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I have the chance to buy a business i started back . Need investors. Awesome opportunity

I helped start a business in 2003 and got out of it in 2004. Owner just contacted me and wants to relinquish all the trademark, exclusive distributorship in north America, and all client base. I need an investor for 30% stake. Considering all offers.

Sales were as shown below:

sales numbers are:

- 2004 800k

- 2005 1.6M

- 2006 2.3M

- 2007 1.8M

- 2008 1M

- 2009 450k (no active business, only follow up of existing clients)

Margin is 37 to 40% gross with actual factory discounts. B2B professional services.

I know this business in and out and I would like to have it back. business does wholesale and retail.

It is a rare opportunity.

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Buy-a- Company


On the contrary. I know lots of businesses operating with an oversupply of office equipment. They have empty desks, and are repairing their copiers. This is a low-growth environment for offices, and thus office supplies.

I'm not saying it can't be successful; I'm just saying, "be careful". And creative.

What happened to all that equipment that was in those boarded up buildings?

Sep 22, 2010
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buy-a-business: know of any businesses running without equipment? especially essential equipment....?

Sep 22, 2010
Buy-a- Company


The office equipment business is 180-degrees out of phase from where it was in 2006. Be careful.

Sep 22, 2010
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Business Operations & Strategy Manager
Collin County, TX

I am interested in investing and managing in this business. Can email me at

Sep 22, 2010
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office equipment wholesale

Sep 21, 2010
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What service category is this?

Sep 21, 2010