Listing ID: 73362
High volume retail store selling appliances and mattresses in Columbus, Ohio. Seller has an agreement to purchase truckloads of new and scratch/dent appliances from major retailers. High profit margins and great location.
- Asking Price: $75,000
- Cash Flow: N/A
- Gross Revenue: N/A
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: N/A
- Inventory: N/A
- Inventory Included: N/A
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Retail setting with roll-up rear door
Seller will stay on for 30 days to help transition
Seller has other businesses that need his attention
None in this market
The property is leased by the business for $1,600 per Month
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all kinds of reasons why people resolve to sell operating businesses. Nonetheless, the real factor vs the one they say to you may be 2 entirely different things. For instance, they might state "I have way too many various responsibilities" or "I am retiring". For numerous sellers, these factors are valid. But also, for some, these might just be reasons to try to conceal the reality of altering demographics, increased competition, recent reduction in revenues, or an array of other factors. This is why it is very vital that you not rely entirely on a seller's word, however rather, utilize the seller's answer along with your general due diligence. This will paint an extra practical picture of the business's present circumstance.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the current entity is in debt, which many companies are, then you will certainly have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Lots of businesses finance loans with the purpose of covering things like supplies, payroll, accounts payable, so on and so forth. Keep in mind that sometimes this can suggest that earnings margins are too thin. Numerous businesses fall into a revolving door of taking on debt as a way to pay back other loans. In addition to debts, there may additionally be future commitments to consider. There might be an outstanding lease on tools or the building where the business resides. The business might have existing agreements with vendors that need to be satisfied or may result in charges if canceled early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Exactly how do operating businesses in the location bring in new customers? Often times, operating businesses have repeat clients, which develop the core of their everyday earnings. Specific factors such as brand-new competition sprouting up around the area, road building and construction, and also employee turnover can affect repeat customers and also adversely impact future incomes. One important thing to think about is the location of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping mall, or is it concealed from the main road? Clearly, the more people that see the business regularly, the greater the chance to develop a returning client base. A final thought is the basic area demographics. Is the business situated in a largely populated city, or is it situated on the outside border of town? Exactly how might the neighborhood median household earnings effect future revenue prospects?