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Superb Freehold Gift & Christmas Shop Business Cheddar Gorge with Accommodation

OLD ROWLANDS GIFT & CHRISTMAS SHOP (www.oldrowlands.com) is a superb freehold Retail Gift & Homeware Business in the heart of the world renowned Cheddar Gorge occupying an enviable prime trading location. Substantial detached three storey period property with immaculate, tasteful 3 bedroom self-contained owners accommodation with newly-fitted kitchen & bathroom complete with a beautiful garden overlooking the Mendip...

Location: Cheddar, Somerset, England

Search categories: Card Shops, Gift Shops, Other Retail businesses, Retail Space, Homeware Stores

  • F/H Price £425,000
  • Annual T/O £84,000
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Fully Managed, High Street Located Profitable Subway Franchise for sale at...

A busy High Street location in the heart of Billericay town center, only about 2 minutes walk from the station. A Profitable store with a turnover of average £3850 net per week. The business is 20% on last year and will only keep going up as the year progresses. Fully managed by store staff and store supervisor with a fully trained team. This business requires little involvement as the fully trained team will manage...

Location: Billericay, Essex, England

Search categories: Food Franchises, Fast Food Restaurants, Sandwich Shops, Takeaways (Other), Food franchise resales

  • L/H Price £99,000
  • Annual T/O £200,000
Delightful Bridal Business

The Business Partnership are pleased to be appointed as sole agents to market for this is a delightful, Kent based, Bridal Wear business.  The business model is based on offering high end, previously loved, new and sample bridal gowns,...

Location: Kent, England

Search categories: Bridal Wear Shops, Ladieswear Retailers

  • Price on Application
Kitchen Design and Fitting

The Business Partnership is pleased to offer for sale an established and successful kitchen design and fitting business. The business has built a strong reputation for design quality and personal service and focuses on contemporary designer...

Location: Hampshire, England

Search categories: Interior Design Companies, Kitchen Retailers, Kitchen Design, Bathroom & Kitchen Retailers, Design Agencies

  • L/H Price £150,000 + SAV (Leasehold)
  • Annual T/O £380,000
Custom E-commerce, Dropshipping & Affiliate Mobile Website For Sale

This home website business is the perfect opportunity if you want to earn a nice extra income working only in your spare time, full training and coaching is provided. You can have your own e-commerce website which has: - Full dropshipping...

Search categories: Websites and Ezines, Ecommerce/Website based retail, Home Based Internet Businesses, Internet Franchises, Online Retailers

  • F/H Price £600
Popular Cafe in Bognor Regis

The Business Partnership is pleased to offer for sale a popular and well established café in Bognor Regis. The café is being sold due to the owners need to relocate. The business is located just outside the town centre, in a well populated...

Location: Bognor Regis, West Sussex, England

Search categories: Cafes, Sandwich Shops

  • L/H Price £35,000 (Leasehold)
  • Annual T/O £55,000
Long Established Profitable Formal Menswear & Bridal Boutique

Business Partnership are proud to bring to market this wonderful Formal Menswear & Bridal Boutique. Established for over 46 years in the same location of this popular South West town, the business is recognised as providing the ultimate...

Location: Somerset, England

Search categories: Bridal Wear Shops, Menswear Retailers, Clothes Shops

  • Price on Application
Large Off Licence & Convenience Store

The Business Partnership are very pleased to be marketing for sale this long established off licence and general convenience store. The location is excellent, the shop commanding a prominent corner position in a densely populated area to...

Location: Coventry, West Midlands, England

Search categories: Off Licences, Convenience Stores, Supermarkets

  • L/H Price £25,000 + SAV (Leasehold)
Kitchen Design and Installation

The Business Partnership is pleased to offer for sale a successful kitchen design and installation business which has been established for over 38 years, and been run by the current owner for 17years. The business has built a strong...

Location: Hampshire, England

Search categories: Kitchen Retailers, Interior Design Companies, Furniture Shops, Kitchen Design, Bathroom & Kitchen Retailers

  • L/H Price £140,000 (Leasehold)
  • Annual T/O £346,000
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Freehold Scaffolding Business

The Business Partnership is delighted to offer for sale this established and organically growing scaffolding business, which includes the freehold element. The business is supported by a strong team, enviable reputation and strong client base creating much repeat business. Established and reputable business of 10 years Retirement sale/moving abroad Excellent support team including highly competent number two Super...

Location: Cambridgeshire, England

Search categories: Property Maintenance, Builders, Construction businesses, Builders Merchants, Miscellaneous businesses

  • F/H Price £1,750,000 + SAV (Freehold)
  • Annual T/O £797,582
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2 Hair, Beauty & Tanning Salons In Liverpool

Handover Period & Training Offered Annual Turnover £182,000 Gross Profit TBA Low Rent £173 Per Week Closed Sundays EPC - D REF 6114 – Leasehold Hair & Beauty Salon Blacks Brokers are proud to bring to the market this leasehold hair and beauty salon located in a busy and much sought-after area of Bootle, Merseyside. INTRODUCTION Sunset Boulevard & Honeys has been trading on Knowsley Road for over 25 years with...

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside, England

Search categories: Hairdressers Salons, Beauty Salons, Tanning Salons

  • L/H Price £75,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O £182,000
Hotels Flights Cruises Cars Trains Travel Bookings Website For Sale

Letsgo-travel.co.uk is a highly lucrative opportunity for anybody to earn in excess of £1000 per month of passive income from home, without working more than a few hours each week. The website itself is available to take ownership today....

Search categories: Travel Agencies, Websites and Ezines, Hotels and Motels, Ecommerce/Website based retail, Home Based Internet Businesses

  • Asking price £696
Growing Health and Fitness Retailer Website

With few moving parts, this is both low risk and affordable for somebody to take on as a part time venture from home. THE BENEFITS OF THIS BUSINESS: • Take ownership and control of your own online business • Work when you want from your...

Search categories: Gyms, Websites and Ezines, Ecommerce/Website based retail, Online Retailers, Home Based Internet Businesses

  • Asking price £550
Work From Home Online Business with 5 Websites

An incredible opportunity for somebody to work around current commitments and earn over £1000 per month, with 5 websites that promote top brands products on a high commission basis. This business is perfect for those who want to earn a nice...

Search categories: Ecommerce/Website based retail, Websites and Ezines, Home Based Internet Businesses, Home Based Retail Businesses, Home Based (Other)

  • Asking price £1,750
  • Price Reduced
  • Monthly T/O £5,000
Profitable Online Business with Websites & 1-to-1 Training For Sale

If you're looking for an opportunity to start your own online business - whether its, services, e-commerce, affiliate marketing, drop shipping or blogging - then take 2 minutes to read this listing as it might be for you. If you are...

Search categories: Ecommerce/Website based retail, Websites and Ezines, Home Based Internet Businesses, Home Based Franchises, Internet Franchises

  • Asking price Price on Application
  • Annual T/O £93,000
Outside Catering and Cafe

The Business Partnership are very pleased to be marketing for sale this long established and profitable catering business and cafe.  The extensive menu aims to offer something to suite all taste requirements, for eating in, taking out, or...

Location: West Midlands, England

Search categories: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Sandwich Shops, Catering Companies, Outside Catering Businesses

  • F/H Price £350,000 (Freehold)
  • L/H Price £75,000 + SAV (Leasehold)
  • Annual T/O £160,000
Golf Clubs, Bags & Accessories Website For Sale

With few moving parts, this is both low risk and affordable for somebody to take on as a part time venture from home. Easily turn into a £1500 per month business with 4 to 10 hours work per week. This custom built and easy to maintain...

Search categories: Golf shops, Ecommerce/Website based retail, Websites and Ezines, Home Based Internet Businesses, Golf courses

  • Asking price £550
  • Price Reduced
Freehold Barbershop Ladies Hair & Beauty Salon

Business Partnership are proud to be marketing for sale this rare opportunity to purchase a very well presented and long established, freehold, hair and beauty salon, located in the heart of a thriving West Midlands town centre. The...

Location: Dudley, West Midlands, England

Search categories: Beauty Salons, Hairdressers Salons, Nail Bars and Nail Salons, Barber Shops

  • F/H Price £169,000 + SAV (Freehold)
  • L/H Price £29,000 + SAV (Leasehold)
Hotels Flights Cruises Cars Trains Travel Bookings Website For Sale

This is a highly lucrative opportunity for anybody to earn in excess of £1000 per month of passive income from home, without working more than a few hours each week. The website is fully mobile responsive and comes with search functions so...

Search categories: Travel Agencies, Websites and Ezines, Hotels and Motels, Ecommerce/Website based retail, Home Based Internet Businesses

  • Asking price £696
Glaziers and Merchants

 - Limited Company Sale  - Long established business (+ 35 years)  - Natural choice in its locality  - Wide range of business and retail clients  - Well positioned premises/very visible -  Excellent support team/staff -  Turnover £0.5M plus...

Location: Cambridgeshire, England

Search categories: Glass Manufacturing and Glassblowers, Glaziers, Garden Centres/Nurseries, Other Manufacturing companies, Builders

  • L/H Price £395,000 (Leasehold)

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.