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Retail unit to let in Torquay

This is a unique retail/office unit occupying a high visibility position benefiting from good passing vehicular traffic and footfall. Comprising of two offices/treatment rooms, retailing area/reception to front, spacious corridor, cloakroom...

Location: Torquay, Devon, England

Search categories: Retail Space, Office Shops, Office Space

  • L/H Price £6,400

MULTI-FACETED HEALTH & BEAUTY BUSINESS - LANCASHIRE Ladies gym, hair/beauty/tanning/nail salon & tattoo studio Well reputed with regular and repeat trade Genuine reason for sale due to retirement Early viewing to appreciate the potential...

Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester, England

Search categories: Gyms, Nail Bars and Nail Salons, Tattoo Studios, Beauty Salons, Hairdressers Salons

  • F/H Price £489,995
Ladies Fashion Boutique in Solihull Area

City Business Brokers is pleased to bring to market this extremely well-established Ladies Fashion Shop which enjoys significant commercial advantage with its fantastic trading position in a trendy and sophisticated district of this...

Location: Solihull, West Midlands, England

Search categories: Fashion Accessory Shops, Clothes Shops

  • L/H Price £19,500
  • Annual T/O £50,000
Well-Known Beauty Salon in Worcester City Centre

City Business Brokers are pleased to bring to the market this Beauty Business. Trading for 10 years from the same location, this is a well-established business. Specialising in Lashes, Nails and all things beauty, the salon is based in the...

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, England

Search categories: Hairdressers Salons, Nail Bars and Nail Salons, Beauty Salons, Tanning Salons

  • L/H Price £29,000
Hair Salon in Atherstone, Warwickshire

This is a very well-established and highly regarded concern which enjoys all the considerable commercial advantages of a fantastic trading position among numerous other complementary outlets and with excellent access to major Shropshire...

Location: Atherstone, Warwickshire, England

Search categories: Hairdressers Salons, Beauty Salons, Tanning Salons, Alternative Therapy Centres, Nail Bars and Nail Salons

  • L/H Price £32,500
  • Weekly T/O £2,000
Independent Specialist Travel Agency - Long Established & Highly Successful...

A very long established and highly reputable fully independent Travel Agency, occupying a prime trading position at the heart of a well positioned North/East Midlands market town. This is a highly regarded, multi award winning business,...

Location: England

Search categories: Travel Agencies, Other Retail businesses, Other Service Businesses

  • L/H Price £395,000 (Leasehold)
  • Annual T/O £2,300,000
Bakery and Deli Patisserie in Shropshire

City Business Brokers are pleased to bring to the market this superb Bakery, Patisserie and Delicatessen. The business is centrally located in a popular Shropshire town and benefits from a superb trading position. There has been a...

Location: Shropshire, England

Search categories: Coffee Shops, Tea Rooms, Delicatessens, Bakeries, Patisseries

  • L/H Price £29,950
  • Weekly T/O £2,800
Newsagent and Off-Licence in Moseley, Birmingham

City Business Brokers are pleased to offer to the market this family-run off-license and grocery convenience store which is well-known around the village. This is a forced sale due to illness in the family. The business is located close to...

Location: Moseley, West Midlands, England

Search categories: Newsagents, Off Licences, Convenience Stores

  • L/H Price £66,000
  • Weekly T/O £6,000
Convenience Store & Off Licence with 3 Bed Property in Darlington

We offer this well re-fitted Convenience Store & Off Licence business with 3 bedroom accommodation. The shop floor is well merchandised with 2×3 m chiller, 2.5 m freezer & 2×1 m freezer. Currently operating on sales of around £3,500 per...

Location: Darlington, Durham, England

Search categories: Convenience Stores, Off Licences, Residential Investments

  • F/H Price Undisclosed
  • L/H Price £17495
  • Annual T/O £182,000
Victorian Restaurant in Birmingham City Centre

Operating from well-fitted, well-presented premises, the business currently primarily offers a full and varied in-house menu of classic hot and cold food, snacks, sandwiches, lunches, side orders, pastries and beverages prepared freshly to...

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Search categories: Restaurants, Indian Restaurants, Tea Rooms, Coffee Shops, Sandwich Shops

  • L/H Price £44,950
  • Weekly T/O £4,000
Hair and Beauty Salon – Ealing

County Business Sales are proud to offer to the market this attractive, up market hair and beauty salon. Set in the West London district of Ealing, it was established in 2011 by the current owner and offers an extensive range of Hair, Beauty...

Location: Ealing, London, England

Search categories: Hairdressers Salons, Beauty Salons, Tanning Salons

  • L/H Price £40,000
  • Annual T/O £230,000
All-Day Restaurant and Food Business, Bedford

City Business Brokers are pleased to bring to the market this vibrant food business based in the centre of Bedford. It offers all day coffee, cakes & sandwiches, boosted by a delivery business supplying local industry with lunches and...

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England

Search categories: Cafes, Cake Shops, Coffee Shops, Restaurants

  • L/H Price £67,000
  • Annual T/O £162,000
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A3 Cafe in Town centre

Business Cafe Royale welcomes. The business has been operated by the current owner for 4 years, and due to family commitments this rare and exciting opportunity has now become available. This well-established Coffee shop has a varied menu which includes the traditional English breakfasts fresh coffee also delicious lunch and dinner. All prepared within spacious and immaculately presented surroundings. The...

Location: Corby, Northamptonshire, England

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

  • L/H Price £150,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O £364,000
Delicatessen and Cheese Retailer, Northamptonshire

City Business Brokers are pleased to bring this specialist food retailer to the market. Established in 2010 it has made a successful business out of their passion for fine cheese. Sourcing directly from local, UK and European producers, they...

Location: Northamptonshire, England

Search categories: Delicatessens, Cheese Shops, Wine Merchants, Chocolate Shops

  • L/H Price £80,000
  • Annual T/O £180,000

Established in 2010 located in a central Northampton warehouse. Commercial laundry and linen hire to hotels and restaurants, solid customer base and growing year on year. Working on a high margin and ample profit, this business can grow as...

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England

Search categories: Commercial Laundry, Dry Cleaners

  • L/H Price £575,000
  • Annual T/O £550,000
Village Post Office, Shop & 4 Bedroom Flat

THE OPPORTUNITY For sale freehold. attractive village post office. 4 bedroom flat. large garden, plot size totalling approximately 0.21 of an acre. Outbuilding ideal for use as a workshop/conversion (s.t.p.p.). Potential re-development...

Location: Alton, Hampshire, England

Search categories: Post Offices, Retail Space

  • F/H Price £630,000
Newtyle PO & Store with Accommodation (ref. 1163)

Well run community Post Office and General Store. Healthy turnover & profits. Well presented 4 bed owners accommodation with garden. Monopoly trading position. Scope to develop existing trade. Run under same ownership for 12 years....

Location: Blairgowrie, Perth and Kinross, Scotland

Search categories: Post Offices, Convenience Stores, Newsagents

  • F/H Price £285,000
Commercial Laundry & Linen Rental Business for Sale

This Business was established 30 years ago by the present owners. It was originally a coin-op but the majority of the business is now commercial, offering a day to day laundry service as well as linen hire. Current sectors include...

Location: Staffordshire, England

Search categories: Launderettes, Dry Cleaners

  • F/H Price £275,000
  • Annual T/O £350,000

EXCEPTIONAL UNISEX HAIR SALON - NORTH WALES Respectable level of turnover with scope to increase Situated in the seaside resort on Colwyn Bay Superb, highly visible corner trading position Well reputed with regular and repeat trade Easy to...

Location: Conwy, Clwyd, Wales

Search categories: Beauty Salons, Hairdressers Salons, Nail Bars and Nail Salons, Tanning Salons, Toning Salons

  • L/H Price £19,000


Location: Hornchurch, London, England

Search categories: Babywear Shops, Gift Shops, Fashion Accessory Shops, Childrens Clothes Shops, Clothes Shops

  • L/H Price £24,995

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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