- Avg. revenue /month$25,636
- Avg. sessions /month11,823
- Avg. profit /month$6,500
- Inventory value$4,000
Why this business was started
In March when covid hit, I found myself with no means of a living. It was either go back home to Israel or make something work here. With almost no other viable options, I took a leap of faith and put my life savings into ZAIO NYC and sold masks to customers around the world. In the beginning people thought I was crazy. And here we are-- the need for masks is NOT going away any time soon. Cases are the highest they've been to date and honestly, this pandemic is going to leave a lasting scar on the population. People will be wearing and buying masks for years to come.
The reason of selling this business
I need to get back to music. My heart is in music and running a successful business obviously takes me away from that. I need to fulfill my dreams but want to only do so knowing ZAIO NYC is going to continue without me. It has so much potential. Ive seen it. I've lived it. It saved me the life I know.
What's involved in running this business
Really just ensuring orders are packed on time, stock gets reordered from Midtown (if you choose to keep the same vendors), and responding to customer support emails. Usually the emails are just people asking when their order will be delivered and I send them the tracking link from there.
Traffic and Performance
- Avg. revenue /month$25,636Verified
- Avg. sessions /month11,823Verified
- Avg. profit /month$6,500
- Inventory value$4,000
- Profit Margin25%
- Avg. sales /month577
- Shopify plan
- Inventory warehouse
- Klaviyo, Privy, and other apps
- Facebook and Instagram
- Photoshop encouraged but not needed
- Staples shipping and printing supplies
Logo and branding assetsWe will deliver everything, working Photoshop and flat PNG files, as well as all 5 photoshoot assets.
Personal support after saleHappy to help 2-3 months after the sale that will include weekly training sessions and product production.
Product photosWill send product photos via a zip file. We will give you everything we have inclusive of older products no longer for sale or seen on the website.
SuppliersWe have many relationships we can handoff. Our fabric suppliers. Our mask designer who can also handle product production as needed (ie getting the fabric to the right people to make the product). Our marketing team. Our Staples rep (who hooks it up with office supplies and packaging materials).
How to grow this business
Keep marketing going. Orders will keep going in as long as there is some paid media turned on. Add new products or designs every season. We always see a sursurge of new orders every new collection launch. At the end of 2022, ZAIO NYC should/will have more than just accessories and can be a full mall or many types of products sold by many brands (if this is aligned with ZAIO's new owner).
Skills to have
Coming from a musician that learned the trade of Shopify and built the site for you, the only skills or knowledge that is needed is simple phone and email service to be able to contact a Shopify rep in the case of a new customization is needed and/or an issue arrises. Fashion and ecommerce experience, or even a good eye would help with success but by no means are required for success with ZAIO NYC. The site is built for you. The brand is developed for you. The masks are designed for you. The vendors are discovered (even that of the new cashmere products). The customer based is already well over 6K and growing. You are set up for success and if anything is ever needed, Im a phone call away.
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.