West USA Realty has been the largest Business Brokerage Company in Arizona for the past 20 years. There are in excess of 30 full time Business Brokers associated with West USA Realty. This fact has been lost to the public because we also have 1,000 to 1,500 residential agents working at West USA Realty.
Established wholesale bagel business bakes fresh overnight and delivers to customers in early am. We operate 7 days/wk and are closed only for major holidays. The co. is known locally for its gourmet product line.
The co. was established in 1996 when bagels became broadly popular in most areas of the country. At that time, there were twelve bagel businesses in the area, some locally-owned, some nationally-franchised. It was a difficult time as competition slowly parsed out various of our competitors. All eventually went out of business except for two of the franchised chains that eventually emerged from bankruptcy and retain a local presence today. These cos. import frozen bagels for their retail outlets and do not substantively participate in the wholesale market. Of the original twelve, our company is thus the ONLY surviving from-scratch bagel operation in southern AZ.
This success was due largely to an early decision to produce a high-end product (with a little perseverance mixed in). We are widely recognized for the quality of our bagels, which weigh-in at 5 ozs each and for which only the highest quality ingredients are used. Most new accounts these days are by word-of-mouth.
2012 sales were $396k and the owner's take-away for the past few years has been in the $100k area. (For context, note that AZ is a low-wage state and ranks as one of the lowest cost of living areas of the country.)
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