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Water Saving Showers Australia

watersavingshowers.com.au
$2,270
  • Avg. revenue /month
    $347
  • Avg. sessions /month750
  • Avg. profit /month
    $106

Business Story

Why this business was started

In 2006 when Australia was in the grip of its worst drought in living memory I became acutely aware of how fragile and utterly dependent our society and the natural environment is on water. I also felt compelled to try and do something to help conserve this precious commodity and began by researching domestic water consumption. It soon became evident the bathroom and more specifically the shower was the most wasteful area in a typical dwelling.

Further research confirmed that the problem was a global one. Every minute of every day, in hundreds of millions of homes around the world quality fresh drinking water was being wasted due to inefficient showers.

Global water consumption rates are so high that surface water is shrinking at an alarming rate and groundwater reserves are depleting much faster than they can be replenished.

It also became clear that most people were painfully aware of the impact they were having upon our planets fragile environment and that they were willing to adopt every sensible and well priced product available to the market to help combat the escalating problem.

I initially created the business to provide an online store where I could test the market for my new invention 'The Cullector Ultra Efficient Shower'. As time went by I realised that a range of spin off products such as Water Saving Shower Heads, Hoses and Flow Regulators were also popular and that there was an opportunity to expand the product range to showcase all of the best and most practical water saving products available to the market.

The reason of selling this business

I am transitioning into semi retirement to devote more of my time to my passion for inventing and the development of new and innovative products that will enhance the potential for an ecologically sustainable future.

What's involved in running this business

An opportunity exists to buy the business ‘Water Saving Showers Australia’. As global water scarcity increases pressure continues to mount on Governments and consumers to adopt every sensible option available to preserve water. Water Saving Showers Australia is exceptionally well positioned to achieve strong growth in this market segment. The business is currently run as a home based operation but as it expands external warehousing and fulfilment may be needed. Most of the stock is currently SOLD OUT creating a great opportunity for the new owner to expand the range of water saving products on offer, source the best inventory available to the market and establish drop shipping arrangements with suppliers.

This business was founded: about 6 years ago
Time to run this business: approximately 16 hours per week

Traffic and Performance

  • Avg. revenue /month
    $347
    Verified
  • Avg. sessions /month750Verified
  • Avg. profit /month
    $106
  • Profit Margin30%
  • Avg. sales /month12

Other details about profit: In October 2014 a campaign was launched on the crowd-funding platform Kick Starter to help develop a hand held version of the Cullector. A short story about the campaign aired on Adelaide’s current affairs program Today Tonight. In the 10 days following the program going to air over $20,000 of pledges and sales were made. The campaign provides validation the market is ready to embrace new and innovative water saving shower products and that public awareness campaigns through mainstream advertising will provide a good return on investment.

Last 4 years revenue
  • $17,692
  • Revenue data comes directly from Shopify and cannot be edited by the seller
    Last 4 years traffic
  • 38,300Visits
  • Traffic data comes directly from Shopify and cannot be edited by the seller

    Expenses

    • Shopify plan
      $29
      /month
    • Domain
      $34
      /year
    • Face Book
      $10
      /month
    • Patent Renewals
      $61
      /month

    Sale Includes

    • Physical inventoryNot Included
    • Logo and branding assetsThe business name Water Saving Showers Australia will be transferred via ASIC Connect. The Domains: https://watersavingshowers.com.au, https://watersavingshowersaustralia.com.au, will be transferred via Netregistry. All artwork and images from the website, social media cover photos, advertisement graphics and videos will be digitally transferred in multiple formats including original photos, videos, purchased stock photos and Photo Shop artwork. The database of sales are available on the Shopify Website. A copy of original email requests from potential distributors enquiries can be sent as pdf. The customer satisfaction surveys can be viewed with password access to Survey Monkey.
    • Personal support after salePersonal support will be offered by the inventor/ owner for 30 Days after the sale has finalised or as required by the new owner at a negotiated rate.
    • Domain
    • Product photosAll product photos will be digitally transferred in multiple formats including original photos and Photo Shop artwork. The ecommerce website includes all associated images, art work and videos including the Explainer Video 90 seconds, TV Add 30 seconds, Installation video and Video of Operation. The website will remain active and will transfer to the new owner on successful completion of the sale.
    • Social media
      Total followers344subscribers
    • Suppliers
    • Mailing list
      600subscribers

    Seller‘s Advice

    How to grow this business

    There is huge potential to grow into the water saving shower market by expanding the range of products and by developing drop shipping channels. I would specifically target customers on tank water, people effected by water scarcity, government bodies managing drought events and customers looking to reduce utility costs at home and in business.

    Skills to have

    Ideally the new owner will have the ability to expand the range of water saving products on offer and develop drop shipping opportunities. Experience in manufacturing, marketing and distribution would also be a distinct advantage.

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    Peter C.Current store owner
    I am the inventor and holder of the Australian and USA patents and for the Cullector Ultra Efficient Shower System. I am transitioning into semi retirement to devote more time to inventing for an ecologically sustainable future. Previously I worked for 20 years as a professional musician/saxophonist. I have also taught small business management through the government run NEIS (New Enterprise Incentive Scheme). Hobbies include swimming, sailing, gardening and walking.

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