**stock included in sale**
Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market, Card and Gift Outlet.
Card and Gift Outlet was founded by the current owners in 2017 The business has been a real labour of love for her. The business is now being sold due to the owners wishes to take a change in direction.
Card and Gift Outlet is an independent, family run business that prides itself on its products, friendly and relaxed atmosphere and exceptional customer service. Offering latest trending styles in gifts and greeting cards for all occasions they offer some amazing brands locally through the retail shop.
Our client also provides personal hand-crafted cards, something that little bit different and uniquely designed.
Card and Gift Outlet, as the name suggests sells an impressive range of products including:
- Greeting cards
- Wrapping paper and gift bags
- Soft toys
- Children’s toys
- Christening gifts
- Seasonal gifts
The sale will include the company Facebook page and the business enjoys great visibility on the internet with a comprehensive website.Scope to Improve
Reasons to Buy
- Advertising and marketing campaign
- Maximise the use of social media particularly twitter and Instagram
- Extend the opening hours
- Introduce email marketing and custom push notifications
A well-established business with an enviable reputation and many regular customers
Prime trading position on a busy main road
All fixtures and fittings included stock
Ideal owner managed or partnership business
Low running costs and no business rates.
Current owner would be happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success.
A real opportunity to increase turnover, the current owners have been running at a pace to suit due to other business interests.
Hilton Smythe highly advise early viewing to avoid disappointment.Location
The business is located in the popular town of Barnstable and is ideally placed within the heart of the town, benefiting from being surrounded by a host of complementary businesses resulting in a good level of footfall and passing trade.Premises
Glass fronted, to create a bright & airy feel when entering the premises. The service counter is located to the front of the shop, with epos till system.
Large centre display isles run the full length of the shop with complimentary perimeter shelving & racking to display the fantastic level of stock.
The business is well signed & is easily visible in a prime trading location
Sale includes all fixtures and fitting and all stock in asking price.Tenure
We are advised the business is being sold as a Leasehold.
Original lease length: 5 years.
Remaining lease length: 2 years as of 2019.
Review period: 2 1/2 years.
Rent: £7200 per annum.
No Business RatesHours
The business open:-
Monday to Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
The business is run and managed by our client with the help of one part time volunteer.Financial Profile
Card and Gift Outlet generated an advised turnover of circa £24,007 as of the 2018 accounts, with a net profit of £3,579.