DIY and Hardware Stores for sale in Epworth

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David Binder (Nov 2017)
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Leasehold Price: £295,000 Annual Turnover: £300,045
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Business Description
Relocatable well established Architectural Ironmongery business with genuine scope for expansion.
Located in North Lincolnshire.
Originally set up in the 90s 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.

Since the current owners (we) bought the business in April 2006 we have transformed the business to become 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. We have 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 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 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. There is scope to increase this which could be developed in-house or out sourced.
We also have key suppliers worldwide and have developed a successful collection of quality imported Ironmongery that achieves a healthy profit.

REASON FOR SALE: Owners retiring.

ESTABLISHED: 1994
CURRENT OWNERSHIP: 2006 as a LTD company
INCORPERATED: 2006

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 is located directly outside the building.

RENT: £655pm
LEASE: 1 year rolling lease.
BUSINESS RATES: £0 (at present qualifies for business rates relief, zero rated).
INSURANCE: £1300 pa

STAFFING: Currently run full time by the 2 owners and 1 x part time book keeper.

Sales price includes Display fixtures and fittings, Display boards, stands, counter, shelving, racking, desks, Blacksmith tools related to the business Anvil Tongs Forge etc, computers, alarm, CCTV, , signage.

Included in the sale we will hand over all supplier information including exclusive deals

Stock – SAV

This is a fantastic business / lifestyle opportunity that would be perfect for a couple / husband and wife team with an interest in Ironmongery - Interiors - building – DIY

Blacksmithing in not an essential part of this business, however the amount required can easily be learned in a short time span and opens more doors.

TURNOVER (2016/17): £300,045
GROSS PROFIT: £101,859

Sales are generated through
Web Site with + - 6000 products and 25000 variations.
Ebay Shop 500 products, excellent growth area.
Trade Shows, NEC Home building & renovating shows.
Showroom
Telesales
Resellers
20 years worth of monthly adverts within Period Living magazine plus many more.
Google PPC + Mailchimp advertising
Highly developed organic listings
Social Media

There is much potential to increase turnover by offering 30 day accounts, developing local business and enhancing the mobile website and social media.

No direct competition with most brands in the area.

Relocatable? This business could also easily integrate within a larger organisation, such as a building supplies 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.

Suppling top quality hardware:-

Door knob & Lever handles
Door hinges
Knockers
Letter Plates
Hooks
Window Furniture
Lock and latches
Curtain Poles
Lighting Electrical Switches and Sockets
Stair rods

Tenure: Leasehold

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.
Trading Hours:
8am ~ 5.30pm Mon to Friday

Number of Employees: 1-5

Tenure: Leasehold

Support & Training: On site training offered

Location Details: Close to motorway network.

Is this business relocatable: Yes

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