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Profitable Dry Cleaners in Ideal Location

Highly Profitable Business/Suited to Owner Operator or Managed Weekly Takings £3,500 Prime Location in Greater London Very Limited Competition Large Client Base EPC Rating - F Blacks Brokers are delighted to bring to the market this leasehold and highly profitable dry cleaning business located in a busy area of Greater London. TurnEm Clean has been trading from Bedford Corner since 1971 and our client purchased the...

Location: Chiswick, London, England

Search categories: Dry Cleaners

  • L/H Price £119,950
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O £182,000
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Fireplace Design Manufacture and Installation

West Country Fireplace, Stove and Chimney Specialists. Highly respected family business specialising in the design, supply and installation of fireplaces, stoves and related equipment. High quality products and reliable service Built on a strong tradition of customer service and safety Highly skilled and trained craftsmen ensure attention to detail and a high standard of workmanship Bespoke design to installation...

Location: England

Search categories: Fireplaces, Design Agencies

  • Price on Application
  • Annual T/O £245,000
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Exeptional Furniture Retailer

The Business Partnership is pleased to have been appointed as sole selling agent in order to seek a purchaser for this high quality well established profitable furniture retailer. Arranged over 3,500 square feet the shop offers British made sofas, quality cabinet furniture, soft furnishings & home accessories. The current owner is happy to spend some time assisting a buyer to ensure a smooth transition. Would suit...

Location: West Sussex, England

Search categories: Carpet Shops, Furniture Shops, Soft Furnishing Shops, Curtain and Blinds Retailers

  • L/H Price Price on Application
  • Annual T/O £329,000
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Sourcing, Packaging, Marketing and Distribution of Confectionery Goods

Business Partnership is delighted to act in the sale of this well established profitable business with a well spread client base, many of which are household names and a number of which are under contractual arrangements. They develop bespoke packaging ideas for the retail trade, and also create “off the shelf” secondary branding for use by retailers who do not wish to go wholly private label. They are also the...

Search categories: Other food service businesses, Other Distribution companies, Wholesalers, Wholesale / Distribution businesses, Food franchise resales

  • Asking price £1,000,000
  • Annual T/O £2,900,000
Freehold Gems gift shop and flat

Freehold for sale: Independently owned gift and card shop for sale on Hill Road Clevedon. A fantastic opportunity to acquire the lovely Gems and this beautiful victorian property located on the prestigous Hill road in Clevedon. Well known...

Location: Clevedon, Somerset, England

Search categories: Card Shops, Craft Shops, Fashion Accessory Shops, Gift Shops

  • F/H Price Price on Application
Established Digital Agency

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to bring to the market this exceptionally well-developed business, which has successfully cemented itself as a provider of top quality design solutions since its inception 12 years ago. The...

Location: Central London, London, England

Search categories: Websites and Ezines, Online Retailers, Web Design and Development

  • Asking price £60,000
  • Annual T/O £61,000
Kitchen and Bathroom Installation Business

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to bring to the market this flexible business model which has a strong reputation and customer base and has been catering for the local inhabitants of the Derby area since the 1980s. With a...

Location: Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England

Search categories: Kitchen Retailers, Other Retail businesses, Bathroom & Kitchen Retailers

  • Annual T/O £114,964
Popular Coffee Lounge in Derbyshire

Intelligent Business Transfer are delighted to bring to the market this superb business which is favoured by its customers for its exceptional produce and its attentive service. Established in 2000 and under the current ownership since...

Location: Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England

Search categories: Coffee Shops, Other food service businesses, Hotels and Motels, Sandwich Shops, Tea Rooms

  • L/H Price £35,000
  • Annual T/O £27,000
Gadget Products purchase opportunity

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to bring to the market a fabulous opportunity to purchase an excellent range of electronic gadgets, which are new and in great condition. Currently stored in a lock-up unit, sales are made through...

Location: New Malden, Surrey, England

Search categories: Electrical Retailers, Online Retailers, Other Service Businesses, Other Retail businesses

  • Asking price £100,000
  • Annual T/O £250,000
Popular Hair & Beauty Salon in North London

Intelligent Business Transfer are delighted to offer for sale this highly desirable salon which offers an assortment of exceptional quality services to its local inhabitants and is now primed for additional growth. Established in 1985,...

Location: North London, London, England

Search categories: Hairdressers Salons, Health Spas, Other Service Businesses, Nail Bars and Nail Salons, Beauty Salons

  • Annual T/O £375,000
Hailsham Sandwich Shop in good location

Sandwich shop in the heart of a busy and vibrant town offering a varied menu (and delivery service) with regular business clientele also offering a great deal of untapped growth potential. Priced for a quick sale. There are many...

Location: East Sussex, England

Search categories: Sandwich Shops

  • L/H Price £26,000
Established Natural Skincare Company Manufacturing Unique Formulas For Dry...

Established natural skincare company manufacturing unique formulas for dry skin and eczema . 750k turnover and currently selling into high street and on QVC shopping channels. We are an established natural skincare company manufacturing and...

Search categories: Ecommerce/Website based retail, Online Retailers, Home Based Internet Businesses

  • Asking price £750,000
  • Annual T/O £750,000
Online Leading International Ip Consultancy Firm For Sale

TSM is a leading international IP consultancy firm .We provide IP strategy management and transaction services across a wide range of market

Search categories: Ecommerce/Website based retail, Consultancy Service, Home Based Management Businesses

  • Asking price £180,000
  • Annual T/O £125,000

EYEWEAR MANUFACTURER - WEST MIDLANDS Well reputed with regular and repeat trade Equipment included in sale price Respectable annual turnover Re-locatable within the UK Genuine reason for sale Scope to increase sales BUSINESS ONLY

Location: West Midlands, England

Search categories: Opticians, Other Manufacturing companies, Medical / Health businesses

  • L/H Price £99,950

BASED IN THE SOUTH EAST Turnover of circa £2.2 million. Following year projected turnover of circa £3.5 million. Established for over 10 years. Specialises in the design and installation of high quality flooring and carpets....

Search categories: Flooring Businesses, Construction businesses, Other Service Businesses, Home & Garden Services

  • Asking price Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O £2,200,000

NORTH OF ENGLAND YE18 projected turnover of £733k, with an adjusted EBITDA of £127k. YE17 turnover of £704k, with an adjusted EBITDA of £124k. YE16 turnover of £661k, producing an adjusted EBITDA of £132k. Product types include cable...

Search categories: Construction businesses, Other Retail businesses, Other Service Businesses

  • L/H Price Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O £733,000
Large Venue for Sale in Playa Flamenca

FREEHOLD FOR SALE: this large unit is very nicely decorated in a luxurious blend of east and west Europe. This freehold property combines 3 large units totalling 358m2. It is very close (100m) to the busiest commercial centre in the region,...

Location: Playa Flamenca, Alicante, Spain

Search categories: Investment Properties, Restaurants, Bistros, Cake Shops, Bars

  • F/H Price €399,000
Window & Door Manufacturers Bradford

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market the busy and recently established Window Line UK. This profitable business was established by our client in the summer of 2017. Our client is reluctantly selling, due to other business...

Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Window and Conservatory retailers

  • L/H Price £60,000
  • Turnover £120,000
General Store in Vibrant Residential Location

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market Royton Korner shop, a well-established and busy convenience store, which is ideally located on Middleton Road, Oldham. The business was established over 15 years ago and has...

Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester, England

Search categories: Greengrocers, General Stores

  • L/H Price £47,700
  • Turnover £208,000
Motorcycle Sales, Repairs, Accessories & Café

BUSINESS A.E Wildman & Son has been operated by the current owner for over 10 years but has been established for over 90. The business is well entrenched in the biker community with the current operator having an extensive database of...

Location: Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England

Search categories: Motorcycle Dealerships, Garages, Cafes

  • L/H Price £55,000
  • Turnover £200,000

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.