Business Overview

Your chance to own a recession-proof business in one of the most beautiful parts of Maine. This shipping and printing operation has been highly profitable with steady revenues and an experienced and capable staff. With a long-standing reputation for excellence and virtually no competition in the immediate area, this business is essentially a turn-key opportunity. In addition to offering shipping and printing services, the business also offers private mailboxes and there is great potential to grow the business in other directions as well (virtual mailboxes, binding and handling shipping and freight to and from Maine’s many summer camps). The location features excellent visibility and ample parking for customers and staff. Current owners are willing to provide training and assistance to new ownership and will also offer an attractive, long-term lease as well. Don’t miss your chance to be your own boss and be a key part of an amazing Maine community!

Sales Price – $345,000

Revenues – $489,000

Discretionary earnings – $86,000

Assets – $55,000

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  • Established: 2003

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Purpose For Selling:

Focusing on other business ventures

Additional Info

The business was founded in 2003, making the business 19 years old.

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

There are all kinds of reasons people decide to sell businesses. Nevertheless, the real factor and the one they tell you may be 2 completely different things. As an example, they might say "I have a lot of other responsibilities" or "I am retiring". For lots of sellers, these factors stand. But, for some, these might simply be justifications to try to hide the reality of changing demographics, increased competition, current decrease in earnings, or a range of other reasons. This is why it is extremely essential that you not depend entirely on a vendor's word, however instead, utilize the seller's answer together with your general due diligence. This will paint a much more reasonable image of the business's present situation.

Existing Debts and Future Obligations

If the current entity is in debt, which lots of businesses are, then you will have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Lots of companies take out loans with the purpose of covering things like supplies, payroll, accounts payable, so on and so forth. Remember that in some cases this can indicate that profit margins are too small. Many companies fall into a revolving door of taking loans as a way to pay back other loans. In addition to debts, there may also be future commitments to take into consideration. There might be an outstanding lease on tools or the structure where the business resides. The business might have existing agreements with suppliers that must be satisfied or might cause charges if canceled early.

Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

How do operating businesses in the location attract brand-new customers? Many times, companies have repeat clients, which create the core of their everyday earnings. Certain factors such as brand-new competitors growing up around the area, road building, and employee turnover can impact repeat clients and also adversely impact future profits. One important point to consider is the placement of the business. Is it in an extremely trafficked shopping mall, or is it hidden from the highway? Obviously, the more individuals that see the business often, the better the possibility to develop a returning client base. A final idea is the general area demographics. Is the business situated in a densely populated city, or is it located on the outskirts of town? Exactly how might the neighborhood mean house income influence future earnings potential?