Hilton Smythe are delighted to bring to the market an opportunity to acquire a thriving and long-standing florist with an enviable reputation within the east end of Glasgow.
Bizzie Bee’s Florist has been trading for many years and has been under ownership by our client for the last 5 years. It is only now that the business is on the market for sale as our client looks to take well-earned retirement.
The business sells summer flowers, funeral flowers, wedding flowers corporate flowers and special occasion flowers as well as a wide range of novelty balloons, hand tied bouquets and flower arrangements in containers.
The business prides itself on using only the best harvests imported from the Dutch flower markets three times per week. They also offer same day local delivery
We feel there is Scope to Improve turnover by:-
Reasons to buyA well-established business with an enviable reputation, quality e commerce website and many existing customers, with potential to growLittle or no competition locallyIdeal owner managed or partnership business.Current owner happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success of the businessA real Lifestyle business offering an ambitious new owner the opportunity to work in a thriving community.
- Maximising the use of social media,
- Undertaking a robust advertising and marketing campaign to highlight the business,
- Review and extend the opening hours,
- Increase some of the retail lines to include gift cards & small gifts,
- Expand the corporate side of the business supplying to local businesses etc,
- Attend wedding fairs,
- Introduce flower arranging courses in the evening, Consider a customer loyalty card / scheme along with exploring online voucher discounters such as Groupon and Wowcher,
- There is also the possibility of increasing the lucrative online delivery service via interflora etc.
The business is well established, has a great reputation so will appeal to a wide range of potential buyers.
Very rarely do such fine “turn key” businesses in an excellent location come to the market, so early Viewing Is highly recommended.Location
Bizzie Bee’s Florists occupies a ground floor retail premises within the Bridgeton Cross area of Glasgow’s east end.
The business is surrounded by a wealth of complimentary shops and businesses and greatly benefits from being situated within the, heart of a thriving community resulting in a consistently high level of footfall & passing trade.
The Bridgeton area of Glasgow is a thriving mixture of independent retailers, bars and restaurants, and is easily under a minutes’ walk from the Bridgeton Station making the location of the business exceptionally attractive to potential purchasers looking for a prime location business operation.
Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and the fourth largest in the United Kingdom, after London, Birmingham and Leeds. As of the 2011 census, the city had a population density of 3,395 people per square kilometre. The city offers many amenities for a wide range of educational studies & cultural activities, from curling to opera, ballet, sporting & musical events.Premises
The business is located in a ground floor, single fronted premises and is fitted out to a good standard, creating a bright & welcoming environment for customers.
Entered from street level into main floral display area, with seating area, main service counter, till point & collection area.
To the rear of the main area, there is a good-sized work / preparation area where all orders are made, with large work table & further work space.
To the back of the premises, there is a large area that is currently used as a store, this could easily be opened up to create more usable retail space.
Staff W/C area
The premises further benefits from having a large basement area, currently used for storage.
The business has excellent signage & is well visible to passing trade.Tenure
We are advised that tenure is offered on a Leasehold basis via the local authority
Original lease was for 5 years & is now on an annual basis
Rent £4800 pa
Monday to Friday 1000 – 1700Staff
The business is run & managed by the current owner.Financial Profile
Accounts will be made available to interested buyers.