • L/H Price
  • £120,000
  • Weekly T/O
  • £9,600
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HALAL CONVENIENCE STORE/BUTCHERS

** BRAND NEW FULLY RENEWABLE (1954 ACT) 10-15 YEAR LEASE** HALAL CONVENIENCE STORE/BUTCHERS £1.2m+ TURNOVER 0800 TILL 2030 – 7 DAYS REF: CNO1275 ILFORD AREA - £299,995 LEASEHOLD + SAV • TURNOVER £1.2m ANNUALLY • IMPOSING...

Location: Ilford, London, England

For sale under: Butcher shops, Convenience Stores, General Stores, Off Licences, Retail Space

  • L/H Price
  • £299,995
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TRADITIONAL BARBERS SHOP -

TRADITIONAL BARBERS SHOP - NORTHUMBERLAND Genuine reason for sale due to retirement Early viewing essential to fully appreciate Situated in the desirable town of Alnwick Well appointed & presented throughout Advised annual turnover of...

Location: Alnwick, Northumberland, England

For sale under: Hairdressers Salons, Barber Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £60,000
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Injection Moulding and Tooling Business

Business Partnership is pleased to have been appointed as sole selling agent in order to seek a purchaser for this very well established business which has only been made available for sale due to our clients to move to full retirement....

Location: West Midlands, England

For sale under: Metal manufacturing companies, Plastics & chemical manufacturing companies, Other Manufacturing companies, Machinery Businesses, Precision Tools

  • Price on Application
  • Annual T/O
  • £338,855
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Traditional Newsagents in busy location

This is a traditional newsagents business in Merseyside. Selling confectionery, news, tobacco and serving both Lottery and Payzone.  In addition, there is a small selection of stationery, greetings cards, wrapping paper and magazines.  Run...

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside, England

For sale under: Card Shops, Confectioners, Convenience Stores, Newsagents, Other Retail businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £90,000 + SAV (Leasehold)
  • Annual T/O
  • £437,948
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Retail Premises To Let - Castleton

Within the beautiful Peak District National Park, these double fronted premises are located opposite the Parish Church within this ever popular tourist area. The premises comprise a lock up unit, which has undergone a full renovation...

Location: Hope, Derbyshire, England

For sale under: Vacant Premises, Retail Space

  • L/H Price
  • £13,000

Advice on buying a shop

 

Whether you’re selling confectionery, curtains or cars, there are thousands of retail businesses for sale to choose from on Daltons Business. Before you purchase a retail business, it’s important that you ask some fundamental questions about the kind of business you want to run, and then try to buy a shop that matches these ambitions. 

First off, are you sure you need a permanent high street presence? Some of the more unusual options include…

  • Online Retail: Nowadays, many online retailers operate from a spare room in their homes, gradually renting more space as and when the business merits the expansion. If you buy a home-based online retailer with a relatively small turnover, you need to think carefully about whether you have the necessary skills to take the business to the next level to justify the cost of office and warehousing space in future.
  • Pop-Up Retail: Another less traditional option is the ‘pop up shop’, where a physical premises is set up on a temporary basis to sell a short run of products, or to cover a seasonal trading period. One example of this is a Christmas gift or calendar shop, which might open its doors in the autumn, then close again once the New Year has begun. 
  • Mobile retail: Lots of mobile retail options are also available, mostly in the food retail sector. You can view a full list of mobile businesses for sale here.

If you do want to buy a retail business that includes physical premises, you need to consider the specific benefits of the location you’re looking at. The premises’ position on the high street (or its shop frontage) will have an impact on how many people are aware of your shop. The number of people walking past your shop (i.e. the ‘footfall’ of the premises) is another important factor in determining the level of trade that premises will command. The area itself may have a reputation for a certain kind of shopping experience, and you need to consider this as well. Is it easy to park close by? Are there a lot of upmarket boutique-type shops in the area or does the street have a grocery focus? 

High footfall and superb shop frontage isn’t always available, but it’s also not always a vital requirement when buying a shop – it depends on the kind of retail business you hope to run. Home and garden centres on the outskirts of busy towns can do well if the parking is good, and some bookshops and luxury goods shops, if they stock a unique range of goods, can do well on exclusive side streets. The advantage of buying a shop as a going concern is that the current owner has already proved that the location is suitable for the kind of retail you hope to carry out.

For further information, try our guide on how to buy a retail business.