Fun Retail, Bright, Happy, Catering to Tourists
Live the life on the Florida Panhandle Beaches
Bay County, FL
Two upscale franchised retail businesses that mostly caters to tourists with a mission to create Fun, Smiles and Memories for Everyone. Products sold in a colorful fun décor include T-shirts, tank tops, V-Necks, sun dresses, board shorts, sunglasses, flip flops, nail polish, hair accessories, jewelry, beach toys, hats, visors and much more. Tropical and positive much piped in to keep a fun and energy as high a possible. Fun websites and Facebook pages are included. Both locations are fully staffed, are open seven days a week from 10am-9pm, 363 days a year, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. The “season” is Memorial Day to Labor Day, but Spring Break begins late February and it picks up from then until about mid-October. 3. In August 2013 the seller thought he was working with a serious buyer for the business, and decided to stop investing money into merchandise inventory to sell. As a result, sales dropped off significantly. 2012 owner benefit was $151,222; 2013 was $27,590. For the complete start-up, turnkey package from the franchiser, plus leasehold improvements, inventory, fixtures, graphics and other startup costs will be about $225,000 per facility. Owner/manager duties consist of making the work schedule for employees, making deposits, ordering inventory, paying bills/taxes, keeping records.