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$55,000 USD

Private listing #814754

Appears in Fashion and apparel , Boston, Massachusetts, United States, Established stores, Medium Business, Business and Franchises under $100,000, Businesses using Shipstation for Sale, Private listings, Highly Profitable businesses

General description

Custom designed bow ties for men passionate about their hobbies and their fashions We make everything from the Mars Rover to the periodic table of elements look good so you can wear your interest. Our customer base is primarily well educated men (and some women) with graduate degrees or higher. We also have a strong base of gift givers.

Financials and traffic

The bulk of our sales are October-December.

Average profit/month

$1,500 USD

Average overall profit margin

75%

Average number of sales/month

23

Lifetime revenue

$30,241.00 USD

Lifetime traffic

33,272 Sessions

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Business Expenses

Shipping costs are our largest expense at about $6 per tie but otherwise we are on a bootstrapped shoestring budget. We've been able to generate significant revenues with no subscription fees, and no adverting costs.

Expense item

Cost

Shopify plan

$85.00/month

Subscriptions (ie. Mailchimp, apps)

$1.00/month

Advertising (ie. Adwords, Facebook ads, etc.)

$1.00/month

Employees (Including contractors and freelancers)

$50.00/month

Domain

$2.00/month

What’s included in the sale

  • Physical inventory
  • Logo and branding assets
  • Social media accounts
  • Personal support after sale
  • Domain
  • Product photos

Social Media

Mailing list

2,000 subscribers

Q & A

Do you work with any employees, freelancers, or contractors?

Remote designer who makes our new tie designs about twice a year.

Why should someone buy this store?

We have an extremely loyal customer base and a 10 year track record of sales.

How can the future owner improve the business?

We've always relied on word of mouth for our sales, but better SEO and basic marketing could go a long way to improve our customer base.

What work have you put into the store?

We have professional shots of all the products as well as videos of many of our best sellers. We have lots of "bow tie hero" content and everything is currently automated and linked through a shipping fulfillment center.

How many hours does it take to run this business per week?

3 hours

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