Retail businesses for sale

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E-Commerce Quality Clothing Business. Van Included

BUSINESS Stush is an on line international company selling a wide range of top brand quality clothing at extremely competitive prices. Products include men’s and ladies’ tops, jackets, hoodies, shoes, leg wear, t shirts, shirts and...

Location: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Clothes Shops, Ecommerce/Website based retail

  • Asking price £100,000
  • Turnover £200,000
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Traditional and Modern Curtain Design and Manufacturer

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Fame Curtains Limited Fame Curtains Limited was founded by the current owners in 1976 and has enjoyed continued success and has been a real labour of love and the current owners have enjoyed...

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Search categories: Soft Furnishing Shops, Design Agencies

  • L/H Price £69,999
  • Turnover £235,459
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Profitable Wholesalers in North West England

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market a well-established wholesale business; located in Bolton. The business has been established for over 30 years, during this lengthy trading period our client has formed strong trade relationships...

Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester, England

Search categories: Wholesalers, Transport and distribution businesses

  • L/H Price £319,995
  • Turnover £1,300,000
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A Busy and Profitable Main Road Florist for Sale

Ellis and Ellis Nottingham are pleased to offer for sale this well run florist business, which has traded at this address for a great many years. However recent owners have each improved the business significantly. A website has been added,...

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

Search categories: Florists

  • L/H Price £29,950
  • Annual T/O £90,000
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Equine Natural Choice Ltd

Business Partnership are delighted to bring to the market this Uk based manufacturer and supplier of niche natural products to the equine and pet market. Established some 20 years plus, and now available for sale due to retirement....

Location:

Search categories: Other Manufacturing companies, Pet Shops, Wholesale / Distribution businesses, Other Distribution companies, Equestrian businesses

  • Asking price £199,995 + SAV
  • Annual T/O £100,000
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Prestige Window Blind and Shutter Retailer and Installer

Retailer and installer of top quality window blinds, shutters, and awnings with an excellent reputation and enviable client base in a prosperous location.

Search categories: Curtain and Blinds Retailers, Garden Centres/Nurseries

  • L/H Price Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O £747,000
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A3 COFFEE SHOP/SANDWICH BAR (32) - BRENTWOOD

A3 COFFEE SHOP/SANDWICH BAR occupying PRIME TRADING LOCATION in BRENTWOOD with 32+ COVERS. Being CLOSE TO THE STATION and within the immediate proximity of 2 NEW PROPERTY DEVELOPMENTS offering HUGE SCOPE for growth. The business has been...

Location: Brentwood, Essex, England

Search categories: Coffee Shops, Sandwich Shops, Cafes

  • L/H Price £135,000
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Busy Traditional CTN Business, Ayr (ref. 1087)

Profitable newsagency business located in prominent position close to Ayr Railway Station. Scope to develop existing trade. Best suited to owner operator. Short trading hours. The business trades from a single retail unit located within a...

Location: Ayr, South Ayrshire, Scotland

Search categories: Newsagents, Tobacconist, Convenience Stores, General Stores, Confectioners

  • L/H Price £69,000
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Butchers Shop

This well presented and popular butchers shop and outside catering business was established over 20 years ago and has an extremely good local and regional reputation.

Location: Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

Search categories: Butcher shops, Outside Catering Businesses

  • L/H Price £280,000
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BATHROOM RETAILER WITH STUNNING SHOWROOM

BATHROOM RETAILER WITH STUNNING SHOWROOM & SEPARATE INDUSTRIAL STORE AND OFFICES ESTABLISHED OVER 30 YEARS £1.36 MILLION TURNOVER REF: M1489 COVERING KENT / LONDON - £295,000 LEASEHOLD + SAV •TURNOVER £1.36 MILLION •NO COMPETITION LOCALLY...

Location: London, England

Search categories: Bathroom & Kitchen Retailers, Bathroom Retailers, Showrooms, Kitchen Retailers, Retail Space

  • L/H Price £295,000
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MOBILE CATERING BUSINESS (HOT & COLD FOOD) - ROMFORD & SURROUNDING AREA

Representing an ideal concern for an applicant looking for a business with LOW OVERHEADS that can be run with NO STAFF and on FLEXIBLE TRADING HOURS. Takings for the year ended 31/3/17 of £101,739 producing NET PROFITS OF £600 - £1,100...

Location: Romford, London, England

Search categories: Sandwich Shops, Mobile Catering, Takeaways (Other)

  • Asking price £49,995
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Well Established Freehold Class 3 Cafe in Edinburgh

Central Business Sales is delighted to offer to the market a rare opportunity to purchase a large commercial property with well established trading cafe business. The property is in a prime location just off Great Junction Street and the...

Location: Edinburgh, Edinburgh City, Scotland

Search categories: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Sandwich Shops, Bistros, Catering premises

  • F/H Price £245,000
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FREEHOLD INVESTMENT PROPERTY

FREEHOLD INVESTMENT PROPERTY WITH LARGE TWO BEDROOM FLAT REF: CNO1318 REDUCED TO SELL – OFFERS CONSIDERED AFFLUENT ESSEX TOWN £259,995 FREEHOLD + SAV •TWO BED ACCOMMODATION •FREEHOLD SHOP PREMISES •NATIONAL LOTTERY •OPEN 6:00AM –...

Location: Essex, England

Search categories: Investment Properties, Convenience Stores, Newsagents, Retail Space, Pizza Takeaways and Delivery Shops

  • F/H Price £259,995
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Laser Skin And Beauty Salon In South London

• TRULY EXCEPTIONAL BEAUTY SALON & SPA • 4 Spacious treatment rooms • Affluent South London borough in high volume location • 11 years of trading – loyal client base • Highly trained and professional staff • Huge expansion potential •...

Location: South London, London, England

Search categories: Beauty Salons, Nail Bars and Nail Salons, Tanning Salons, Health Spas, Medical / Health businesses

  • L/H Price £55,000
  • Annual T/O £86,569
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BARGAIN DIY/ALLSORTS HARDWARE STORE - CONWY

SUBSTANTIALDIY/PLUMBING/ELECTRICAL/PAINTS/HARDWARE/GARDEN/PET SUPPLIES STORE DISPLAY AREA TO FRONT OF SHOP – LARGE STORAGE UNIT TO REAR – CALOR GAS STORE CURRENT TURNOVER IRO £1000 - £3000pw – CLOSED FOR SIX WEEKS IN YEAR FIRST...

Location: Wales

Search categories: DIY and Hardware Stores, Other Retail businesses

  • L/H Price £19,995
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Off License & Convenience

LICENSED CONVENIENCE STORE in Leeds for Sale. Immaculate convenience store which occupies a landmark trading position in North Leeds, just off the busy ring road which has been fitted and equipped to the very highest of standards and really...

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Off Licences, Convenience Stores

  • L/H Price £179,000
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Newsagents

NEWSAGENTS, SWEETS AND TOBACCO in Ravenshead for Sale. Spacious newsagents situated in this busy shopping precinct serving this much sought after affluent residential area on the outskirts of Nottingham and Mansfield. A delightful village...

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

Search categories: Newsagents

  • L/H Price £55,000
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Busy Main Post Office located in modern parade of shops on the outskirts of...

DERBY Busy Main Post Office located in modern parade of shops on the outskirts of Derby. Post Office income on course for £72,000 per annum – external ATM – both lotteries. Retail turnover of £1000 per week from cards/stationery,...

Location:

Search categories: Post Offices

  • L/H Price £75,000
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Retail (Other) - East Lothian

• Enviable trading position • Unique products • Presented in walk in condition • Leasehold opportunity Ref 46107 Rock & Bird offers interested parties with an excellent opportunity to acquire a truly unique business Due to the nature of...

Location: North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland

Search categories: Other Retail businesses

  • L/H Price £24,995
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CAFE AND WINE BAR

West Sussex. WT £6,500+. Great location. High levels of footfall. Excellent reputation. Loyal & repeat custom base. Well-known in area. Alcohol licensed. 60 Internal covers. Scope for growth. Leasehold premises. OIEO £150,000

Location: South East England

Search categories: Confectioners, Coffee Shops, Pubs, Restaurants, Wine bars

  • L/H Price OIEO £150,000

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.