Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market, Heads 2 Tails Grooming & Pet Supplies Ltd.
There has been a pet shop at this site for over 60 years and the current owners have run it successfully and lucratively since 2006. The business is now being sold, albeit reluctantly and with a heavy heart only due to poor health and a wish to take a change of direction.
The business is a professional grooming salon offering a range of grooming services for all breeds of dog in a caring, relaxed and clean environment. The business prides itself on offering the best possible grooming service at competitive prices ensuring the dogs happiness and well being at all times.
Additionally, the business includes a well stocked shop selling; •Pet foods and treats •Pet toys and grooming products •Bedding such as straw and shavings etc •Cat and dog leads, collars •Pet beds •Animal carriers •Cat litters •Bird seeds •Small animal supplies for rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs etc
The business has many regular customers and enjoys great visibility on the internet with a Facebook page with 404 likes at the time of instruction.
Scope to Improve 1.Advertising and marketing campaign 2.Maximise the use of social media 3.Website to extol services and products stocked ideally with an e commerce facility 4.Extend the opening hours 5.Introduce a loyalty card/ scheme.
Reasons to Buy 1.A well established business with an enviable reputation and many existing customers 2.Great trading position in the main shopping area 3.Low running costs with inexpensive rent and no business 4.Current owners happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success 5.Ideal owner managed or husband and wife business 6.Priced to facilitate a quick sale
Hilton Smythe advise early viewing to avoid disappointment.
Location Heads 2 Tails Grooming & Pet Supplies Limited is Located in Hednesford in Staffordshire.
Hednesford is a small town and civil parish in Staffordshire, within Cannock Chase District. It adjoins Cannock Chase to the north and the town of Cannock to the south. A £50 million regeneration of the town centre has recently taken place, with an 80,000 . Tesco supermarket being the centre piece. The Tesco site is known as Victoria Shopping Park and the Bingo/Aldi site which is just around the corner from the business is known as Chase Gateway. A further £2.2 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund Grant is being used to fund more refurbishment in the town which will inevitably increase the number of visitors and shoppers.
Heads 2 Tails Grooming & Pet Supplies Limited is ideally situated in a prominent corner position in Hednesfords main shopping area and thus benefits from high levels of footfall and passing trade. The business sits alongside other complimentary retail businesses with many high street brands as well as independents. The business is nicely presented with bright, visible signage to two sides and distinctive livery. There is free on street parking near to the premises with a free shoppers carpark behind it. There is a further inexpensive public car park a short walk away
Premises The business occupies the ground floor of an end terraced retail unit and briefly comprises;
Shop Dual aspect with windows to front and side creating a light airy and inviting interior, tiled floor and fluorescent lighting, cleverly designed to maximise the space available with perimeter shelving and custom-made display and hanging areas, central shelving gondola, glass topped chest freezer, bespoke counter running the width of the shop with till and generous wrapping area.
Dog Grooming Studio Generously proportioned grooming studio, fully equipped with dog wash, grooming tables and a range of cupboards and shelving. WC
With close coupled toilet and hand wash basin
To the rear is a good sized secure yard with parking for a number of vehicles.
Tenure We are advised that the business is being sold as a leasehold business opportunity. The existing lease is arranged on a monthly rolling basis but we are further advised that the landlord would be happy to negotiate a mutually acceptable lease with a new owner. The rent is £9360 Per Annum which is extremely reasonable given the size of the premises and it’s prime trading position.
We are advised that that the business benefits from being exempt from business rates
Staff The business is run and managed by our clients (husband and wife) with the help of casuals as required.
Financial Profile Heads 2 Tails Grooming & Pet Supplies Ltd generates an advised current turnover of circa £39,000 although it needs to be stressed that the business has been run at a pace to suit due to poor recently and has enjoyed higher turnover previously.
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