- Avg. revenue /month$55,898
- Avg. sessions /month50,797
- Avg. profit /month$4,051
- Inventory value$300
Why this business was started
As we build bigger and bigger cities, more and more people are becoming disconnected with nature. My partner and I started this online plant store in order to connect more people with nature. Our store operates in the US only, but we are currently expanding into Canada. We deliver a variety of 200 + houseplants to people's doors in addition to planters & accessories. During covid we became really popular because people were getting their houseplants delivered. We have continued to grow despite things opening up and did a record month in may of $200,000. We have a loyal customer base with a return rate of 30-40% and over 3700 5 star reviews. Email list of 35,000 subscribers, Instagram account with 15,000 followers, Facebook has 10,000 followers.
The reason of selling this business
- We are interested in exploring the potential of selling our business. We started this as a part time side gig and it has grown a lot over the last year. There is a lot of growth potential, but we still have full time jobs, so we are weighing out our options.
- We also have some business ventures that we are more passionate about that we would like to move into
What's involved in running this business
The business is very automated. - researching new products and plants to launch - running advertising campaigns for Facebook. Someone does our google ads. - Backend marketing - Klaviyo SMS - managing our instagram - we have a woman managing our instagram - 5-10 hours a week - uploading new products with descriptions and photos - Customer service - we have two people doing customer service right now, both part time - Products are automatically fulfilled through a software that is connected to our suppliers greenhouse. We dropship the plants.
You will be in charge of the front end marketing and customer experience.
Traffic and Performance
- Avg. revenue /month$55,898Verified
- Avg. sessions /month50,797Verified
- Avg. profit /month$4,051
- Inventory value$300
- Profit Margin8%
- Avg. sales /month3,300
- Shopify plan
- Inventory warehouse
- Email Marketing, Review Apps, Shipping Apps, One Click Upsell, Zoom , Phone Calls, Canva, Helpsout, Slack
- Facebook, Google, SMS, Klaviyo - 20% off our revenue, so it ranges. For a 47,000 monthly average roughly 9,400
- Vista Print and Sticker Mule for buying slips and stickers
Logo and branding assets- We have a google drive with a brand book that includes colors, themes, fonts, and logos. - Logos will be handed over in multiple formats (Png, Jpg, etc)
Personal support after saleWe can help you for 3 months after the sale - Filling you in on our processes -Teaching you how to use our apps/software - Transitioning marketing efforts
Product photosYou will receive the photos from the site and a google drive with all of our greenhouse photos and marketing photos.
SuppliersWe have a really good relationship with our supplier/distributor. We have been able to ship other items outside of plants from their facility.
How to grow this business
Please only serious inquiries. We are looking to build a relationship with a future buyer. Only inquire if you are willing to talk over the phone.
Skills to have
- Strong marketing skills
Our features for a secure experience
- Verified revenue and traffic
- Secure messaging platform
- Escrow payment system
- Dedicated migration team
Why use Exchange?
Exchange is the largest and fastest-growing marketplace for Shopify e-commerce stores
Verified listing data
The revenue and traffic data that you see on each listing is pulled directly from its Shopify account. This means that the data has been verified. Exchange reviews and monitors listings for thorough and accurate information.
Secure messaging platform
You will be able to communicate with sellers via a secure messaging platform. After you log in and request information from a listing, sellers are notified and have the ability to respond. When you are ready, you can make an offer.
Encrypted payment capture
Exchange and Escrow.com have partnered together to provide you with safe transactions that have bank encryption, making sure that payment is securely captured. Escrow.com ensures that its users pass verification checks before transactions can proceed.
Take time to inspect the business
Once you submit payment to Escrow.com and the payment has been secured, the funds are held until you confirm that all assets received are as negotiated. You can use the inspection period to ask the seller any extra questions about the business.
Safe store transfer
When the transaction is finalized, the dedicated migration team at Exchange will begin the process of making you the new owner of the store. Buyers and sellers will be notified via an email from the Exchange team once store transfers have been completed.
Post-purchase 24/7 Shopify support
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