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Thriving And Long Standing Florist and Newspaper Shop

Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland

  • Leasehold Price: £34,950
Seller Reference: B05351
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Seller Reference: B05351
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Business Description
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Hilton Smythe are delighted to bring to the market an opportunity to acquire a thriving and long-standing florist and newspaper shop with an enviable reputation within the popular Angus market town of Kirriemuir.

The Flower & Paper Shop has been trading for many years and has been under ownership of our client since 2004. It is only now that the business is on the market for sale as our client looks to take well-earned retirement.


The business sells summer flowers, funeral flowers, wedding flowers and special occasion flowers as well as a wide range of, hand tied bouquets and flower arrangements in containers. The business prides itself on using only the best harvests imported from the Dutch flower markets. They also offer same day local delivery.

The business also has a popular, long standing newsagents incorporated within its activities that compliments the flower business, with an impressive delivery round of 250 doors & a weekly news bill in the region of £1500 along with selling magazines and a small selection of confectionaries


We feel there is Scope to Improve turnover by:-


  • Maximising the use of social media,

  • Undertaking a robust advertising and marketing campaign to highlight the business,

  • Review & extend the opening hours,

  • Increase some of the retail lines to include gift cards & small gifts,

  • Expand the corporate side of the business supplying to local businesses etc,

  • Attend wedding fairs,

  • Introduce flower arranging courses in the evening ,

  • Consider a customer loyalty card / scheme along with exploring online voucher discounters such as Groupon and Wowcher ,

  • There is also the possibility of introducing the lucrative online delivery service via interflora etc.


Reasons to buy:


  • A well-established business with an enviable reputation, and many existing customers, with potential to grow

  • Little or no competition locally

  • Ideal owner managed or partnership business.

  • Current owner happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success of the business

  • A real Lifestyle business offering an ambitious new owner the opportunity to work in a thriving community.

  • The business is well established, has a great reputation so will appeal to a wide range of potential buyers.

  • Very rarely do such fine businesses in an excellent location come to the market, so early viewing is highly recommended.



Location
The business is in the heart of the popular Angus town of Kirriemuir, and is set in the pedestrianised Roods area, leading to a good level of footfall & passing trade.

Kirriemuir is a small town which sits on the edge of the Angus Glens. Kirriemuir is a town of around 6,000 inhabitants and has a great community and family environment with two highly rated primary schools and one highly rated secondary school. Primary and Secondary Schools are both within walking distance of the property.

The town benefits from local amenities such as sports centre and library as well as tourist attractions such as the birthplace of J M Barrie, author of Peter Pan and also the Tayside Police Museum & is also a popular commuter base for those working in Dundee , Perth & Aberdeen with its excellent road links to these major cities.


Premises
The business is in a ground floor, single fronted premises and is fitted out to a good standard, creating a bright & welcoming environment for customers.

Entered from street level into main floral display area, main service counter, till point & collection area.

The premises are complimented with perimeter shelving and various free-standing display units, along with the news stand area located to the right-hand side of the shop on entrance.


To the rear of the main area, there is a good-sized work / preparation area where all orders are made, with large worktable & further workspace.

To the back of the premises, there is a large area that is currently used as a store, this could easily be opened to create more usable retail space. Staff W/C area and the business has excellent signage & is well visible to passing trade.


Tenure
We are advised that tenure is offered on a Leasehold basis with a new lease available. Current Rent £3120 PA, No Rates.

Hours

  • Monday to Wednesday 06:00 – 15:00

  • Thursday 06:00 – 12:00

  • Friday 06:00 – 15:00

  • Saturday 06:00 – 12:00

  • Sunday Delivery only



Staff
The business is run & managed by the current owner & 6 newspaper delivery persons.

Financial Profile
Accounts will be made available to interested buyers.

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