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LocationSouth Africa, North West

Sector - Sales & Services

Asking Price
R385,000
Monthly Profit
R 5,207
Asset Value
R 43,450
Stock Value
R 140,000
Yearly Net Profit
R 62,479

Summary

Retail Shop for Solar and Security Products

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Fully describe the business's activities?

This is a retail store that sells a wide variety of Solar products. Products include LED lights, Solar LED lights, Solar products, electrical products, security products. Clients include walk in as well as local contractors and contractors from as far as Mozambique. The business also have informal agreements with local installers.

How does the business operate on a daily basis?

The owner manages and operates the store, bi weekly travels to Jhb for purchases.

What Advertising/Marketing is carried out?

Facebook. Canvassing contractors.

How could the profitability of the business be improved?

Wider Marketing. Attracting contractors. Marketing to schools/churches. Capital investment to carry and expand key/crucial solar stock. Exploring the ever increasing demand for installations in the solar/security system industry by introducing knowledgeable staff/owner (will also improve in house sales). Currently no installations are done in house. Attractive display of products.

When does the current lease end?

February 2022, with an option to renew currently for 2 years, annual escalation at 8%

What are the trading hours?

Weekdays 09:00 - 17:00. Saturdays 09:00 - 13:00

What are the main assets of the business?

Shelving. Display boards. Furniture. Cameras

Strengths?

Quality of products well known and proven locally. Well located. Cash business. Off road parking. Large walk in client base. Large provincial client base with clients from out of town visiting students and farmers doing business in town.

Weaknesses?

Currently cash flow restrictions requiring frequent purchases in Jhb. Lacking of technical skills by owner.

Opportunities?

Schools/businesses/churches etc changing to more affordable solar and LED options. Ever increasing demand for solar/security. Big market - Farmers/schools/churches/businesses. Large client base extending to nearby towns. Expand variety of electrical stock.

Threats?

Economic slowdown.

What is the reason for the sale?

Owner retiring.

Ideal Buyer Profile

Ideally someone with electrical/solar knowledge. Someone already in the solar installation business that needs exposure for potential clients.

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Frans Joubert

LocationSouth Africa, North West

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