Business Overview

Well-established full service music store, focusing on the sale of musical instruments and accessories, music lessons, and musical instrument repairs. Currently has a full roster of students with a waiting list, and knowledgeable music instructors, many of whom have been with the company since it opened.

Well-known in the community with a loyal clientele; pull in clients from a wide range of surrounding areas; known for excellent customer service and the ability to locate a variety of items for customers; clean, well-stocked store; knowledgeable staff; well-established industry contacts and vendor relationships.

This shop has great potential for expansion.

Well-known in the community with a loyal clientele; pull in clients from areas beyond Canton; known for excellent customer service and the ability to locate a wide variety of items for customers; clean, well-stocked store; knowledgeable music instructors; industry contacts and established vendor relationships.

The shop has much potential for expansion. We currently have a waiting list for music lessons, and adding lesson rooms and instructors would increase revenue. More floor space in the showroom would allow for additional products to be offered. We currently have a middle school across the street, and a new high school is scheduled to be built within walking distance in the next year or so. There are condos, apartments, and subdivisions in the immediate area currently under construction. There will also be a water park, lagoon, amphitheater, corporate event venue, and tourist attraction built down the street. This area is booming right now, so traffic will increase over the next few years.

2,000 SF shop, well-insulated, with 5 lesson rooms, a seating area for parents, restrooms, a repair shop, an office, and a showroom for the products.


  • Asking Price: $210,000
  • Cash Flow: $80,000
  • Gross Revenue: $423,211
  • FF&E: $7,000
  • Inventory: $42,000
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: 2013

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:2,000
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:2
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Is Support & Training Included:

2 weeks

Purpose For Selling:


Additional Info

The business was established in 2013, making the business 9 years old.
The sale will include inventory valued at $42,000, which is included in the suggested price.

The company has 2 employees and is located in a building with estimated square footage of 2,000 sq ft.
The real estate is leased by the company for $3,186 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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