- Avg. revenue /month$485
- Avg. sessions /month290
- Avg. profit /month$400
- Inventory value$2,000
The business was launched in 2017 with a product line of three Matcha varieties including a Culinary (Cooking Grade), Premium (House Grade), and Matcha Muscle (A Pea Protein Matcha Blend). Our protein matcha blend is unique to our brand and our other two varieties provide competitively priced and flavorful grades of Matcha Tea suitable for cooking, shakes, tea, lattes, and a wide array of uses.
Matcha Tea has seen rising popularity in recent years mostly due to its numerous health benefits including a surplus of antioxidants, all-natural energy, and its bright green color. Matcha Tea is shade grown tea leaves that are consumed whole, boasting a healthier alternative to tea or other caffeine sources like coffee.
A majority of the work was put in before we launched, spending significant resources on branding, site development, social media development, and most notably establishing a relationship with our manufacturer located in UJI, Japan - one of the world’s most renowned tea regions.
Myself and partner stepped away away from the business in recent months simply due to time restrictions with our full time jobs, I have included mostly numbers from 2017 through December of 2018 to provide an accurate picture of sales and traffic when more time was being put in. We are looking to recoup mostly of our upfront costs associated with the website, content creation, and sourcing. We generated sales mostly through Instagram, influencer marketing, and some in-person events.
Sale includes website, social media pages (10,500+ Instagram), email list (800+ subscribers), packaging design, introduction to supplier, a few point of purchase items for trade shows or events and personal support from business owners through the transition process.
Why should someone buy this store?
This is a low risk purchase with a well defined niche, perfect for a Instagram and influencer savvy owner who is ready to start marketing immediately! Our Matcha protein is especially popular with vegan and health conscious consumers and our regular varieties are priced to compete with other Matcha brands.
How can the future owner improve the business?
This product is perfect for on-the ground marketing efforts such as events, festivals, and trade shows - in addition to eCommerce. Our per unit cost is between 30% and 38% (depending on variety) of retail price with little to no overhead outside of monthly shopify expenses. Instagram yielded the highest return with influencer “Takeovers” and our 10,500+ followers are most valuable marketing channels.
What work have you put into the store?
- Package / Shipping Box Design
- eCommerce Store
- Built Instagram page to over 10,000 followers using influencer marketing
- Collected over 800 emails using influencer giveaways and collecting at events
- Attended several events in the Western New York area which is about 30% of our customer base
- Developed Relationship with Supplier in Uji, Japan
- Photo Shoot
Traffic and Performance
- Avg. revenue /month$485Verified
- Avg. sessions /month290Verified
- Avg. profit /month$400
- Inventory value$2,000
- Profit Margin65%
- Avg. sales /month20
- Shopify plan
- Inventory warehouse
Logo and branding assetsWill share drive folder and/or send in an email including logo, all images from professional photos shoot, banners, packaging design and any other design collateral.
Personal support after saleI can help as much as you need providing designs, contacts and names for all of our suppliers including Matcha in Japan, packaging etc. I will also provide insight into our instagram strategy and event marketing. Will also ship point of purchase assets included in price including retractable banner and other items.
Product photosSend via email or drive share.
How to grow this business
Continue scaling sales online and at events in my area.
Skills to have
This is a great opportunity for a beginner to experienced marketer who is ready to start selling immediately. Social media savvy and experienced in content creation is a plus with our Instagram following of 10,500+ followers.
Our features for a secure experience
- Verified revenue and traffic
- Secure messaging platform
- Escrow payment system
- Dedicated migration team
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