Manufacturer of Made to Measure Curtains, Blinds & Soft Furnishings - Bespoke Service
Location : Buckinghamshire
Asking Price : £90,000 SAV
Originally set up by the vendor 17 years ago, this business is owner-managed and is extremely well established as a specialist manufacturer of made to measure curtains, blinds and soft furnishings offering a total bespoke service to the domestic market inc. older homes and a large amount of new build residential homes.
The business operates from home offering a personalised reliable service from the first site visit to the professional fitting. As a manufacturer the products are supplied at very competitive price enhancing their local reputation.
A combination of exceptionally high standards of work, an individual and personal service as well as a first class fitting service have all combined to give many years of customer satisfaction and a growing order book.
This is a perfect opportunity for a buyer wanting to buy an established profitable business ripe for expansion or a company presently in this sector that wishes to expand its coverage in this very lucrative location.
The business prides itself on their excellent reputation, eye for detail and quality of their work. Every order is manufactured and fitted to a high standard surpassing expectations at every stage of the process.
With 17 years of experience this very well established business takes pride in the reputation it has established in this market. Having such a dominant market position and profile, the business is competitive yet able to price to a premium aware of its unique bespoke product offering in the area, placing it above much of the competition. The company has on-going work in the pipeline and much repeat business offering huge growth potential.
The sale of this business presents a rare opportunity to acquire an extremely successful business. Established from scratch by our client there is genuine and demonstrable scope to increase revenue by introducing new technology, expanding the internet side and beginning to encompass social network sites. New product items could expand the existing range to include shutters and awnings, which are both big ticket items from which new owners would reap the benefits and build on an excellent base.
The business is being offered for sale on a going concern basis, all financial discussions will take place directly between the vendor and all interested parties under the auspices of Turner Butler.
Turnover circa £72,000 per annum
Gross Profit circa £39,000
Net profit EBITDA £34,000 (Before drawings)
The Asking Price of £90,000 is for 100% of the issued capital of the company, assuming Net Assets of circa £1,000 on completion (calculated on a zero cash-zero debt basis). The final selling price will have a £1 for £1 adjustment for any rise or fall in this benchmark Net Asset figure of £1,000 at completion.
Advertising and Marketing:
As just stated very little investment has been spent on marketing the company, with word of mouth reputation being the only form of advertising. The business does however have lots of books on design, material etc. plus a professional website to showcase the products and skills of the company.
Growth and Expansion:
The company would certainly benefit from an active marketing campaign. The market outlook for this business is constant, however new energy from new owners could increase the turnover and the brand name by trading on the company’s reputation.
Monday-Friday: 8.30am – 5pm
Saturday: 8.30am – 1pm
The owner is responsible for both the running of the business and manufacturing, employing one part-time fitter.
Support and Training:
Training and support will be provided for a negotiated period of time to ensure a smooth transition of ownership.
Reason for Sale:
The vendor is looking forward to retirement.
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- Prime Location
- Attractive Business
- Company for Sale
- Unique Business
- High Turnover
- Established Business