Retail businesses for sale

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 We were absolutely overwhelmed by the response to our sales advertisement for our Bath Coffee Shop. 

Mike Watts and Wendy Race (September 2016)
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Sunderland - Convenience Store

Established Since 1984 Weekly Takings £16,000 Gross Profit 16% Multiple Income Streams Retirement Sale EPC - E REF 5703 – Leasehold Convenience Store Blacks Brokers are proud to bring to the market this leasehold convenience store...

Location: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England

For sale under: Convenience Stores

  • L/H Price
  • £150,000
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RELOCATABLE - Photobooth Hire Company

Future Bookings (deposits paid) worth £44,000 Equipment worth £30,000 Projected turnover for 2017 £150,000 Highly ranked mobile responsive website Email database of 3,000 subscribers Automated Email & SMS Marketing system Facebook page with...

Location: Swinton, Greater Manchester, England

For sale under: Photographers/Photo Shops, Leisure businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £49,995
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Greater Manchester - Butchers / Deli

Established Since 1990 Annual Turnover £400,000 Gross Profit 46% Run Under Management Retirement Sale EPC - C REF 5679 – Butchers/Deli Blacks Brokers are delighted to bring to the market this freehold butchers and deli located on this...

Location: Urmston, Greater Manchester, England

For sale under: Butcher shops, Delicatessens

  • F/H Price
  • £240,000
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BOLTON - Post Office and Newsagents

EPOS & CCTV Systems, Aircon Weekly Takings £5,500 Post Office Salary £54,000 Per Annum Beautifully Converted Mains 2 Bedroom Flat EPC - C REF 5641 – Freehold Post Office and Newsagents with Accommodation Blacks Brokers are proud to...

Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester, England

For sale under: Newsagents, Post Offices

  • F/H Price
  • £365,000
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RELOCATABLE - Fishing Tackle Wholesale Business

Established in 1999 Annual Turnover £300,000 Gross Profit 50% Large Client Database Contracts in Place with Suppliers Supplies to People in the Trade Only This business is a confidential sale. To learn more about this business you must...

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For sale under: Fishing Tackle Shops, Wholesalers

  • L/H Price
  • £300,000
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NEWCASTLE - Licenced Convenience Store

Established 31 Years Weekly Takings £15,000 Gross Profits of 11% Multiple Income Streams Alcohol Licence EPC - D REF 5569 – Freehold Licenced Convenience Store Blacks Brokers are proud to bring to the market this freehold, licenced...

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For sale under: Convenience Stores

  • F/H Price
  • £500,000
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CONVENIENCE STORE

Popular VILLAGE STORES, short drive from the spectacular NORTH DEVON coast, situated in large desirable WEST DEVON village, enjoying central trading position within BRADWORTHY, just off the famous square, drawing trade from wide catchment...

Location: Bradworthy, Devon, England

For sale under: Convenience Stores, General Stores, Newsagents, Off Licences, Post Offices

  • F/H Price
  • £495,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £414,877
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CHESHIRE Wonderful way of life in beautiful affluent rural location in Cheshire.

CHESHIRE Lord of Manor lease with rent just £340 per month for house and shop!! Wonderful way of life in beautiful affluent rural location in Cheshire. Detached & unopposed village stores & Post Office with ancillary income. Beautiful...

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For sale under: Post Offices

  • L/H Price
  • £49,950
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HAIR, BEAUTY & TANNING SALON

Hertfordshire. T/O £61,000. Great location. Huge potential. Well established. High levels of footfall. Loyal customer base. Strong brand and reputation. Leasehold. Lease expires in 2025. Rent £12,500pa. Offers invited.

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, England

For sale under: Beauty Salons, Hairdressers Salons, Tanning Salons

  • Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O
  • £61,000
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Deli in Cheshire

This business has recently been brought to the market & more information about this business will follow shortly. To express an interest in this business and to receive full business sales details, please request more information below...

Location: Cheshire, England

For sale under: Delicatessens

  • L/H Price
  • £55,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £70,000
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Tile Wholesalers In Northamptonshire

This business has recently been brought to the market & more information about this business will follow shortly. To express an interest in this business and to receive full business sales details, please request more information below...

Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire, England

For sale under: Bathroom & Kitchen Retailers, Wholesalers, Other Retail businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £60,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £25,000
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Convenience Store In South Yorkshire

This business has recently been brought to the market & more information about this business will follow shortly. To express an interest in this business and to receive full business sales details, please request more information below...

Location: Mexborough, South Yorkshire, England

For sale under: Convenience Stores, Other Retail businesses

  • F/H Price
  • £250,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £520,000
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Manufacturing Company In Lancashire

This business has recently been brought to the market & more information about this business will follow shortly. To express an interest in this business and to receive full business sales details, please request more information below...

Location: Lancashire, England

For sale under: Other Manufacturing companies, Other Retail businesses, Other Service Businesses, Manufacturing businesses, Miscellaneous businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £1,900,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £1,823,021
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CYCLE RETAIL CENTRE ON BUSY MAIN ROAD IN SOUTH HAMPSHIRE

LOCATION: This established, profitable cycle retail store enjoys a prominent trading position on the main Winchester to Fareham road in South Hampshire. Positioned by the cross roads, traffic lights ensure a continuous passing trade of...

Location: Southampton, Hampshire, England

For sale under: Cycle Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £49,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £239,129
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Well Equipped Florist In Worcestershire For Sale

Very well presented and well appointed throughout Ideal husband and wife or partnership opportunity Early viewing is essential to fully appreciate Situated in the desirable town of Evesham High amount of regular and repeat trade Advised...

Location: Evesham, Worcestershire, England

For sale under: Florists, Home & Garden Services

  • L/H Price
  • £39,950
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £39,950
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Sandwich Bar in Surrey

Situated in a parade, excellent trading position, close to grammer school, SURREY ATTRACTIVE DOUBLE FRONTED SANDWICH BAR. Fully equipped including cool display serveover counter with refrigerated storage section, hotwater boiler, double...

Location: Surrey, England

For sale under: Sandwich Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £90,000
  • Weekly T/O
  • £4,250
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Bakery and Sandwich Bar in North London

Situated in a parade, main road trading position, NORTH LONDON SINGLE FRONTED PREMISES with customers' area with non-slip floor. Rear work area with tiled floor. Well equipped including 2 cool display serveover counters, 1 Ambience...

Location: North London, London, England

For sale under: Sandwich Shops, Bakeries

  • L/H Price
  • £87,950
  • Weekly T/O
  • £3,500
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Cleaning Service Carpet and Upholstery in Surrey

Busy road, SURREY The business has been established since 1991 & became a Limited Company in 2004. We understand the business specialises in domestic & commercial carpet & upholstery cleaning, rug cleaning, hard floor cleaning, polishing &...

Location: Surrey, England

For sale under: Contract Cleaning Services, Dry Cleaners, Cleaning Services, Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Businesses

  • F/H Price
  • £285,000
  • L/H Price
  • £285,000
  • Weekly T/O
  • £2,500
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Dry Cleaners in Hertfordshire

Situated in a parade, main road trading position, HERTFORDSHIRE Double fronted medium sized Dry Cleaners. Customer's area with ceramic tiled floor, suspended ceiling with concealed lighting. Counter, computerised electronic cash register,...

Location: Hertfordshire, England

For sale under: Dry Cleaners

  • L/H Price
  • £39,500
  • Weekly T/O
  • £1,000

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.