All prices in USD
  • Avg. revenue /month
    $38,507
  • Avg. sessions /month50,195
  • Avg. profit /month
    $20,000
  • Inventory value
    $75,000

Business Story

Why this business was started

Our love of vintage fashion. We acquired a large collection of products, outgrew eBay and local sales. Found that we were good at this. Realized that being knowledgeable and personally interested in this industry gave us an advantage over other people just looking to make a quick buck without putting in the work to build something with a solid foundation.

The reason of selling this business

Family illness, moving, less time and interest in continuing. Industry-wide decline in sales. We think it will rebound in time but we don’t feel that we are properly serving the business with our current level of interest. We are still doing better than our competitors and our suppliers. We’re proud of what we’ve built and would like to see it continue in the hands of someone who is dedicated to its success.

What's involved in running this business

Orders received through Shopify site. All merchandise kept on site. Just print a shipping label, put merchandise in box, and take packages to post office daily. Maintain accurate track of inventory and replenish stock as needed. Work with social media influencers who provide worldwide promotion in exchange for products. Minimal amount of customer service via email required. Dedicate some time to promotion and creation of fresh site content, or hire someone to do it for you. Mostly we’ve gotten by with only a minimal amount of promotion. Putting in some extra effort could result in substantial growth.

This business was founded: over 4 years ago
Time to run this business: approximately 20 hours per week

Description

General description

Well-thought out website that is immaculately maintained and flawlessly operational. Several thousand different products in stock. We own genuine vintage deadstock eyewear that is not available anywhere else, therefore not much direct competition. Low inventory cost, high markup possible while still maintaining affordability. Minimal equipment or furniture required. Minimal computer skills required.

Why should someone buy this store?

It’s generated a lot of revenue over the past 12 years and should continue to do so under capable management. Currently fully operational and could be transferred to new owner with little to zero downtime. Immediate cash flow.

How can the future owner improve the business?

Be more proactive with sales and marketing. We never really needed to in the past but since sales are down, this would be a good time to step it up.

What work have you put into the store?

Built this business from the ground up. Hand picked all of the inventory. Built and customized website to be exactly as we want it. Maintained and oversaw everything on a daily basis to ensure quality of all aspects.

Traffic and Performance

  • Avg. revenue /month
    $38,507
    Verified
  • Avg. sessions /month50,195Verified
  • Avg. profit /month
    $20,000
  • Inventory value
    $75,000
  • Profit Margin75%
  • Avg. sales /month500
Other details about profit: We do some wholesale business that’s outside of Shopify. Have sold our products in bulk to top level International retailers.
Total revenue
  • $2,079,397
  • Revenue data comes directly from Shopify and cannot be edited by the seller
    Total traffic
  • 2,710,533Visits
  • Traffic data comes directly from Shopify and cannot be edited by the seller

    Expenses

    • Shopify plan
      $79
      /month
    • Inventory warehouse
      $1
      /month
    • Domain
      $25
      /year
    • Shipping software, website apps
      $200
      /month

    Sale Includes

    • Physical inventory

    • Logo and branding assets

      Everything will be provided
    • Personal support after sale

      Whatever is need for new owner to become fully trained and operational. Available in person, by phone, or online as needed. Help with website customization & development included.
    • Domain

    • Product photos

      Everything will be provided
    • Social media

      Total followers80,000subscribers
    • Suppliers

      Not Included
    • Mailing List

      22,000subscribers

    Seller‘s Advice

    How to grow this business

    Expand to other markets beyond Shopify. Stay current with social media marketing. Keep enough hands-on involvement to maintain the quality of the brand which sets it apart from would-be competitors. Continue to update the inventory as trends change. Reach out to potential wholesale customers.

    Skills to have

    Good sense of fashion and style would be helpful. Basic knowledge of running an online store and related software would be sufficient.

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    giant v.Current store owner
    The internet’s largest retailer/wholesaler of genuine vintage deadstock and vintage-inspired retro sunglasses & eyewear. Established 2007.

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