Online Chocolate Shop -Bespoke e-commerce sales of the world's finest chocolates
Confidentially offered for Sale
Ref Number: ECA-009
Asking Price: £395,000
Location: East Sussex but Fully Relocatable
Should the net assets be greater/less than the £135,000 at time of sale the asking price will be adjusted up or down accordingly on a £ for £ basis.
Turnover circa: £586,000
- Full scalability
- Specialist Sector
- Low overheads
- Turnkey operation.
- Established & Attractive Business
- Strong marketing Presence
- Proven track record of turnover and profit
This business presents a rare opportunity to acquire a successful chocolate importer and online retailer of hard to source, luxury chocolates and truffles, Boxed Chocolate Collections and Chocolate Gifts.
Customers can select and buy exactly the products they want and, in the quantity, they want as well. This allows customers to access their own unique pick & mix service which is very popular. Many of the chocolates sourced are not commercially available in the United Kingdom so this really is a one stop shop for any chocolate lover!
This is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a well-established importer and e-commerce retailer of chocolate from around the World who sells and distributes its products throughout the United Kingdom.
The business has a strong marketing presence online and via social media and continues to work on this to ensure excellent visibility. Only last year the owner invested in new back-office systems and a new website which have already started to reap rewards.
The company has well established and reliable supply partners who it has worked with for many years, enjoying favourable trading terms.
This premium e-commerce business sources and imports great chocolate from around the World and sells it via online sales to a loyal United Kingdom market. Since its establishment in 2015, it has made a reputable name for itself in the market.
The founder has been the proud owner of this business since it commenced. This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a well-established e-commerce business in a specialist niche.
Look no further than this long-established well-run niche business that sells chocolate that the consumer can’t get elsewhere, with little competition and a solid customer base, this business sells its products through its website, and via social media.
This is an excellent opportunity; you don't need to be in or have experience in the chocolate sector. The Company received 22,000 orders in the last 12 months. The asking price is £395,000 and it boasts a projected turnover of c£586,000 for the current year, a record year in terms of sales!
Location and Premises
The business is ideally situated in a secure warehouse/storage unit in East Sussex with an annual rental cost of £12,000.
Advertising and Marketing
The business uses Google, Amazon, eBay and social media for advertising and its website.
Online presence is strong, with Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter followers.
The e-commerce functionality on the website, is superb, with strong Search Engine Optimisation.
The business has an extensive database of loyal online clients.
Account details of the business are available and can be reviewed by interested parties.
Because this business imports chocolates from around the world, they are the only business selling many of these products in the United Kingdom.
Growth and expansion
The business has an extensive database of loyal online clients and a robust social media presence, providing a ready-made customer base to accelerate sales and foster growth.
With an impressive track record of over eight years of successful operations and consistent growth, this opportunity is tailor-made for those seeking a superb e-commerce business.
The successful purchaser will be supported be the current owner.
Reason for sale.
The current owner started the e-commerce business through his love of chocolate, He has grown the business during the last eight years to the size he is happy with. It is now time for a new owner to take the business through its next period of expansion and maximize the many opportunities it has available.
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