Window Blind Business for sale Birmingham – OPEN TO OFFERS

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For sale £6,950 - General Retail

• Established in 2011 as a mid to upmarket supplier of made to measure window  blinds,

• Business run from vendor’s home ensuring minimal premises costs are maintained
• Trading pattern exceeds £80,000 turnover per annum last  year
• Website introduced
• Run at a pace to suit the lifestyle of the vendor
• Member of Federation of Small Businesses

REASON FOR SALE

• The vendor has relocated to North Wales , hence the business has become temporarily dormant

PRODUCTS

• Range of bespoke hand finished blinds designed and made up to customer specification
• Complementary range of curtain poles and pelmets ???
• Roman, Venetian, roller and vertical blinds sourced through a range of suppliers
• Up and mid market product selection with a quality feel
• Full consultation and installation service provided

CUSTOMERS

• Predominantly drawn from mid and upper income demographic
• Mainly private individuals
• Drawn mainly from Birmingham area  but also includes some clients from the M5 AND M42 •Approximately 75% of orders related to blinds  and 25% for other curtains
• Several hundred contacts are maintained from jobs undertaken in the past
• They cover the whole of the area covered by the local telephone directory

SUPPLIERS

• Well developed links with suppliers providing a range of fabrics, blinds and accessories
• Over 10 suppliers used in local areas

STRENGTHS

• Trading since 2011 with established bank of clients
• Consistent turnover pattern exceeding £80,000 per annum last 2 years
• Run from home thereby limiting overheads and premises costs
• Vehicle and equipment included within consideration price
• Website with work undertaken on site optimisation and Google

EQUIPMENT AND VEHICLE
• Quantity of pattern books

Property information

Location:

• Run from workshop facility at vendor’s home in Birmingham

Premises details:

• Run from vendor’s home with one room utilised as a workshop and store
• There is a requirement for a workshop unless a buyer wished to sub-contract all the manufacturing


Business Operation

Expansion potential:

• Introduction of additional products or services, e.g. carpets or interior design
• Upgrading of website and focus on search engine optimisation
• Additional marketing initiatives focussed on the local area
• Potential for retail premises
• Could be a complementary business for an interior designer, carpet installation business or property maintenance company

 

Trading hours:

• Home based business with manufacture and installation undertaken to meet customer demand and requirement
• Evening and weekend consultations offered

Employees:

• Vendor undertakes design and manufacture of curtains at the workshop • also undertakes fitting of both blinds and curtains • Some manufacture is sub-contracted during busy periods

 

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