Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this well-established and popular card and gift shop in Hindley, Greater Manchester.
The business was established by our client in 1986 and is only now, reluctantly, being offered to the market due to our client’s desire for an early retirement. The business currently operates 6 days per week and generates a good turnover of £65,000 per annum.
Our client offers a wide variety of goods including greeting cards, gift wrap, balloons, badges and candles, to name a few, as well as a large selection of giftware for birthdays, weddings, and christenings etc. The property boasts over 124 sq. metres of floor space, is very well maintained and fitted out to suit the trade.
The business has built up an excellent reputation within the area, which has resulted in a very loyal client base, with a high volume of repeat trade and word of mouth recommendations.
We feel there is scope to increase the turnover by extending the opening hours. A new owner could also embark on a modest marketing campaign to highlight the excellent goods and services offered. We also feel the business would benefit from the launch of a website to promote the shop and goods offered.
This is an excellent opportunity for a new owner, perhaps a husband and wife team or partnership, to take this already thriving business to the next level; therefore, early viewing must come highly recommended to avoid disappointment.
Kard Kabin occupies substantial ground floor premises, ideally located in Hindley, Wigan, Greater Manchester. The business is situated on the very busy Market Street and is surrounded by a wealth of complimentary shops and businesses, therefore, benefiting from a very high volume of footfall and passing trade. The business further benefits from good car parking facilities within the area.
Hindley is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan in Greater Manchester. According to the 2011 census, the town had a residential population of 28,000. Hindley town centre is steeped in character and is a popular location for people who prefer a local shopping destination. Market street forms the hub of the towns shopping district with two beautiful churches gracefully marking the Northern and Southern quarter.
The area of the business is well served by the public transport system, with several bus stops within easy walking distance of the property. Hindley railway station is less than half a mile away. The area is also well served by the A-roads, with the business being located on the A58, which links to the national A-road and motorway networks. Wigan town centre is approximately 3 miles away and Bolton is 7½ miles away.
Substantial ground floor premises in an ideal trading location, briefly comprising:
Large display window.
Perimeter racking and shelving to all walls.
Central display aisle.
Glass gift display cabinets.
Serve over display counter with electronic cash register.
Small room to rear with WC and wash hand basin.
Small area for kitchen use.
We are advised Leasehold:
Rent: £5,400 per annum
To be advised.
The business is owner run and managed with 2 x staff members.
The business is currently turning over a figure of £65,000 per annum.
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