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On Hold: Online Retailer of Motorcycle, Motocross, Cycle Accessories

This online retailer, established some 15 years ago, has an excellent reputation with its customers, suppliers and principle outlets (Ebay and Amazon).  Its name is one of the best-known in the industry. 

The sale of this business represents a unique opportunity to purchase a substantial online retail business, significant in the motorcycle, motocross and cycling sectors and with significant opportunities for substantial growth.  The vendor wishes to retire from the business.

The website features around 250 different brands including some of the biggest in the sectors in which it operates.  However, very little product is sold via the retailer’s website and this is one of a number of opportunities for growth.  Instead, the majority of sales come via Ebay trading from 1 of the oldest established Ebay shops. 

Amazon is also an important outlet.

The business is housed in a series of rooms on 2 levels in an industrial property.  There are 4 staff – a General Manager supported by the vendor and 2 full time staff in the warehouse.  The business could be relocated relatively easily.

Over the past 3 years the turnover has ranged between £x.xM and £x.xM.  Adjusted Profit before the owner’s drawings in the current year is expected to come in at around £xxxk and is expected to be sustainable at this level and above.  At current sales levels, stock is around £xxxk.

The Guide Price for the Assets and Know-how and Goodwill is £xxx,xxx plus stock at valuation.  Apart from stock, the assets comprise computers and shelving.  The vendor will provide handover support for up to 6 months.

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