Selling Price Now includes all Stock (+ - £30-40k worth).
2018 / 2019 Sales Turnover £304,000 Exc Vat
Operated from the area for over 12 years, however very easy to relocate. Over 90% of sales are online.
Longstanding specialists fully equipped Architectural Ironmongery business including showroom and workshop, with genuine scope for expansion / development.
Currently located in North Lincolnshire and easy to relocatable.
Focus on supplying quality product with many unique and interesting lines.
Originally set up in the 90s with a core loyal customer base. This pre-internet business thrived as a traditional mail order company and had an excellent reputation and became the go to place for handforged ironmongery. With a swift transition in to the on-line e-commerce market we became one of the leading online period ironmongery specialists. We have gained multiple page 1 organic search ranking and top rated Ebay status.
One of the leading Architectural Ironmongers in the UK, with a strong focus on eCommerce and having one of the oldest domain names in the business. This profitable business has gained an excellent rapport with both our UK and overseas customers.
We have built a reputation for offering accurate and honest advice. Proud to be known as the go to company that specialise in Handforged ironmongery. However, in more recent years our product offering has moved with the times and we now offer a vast range of on trend hardware including all of the latest and fashionable brands such as Finesse – Croft – Kirkpatrick – Stonebridge – From the Anvil to name a few.
Our business sets itself apart from competitors by being hands on, listening to the needs of customers and offering a bespoke service if required.
We have suppliers in the UK and worldwide and have developed an exclusive successful collection of quality Ironmongery that achieves a healthy profit while staying competitive.
Easily run as a family business or integrate within a larger business.
REASON FOR SALE: ** Genuine Retirement sale **
ORIGINALLY ESTABLISHED: 1994.
CURRENT OWNERSHIP: 2006 to date as a LTD company.
Operated from 2 adjoining modern factory units, 1500sq’ with 8 rooms / work areas / Office / Showroom / Packing / Kitchen / WC’s. 50% is also covered by a mezzanine. Parking for staff / customers located directly outside the building.
Low Rent: £655pm
LEASE: 1 year rolling lease.
BUSINESS RATES: £0 (at present qualifies for business rates relief, zero rated, this has been in place for the last 5 years).
STAFFING: Currently run full time by the 2 owners and 1 x part time book keeper. Mon to Friday 8-5.30pm
The price will include everything needed to start running from day 1.
Display fixtures and fittings, Display boards, stands, counter, shelving, racking, desks, tools, pcs & server computers , alarm, CCTV, signage. everything required to walk in and operate from day one.
Included in the sale we will hand over all supplier information including exclusive deals and potential willing suppliers ready to further the growth of the company.
Stock – Now included in the selling price.
This is a fantastic business opportunity that would be perfect for a small team with an interest in Hardware -Ironmongery - Interiors - building – DIY .
Relocatable - This business could also easily integrate within a larger organisation, such as a building supplies / designers / builders etc. Having the business in house could be a fantastic opportunity as costs are incorporated and our customers are able to take advantage of your product offering too.
Sales are generated through:
Web Site with + - 6000 products and 25000 variations.
Ebay Shop 600 products, excellent growth area. **7000 positive feedback...
Trade Show at the NEC Home building & renovating shows once a year with 35000 people in 4 days.
Showroom - walk in leads, not just locals, customers have traveled 4 hours.
25 years worth of monthly adverts within Period Living magazine plus many more.
Google Shopping, PPC + Mailchimp advertising and remarketing.
Highly developed organic web results.
There is further potential to increase turnover by offering 30 day accounts, developing local business, expanding the range, endless opportunities.
No direct competition with most brands in our area.
Supplying top quality hardware:-
Door knob & Lever handles
Lock and latches
Lighting Electrical Switches and Sockets
Tenure: Leasehold ( easy in / out lease ).
Support & Training:
The current owner is prepared to work with the buyer to bring them up to speed with the business requirements and ensure a smooth handover. Within an agreed timescale.
Interested - need more information please email Malcolm or Carol firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01427 871467
8am ~ 5.30pm Mon to Friday, weekends by appt.
Support and Training:
On site training offered , length of training period is negotiable.
Additional suppliers and products available.
Close to motorway network.
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