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Off License & Convenience

LICENSED CONVENIENCE STORE in Newcastle for Sale. This is one of the best convenience stores seen for some time – the premises have been fitted and equipped to the HIGHEST OF STANDARDS more usually associated with the corporate national...

Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England

Search categories: Off Licences, Convenience Stores

  • L/H Price £289,000
  • Weekly T/O £19,000
Very Busy Bags, Luggage & Accessories Boutique

Business Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market JoJo’s Boutique, a very busy, well-respected bags and luggage boutique, which is ideally located at the entrance of Widnes Market Hall, Widnes. The business was established by...

Location: Widnes, Cheshire, England

Search categories: Other Retail businesses, Fashion Accessory Shops, Other Service Businesses

  • L/H Price £49,995
  • Turnover £109,000

Long established & highly regarded high quality imported oil paintings & handmade frames specialist with impressive reputation & private & corporate client base currently operating on 5-day week from spacious second-floor showroom & workshop...

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, England

Search categories: Picture Framing, Other Retail businesses, Art Galleries

  • L/H Price £120,000 (Ltd Co sale)

Attractive CLOTHING/ACCESSORIES/GIFT OUTLET, desirable SWANAGE, occupying prime town centre trading position where premises are always in demand and command premiums, close seafront and attractions. A character property with superb eye...

Location: Swanage, Dorset, England

Search categories: Clothes Shops, Fashion Accessory Shops, Gift Shops, Ladieswear Retailers, Menswear Retailers

  • L/H Price £29,995
  • Annual T/O £83,940
PET Accessories/GROOMING Parlour TOTNES

Easy 5 day trading 10am - 4pm. Takings circa £40K. Run by Mother and Daughter. SCOPE TO SUBSTANTAILLY INCREASE especially pet foods. Mainly treats and accessories sold at present. FULLY EQUIPPED Grooming Parlour at rear. Current rent £575...

Location: Totnes, Devon, England

Search categories: Pet Shops, Dog Grooming Businesses

  • L/H Price £29,500
Busy Freehold Convenience Store

This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a rarely available easily managed and profitable freehold convenience store. Located in Gorebridge just to the south of Edinburgh the shop serves the south side of town with little local...

Location: Gorebridge, Midlothian, Scotland

Search categories: Convenience Stores, General Stores

  • F/H Price £240,000

The best in town! This is a wonderful opportunity to acquire a very successful coffee shop and much much more; it oozes with character and is presented to a high standard in a superb location. This popular business enjoys much repeated...

Location: Thetford, Norfolk, England

Search categories: Coffee Shops, Cafes, Internet Cafes

  • L/H Price £95,000

Adams & Co. are proud to offer this fantastically unique business, selling the finest collection of wall hooks.  Currently based in Gloucester, however, this business has a strong online presence so is easily relocatable These wall hooks...

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England

Search categories: Craft Shops, Art Shops, Interior Design Companies

  • Asking price £15,000

Offered to the market for the very first time, this is a superb and exciting opportunity. Fantastic large traditional village store with post office, delicatessen and hair salon; established over 100 years under the same successful family...

Location: Norfolk Broads, Norfolk, England

Search categories: Delicatessens, Post Offices, Hairdressers Salons

  • F/H Price £475,000

This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a well-established niche catering business, specialising in a dedicated daily home delivery meal service. It has a fantastic commercial kitchen that will allow this business to grow much further...

Location: Norfolk, England

Search categories: Catering Companies, Home Food Delivery

  • L/H Price £25,000

Excellent opportunity to purchase an established business that has the flexibility to develop further and really maximise the potential of this superbly located business. Whilst very successful in its current format trading as an art...

Location: Norfolk, England

Search categories: Art Galleries, Art Shops

  • L/H Price £33,750

Best of both worlds opportunity to own a thriving business with adjoining spacious 3 bed bungalow. This is a busy newsagent/ general store, that could be further expanded in many ways due to the large amount of land it occupies....

Location: Norfolk Broads, Norfolk, England

Search categories: Newsagents, General Stores

  • F/H Price £399,999
Print and Marketing Business

Superb opportunity to purchase an established business in the printing and promotions sector in Nottinghamshire. The business offers a range of products and services in the business to business sector. From print and design to promotional...

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

Search categories: Printers/Print Shop, Marketing Businesses, Promotional products, Other Service Businesses

  • L/H Price £60,000
Long Established MOT & Service Garage

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market AJs Garage, which has been a garage serving the local community and surrounding areas for approximately 50 years. Our client is selling due to moving out of the area. AJs Garage sells unleaded...

Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England

Search categories: Garages, MOT Garages, Motor Accessory Shops

  • F/H Price £265,000
Exceptional Authentic French Patisserie Business

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market an exciting opportunity to acquire an exceptionally well run and performing, authentic French patisserie business with a popular Café / Bistro that has an excellent reputation along with a strong...

Location: Edinburgh, Edinburgh City, Scotland

Search categories: Confectioners, Coffee Shops, Cafes

  • L/H Price £164,995
  • Turnover £500,000

COMPUTER/ MOBILE SALES AND REPAIRS– ESSEX Scope for further development Easy to run - training provided Superb trading location Includes Internet Café Walk in condition Easy to run LEASEHOLD Business History Meridian Business Sales are...

Location: Essex, England

Search categories: Mobile Phone Shops, Electrical repairs/Electricians, Internet Cafes

  • L/H Price £55,000
  • Price Reduced

Excellent opportunity to purchase a well-established florist business which has been under the same successful ownership for the past 20 years. It enjoys a superb local reputation with a strong loyal clientele following; this is a very...

Location: Suffolk, England

Search categories: Florists

  • L/H Price £38,500

Adams & Co are pleased to present this very successful copying business and more..... Copydiss has a strong local following specialising in copying services, business stationery, personalised 'special event' stationery, on-site t-shirt...

Location: Diss, Norfolk, England

Search categories: Photocopier Business, Stationery & Office Supply Manufacturer, Clothing Alterations, Card Shops

  • L/H Price £24,000

A rare opportunity to purchase such an established News Agency, keenly priced in a superb location that can be developed much further to increase the weekly turnover. Whilst trading as a traditional news agent, this well-presented business...

Location: Lincolnshire, England

Search categories: Newsagents

  • L/H Price £27,500

Auntie Pam's sweet shop is a wonderful opportunity to own an established independent business that is easily managed and located in a superb town centre location that enjoys a high level of passing trade. With a strong positive local...

Location: Suffolk, England

Search categories: Sweet Shops

  • L/H Price £49,500

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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