Business Overview

First barber shop in the county serving the ethnic community. Has been in business in this area for 20 years and is well known in the community. The business overhead is extremely low. Revenue can be immediately increased by add barbers/stylist at 3 available stations. Owner would like to stay on and rent a station. The financial figures quoted include both the owner/operator revenue as well as the existing station rental income. For additional information please contact listing agent Bruce Thompson at 314-614-6390 or


  • Asking Price: $120,000
  • Cash Flow: $42,465
  • Gross Revenue: $54,506
  • FF&E: $13,500
  • Inventory: $1,500
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: 1997

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:600
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:2
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

This is a leased location of 600 square feet with a Total Rent of $425. Lease is month to month. Seller is active in the business with 1 FT employee and 1 Independent Contractor. Hours of operation are 10 AM to 7 PM, Tuesday - Saturday. $1,500 in Inventory and $213,500 in FF&E included in Asking Price. Barber License License Required.

Is Support & Training Included:

4 Weeks

Purpose For Selling:


Additional Info

The venture was founded in 1997, making the business 25 years old.
The transaction shall include inventory valued at $1,500, which is included in the asking price.

The company has 2 employees and is situated in a building with estimated square footage of 600 sq ft.
The building is leased by the company for $425 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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