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Very Well-Established Independent Hardware Store

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market this very well-established independent hardware store with a fantastic turnover in excess of £470,000. The business is situated within a very large premises of over 260 sqm (nearly 3,000 square...

Location: Sherborne, Dorset, England

Search categories: DIY and Hardware Stores, Household Goods Shops, Locksmiths

  • L/H Price £130,000
  • Turnover £471,652
Bespoke Tailors with Excellent Reputation

Business Hilton Smythe are delighted to welcome to the market this very well-established and respected bespoke tailoring business situated in the city of Glasgow. The business was established back in the 50’s and has been in our client’s...

Location: Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland

Search categories: Tailors, Fashion Accessory Shops, Other Service Businesses

  • L/H Price £39,995
  • Price Reduced
  • Turnover £65,137

LONDON-BASED YE17 turnover in excess of £25 million, with an adjusted EBITDA of circa £615k. On course to achieve turnover of £24 million in YE18, rising to £25 million in YE19. Offers an extensive range of products, including both branded...

Search categories: Wholesale / Distribution businesses, Wholesalers, Other food service businesses

  • L/H Price Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O £25,000,000

BASED IN WALES Generated a turnover of £4.2m in YE17, with an adjusted EBITDA of £197k. Turnover has increased year-on-year for the past four years. Strong balance sheet, holding shareholder funds of £1.8m in YE17. The company is an...

Search categories: Caravan Manufacturers, Manufacturing businesses, Other Retail businesses

  • Asking price Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O £4,200,000
Newly refurbished shop to let

Recently refurbished ground floor shop with side entrance and storage, together with basement suitable for additional sales or storage accommodation situated in an extremely prominent position close to the junction of Church Street with Lake...

Location: Ambleside, Cumbria, England

Search categories: Retail Space, Vacant Premises, Restaurants

  • L/H Price £20,000
Business and freehold property for sale

Long established dry cleaning business with significant scope to expand and development potential of existing property. Situated at the northern end of Dalton Road, close to its junction with Abbey Road and immediately adjacent to the JD...

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England

Search categories: Dry Cleaners, Retail Space

  • F/H Price £95,000
Cafe - Wythenshawe

Ideally located close to Wythenshawe Hospital & several schools, this premises offers a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic owner/operator to re-establish a once thriving business. • Seating for approx 20 • Close to Wythenshawe...

Location: Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, England

Search categories: Cafes, Sandwich Shops, Vacant Premises

  • L/H Price £34,950
Well Established Popular Cafe and Takeaway in Excellent Condition

*** REDUCED PRICE - OFFERS IN THE REGION OF £19,500 ARE INVITED *** Central Business Sales is delighted to offer to the market an excellent opportunity to purchase a very busy, popular and well established 20 cover cafe and takeaway in an...

Location: Glasgow City, Scotland

Search categories: Cafes, Takeaways (Other), Sandwich Shops, Coffee Shops, Bistros

  • L/H Price £19,500
  • Price Reduced
Freehold Convenience Store in Brixham

A prime positioned convenience store which is ideally located in a sought after residential district of Brixham, Devon. This profitable owner operated business benefits from excellent road side location with convenient parking opposite,...

Location: Brixham, Devon, England

Search categories: Convenience Stores, General Stores, Post Offices

  • F/H Price £595,000

WELL EQUIPPED GYM - GLOUCESTERSHIRE Early viewing and interest is highly recommended High amount of regular and repeat trade Ideal lifestyle opportunity Superb trading location LEASEHOLD Business History Meridian Business Sales are...

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

Search categories: Gyms, Health Spas, Swimming Pool and Hot Tubs Spas

  • L/H Price £120,000

Very long established & highly regarded Ltd Co offering bespoke creative menus for all occasions from spacious & superbly fitted 5-Star hygiene rated detached industrial catering premises with impressive 'blue chip' private/public &...

Location: Wiltshire, England

Search categories: Catering equipment & restaurant supply shops, Events Businesses, Catering Companies

  • L/H Price £0.00

Outstanding opportunity to acquire long established & TripAdvisor highly rated discerning shopper's paradise with superb organic & fair trade product range & excellent year-round regular & passing trade currently operating on 6-day week from...

Location: Bristol, Bristol, England

Search categories: Cafes, Frozen Food Shops, Health Food Businesses, Health Food Shops

  • L/H Price £0.00

Super opportunity to acquire thriving focal point of community life offering excellent range of products & services from spacious & superbly fitted character parade premises with high volume of year-round regular & passing trade on...

Location: Coleford, Gloucestershire, England

Search categories: Convenience Stores, Newsagents, General Stores

  • L/H Price £0.00

Very well established & highly regarded Fine Art Trade Guild commended business with impressive reputation & private/corporate client base offering 'one stop' range of bespoke professional services from 2 superbly fitted parade workshop &...

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

Search categories: Picture Framing, Art Galleries

  • L/H Price £0.00

Long established Gas Safe registered business offering popular sales/delivery & fitting service of premium quality pre-owned gas & electric appliances from spacious & well parade showroom premises with good steady year-round regular & 'walk...

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Electrical Retailers, Domestic Appliances

  • L/H Price £0.00

BUTCHERS AND FARM SHOP in Sheffield for Sale. Fabulous opportunity to acquire this very well fitted and presented butchers and farm shop located in this beautiful setting just a few miles east of the Peak District National Park. The...

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Butcher shops

  • L/H Price £29,950
  • Weekly T/O £4,000
Beauty, Therapy & Tanning

BEAUTY CLINIC AND AESTHETICS in South Yorkshire for Sale. This is the finest business operating within the beauty industry that we have seen for some time. A truly exceptional and unique opportunity to acquire a highly successful...

Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Beauty Salons, Tanning Salons

  • L/H Price £175,000
  • Weekly T/O £8,000
Sandwich Bar - Derbyshire

• Very busy, traditional sandwich bar • Annual Turnover (2017) £105,722 • Ideal location • Viewing recommended Very busy, traditional sandwich bar, massive potential for future growth, Situated in Derbyshire, Annual Turnover (2017)...

Location: Derbyshire, England

Search categories: Bakeries, Sandwich Shops

  • F/H Price £135,000
  • Annual T/O £105,422
Post Office and Local Store-Essex

• Local post office and convenience store • Retail income c. £260,000 per annum/PO c. £27,000 per annum • Three bedroom owners accommodation • Sought after coastal location, viewing recommended Profitable convenience local store/post...

Location: Essex, England

Search categories: Post Offices

  • F/H Price £499,950
  • Price Reduced

Midlands. Generated a turnover of circa £160k in YE17 with an EBIT of over £40k. EBIT is projected to increase in line with reduced overheads. Using a 12 colour fine-art printing process, the company provides high-quality canvas...

Location: West Midlands, England

Search categories: Printers/Print Shop, Publishing, Craft Shops, Card Shops, Model Shops

  • L/H Price £150,000

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.

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