Contra Costa County, CA Furniture and Furnishings Stores For Sale

Custom Window Coverings Design, Sales & Installation
Custom Window Coverings Design, Sales & Installation

Contra Costa County, CA

This business sells custom-designed window coverings: drapes, shades, shutters and blinds. They carry the whole collection of Hunter Douglas products, including their Alustra line. They work with local workrooms and suppliers for custom work.. They also sell custom re-upholstery services from local craftsmen. The business enjoys a sterling reputation, great customer satisfaction, and extensive word-of -mouth referral market exposure. In fact, the current sales of almost three-quarters of a million dollars are all the result of word-of-mouth referral. A new owner could significantly increase sales by aggressive strategic marketing on-line, postal mailings, up-selling with existing customer database, affinity programs, as well as strategic alliances with contractors, residential and commercial interior designers, and furniture dealers. The business is home-based, decreasing costs and increasing convenience for the owner. Customers are visited in their homes or businesses, with all the necessary samples. There are 1,439 customers in the database, including 930 emails. Installation is typically performed by sub-contractors. The company has an excellent relationship with Hunter-Douglas and the current owner will work closely with the buyer to assure a smooth and effective transfer of that relationship. Sales have been steadily increasing: 2014-$467,000; 2015-$590,000; 2016-$754,000. It should be noted that 2016 had one extraordinary sale that increased total sales beyond expectations; sales for 2017, without such an extraordinary sale, should be in excess of $660,000, based on sales through May 2017. Seller's Discretionary Earnings (SDE') in 2016 were over $240,000. The transaction will be a sale of all the business assets: goodwill, trade name, established online presence/website, phone number, customer database, supplier relationships, subcontractor relationships, operating system, car signage, sample books, and training, except owner retains accounts receivable and cash on hand. The asking price is $595,000. The business has been pre-qualified for SBA lending through several institutions. Some seller financing is available to a qualified buyer. Note: All data on this business are provided by the Seller for information purposes only, and no representations are made by the Broker as to accuracy. The Broker has made no independent verification of the data contained herein. The Broker represents the Seller and does not represent the Buyer. The Buyer is advised to perform independent due diligence and seek the advice of professionals prior to purchasing the Business.

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