Independent pet supplies retailer
- Asking Price: £179,995 +SAV
- 2023 turnover in the region of £384,000
- Tenure: Leasehold
Offered for sale is a long-established independent pet supplies business, based in the Northumberland market town of Alnwick, that has been under the meticulous ownership of the current owners since 1992. Located in a busy trading location, the business sells a comprehensive range of premium pet products, and caters mainly for dogs, cats and wildlife.
From raw treats through to Scotland-made Dog Robes, the business has been developed through a focus on high-quality premium products, with the owners having made a concerted effort to fulfil a niche not met by the large chain retailers. Moreover, the shop aims to bring a friendly face to the pet supplies market, and benefits from both a local loyal customer base and thousands of tourists, attracted by the natural beauty and historical interest of the area. The shop prides itself on providing informed and impartial advice to customers, as well as offering free deliveries to local destinations. Within recent years, the shop has also introduced a premium key-cutting service that has proved popular with the locals.
The business has a proven commitment to innovation and has sought to adapt and change with new trends and external pressures; the result has been an excellent sales record and good profits.
The business has a number of gains to offer the prospective purchaser, including:
- A very healthy financial profile, with a turnover of £384,000 per annum and excellent profits;
- Well-established with an excellent reputation and local client base; and
- Ample scope for growth – for example, by undertaking a robust local marketing campaign, by expanding the company’s social media presence, and realizing the current owners’ plans to introduce a dog bakery.
- Website- www.northumbriapets.co.uk (online selling platform)
- Neighbour to the worlds biggest playpark 'Lilidorei Playground at The Alnwick Garden'
Experienced team of staff in place.
The business hours are currently:
Monday - Saturday 9am - 5pm
However, there is huge scope to open Sunday, specifically in during the tourist season.
Located in Alnwick, Northumberland. Alnwick is a market town in Northumberland, known for its rich history which dates to around 600 AD. Offering a great quality of life for families, with a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities, Alnwick is a beautiful place to live. Located close to Alnwick Castle is one of the most iconic castles in Britain, welcoming approximately 350,000 visitors each year who are keen to discover more about its history, explore its film connections or simply have fun. The business is also nieghbour to the ever so popular 'Lilidorei Playground at the Alnwick Garden which is the worlds biggest playpark.
The business trades from a rented premises.
We are advised that the business is being sold on a leasehold basis, with a new lease and rental agreement to be negotiated directly with the landlord. Alternativley, the long lease can be purchased, price to be agreed.