Fancy Dress Shops for sale in Canterbury

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Katie Crompton (Sept 2017)
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Leasehold Price: £149,950 Price Reduced Turnover: £155,829 Gross Profit: £92,005
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Business Description
This business provides a vast selection of costumes and accessories to either hire or purchase that are suited to all budgets, supplying to theatre groups, weddings, corporate events, schools/universities and party goers with a selection from Indians to Disney, from Sailors to ballgowns and everything in between!!

80% of the business is completed through their e-commerce website and sites such as Ebay, Amazon and Etzy.

Their busiest times of the year are Christmas, Easter and Halloween.

They are a member of the British Costume Association.

After owning and running this business for 40 years, our clients are now looking to take a well earned break and are putting this thriving business up for sale.

The business in located on a small industrial site in Roper Close just off Roper Road in Canterbury, Kent with easy access to the M2 which leads straight into London.

It is ideally located near to the local universities who utilise this business for their production plays.

The premises is located in a small industrial site where there are circa 15 other businesses.

As you enter the building there is a split staircase, at the top of the staircase you are greeted with an array costumes, masks and accessories.

The counter is located in the middle of the shop which houses the till system, to the right of the counter is the customer dressing rooms.

Behind the counter to the left is the office which leads to the kitchen area where the washing machines and tumble dryers are located, this then leads to a large storage area, where there are hundreds more costumes, shoes and accessories.

To the right of the counter, again is another very large storage room where you will find even more costumes.

There is customer parking to the left of the building.

● Printer
● Till System
● Sale
● PC
● Fridge
● Indesit Washing Machine
● Bosch Washing Machine
● White Knight Tumble Dryer
● Hoover Tumble Dryer
● Kettle
● Microwave
● Lockers
● Fire system

This is a leasehold business with rolling agreement, however our client has indicated that a new 10 year lease would be available should the new purchaser request it.

Rent is charged at £8,140pa

Rates are nil.

Total area is 151 m2

Mon - Fri 10:00 am-4:30pm
Sat 10:00 am-3:00pm

3 Part-time staff
1 Full-time (owner)

Financial Profile
Turnover £156,000 as of the 2017 accounts.

Gross Profit £92,005

SAV £60,000

Tenure: Leasehold

Listed by: Hilton Smythe

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