Business Overview

***FULL PRICE offer under contract****
Still accepting inquires as back-ups.

Very unique opportunity to tap into a strong industry with great margins.
Leverage this company in the $6 Billion stationery market that has grown by 2.4% in 2021.

One of the strongest verticals that’s actually experienced GROWTH in 2021 is the card/stationery industry. Why? Because in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, relationships are more important to people than ever. Stationery, cards & gifts remain in demand as a key way to connect with loved ones from a distance. On top of this, important events such as engagements, weddings, & family gatherings are still very much in demand – and all of them require what this business provides.

This is where our business comes in: An upscale stationery shop offering a curated selection of cards, gifts, party supplies, and custom invitations & stationery – as well as significant expansion options to explore.

If you’re looking to take advantage of this consistent demand – all with established systems, consistent affluent clientele, and a seasoned team, this is for you. Perfect for someone looking to ride the wave of consumer trends with a turnkey business, pre-built for you with strong momentum.

Very clean financial records will be provided.

Full seller package & presentation is ready for serious buyers.

DETAILS:
—-> Stellar reputation offering specialty cards, gifts, party supplies, custom invitations & more
—-> Current owner works part-time on the business and travels often
—-> Long-standing presence of 11 years
—-> STRONG 5-star average ratings on ALL platforms, including Yelp & Google Reviews
—-> Online following of over 5,000
—-> Newly & beautifully renovated – including custom interior & decor
—-> Prime location with great supporting demographics and foot traffic
—-> Strong stable team of 4 employees – FULLY STAFFED!
—-> Rewards program with 2,100+ customers
—-> Gorgeous custom-built & designed website
—-> Gorgeous custom-built & fully functional ECOMMERCE platform
—-> Highly active, expertly run social media accounts with high engagement and audience
—-> Strong markup on all products
—-> Fully refined systems and staff to run every aspect of the business smoothly for you
—-> Clientele Database
—-> Rent is $5,366, lease up Oct 31, 2022 (landlord flexible & open to renew)
—-> Upscale clientele
—-> Absentee owner possibility
—-> Strong SEO
—-> Low-hanging profit opportunities
—-> High additional revenue streams (retail, ecom, events, enterprise clients, classes & more)
—-> Potential for expansion & event growth with space rental
—-> Strong profit margins
—-> Option to make this an Absentee Owner situation, OR you can be more involved to quickly grow it even quicker!

OFFERINGS:
—-> Extensive card & stationery selection
—-> Curated gifts
—-> Party supplies
—-> Custom invitations & stationery
—-> Space rental for events *huge profit potential*

EXPANSION OPPORTUNITIES:
—-> Ecommerce expansion *huge profit potential*
—-> Classes
—-> Events & space rental
—-> Design support, engagement, wedding & event invitations
—-> Consulting

You can easily expand with other related services like events, subscriptions, ecommerce, more retail products, new classes, expanded design & consulting, and more. Massive potential here in the online sales area.

*Perfect for those currently in the card / stationery industry OR new business owners looking to enjoy a profitable & purposeful brand.

Positioned in an optimal location in San Diego, providing high discoverability and foot traffic.

Consumer trends have spoken: stationery & card sales are strong and here to stay. If you are looking for an opportunity to make strong profits, while serving others in a truly enjoyable market that aligns with your passions, then acquiring this seasoned business is the way to do it.

Landlords are easy to deal with, very responsive, and flexible.

Very clean financial records will be provided.

Full seller package & presentation is ready for serious buyers.

Financial

  • Asking Price: $275,000
  • Cash Flow: $111,259
  • Gross Revenue: $535,305
  • EBITDA: N/A
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: $39,000
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 2012

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:1,226
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:4
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Optimally positioned in an affluent area with strong supporting demographics & foot traffic in the heart of San Diego.

Is Support & Training Included:

This business runs like a well-oiled machine. All Systems and FULL TRAINING will be provided. *After the training, the owner is willing to be available part-time for an agreed upon consulting fee, at any time, if needed. 2 weeks training.

Purpose For Selling:

Owner relocating out of San Diego

Opportunities and Growth:

A growth plan will be provided so you can grow and scale even quicker.

Additional Info

The company was started in 2012, making the business 10 years old.
The transaction shall not include inventory valued at $39,000*, which ins't included in the requested price.

The company has 4 employees and is located in a building with disclosed square footage of 1,226 sq ft.
The building is leased by the business for $5,366 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

There are all types of reasons individuals choose to sell companies. Nevertheless, the genuine reason vs the one they tell you may be 2 absolutely different things. For instance, they might state "I have too many other commitments" or "I am retiring". For numerous sellers, these reasons are valid. But also, for some, these might simply be justifications to attempt to conceal the reality of changing demographics, increased competitors, current reduction in earnings, or a variety of various other factors. This is why it is extremely important that you not count totally on a seller's word, but instead, use the vendor's response together with your total due diligence. This will repaint an extra sensible picture of the business's current scenario.

Existing Debts and Future Obligations

If the current business is in debt, which numerous companies are, then you will certainly have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Numerous operating businesses take out loans with the purpose of covering things such as supplies, payroll, accounts payable, so on and so forth. Keep in mind that occasionally this can suggest that earnings margins are too small. Numerous organisations fall into a revolving door of taking loans as a way to pay back various other loans. In addition to debts, there may also be future commitments to consider. There might be an outstanding lease on equipment or the structure where the business resides. The business might have existing contracts with vendors that have to be satisfied or may lead to fines if canceled early.

Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

Just how do operating businesses in the location bring in new clients? Many times, companies have repeat consumers, which develop the core of their everyday earnings. Specific variables such as brand-new competition growing up around the area, roadway building, and also personnel turn over can influence repeat clients and also negatively influence future earnings. One vital point to take into consideration is the location of the business. Is it in a very trafficked shopping center, or is it hidden from the main road? Obviously, the more people that see the business regularly, the greater the possibility to build a returning client base. A last thought is the general location demographics. Is the business located in a largely inhabited city, or is it located on the edge of town? Just how might the local median household income effect future revenue potential?