Business Overview

Only need $85,000 to purchase this already successful Rita’s Water Ice business that is Netting $50,000 in just 7 months!

It’s that time of year to think Rita’s for the upcoming season! It’s ready for a hands off owner that only will have to over see it. Rita’s is BOOMING in this southern PA area. This is your chance to get into the business with the world’s largest and BEST water ice business. The best thing about the business is that everyone wants to work there and you’re closed for FIVE months out of the year!!! Don’t forget that this business is closed 5 months out of the year for the winter! Your only open for 7 months!!

This is also perfect for a hands on owner who wants to get involved with the community and do events to build sales.


  • Asking Price: $85,000
  • Cash Flow: $50,755
  • Gross Revenue: $211,582
  • FF&E: $70,000
  • Inventory: $4,000
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 1980

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:N/A
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:12
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Purpose For Selling:

Has other obligations.

Established Franchise:

This Business Is An Established Franchise

Additional Info

The business was founded in 1980, making the business 42 years old.
The transaction shall not include inventory valued at $4,000*, which ins't included in the suggested price.

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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