Established over 23 years offering superb branding and expansion potential. The business is currently generating a turnover in the region of £423,000, with a gross profit of approximately 42% as per 2017 accounts. Classic Collection retails quality equestrian high-end brands Ariat, Aigle, Barbour, Toggi, Mac Wet Gloves, SSG Gloves, and a full range of competitor essentials i.e. plaiting bands, shampoos, spurs, buckets etc.
The business is for sale due to retirement and would ideally suit someone looking to either expand a current operation, or for someone looking for an established business with true potential to expand to the next level. Please note that the show season starts in March, so if you are looking to take on a new exciting venture then you will need to move quickly.
The current stock is available at cost, and is not included in the price.
The business was established in 1995 and has grown to a very substantial retail business.
The business currently operates at 29 sought after regular retail prime positions at the top equestrian shows, namely Badminton, Royal Windsor, Burghley, Hoys etc, and an online website. The business is run from a 12m x 6m marquee displaying the full range of goods on offer. The main season is May to December but currently we start in March. We have an excellent reputation at the shows, which has given us a very loyal customer base, with an amazing amount of repeat business and word of month referrals. We also have the Website which compliments and enhances the customer experience with Classic Collection.
LGV (heavy goods vehicle) purpose-built lorry with living accommodation for 4 people. The lorry holds the 12 x 6m marquee, stock, shop fittings and contains everything needed to continue trading immediately.
Classic Collection provides a genuine opportunity for growth through increasing online and social media marketing and sales. There is also an opportunity to expand the number of trade stand retail shows.
Full trading accounts are available upon request, subject to the usual Confidentiality Agreement. The business provides good trading figures.
The business is currently run with 2 people (husband and wife), with 2 temporary seasonal staff for the bigger retail shows. A full assisted handover will be provided if required.
All serious enquiries are via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Currently based in the Cotswold/Oxfordshire area, the business will relocate easily with a modest storage space roughly the size of a garage and vehicle parking.
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