The business has been trading for some 10 years and has built up a sterling reputation based on very high quality tailoring and production. Because of this the brand is held in high esteem and is very much the brand of choice for both men’s and women’s livery. The company has developed a broad portfolio of styles, sizes and collections to cover all the requirements of the most discerning of hunts person and also offers customised/bespoke tailoring and finishing services.
The company retails direct to customers (circa 600 historical clients, many of whom remain loyal to the brand and return time and again) as well as selling via its network of stockists (both UK based and worldwide). Approximately 80% of overall sales are made to UK based customers, the remaining 20% being export(USA, France, Australia, Ireland etc.). Of these sales 25% would be classed as retail (via repeat business or online), the remaining 75% being trade sales.
The business is currently enjoying strong growth in new more lucrative retail/consumer sales channels - this has been driven through the recent introduction of its new dedicated consumer facing website.
Now firmly established, this family run business offers a range of the highest quality premium products that are manufactured in the UK and sold under the company’s own instantly recognisable brand name. The product range is growing as the business evolves and includes the manufacture and supply of clothing to cater for:
• Show Jumping
• Hunt wear (including Evening Tail Coats)
• Side Saddle Habits
The business has impressive client lists worldwide and this customer base is growing as demand for high quality UK manufactured goods continues to surge.
The business currently operates from ideal premises where goods are manufactured and stock is held and distributed. Ideally the vendor would like to sell the freehold with the business. Freehold valuation is circa £140,000. Alternatively the vendor may consider leasing the premises, subject to negotiation.
The business historically did very little in the way of online marketing and got most of its work via trade magazine advertising, referrals, recommendations and repeat business. It does now have its own informative and interactive e-commerce websites whic
Support & Training:
The current owners will provide all necessary training and handover to ensure a smooth transfer of the business to the new owner.
The business operates from ideal premises that are very accessible with good links to rail and road. Rates are circa £1,350p.a. The vendor owns the freehold personally and ideally would like to sell the building with the business. Freehold is circa £140,000.
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