All prices in USD
$625

Business Story

Why this business was started

I purchased this as my first business from a gentleman who started it for his wife, who had zero interest in it. I was very attracted to the high profit potential it has. I have spent countless hours in revamping the site, importing product, researching for new product, and reaching out to designers who are willing to sell wholesale in lower numbers (not bulk).

The reason of selling this business

My marketing skills are weak and this business deserves more. I have great ideas for it, and have worked hard to give it the facelift it currently has, but it really deserves someone who either loves bridal or has experience in bridal.

What's involved in running this business

  • Running adverts for the business (established IG and FB pages, with advertisement history)
  • Current bridal gown wholesalers require a minimum order of 3 items
  • Hair accessories are drop shipping, one item at a time is okay to order from them.
  • Research dress designers who are willing to sell smaller amounts to businesses (not bulk) for plus size dresses.
  • Write copy for new products (these dresses are beautiful, high quality, and made to order. The more detail on a dress, the better, for potential buyers)
This business was founded: 12 months ago
Time to run this business: approximately 2 hours per week

Expenses

  • Shopify plan
    $29
    /month
  • Domain
    $16
    /year

Sale Includes

  • Physical inventory

    Not available for starter stores
  • Logo and branding assets

    All images are included on the drive on the Shopify store.
  • Personal support after sale

    Willing to provide support for new owner, including details and shop ideas, for as long as they will need help.
  • Domain

  • Product photos

    All product photos located on the drive on the Shopify store.
  • Social media

    Total followers50subscribers
  • Suppliers

    Not available for starter stores
  • Mailing List

    Not Included

Seller‘s Advice

How to grow this business

What this store needs is a plus size option, from a quality designer. It also needs strong marketing techniques and a reassurance to brides. The dresses are quality, from a highly regarded designer, but there is a stigma in purchasing wedding dresses online. The new owner will need to be able to address their customers with confidence in the product. Suggestions for future owners: a blog (to get returning customers to the site), expansion on misc. products, including bridal robes and bridal party gifts, reach out to more designers to carry their products, reach out to current designers for specifications on fabrics and embellishments used, purchase one dress for a video for social media to showcase to customers.

Skills to have

  • A basic understanding of dress design, fabrics, and embellishment.
  • A moderate understanding of marketing
  • Copy writing skills

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Tyka K.Current store owner
Full time worker in higher education just exploring the possibilities.

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