This independent greeting card business services approx. 128 shops, offices and outlets with greeting cards across Bristol, Bath, Wiltshire, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. There is a contract in place with a national card supplier and they supply the business with outlets such as MOD bases, hospitals and government buildings to supply greeting cards to. This equates to around 45% of the business. The remaining 55% of the business is supplying independent shops and post offices with greeting cards. The cards are supplied on a consignment basis, whereby the shop is charged for the cards they have sold since the last visit. The business has been operating for 30 years but only in current ownership for 2 years. Business is being sold due to ill health and change of direction for the owner. The business is currently being run by 2 part-time self-employed merchandisers with minimum support from owner so it could be an 'add-on' business or it can easily be run by one person over 4-5 days per week. The business is being offered at a reasonable price for quick completion. The current stock is £17000 and this is payable on completion in addition to the purchase price.
Support and Training:
The purchaser will be shown the accounts and several of the rounds. The business is very easy to learn.
Located to service outlets across Bristol, Bath, Wiltshire, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and parts of Hampshire
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