- Avg. revenue /month$8,544
- Avg. sessions /month2,309
- Avg. profit /month$6,000
Why this business was started
We both love food and online TEA business back in 2003 was unheard of. Sure there were pretty sites showing off tea, but we were the first taking selling tea seriously online. Australia is a vast country, and many areas have tea lovers that are unserviced. We saw a great market gap.
The reason of selling this business
Owners have other interests and business to take care of. A young family also demands more attention :)
What's involved in running this business
Sourcing, pack and sending tea orders. We have automated the business and it is scaleable with ease. We recommend a decent marketing budget to ensure you are well positioned in the market.
Tea online store focusing on quality leaf tea, extensive collection of articles from last 16 years. (site moved to Shopify around 2016, the 6th version of [REDACTED]) Geared towards both b2b and b2c marketing. Existing customer database, email list and social profiles in prominent channels. Video, creatives and other IPs as part of the package. No stock or equipment in this sale, so you can design your operations. Training can be provided. You will also get the indepth google analytics we set up from start - 2003. This is an invaluable asset along with all the history inside different advertising platforms used previously.
Why should someone buy this store?
If you want to shortcut the pain of building the business from ground up, and harvest the reputation from a 16 year old reliable tea brand well positioned in Australia and planet google, this is your chance.
How can the future owner improve the business?
Marketing. It is the rocket fuel. At the time we put in $3000 a month in marketing, we made circa $60K gross income. Marketing is not a bottomless pit, and there are some really good affordable marketing that can help. We recommend you have at least one person in your team can dedicate 10 hours per week in marketing to make this business a huge success.
What work have you put into the store?
We have placed in a substantial effort in building content, which is what google loves. The site is full of personality, with design and style that can be easily manipulated inside shopify. We have done all the work end to end running the business. If you wonder how to do something in this business, we mostly likely know the answer.
Traffic and Performance
- Avg. revenue /month$8,544Verified
- Avg. sessions /month2,309Verified
- Avg. profit /month$6,000
- Profit Margin70%
- Avg. sales /month50
- Shopify plan
Physical inventoryNot Included
Logo and branding assetsall images in the website currently are part of the sale.
Personal support after salePersonal support after sale is negotiable as required. Open to discussion. We can train you on product, business coaching or help you as a consultant if required.
Product photosall images inside [REDACTED] shopify website will be passed onto you as part of the sale.
How to grow this business
Tea consumption is growing steadily every year, and so as the players in the field. As tea business owner and operator for 16 years +, we started as home biz and moved to a 12 member operations to now back down to 2 because we have other commitment. The advice is: allow yourself to grow and evolve with the business. Make it an extension of you. Create your USP. Don't just sell stock standard. Get profits, not volume.
Skills to have
Ideally you appreciate the aesthetics of tea and online shopping. But above all, curiosity. Start with why, and the how (skills) will come.
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.