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In the business listings below the term “AGREED SALE” means agreement has been reached to purchase the business and the business is off the market, in most cases pending due diligence and finance approval.
Small Engine Sales and Repairs (VIC) NEW
This business offers a diverse range of products and services to the outdoor power equipment industry. A variety of trade, contractor and individual customers are spread across several industries such as sporting, local government, education and horticulture.
- Established in 2005
- An excellent spread of sectors and customers
- Majority of customers in SE Suburbs
- Providing new equipment sales, service, spare parts and accessories
- Cash flow is fantastic with around 50% of sales are paid COD
- 5 Days per week
The business would be ideal for a “hands on” person who has experience with small engine service and repairs or would be an excellent addition to your existing operation.
Price: $65,000 + SAV ($60,000)
Sporting Goods – Equipment, Clothing and Accessories (VIC) PRICE REDUCED
The business supplies a niche range of sports equipment, clothing and accessories via a retail store (short 5 1/2 day week) and a strong on-line web sales platform that accounts for 40% of total revenue. Sales are around $300K per annum with a profit to the owner of around $65K. With clear growth potential and a lifestyle location, this business with a long trading history, a variety of income channels and a well-known industry name, will provide a solid base to build. Seeking retirement, the owners are happy to provide a generous handover to maximise the continual success of this business.
Price NOW: $95,000 + SAV ($35,000)
Import / Distribution Naturpath Diagnostic Machines (VIC) NEW
This business holds the import distribution licence for Australia and New Zealand for a well-known brand of Naturopath Diagnostic Machines.
- Ideal part-time business or bolt on to existing operation
- Owner works no more than 1 hour a week
- Plenty of scope to increase sales in the short term
- Opportunity to expand product range extensively
- Average profit to owner last 4 years $35,000 per annum
- A knowledge of Naturopath & alternative practices recommended
We envisage a new owner would put some form of marketing/sales activity in place and look to further increase the customer base and profits.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity for those looking for a home based part-time business to further develop at an affordable entry level or add it to your existing distribution business.
Consumables and Durable Goods (VIC) NEW
This business offers a diverse range of consumable goods to small to medium clients in the retail, automotive, health, local government and education sectors.
- Established in 1990
- 300-400 repeat customers with an excellent spread of sectors
- Majority of customers in the SE suburbs
- T/O has averaged over $1.8mil PA for the past 4 financial years
- NOT A FRANCHISE
- Part of a large buying and marketing group with a National brand
- Owner would like to retire
Operating 5 days a week, this business been very consistent over many years with strong sales and profits, we envisage a new owner would put some extra forms of marketing/sales activity in place and look to further increase the customer base and profits.
Price: $175,000 + SAV ($140,000)
Industrial Supplies, Installation and Service (VIC) AGREED SALE
Hydraulics, Lubrication and Fluid Management Products and Consumables
This impressive operation was established by the current owner in the late 1980’s and sells, installs, repairs and services a broad range of products and brands in the hydraulics sector. This business is the largest Victorian distributor for one of the market leaders from the USA and as such the successful purchaser will need to be approved by the USA principals.
T/O is around $1.0 mil PA with good profits and healthy margins.
For the last 15 years the owner has lived interstate, so the day to day running of the business is handled by a small team of experienced staff. The business’s IT system provides the owner with full remote access and his role in the business is mostly payroll and purchasing.
The local manager has reduced his involvement to 3 days per week with a view to fully retiring within the next couple of years, so now is the ideal time for a new enthusiastic owner/operator to take over the business and have the part time manager work with them to ensure a smooth transition.
This is a perfect opportunity for a suitably qualified (engineering or mechanical background is a must) person to secure a profitable business with important, internationally renowned brands and take it to the next level.
Price NOW: $195,000 NEG + SAV ($180,000)
Import/Wholesale – Building & Industrial Products (VIC) NEW AGREED SALE
This impressive, simple business offers a diverse range of products to trade customers in the building, manufacturing and industrial sectors. For the past 8 years the owner has streamline this business so it’s easy to manage as a “one man band” but with some renewed enthusiasm and marketing from you this gem could return to its glory days.
- Established in 1984
- An excellent spread of sectors and customers
- Majority of customers in Victoria
- T/O has averaged over $850K PA for the past 4 financial years with good profits and healthy margins
- Cash flow is fantastic with around 20% of sales are paid COD
- Could be easily relocated if required
- Owner would like to retire
This is NOT a technical business, the ideal purchaser would have a background in business and sales development or add it to your existing import/industrial supply operation.
If you’re looking for a strong business with growth opportunities pick up the phone now !!!
Price: $220,000 + SAV ($130,000)
Specialised Hardware Wholesale – Northern Suburbs (VIC)
- Gas and liquid sectors
- Full range supplier enabling first class service
- About 60 repeat customers
- Some exclusive product lines.
This well established wholesale business is founded on a wide range of specialised hardware products that are essential in the gas and liquid market sectors. Customers come from a diverse range of businesses spanning water treatment, scientific, power generation, food production and plastics manufacturing and others. The infrastructure is sound but a well directed marketing and sales program is needed. There is no website or proactive sales input. There is a modern premises conveniently located. Great scope for a new owner with sales and marketing skills.
Price: $260,000 + SAV
Fresh Food Distribution – Geelong Region (VIC) PRICE REDUCED
This is not an ordinary food service wholesaler.
This is a very rare opportunity to purchase a 20 year old food and beverage distributor with a rock solid customer base throughout Geelong, Bellarine and the Surf Coast areas.
T/O is around $1.4 mil with a profit to the owner of $200K+ pa.
Cash flow is fantastic as most customers pay COD, 7 or 14 days and ALL pay within 30 days!!
The business is regularly offered new product lines but the owner has struggled with ongoing health issues, so he has no interesting in growing the business.
This means new enthusiastic owners will take advantage of the enormous number of growth opportunities and should easily increase sales and profits in the short to medium term.
Price NOW: $395,000 NEG + SAV ($8,000)
Floor Coverings Sales & Installation (VIC) NEW
Located 1.5 hours from Melbourne, this business has been in successful operation since 2000.
The business specialises in the supply and installation of a broad range of carpets, vinyl (sheets, tiles & planks), floating timber floors, rugs, mats and runners to builders, developers, architects, interior designers and the general public.
- Turnover approx. $1.6M
- Profit to the owner of around $280K pa.
- Long term staff
- Excellent cash flow
The business would suit a single owner operator, partners or family group looking for a solid business in a strong regional area with easy access to Melbourne via freeway
Price: $490,000 + SAV ($300,000)
Distribution Niche Operation (VIC)
Distribution services for a diverse range of small to medium size clients
- Excellent spread of customers
- Around three quarters of active customers are located Victoria
- T/O has averaged over $1.4mil PA with the average profit to the owner of around $225K PA
- Minimal competition
- A long lease is available or relocate
- Cashflow is fantastic as approx. 99% of sales are paid COD
Operating 5 days a week, this business offers an excellent opportunity to further develop and grow the interstate markets and would be a fantastic for an owner operator or bolt it on to your existing distribution business.
Trade Supplies and Consumables (VIC) AGREED SALE
Fantastic Business. Solid as a rock and growing every year
Established for over 20 years this business supplies products to a broad range of manufacturers & fabricators of metal, timber, fibreglass, plus automotive repair/restoration, marine, truck builders/repairers and many others.
Sales have been consistently growing over many years and 16/17 year was just under around $2.0 mil PA with a profit to the owner of approx. $320K.
Cash flow is fantastic as approximately 20% of sales are paid COD.
The business has excellent systems in place and is very well equipped to cater for continued growth over the coming years.
This is NOT a technical business, the ideal purchaser would have a background in business and sales development or add it to your existing trade/industrial supply operation.
If you’re looking for a strong business with quality products, good cash flow and real growth, this is the one.