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TOWN CENTRE DISCOUNT GIFTS/TOYS & NOVELTIES IN SANDOWN/IOW

Retirement sale of super fun lifestyle opportunity easily managed by husband & wife on 5-day week from smart spacious corner parade showroom premises with good steady year-round trade in prime seaside town centre High street position. Comes...

Location: Sandown, Isle of Wight, England

Search categories: Gift Shops, Toy Shops

  • L/H Price £79,950
THRIVING LICENSED CONVENIENCE STORE IN CARDIFF SUBURB

Very long established family-run concern with Lottery & Paypoint etc run from secure spacious mini-supermarket premises serving densely populated city suburb with excellent year-round regular & passing trade & scope for retail expansion &...

Location: Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales

Search categories: Cosmetic Shops, Fruit & Veg shops, General Stores, Off Licences, Tobacconist

  • L/H Price £50,000
TRADITIONAL VILLAGE NEWSAGENT IN LEICESTERSHIRE

Ideal opportunity for husband & wife run from well fitted parade premises in good village suburb with excellent year-round regular & passing trade & scope for retail expansion & extended hours etc in busy main road position sensibly priced...

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire, England

Search categories: Newsagents

  • L/H Price £65,000
WHOLESALE ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES IN OXFORDSHIRE

Locally unopposed wholesaler run single handed from secure well fitted warehouse/office premises in good village locality with long established trade client base & HUGE scope for deliveries & development of domestic sales etc or ideal...

Location: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England

Search categories: Electrical Retailers, Wholesalers, Electrical repairs/Electricians

  • L/H Price £49,950
MOBILE PHONE SALE/REPAIRS & INTERNET CAFE IN HANDSWORTH

Well established concern with valuable Lyca Mobile franchise run from well fitted parade premises with high volume of year-round regular & passing trade in busy suburban main road position. Comes with 12-station internet café & lots of...

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Search categories: Internet Cafes, Mobile Phone Shops

  • L/H Price £64,950
Licensed Convenience Store In Birmingham Suburb

Thriving mini-supermarket operating from secure spacious parade premises fitted to high specs in densely populated city suburb with high volume of year-round regular & passing trade & scope for retail expansion & extended hours etc in ideal...

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Search categories: Cosmetic Shops, General Stores, Off Licences, Toy Shops, Tobacconist

  • L/H Price £40,000 All Offers Considered
Long established Delicatessen based Devon

Coming to the market for the first time in over 25 years, RTA are please to offer for sale this well established Delicatessen. With a large repeat client base in a superb town centre location the business also offers huge scope for...

Location: Totnes, Devon, England

Search categories: Sandwich Shops, Delicatessens

  • L/H Price £100,000 plus SAV
Award-Winning Promotional Mobile Phone Accessories

Rare opportunity to acquire exclusive rights to unique simple award winning mobile phone protective attachment with international reputation & HUGE scope to develop for private investor or ideal acquisition for expanding allied operator...

Location: Chester, Cheshire, England

Search categories: Mobile Phone Shops, Sports Shops, Leisure businesses, Ecommerce/Website based retail

  • Asking price £300,000
BESPOKE UPHOLSTERY COMPANY IN EASTBOURNE

Retirement sale of long established and highly regarded re-upholstery & repairs specialist run from well fitted industrial workshop & office premises in excellent commercial location with impressive private/trade client base & lots of...

Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex, England

Search categories: Furniture Shops, Home & Garden Services, Re-upholstery businesses, Cleaning Services

  • L/H Price £75,000
TOWN CENTRE RETAIL & TRADE MOTOR FACTORS IN WEST OF SCOTLAND

Dynamic Ltd Co operating from secure well fitted detached showroom & office premises in busy town centre position with high volume of year-round regular & passing trade & lots of further potential or ideal acquisition for expanding auto...

Location: Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Search categories: Motor Accessory Shops, Other Motor & Transport Businesses for Sale

  • F/H Price £275,000
THRIVING LICENSED CONVENIENCE STORE IN NEWTOWN/POWYS

Ideal opportunity for husband & wife partnership run from superbly fitted detached mini-supermarket premises with lottery/ATM & paypoint etc in good residential locality with excellent year-round regular & passing trade & scope for retail...

Location: Newtown, Powys, Wales

Search categories: Convenience Stores

  • L/H Price £239,950
TRADITIONAL CAFE & TAKEAWAY IN LIVERPOOL

All day breakfast specialist sandwich bar run single handed on 6-day week from well fitted & equipped 8-cover parade premises in busy suburban main road location with good steady year-round regular & passing trade & HUGE scope for extended...

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside, England

Search categories: Cafes, Sandwich Shops, Takeaways (Other), Tea Rooms

  • L/H Price £30,000
RETAIL & ONLINE GIFTS & COLLECTABLES IN SWANAGE TOWN CENTRE

Wonderful lifestyle opportunity with e-commerce website run single handed from extremely well fitted character parade showroom premises in very select costal town centre with good steady year-round trade & scope to develop online sales etc...

Location: Swanage, Dorset, England

Search categories: Card Shops, Gift Shops, Toy Shops, Other Retail businesses

  • L/H Price £19,500 + SAV open to genuine offers
TOWN CENTRE POST OFFICE & GENERAL STORE IN GOOLE

Ideal opportunity for husband & wife run on 5.5 day week from extremely well fitted & locally unopposed premises in prime town centre position with high volume of year round regular & passing trade & HUGE scope for retail expansion &...

Location: Goole, East Yorkshire, England

Search categories: General Stores, Post Offices

  • L/H Price £195,000
Piano Sales/Tuning & Maintenance In Devon & Cornwall

Rare opportunity to acquire long established & highly regarded concern run on 4-day week from spacious & extremely well fitted showroom premises in excellent location with regional reputation & client base & HUGE scope to develop sensibly...

Location: Cornwall, England

Search categories: Music Shops

  • L/H Price £99,950
FAMILY RUN LICENSED CONVENIENCE STORE IN SUTTON COLDFELD

Ideal opportunity for husband & wife currently operating on 5.5 day week only from secure & well fitted former Post Office parade premises serving good densely populated suburban locality with excellent year-round regular & passing trade &...

Location: Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England

Search categories: Convenience Stores, Post Offices

  • L/H Price £39,950
High Class Hair/Beauty & Tanning Studio in Newquay Town Centre

Highly regarded concern providing wide range of services from superbly fitted & equipped first-floor salon premises in premier coastal resort centre with established reputation & client base & lots of further potential in outstanding...

Location: Newquay, Cornwall, England

Search categories: Beauty Salons, Hairdressers Salons, Tanning Salons

  • L/H Price £79,950
Cheshire Based Catering Equipment Sales & Repairs Engineer

Retirement sale after many years of Gas Safe registered mobile concern with extensive product range run single handed from home serving widespread regular private & public sector client base with HUGE scope to develop or ideal acquisition...

Location: Crewe, Cheshire, England

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

  • Asking price £39,950
Halal Convenience Store & Butchers In Bournemouth

Young expanding family-run concern operating from spacious mini-supermarket parade premises in very select coastal suburb with growing reputation & regular customer base & HUGE scope for retail expansion & extended hours in high footfall...

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset, England

Search categories: Butcher shops, Convenience Stores

  • L/H Price £99,995
Delicatessen & Coffee Shop In Richmond Town Centre

Highly regarded concern with superb own-brand & locally sourced product range run from extremely well fitted & presented 10-cover premises on prosperous & historic tourist town centre market place with high volume of year-round regular &...

Location: Richmond, North Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Delicatessens, Tea Rooms

  • L/H Price £40,000 plus SAV Offers around

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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