All prices in USD
  • Avg. revenue /month
    $16,238
  • Avg. sessions /month3,958
  • Avg. profit /month
    $6,486

Business Story

Why this business was started

I saw a niche in the fire safety market that wasn’t being exploited and decided to start Premier fire doors. In addition, there is a developing market and huge opportunity following on from the tragic UK Grenfell tower fire in 2017 and consequential changes to the UK’s fire regulations including fire door provisions.

The reason of selling this business

I am now developing an on-line business in the fantasy gaming market. The majority of my time is taken up with that project.

What's involved in running this business

Daily taking and managing on-line and off-line orders, approximately 4-6 hours per day, but this could be reduced if systems were streamlined and more automation.

This business was founded: about 2 years ago
Time to run this business: approximately 5 hours per week

Traffic and Performance

  • Avg. revenue /month
    $16,238
    Verified
  • Avg. sessions /month3,958Verified
  • Avg. profit /month
    $6,486
  • Profit Margin49%
  • Avg. sales /month40
Other details about profit: Gross profits are running at 35% with a net profit of 17% for both on-line and off-line sales. The annual anticipated income will be £500,000.00, our previous site was turning over in excess of £900,000.00. before it closed.
Total revenue
  • $405,961
  • Revenue data comes directly from Shopify and cannot be edited by the seller
    Total traffic
  • 98,972Visits
  • Traffic data comes directly from Shopify and cannot be edited by the seller

    Expenses

    • Shopify plan
      $99
      /month
    • Domain
      $35
      /year
    • Office 365
      $46
      /month
    • Google Ads
      $6,136
      /month
    • Shopify Apps
      $69
      /month

    Sale Includes

    • Physical inventory

      Not Included
    • Logo and branding assets

      Original file and font, included with website.
    • Personal support after sale

      We will provide 1-3 months support to ensure a smooth transition using phone, email and video call support. We also have document and video files, including how to take an order, vendor contacts, etc. Straightforward order management and logistics.
    • Domain

    • Product photos

      Original files, included with website.
    • Social media

      Not Included
    • Suppliers

      Supplier relationships will be transferred to the new owner.
    • Mailing List

      Not Included

    Seller‘s Advice

    How to grow this business

    To take the store to the next level, I would ‘on sell’ other related fire door products such as hold open door devices, door ironmongery such as handles, hinges, seals and form fire door ironmongery packs. On sell frames. In addition you could find alternative manufacturers and search for better prices, same with couriers we use one in particular when we need them but not a lot of investigation has been done to reduce these costs

    Skills to have

    An understanding of the fire door market and background to the legal requirements in the UK for fire doors. All this will be given in a two month support package before you take on the store, we will make sure you are fully trained, but it isn’t difficult once you get the hang of it.

    We use Google Ads advertising and we can provide you a contact to manage this for you. We use Shopify as our CRM system.

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    Jason D.Current store owner
    Dave Dorricott owner and Director: I have a background in the fire safety sector having served over 40 years including 26 years as a fire officer. The 20 years I have run a fire safety business. In the last 10 years I have spent time developing a couple of on-line web sites after my retirement from the service. I have a contractor who now runs the Premier fire door site for me. More recently I have ventured into the fantasy sports gaming market.

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