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Supplier of Garden & Home Furniture & Wicker Products

The Business Partnership are very pleased to be marketing for sale this long established supplier of high quality Garden and Home Furniture Products, based in the Midlands. Established as one of the country's leading suppliers of a vast range of garden and conservatory sofa sets, dining furniture, sun loungers, parasols, storage and other associated products, the Company operates from a rural location in the heart...

Location: West Midlands, England

Search categories: Homeware Stores, Furniture Shops, Garden Centres/Nurseries

  • L/H Price
  • £125,000 + Net Assets (Leasehold)
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Freehold High Turnover Convenience Shop Brimingham Ref: 22234

Freehold High Turnover Convenience Shop Brimingham Ref: 22234 Thirving long established business in a residential area with lots of flats and houses in the vicinity and no competition. This is a stand alone shop with free...

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Search categories: Convenience Stores, Off Licences, General Stores, Newsagents

  • F/H Price
  • £350,000
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REFURBISHED RETAIL/OFFICE SPACE TO LET

DESCRIPTION: An excellent opportunity to occupy a versatile and well-presented commercial space situated in a convenient and popular location. The premises, which have been refurbished throughout in 2017, are considered suitable for a...

Location: Worthing, West Sussex, England

Search categories: Retail Space, Office Space, Vacant Premises

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Business Broker Franchise in London

Launching a NEW business is HARD… unless you have a proven system for success that makes you £87k by Year 3 Imagine if you could start running a new business with a proven model, where everything you need is provided. All you have to do is...

Location: London, England

Search categories: Estate Agents/Letting Agents, Ecommerce/Website based retail, Accountancy Practices, Mortgage Brokers, Insurance Brokers

  • L/H Price
  • £14,995
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Freehold Mixed Use Premises (Retail with Flat over)

A mixed use freehold building comprising a ground floor retail shop with tenant currently trading as a Cook Shop with a two bedroom maisonette over. The maisonette is also currently let out. Current total income £12,000 p.a. Investment...

Location: Teignmouth, Devon, England

Search categories: Other Retail businesses

  • F/H Price
  • £175,000
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Convenience Store for lease in Croydon

Great small convenience store run by the same owner for the last 38 years now retiring. 2 open 2.5metre fridges 1 chest freezer and a wall ice cream freezer. We sell Oyster tickets and Lotto tickets and are located within 5 minutes walk from Croydon town centre. There are 2 schools close by and a lot of residential trade.

Location: Croydon, London, England

Search categories: Convenience Stores, Off Licences, Newsagents, General Stores, Post Offices

  • L/H Price
  • £120,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £700,000
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SUPER SANDWICH BAR / COFFEE SHOP

SUPER SANDWICH BAR / COFFEE SHOP REF: C1459 AFFLUENT HERTFORDSHIRE TOWN - £49,995 LEASEHOLD + SAV •RENT JUST £13,000 PER ANNUM •TURNOVER £1,500 PER WEEK •ESTABLISHED OVER 5 YEARS •10 YEAR RENEWABLE LEASE •IMMACULATE CONDITION •NIL...

Location: Hertfordshire, England

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

  • L/H Price
  • £49,995
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Popular Cafe and Takeaway in Great Location

Central Business Sales is delighted to offer the market a very well established and popular sandwich bar. The present owner has successfully run the business for the last 10 years and is reluctantly placing it on the market due to...

Location: Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland

Search categories: Cafes, Sandwich Shops, Takeaways (Other), Outside Catering Businesses, Coffee Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £24,500
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30 YEAR ESTABLISHED GREENGROCERS

30 YEAR ESTABLISHED GREENGROCERS NET PROFIT £30,000 + PER ANNUM REF: CNO1458 PROMINENT POSITION IN AFFLUENT TOWN REDUCED TO SELL ESSEX £34,995 LEASEHOLD + SAV • RENT JUST £10,000 PER ANNUM • TURNOVER £3,000+ PER WEEK • 40% GROSS...

Location: Essex, England

Search categories: Greengrocers, Retail Space, Business Units, Supermarkets

  • L/H Price
  • £34,995
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Commercial & Industrial Flooring

Intelligent Business Sales are pleased to announce the listing of our clients business for sale .The business was established in 2011 and has gone from strength to strength in recent years which can be clearly demonstrated. Their expertise...

Location: Chester, Cheshire, England

Search categories: Flooring Businesses, Building Services

  • L/H Price
  • £1,600,000
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Vehicle Sales and Hire

CORPORATE CAR AND VAN HIRE BUSINES For Sale - Can be Run from Anywhere in the Country. An opportunity to acquire this very lucrative business – the present owners are retiring after 23 years here due to illness which forces this reluctant...

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Car Dealerships

  • L/H Price
  • £195,000
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Off License & Convenience

LICENSED CONVENIENCE STORE & FOUR BEDROOM FAMILY ACCOMMODATION in Leeds for Sale. This is a very well-presented premises offering a recently refurbished shop unit that is particularly impressive. The premises are ideally located for this...

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Off Licences, Convenience Stores

  • F/H Price
  • £350,000
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A lock-up freehold retail unit / investment adjacent to the square within St...

A lock-up freehold retail unit / investment adjacent to the square within St Keverne village on the Lizard Peninsula Retail sales area 26.64 sq m (287 sq ft) In need of refurbishment EPC Rating F OFFERS IN EXCESS OF £30,000

Location: Helston, Cornwall, England

Search categories: Retail Space, Investment Properties

  • Asking price
  • £30,000
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MATERNITY CLOTHING RETAILER

Birmingham. T/O circa £9,600. Established in 2011. Easy to use website. Excellent social media presence. High levels of word of mouth referrals. Huge scope for growth & expansion. Ideal bolt-on acquisition. Relocatable home based...

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Search categories: Clothes Shops, Other Retail businesses, Ecommerce/Website based retail

  • Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O
  • £9,600
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LEASEHOLD LICENCED COFFEE SHOP & DELI (A3 USE)

PROMINENT LOCATION 20 COVERS FULLY EQUIPPED CATERING KITCHEN HUGE POTENTIAL RENT ONLY £2,400 P.A. LOCATION These well appointed premises occupy a coveted trading position fronting a busy main road on the outskirts of Birchington,...

Location: Birchington, Kent, England

Search categories: Cafes, Delicatessens, Outside Catering Businesses, Restaurants

  • L/H Price
  • £49,950
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Busy Newsagent in Romford For Sale

Offers considered for a quick sale. Century21 Romford is delighted to welcome to the market this well-established and busy newsagent business, ideally located on a busy road in Romford. The business is very well supported by the local...

Location: Romford, London, England

Search categories: Newsagents

  • L/H Price
  • £70,000
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Popular Florist in Somerset

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: Minehead, Somerset, England

Search categories: Florists, Other Retail businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £39,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £78,723
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Smartphone Retailer and Repair Company in West Midlands

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: Coventry, West Midlands, England

Search categories: Mobile Phone Shops, Other Retail businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £189,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £609,000
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Beautiful leasehold gift shop

• Beautiful leasehold gift shop • Main town centre location • High quality goods and supplies • Exceptional well-presented throughout • Genuine reason for sale • Ideal lifestyle change opportunity • Sale price includes fixtures and fittings...

Location: Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, England

Search categories: Gift Shops, Fancy Goods Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £95,000
  • Weekly T/O
  • £3,500
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Re-located bridal business

• Re-located bridal business • Well established – trading 23 years • Currently run from Westbury on Severn • Sale price includes all fixtures and fittings • Ideal lifestyle change opportunity • Genuine retirement sale • Stock value £40,000...

Location: Gloucestershire, England

Search categories: Bridal Wear Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £40,000

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.