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Investment Property/REF:24902

Investment Property Freehold property combination of two shop having 1300 sqft approx. on prominent location on parade of shop on High Street, near to Theobalds grove over ground station. The premises is given on rent to tenant as Ladbroke....

Location: Walthamstow, London, England

Search categories: Betting Shops

  • F/H Price £420,000
  • Annual T/O £19,000
WELL PRESENTED CONVENIENCE STORE - TYNE & WEAR

WELL PRESENTED CONVENIENCE STORE - TYNE & WEAR Long established and highly reputed business Situated in the desirable town of Gateshead Advised annual turnover of £392,168 Ideal lifestyle opportunity Genuine reason for sale Walk in...

Location: Tyne and Wear, England

Search categories: Newsagents, Convenience Stores, Greengrocers

  • F/H Price £250,000
Convenience Store/Post Office With Accommodation

Business Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market Go Local with Muirhead Ave East Post office, a very busy Convenience Store and Post Office, which is ideally located on Muirhead Avenue East, Liverpool. The business has been in...

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside, England

Search categories: Post Offices, Convenience Stores, Newsagents

  • L/H Price £89,995
  • Price Reduced
  • Turnover £312,000
Online Modern Accountancy Business

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market an exciting opportunity to acquire an exceptionally well set up online modern accountancy business with an excellent reputation. The business assets have only now been placed on the open market...

Location: Edinburgh, Edinburgh City, Scotland

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

  • Asking price £19,950
  • Price Reduced
Beautifully Presented & Well Stocked Card/Gift Shop

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes Gem Cards to the market. This family run card and gift shop has been owned by our clients since 2012, but the shop has been established in Strood for over 30 years. Gem Cards is a well-presented shop in an...

Location: Rochester, Kent, England

Search categories: Card Shops, Gift Shops, Fancy Dress Shops

  • L/H Price £49,950
  • Turnover £120,197
Very Well Known Newsagents With Accommodation

Business Hilton Smythe are delighted to present to the market Newsbox, an extremely well-known Newsagents with over 50 years trading history in the town. The business comes to the market at an extremely low price to enable it be sold as...

Location: Melksham, Wiltshire, England

Search categories: Newsagents, Convenience Stores, Off Licences

  • L/H Price £39,950
  • Turnover £600,000
Traditional Bait And Tackle Shop

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Colchester Bait & Tackle which was established in 1995 and has been in our client’s ownership since 2012. Colchester Bait & Tackle is a traditional fishing tackle shop that has many repeat...

Location: Colchester, Essex, England

Search categories: Fishing Tackle Shops, Other Retail businesses, Other Service Businesses

  • L/H Price £45,000
  • Turnover £106,254
WELL-ESTABLISHED PROVIDER OF SPECIALIST ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS AND TECHNICAL...

Achieved turnover of £4.5 million in YE18 with an adjusted EBITDA in excess of £820k, an increase of 90% from the previous year. Main UK distributor for a highly respected brand of electronic systems for use in the automotive sector....

Search categories: Computers/electronics manufacturing companies, Technology Businesses, Automotive Services Businesses, Electrical Retailers, Miscellaneous businesses

  • F/H Price Offers Invited
  • L/H Price Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O £4,500,000
Traditional Village Convenience Store

Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Colne Engaine Village Shop, which has been on this site for decades. Due to Personal circumstances our client is now looking to sell. The business runs as a traditional village convenience...

Location: Colchester, Essex, England

Search categories: Convenience Stores, Confectioners, Newsagents

  • L/H Price £48,995
  • Price Reduced
  • Turnover £194,000
INDEPENDENT WHOLESALER OF ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS – BASED IN YORKSHIRE

Achieved turnover in excess of £3.9 million in FY18 and adjusted EBITDA of £474k in the same year. Specialises in the wholesale of high-quality electrical products and accessories for original equipment manufacturers and contractors located...

Search categories: Electrical Retailers, Electrical Engineering, Wholesalers, Electrical repairs/Electricians, Miscellaneous businesses

  • L/H Price Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O £3,900,000
WELL ESTABLISHED FASTENER SUPPLIER – WEST MIDLANDS

WELL ESTABLISHED FASTENER SUPPLIER - WEST MIDLANDS Highly prominent location in light industrial area Situated in the suburban town of Stourbridge Well reputed with regular and repeat trade Genuine reason for sale due to retirement 1 X...

Location: Stourbridge, West Midlands, England

Search categories: DIY and Hardware Stores, Other Retail businesses

  • L/H Price £409,950
A PROVIDER OF REFRIGERATION, AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT RECOVERY SERVICES –...

FY17 turnover of £1.76m with an adjusted EBITDA of £295k. Projected turnover of £1.87m with an adjusted EBITDA of £365k for FY18. Established for circa 80 years. Designs, supplies, installs, services and maintains a range of commercial and...

Search categories: Domestic Appliances, Kitchen Design, Air Conditioning Businesses, Commercial Heating, Manufacturing businesses

  • L/H Price Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O £1,760,000
Freehold or Leasehold Licensed Convenience Store

Freehold shop doing 11k per week. Mostly alcohol sales. No rates payable and property approx. 1200ft2. Trading hours 8-10. Enquire for more details.

Location: Glasgow City, Scotland

Search categories: Convenience Stores, Off Licences, General Stores, Confectioners, Greengrocers

  • F/H Price £220,000
Leasehold Grocer Shop for Sale

Grocers shop doing 17k week. Hours 6-1930 M-F 7-1930 Sat 0700-1600 Sun No rates payable. Enquire for more details. Rent 18K plus VAT per annum

Location: Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland

Search categories: Convenience Stores, Greengrocers, General Stores, Newsagents, Other Retail businesses

  • L/H Price £200,000
EXCEPTIONAL ENGLISH RESTAURANT & WINE BAR - WARWICKSHIRE

EXCEPTIONAL ENGLISH RESTAURANT & WINE BAR - WARWICKSHIRE Early interest and viewing is highly recommended Well reputed with regular and repeat trade Genuine reason for sale due to retirement Situated in the desirable town of Warwick Highly...

Location: Warwick, Warwickshire, England

Search categories: Restaurants, Wine bars, Wine Merchants

  • L/H Price £249,950
INDIVIDUAL & ESTABLISHED COMPANY, specialising in supplying archival storage...

INDIVIDUAL & ESTABLISHED COMPANY, specialising in supplying archival storage products. Net sales £443,509 per annum (Gross Profit £229,624) from sales and manufacturing. Wide customer base includes Universities, Museums etc. Holders of...

Location: Oxfordshire, England

Search categories: Stationery & Office Supply Manufacturer, Manufacturing businesses, Office Suppliers, Removals/Storage

  • L/H Price £50,000
  • Annual T/O £443,509
Freehold Premises & Pasty Shop Business

A thriving take-away pasty shop and Freehold premises. Upper floor suitable for conversion to living accommodation, subject to necessary consents. Ideal lock up business with future letting potential of the flat, or business with owner's...

Location: Callington, Cornwall, England

Search categories: Takeaways (Other), Bakeries, Investment Properties

  • F/H Price £75,000
WELL ESTABLISHED PAINT STRIPPING BUSINESS - MERSEYSIDE

WELL ESTABLISHED PAINT STRIPPING BUSINESS - MERSEYSIDE Company van in perfect condition available for £1,500 Well reputed with regular and repeat trade Genuine reason for sale due to retirement Situated in the busy town of Wallasey Highly...

Location: Wallasey, Merseyside, England

Search categories: Property Maintenance, Other Retail businesses, Other Service Businesses

  • F/H Price £129,995
Leasehold school & childrens wear shop

• Leasehold school & childrens wear shop • Prime town centre location - Leek • Very well established – trading 30 years • Very well presented throughout • Large and loyal customer base • Sale price includes all fixtures and fittings • Ideal...

Location: Leek, Staffordshire, England

Search categories: Childrenswear retailers, Uniform Shops

  • L/H Price £35,000
  • Annual T/O £50,000
HIGHLY REPUTABLE MOTORCYCLE RETAILER BASED IN THE WESTMIDLANDS

• Project turnover circa £1.7 million. • Long-standing company in operation for over 45 years. • Established a strong reputation for its specialist service offering and high levels of technical expertise. • Premier Exclusive Dealer for a...

Search categories: Motorcycle Dealerships, Commercial Vehicle Dealerships, Other Retail businesses, Miscellaneous businesses, Other Service Businesses

  • L/H Price Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O £1,700,000

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.

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