City: Northern Ireland
Price: £85,000
Profit: Non-disclosed
Revenue: £200,000
Online: No  Startup:No
Finance: No  Home Based: No
Franchise: No  Freehold: No
 Established: Yes   Establishment: 1947
Employees: 04
Stock: No

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Description
A retail florist, this long established family business was created circa 65 years ago. The business is situated in a busy high street location with strong footfall and plenty of customer loyalty. All staff are award winners, which is demonstrated in the quality and style of the broad range of flower displays on offer. Customers can purchase flowers for anniversaries, weddings and funerals, and additionally can also buy helium balloons, chocolates, teddy bears & champagne to be delivered along with the flowers. The renowned shop is situated in the old historic and scenic part of town and delivers to a wide geographical area. Fully computerised the business operates a successful following day delivery service direct from the shop. There is a secure E-commerce website, using Interflora details, which has grown and now contributes a healthy income to the business. The E-commerce website has increased orders online and the vendors believe that there is potential to expand further into the wedding and contract markets.
Reason for sale

The vendors have reached retirement age and wish to take life a little easier.

Growth potential

This business offers a lifestyle change if required, with Freehold accommodation available, (at additional cost) as well as the business opportunity. The florist store has been in the family for three generations and offers excellent opportunities to increase the levels of business. Since inception this business has performed to a high standard and has earned wide-recognition for the level of products provided for its customers. It is considered that a new owner with fresh impetus and enthusiasm could double the level of business by investing in additional advertising and attracting more business from weddings and funerals. Also at present the business attends circa 30 wedding fairs per annum and there is the possibility of attending up to 300 to further capitalise on the ever increasing opportunities made available to the company through its reputation.

Leasehold Details

The business is for sale on a leasehold basis, with the 4-bed freehold available at an additional asking price. The shop premises are mid terrace and occupy a prime trading position on a busy high street.

Training

The vendor is happy to provide any support or training for the new owner to ensure a smooth takeover of the business.