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44 Year Old Full Service Flower Store that is as Perfect as You Can Imagine in the Middle of a Fast Growing Town North of Denver CO Surrounded by an area that is being developed on all sides. 2015 Year to Date through November is up over 10% compared to the same period in 2014. The year to date revenues through November 2015 were $596,445 compared to $539,097 for the same period in 2014. 2015 ended with earnings of approximately $92,000 for the year. I am waiting on the tax return. The owners are husband and wife whom will be retiring. They have owned the store for 15 years. The revenues are from online sales from their website, walk in traffic, a large customer base, monthly/weekly accounts, wedding/event planners, referrals, recurring contracted work which comes from business, hospitals, funeral homes, event facilities, and an online “wire service” that sends them orders which they can chose to fill or not based on each orders potential profitability. The new owner will have several ways to continue to grow the business which the owners would be happy to discuss with you. They recommend hiring a salesperson to call on event centers, planners, businesses, etc. which they have never had. They have relied on their location and reputation. The employees are very loyal and passionate about what they do and to the business. It is a very positive work environment for either an individual or a family business. This business will not change the day after a new buyer becomes involved. The company has a prime location and with high internet sales, established accounts and a great reputation the new owner will walk into an established business that can continue to grow. In the owners words, “a new owner can continue to run the operation exactly like it is and pursue additional expansion opportunities.” The Sales Price includes $100,000 of current value equipment that includes 3 vans(1 new), POS system with built in time clock, payroll, delivery tracking, quick books, and email. Location: North of Denver Colorado _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sales Price: $250,000 down as part of a $315,000 sales price plus a negotiated value for the Merchandise and Inventory. This price was lowered from $350,000. This business will qualify for a bank and/or SBA loan based on the size of its assets and profitable history. For more specific information, simply email Jeff Chapman at email@example.com. Just click on and fill out the NDA link: http://companybroker.com/buyer-profile-jeff.htm to get the sales package which has the financials and a video interview of the owner. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Brief Overview The owners are trustworthy people that enthusiastically want to find and support a new owner for continued success. They are a married couple who both work full time at the business. There are 5 sources of revenue: 1) Location driven walk in traffic: The sales package will be able to provide more detail on this and has a link to a video walk through of the store which is automatically sent to you if you click on the link above and properly fill out the Non-Disclosure Agreement. The store is in a perfect location in the middle of a high traffic area(both foot and car) with ample parking and surrounded by other retailers. It is a central area of a very fast growing old Colorado Town. The town has very aggressive plans for expansion far into the future. 2) Online: The on-line sales volume continues to increase based on their website and the use of the “wire service” that sends orders to them every day. The company has sold on-line for 8 Years and has a user friendly website that is not search engine optimized. The owner has stated how exciting and profitable the growth in this area has increasingly become and there is still strong potential for additional sustainable future growth. 3) Business/Residential contracted recurring deliveries: These are the companies and customers that they deliver fresh flowers to on a regular and continuous basis which range from high end homes/businesses that wants fresh flowers every week to hospitals that they deliver to daily. This is one of the areas with a lot of potential to grow significantly. Hiring a commission based sales associate(s) to include business as their prospects would be a great way to increase the recurring non-holiday, high margin sales. 4) Holidays: This will naturally grow as the business continues to grow. The company doesn’t currently have the drivers to handle all of the Valentines and Mother’s Day orders. The new owner can hire additional temporary drivers to be able to fulfill all orders all year long. 5) Event & Venue Coordinators & Planners: These are the people that coordinate large events and rely on hand picking the best people and companies to make them look good because they have delivered on their promises for their customers. This company has very dedicated employees that do a great job of filling special orders for the people that coordinate big events and venues. Again, hiring a commission based sales associate(s) would be a great way to increase the recurring non-holiday, high margin sales by introducing them to more of these people. Each of these sources of revenue are profitable and have had significant improvement in growth which can be increased. Marketing, Advertising, and Growth Potential: The company has done very little pro-active marketing. The company does have a customer email data base which is an inexpensive means of advertising that continues to grow. Owner does not do mass emailing and runs no specials or discounts to bring in new customers. Customers shopping in the retail stores are generally happy to provide their email addresses. They are in the yellow pages and have brochures and a nice website. They need to add a salesperson(s) who should be commission based. They believe the salesperson will be successful because they have won many awards and accolades which will help the sales effort to be more effective. Employees: The employees love what they do. The company employs 8 employees and adds some temporary employees for the holidays. They have many long-term employees and little turnover. The length of tenure and the low turnover rate means that employees know their jobs well. Ownership is comfortable leaving the business for vacations or to spend time with family based on the established systems, procedures, experienced personnel and the industry specific computerized point of sales system which is multi-functional. Competition: There has always been competition but the company has maintained the largest market share of their market for most of the 44 years and is still growing. Competitors offer lower end options and few of them offer the quality and excellent customer service. The company has been paired against competition for years yet has continually maintained or grown their market share. Retail Store and Storage Facility Leases: The current retail store has been on a month to month lease for a long time now. The new owner will have to negotiate their own lease upon taking over the business but the owners don’t believe that there will be any issues. It is only $2,500 per month partially inclusive(they don’t pay water or sewer). The owners will help with a positive, supported, and successful transition of the business. The owners are very interested in seeing the business prosper. The hard work is done and has proved the test of time. The seller will offer full warranties, indemnifications, and further states there have not been any legal or other issues of any kind nor are the owners aware of any items pending. This is a rewarding, positive, profitable business and industry and could be an ideal fit for the right individual or family to acquire. It is a fun business that fits an active positive “lifestyle”. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Thank you for your consideration. Sincerely, Jeff Chapman Eisnaugle Company Broker Group, LLC. 303-905-7607 Direct 303-284-7025 Main 720-524-6482 Fax firstname.lastname@example.org This is prepared by Company Broker Group with information provided by the Seller. It was not created by the seller and neither the Broker or the Seller are responsible for its accuracy. Buyers are responsible for their own due diligence. Neither the Broker or the Seller will indemnify or guarantee any forward looking statements or projections. Different Brokerage relationships are available which include Seller agency, buyer agency, or transaction – brokerage. Brokerage disclosure to Buyer or Tenant of Property. Definition of working relationships. Seller's Agent: a seller's agent works solely on behalf of the seller to promote the interests of the seller with the utmost good faith, loyalty, and fidelity. The agent negotiates on behalf of and ask as an advocate for the seller. The seller's agent must disclose to potential buyers all adverse material facts actually known by the seller's agent about the business/property. A separate written listing agreement is required which sets forth the duties and obligations of the broker and the seller. Buyer’s Agent: a buyer’s agent works solely on behalf of the buyer to promote the interests of the buyer with the utmost good faith, loyalty and fidelity. The agent negotiates on behalf of an accident advocate for the buyer. The buyer’s agent must disclose to all potential sellers all adverse material facts actually known by the buyer’s agent, including the buyer’s financial ability to perform the terms of the transaction. A separate written by a Buyer agreement is required which sets forth the duties and obligations of the broker and the buyer. Transaction broker: the transaction broker assist the buyer or seller or both throughout a real estate transaction by performing terms of any written or oral agreement, fully informing the parties, presenting all offers and assisting parties with any contracts, including the closing of the transaction, without being an agent or advocate for any of the parties. A transaction-broker must use reasonable skill and care and the performance of any oral or written agreement, and must make the same disclosures as agents about all adverse material facts actually known by the transaction – broker concerning the property or a buyer's financial ability to perform the terms of a transaction and whether the buyer intends to occupy the property. No written agreement is required. Company Broker Group, LLC, and Jeff Chapman Eisnaugle will be operating solely as a “Seller Agent” in all transactions.
With its outstanding designs, best customer services and practices, ambiance and visual displays, this floral and gift shop has become the go-to for flowers, gifts and décor in its affluent area and beyond. In business since 1984, this business has high quality, fairly priced and carefully curated merchandise. They are known for the top-notch quality, freshness and creativity of their florals. Their knowledgeable, well-trained staff provides the highest standards in assisting customers. They have operated in the same location since the business began and utilize 5,200 square feet of leased space. Although currently the emphasis is on the retail location, they have a web presence for their florals. While the industry is competitive, opportunity for revenue growth exists through additional targeted marketing, enhancing the web presence, on-line sales and developing new markets.
Adams County, CO
This store has an excellent reputation for quality and service. This business has been operating for nearly 40 years. New owner will have several directions to continue to grow. Potentially increase sales by initiating marketing programs. Business has been steadily increasing by 40% in the past 4 years. Great opportunity for the person that wants to be their own boss and be involved in the day to day operation of a rewarding business.
Boulder County, CO
This is a home based floral event company with accounts all around northern and Metro Denver. We average around 100 weddings per year This business and inventory can be moved in to a garage or home work space. We already have contracts for 2015 wedding season. There is plenty of opportunity to expand in this very lucrative market. Established in 2001
Opportunities don't get any better than this! Work, live and play in one of the premier mountain destinations in the world! This Eagle County business lets you be a part of all that. You will be working with larger corporations, brides and celebrities. The big party everyone is talking about, you put that together. The wedding featured in the local mountain magazine, those were your creations. Christmas decorations that amaze, those were your ideas. 25 years of experience puts this business at the front of the competition. A well known name, consistently good service and product give you the edge as a new business owner. Continued growth in this mountain resort, a stellar reputation around the globe makes this area ripe for expansion! 2014 sales were approximately $380,000 with CDE (Sellers Discretionary Earnings) in $130,000 range!
Luxury boutique flower and gift shop for sale in Littleton, CO. Gift shop includes fine art, blown glass, pottery, candles, jewelry, and more, from artists around Colorado who participate through consignment so no cost for this inventory. Extensive wedding book of business, as well as being the preferred wedding vendor at the country club next door. This shop is turning three years old and has been built from the ground up on custom, repeat, luxury neighborhood customer sales; there is no FTD, Teleflora or other wire service clientele so all sales are 100% yours! Owner builds high end, turn key companies for a living, and this one is ready to go! Located in a highly visible, large drive by volume, upscale marketplace. $200,000 annual revenue after our 2nd year, 40% growth projections.
Garfield County, CO
The florist has a long reputation for providing excellent products and services to the surrounding ski resort towns in Colorado. The owner is retiring and interested in finding a new owner with a passion for flowers to take the business to the next level. A new production facility outside town or in the house of new owner would increase production and revenues. The owner works full time in the shop making arrangements with the other designers as well as running the day to day business. The shop offers a AAA location for all it beautiful products and current space for the designers. A well-established client list, great employees, a very well recognized name and constant demand for products and services await the new owner. All furniture fixtures, equipment and van are provided to the buyer, free and clear. Seller will assist buyer in transition and be available for future help if the buyer would need help. Terms may be available to a well-qualified buyer. Contact: Business World Brokers, Inc. (970) 704-1100 Although this information is deemed reliable, it is not guaranteed by Business World Brokers, Inc. Contact: Business World Brokers, Inc. (970) 704-1100 Although this information is deemed reliable, it is not guaranteed by Business World Brokers, Inc.
Adorable flower and gift shop on Main Street Frisco in heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. This business has been groomed for cash flow and low maintenance so you have time to enjoy living the mountain lifestyle! Established business with a solid customer base and weekly standing orders with local resorts and clients. Outdoor patio area included adjacent to busy main street coffee shop. Lots of windows and bright light.This is a profitable, rewarding business, and a great opportunity for the right person!
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