- Avg. revenue /month$939
- Avg. sessions /month652
- Avg. profit /month$100
Why this business was started
Through market research, we identified a niche growth market in carbon monoxide detection and alarms. With the heightened awareness of this now, and changing legislation we think there is real potential to grow a dedicated Carbon Monoxide detection store both here in the UK, the US and elsewhere.
The reason of selling this business
Our other business interests are taking precedence and we don't have the time necessary to grow and make this business a success.
What's involved in running this business
We don't hold any stock, all of this is done by out UK partner who stock our product s and fulfil all of our orders. A new supplier would need to be found in the event of a sale. Our day to day running of the store consists of maintaining the site, publishing content, reviewing prices, and running paid marketing campaigns, i.e google PPC and shopping channels.
We are a UK Based niche e-commerce business providing consumers, landlords and businesses the quickest, simplest and most comprehensive way to understand carbon monoxide and buy the right product – championing carbon monoxide safety for the general public.
It is our mission to provide all the information you need to understand carbon monoxide, the risks, and how to protect yourself and the people you are responsible for.
We offer the most comprehensive range of carbon monoxide detection products in the UK. We stock all of the top certified brands, and have a wide range of protection to suit all needs.
We constantly monitor our prices to offer you the best prices, and there are no hidden costs.
We are committed to raising awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide, lobbying for the right legislation to ensure people are protected, and needless deaths and serious injury are avoided.
This is our pledge so our customers know they are buying the best products, at the best prices, and with us doing our best to help others avoid unnecessary loss and pain from the silent killer.
Why should someone buy this store?
CO-Detect.com is a firmly established and trading niche UK eCommerce business in the Fire & Safety sector. We have been trading for over 12 months and have sales of £17.5k and a customer base of over 400. We have strong organic and paid search performance, appearing on page one of Google for most of the manufacturer models we supply. Our specialised niche focus gives us a great competitive advantage online over much broader fire safety suppliers in the growing UK carbon monoxide alarm market, and with changes in the law around the corner which will make fitting alarms compulsory, we have established an early foothold in a strongly emerging sector.
How can the future owner improve the business?
Opportunities exist to lower overheads and increase margins by sourcing product lines individually, setting up alternative or direct fulfillment methods, driving sales via digital marketing activity and partnerships to lower to the cost of sale acquisition.
Generally suited to an owner with more time to focus on the business, as busy consultants we have decided to focus on other business interests and client work.
What work have you put into the store?
Strategy, brand, design, build, optimisation, marketing, logistics, basically the complete set up of an e-commerce business from scratch!
Traffic and Performance
- Avg. revenue /month$939Verified
- Avg. sessions /month652Verified
- Avg. profit /month$100
- Profit Margin10%
- Avg. sales /month30
- Shopify plan
Physical inventoryNot Included
Logo and branding assetsAll assets transferred via Dropbox or per method of your choice.
Personal support after saleHappy to advise and support for an agreed period following any sale. All graphics and code assets will be provided and we can answer any questions relating to these.
Product photosAll assets transferred via Dropbox or per method of your choice.
How to grow this business
Opportunities exist to lower overheads and increase margins by sourcing product lines individually, looking at alternative or direct fulfillment methods, driving sales via digital marketing activity and partnerships to lower to the cost of sale acquisition.
Skills to have
Ideally all aspects of digital marketing, and some knowledge in this sector.
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
Once you log into your Shopify account for the first time and choose a subscription plan, Shopify Support Gurus are available 24/7 to help you with the settings of the store.