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Listing ID: 792058

On-line Pet Food Business with Growing Sales and Growing Profits For Sale

Newtownards, Down, Northern Ireland

£ 55,000

(Furniture / Fixtures included)

Revenue: £ 100k to 250k

Cash Flow: £ 0 to 100k

Business Description

This on-line Pet Food Business has more than doubled sales and trebled profits in the last three years. The company sells and delivers dog and cat food throughout the island of Ireland.

The company operates in the premium end of the pet food market and sells a range of top quality brands. The owners manage the business from their private home mainly generating sales using digital marketing techniques such as a company website, Google, email broadcasts (Mailchimp) and Facebook. The business could be easily moved to another location.

This is an excellent opportunity for a private individual to own and manage his/ her own company. Alternatively this business could be bolted on to an existing retail or wholesale business. The company website and Facebook page are already in place and operating successfully. The on-line marketing processes using Google and Mailchimp are fully developed and embedded and could be easily picked up by a new owner.

Property Details

Years Established:

13 Years. 3.5 years as an online business.

FF&E:

£ 2,000

Inventory Value:

£ 19,000

Other Details

Business Location:

The physical location of this business is not overly critical as it is primarily a web-based business.

Premise Details:

The owners operate this business from their private home.

Competition:

There are a number of national companies selling on-line but their websites are perceived by pet owners as being too complex and overly difficult to use. The owners of the business for sale are commended by customers on the ease of use of their website. Supermarkets tend to sell high volume, low cost pet food and are not major competitors in the premium end of the market.

Expansion Potential:

There are clear opportunities to grow the business for example by: - setting up a wholesale operation - expanding sales in the underdeveloped premium market in the Republic of Ireland - expanding the product range - developing an own-brand quality range etc.

Operation Details

Employees:

There are no employees other than the owners.

Trading Hours:

At times that suit the owners.

Support & Training:

The owners are happy to help with the handover and to train a buyer on the operation of the website and on the web-based marketing processes.

Relocatable:

Business Relocatable

Miscellaneous

Reason For Selling:

The owners wish to retire.

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