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Wholesale & Bespoke Furniture Manufacturer located North West England

We are pleased to bring to market a business with over 30 years trading history and a unique mix of product across the furniture sector.  1. Firstly, the business is a manufacture, wholesale and distribution outlet of general cloakroom...

Location: England

Search categories: Wholesale / Distribution businesses, Office Suppliers, Furniture & Wood, Carpentry Businesses

  • L/H Price £225,000 (Leasehold)
  • Annual T/O £400,000
Online Electronic Components Business

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Utronix Limited which was established by our client 3 years ago. Our client is selling for family and personal reasons. Asking price to include stock which is a fantastic bargain! This on-line...

Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Electrical Retailers, Ecommerce/Website based retail, Other Service Businesses

  • Asking price £60,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Turnover £128,143
Takeaway in Residential Location

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Chillianos. The takeaway was established in this location in 2016. Our client looks to sell the business, due to the desire to relocate. The takeaway is in an excellent location just minutes away...

Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Takeaways (Other), Fish & Chip Shops, Sandwich Shops

  • L/H Price £23,950
  • Price Reduced
  • Turnover £85,000
Delivery Solution Business

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market The Internet Post Box Company Ltd. Established by our client in 2014, this innovative concept company is an internet based business which provides solutions to online shopping problems which...

Location: Ripon, North Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Ecommerce/Website based retail, Wholesale / Distribution businesses, Other Service Businesses

  • Asking price £8,000
Ice Cream Parlour & Diner in Town Centre

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market A Month of Sundaes. This ice cream parlour and diner was established by our client in 2008. The owner is now looking to sell the shop, due to the desire to focus on other business interests. This...

Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Ice Cream Parlours, Cafes, Takeaways (Other)

  • L/H Price £99,995
  • Turnover £168,417
High Quality Barbers

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market The Mens Room. The barbers were originally established in this location by our client in 2008. The owner has run this business to an exceptional standard. Our client is now reluctantly looking to...

Location: Cumbria, England

Search categories: Barber Shops, Hairdressers Salons, Other Service Businesses

  • L/H Price £25,000
  • Turnover £47,187
Unopposed Fireplace Store Close to Town Centre

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Flaming Good Fires Ltd. This family run business was originally established in 1956 and was taken over by our clients in 2010. The owner is now looking to sell the business, due to the desire to...

Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Fireplaces, Household Goods Shops, Other Service Businesses

  • L/H Price £59,990
  • Turnover £254,581
Popular Garage Established For Over 30 years

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market T & W Motors. This independent professional garage has been established for over 30 years and is very well known and respected in the area seeing a high amount of repeat trade. The business...

Location: Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Garages, Car Dealerships, Motor Accessory Shops

  • F/H Price £424,990
  • Turnover £150,000
Specialist Food and Drink Wholesale Business with Accommodation

Business Hilton Smythe are delighted to introduce to the market EA & JD Nurse. Established by our clients some 36 years ago, our clients have worked tirelessly to build up the business to the highly profitable concern it is today. The...

Location: Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Wholesalers, Warehouses, Wholesale / Distribution businesses

  • F/H Price £1,000,000
  • Turnover £600,000
Leasehold Discount Store

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to this profitable discount store. The business offers a vast array of products at reasonable prices, everything you would expect from a discount store. Originally founded by our client some 27 years ago...

Location: West Yorkshire, England

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

  • L/H Price £17,500
  • Price Reduced
  • Turnover £100,095
South Wirral Cheshire Post Office, Greeting Cards, Stationery & Gifts. P.O....

An extremely prosperous Business carried on from a Well Presented Parade Property serving a good residential area in South Wirral. The property forms part of an established Precinct that caters for a Well Populated private residential area....

Location: Cheshire, England

Search categories: Post Offices, Card Shops, Stationers, Gift Shops

  • L/H Price £50,000
FREEHOLD Newsagents Affluent Dartmoor Village CHAGFORD

Old established concern, beautifully presented. Comprehensive product range, stationery, cards etc. Turnover circa £7,000/£8,000 weekly including lottery. Reconstituted net profit circa £50k. Lovely 2 bed flat above. PRICE £395,000...

Location: Chagford, Devon, England

Search categories: Newsagents, Card Shops

  • F/H Price £395,000

Cheshire. Turnover of £194k; projected turnover of £200k. Publisher of an internationally established monthly lifestyle magazine primarily produced for woman aged 18-65. Over a million Facebook likes and 50,000 Twitter...

Location: North West England

Search categories: Printers/Print Shop, Publishing, Media / Publishing businesses

  • Offers Invited
Main Post Office, Card Shop and Stationers in Buckinghamshire

SPACIOUS SALES AREA in the region of 950 sq. ft. with quality tiled floor. Air conditioning. 3 greeting card display stands with drawers, counter, electronic cash register, 2 position open post office counter plus 1 fortress counter....

Location: Buckinghamshire, England

Search categories: Post Offices, Card Shops, Stationers

  • L/H Price £29,500
  • Weekly T/O £750
Established Kitchen refurbishment business Hertfordshire

Kitchen refurbishment business specialising in the supply and installation of high quality oak and stone worktops. Based in South West Hertfordshire in an affluent catchment area they have successfully built the business from scratch over...

Location: Hertfordshire, England

Search categories: Bathroom & Kitchen Retailers

  • L/H Price £248,000
  • Monthly T/O £30,000
80 Market Place Warminster Wiltshire

Ground floor – Former banking hall with entrance lobby, stairs, office areas to full depth of building (irregular shape) Total 140.87m² (1,516ft²) Basement – 2 storerooms Total 32.1m² (345.5ft²) First floor – Front office/meeting room 5.2 x...

Location: Warminster, Wiltshire, England

Search categories: Retail Space

  • L/H Price £30,000
Bakewell – Character Lock Up Retail Premises To Let By Assignment.

Located within the pedestrianised Portland Square development, the property adjoins the main town centre public car parks together with a range of individual retailers and also Boots The Chemist, Co-operative supermarket. The character...

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire, England

Search categories: Retail Space, Vacant Premises

  • L/H Price £6,000
  • Price Reduced
Franchise Opportunity
Leasehold Newsagents/ Greetings /Confectioners - Essex - Ref: 24870

Leasehold Newsagents/ Greetings /Confectioners - Essex - Ref: 24870 This a Leasehold Newsagents / Confectioners business established for long time and high turnover with high profit margin. Situated on main road with unopposed position....

Location: Essex, England

Search categories: Newsagents, Confectioners, Greeting Card Franchise Resales, Gift Shops, Retail Space

  • L/H Price £149,000
FH Newsagency in Tuxford - High Profits 'For Sale'.

This is a traditional village centre freehold Newsagency serving the local community with news, magazines, cards, gifts, confectionary, toys, tobacco, soft drinks etc. The business can demonstrate a high level of profits. The business has...

Location: Tuxford, Nottinghamshire, England

Search categories: Newsagents, Card Shops, Convenience Stores

  • F/H Price £325,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O £400,000
Bar - Sports - Snooker - Off License

400m2 Property with vast potential Owner retiring after 20 years + Presently Bar, Cafe, Restaurant, Snooker (Full size Riley Table), Pool, Cards and Bodega (Off License) Suitable for Supermarket, Store, Restaurant, Gentlemans Club,...

Location: Torrevieja, Alicante, Spain

Search categories: Sports Bars, Snooker and Pool Clubs, Live music venues, Retail Space

  • F/H Price €375,000
  • Price Reduced

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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