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LocationSouth Africa, Gauteng

Sector - Sales & Services

Asking Price
R1,800,000
Monthly Profit
R 47,159
Asset Value
R 119,000
Stock Value
R 400,000
Yearly Net Profit
R 565,911

Summary

This well-established stationery business has a loyal customer base and is easy to run. Profitable. Growth potential. Retail income from walk-ins over and above the corporate side.

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Fully describe the business's activities?

Stationery supplier to corporates and offices in general with a retail store which is also used for warehousing of stock. Schools stationery is also a large part of the income. Walk-ins on the retail side brings in a nice cash component.

How does the business operate on a daily basis?

The owner is involved on a daily basis and ensures orders are pulled by staff and correctly collated and invoiced before delivery. There are up to 17 deliveries per day.

What competition exists?

None in the immediate vicinity.

How could the profitability of the business be improved?

Marketing was stalled a bit due to Covid. A rep on the road to visit clients is something that needs to be seriously considered.

How could the profitability of the business be improved?

Marketing was stalled a bit due to Covid. A rep on the road to visit clients is an addition which will make a good contribution to sales and profit.

Give a breakdown of staff/ functions/ length of service?

The 2 x staff members are involved in pulling of stock as well as deliveries on a daily basis. (Up to 17 deliveries a day).

How involved is the Owner in running the business?

The owner is involved in the business on a daily basis.

When does the current lease end?

The lease is currently month-to-month and also covers the generator for the centre.

What are the trading hours?

Monday to Friday: 8.00 am to 4.00 pm.

What are the main assets of the business?

Furniture and Fittings and Computer Equipment.

Strengths?

Huge growth potential. The retail shop contributes nicely to revenue. The school market is very profitable and can be grown easily.

Weaknesses?

Lack of marketing due to Covid.

Opportunities?

Schools market is potentially very big. A sales rep on the road would potentially make a huge difference to the top and bottom-lines.

Threats?

It is a price-sensistive industry so one needs to be on top of this.

What is the reason for the sale?

The owner is relocating.

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Erich Haupt

LocationSouth Africa, Gauteng

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