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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.

Online Retail and Wholesale (VIC) PRICE REDUCED

REF#: WM392

Well known importer of a number of quality brands in the infant & baby sector.

Great mix of wholesale and online retail.

No staff required, just the owner.

Only needs around 50-60 sqm of space and can be run from anywhere.

Profit to the owner of approx. $70K pa.

Ideal for an owner/operator or add it to your existing business.

Price: $85,000 + SAV ($75,000)

Contact Wayne Marlow
email or (03) 9885 3088

Wholesale/Bulk & Retail Packing – Organic Foods (VIC) PRICE REDUCED

REF#: GR881

Established for 27 years, this business distributes a diverse range of conventional health & organic products to health food, organic, hospitality and specialty stores in Victoria and NSW.

∙ No specific technical expertise required, just need some organisation skills
∙ T/O has averaged around $500K in recent years 
∙ Over 50 established regular clients
∙ Can be relocated or lease available
∙ Operating in a strong niche market with further growth potential

This business provides a rare opportunity to purchase a first-class distribution and packing business supplying an extensive range of products to an impressive customer base of small to medium businesses in Victoria and NSW and would be a fantastic opportunity for a family, partnership, owner/operator or would be a valuable addition to your existing distribution business.

Price NOW: $95,000 + SAV ($100,000)

Contact Gary Ralph
email or (03) 9885 3088

Industrial Paints, Coatings and Supplies (VIC) PRICE REDUCED

REF#: WM395

This very highly regarded supplier of industrial and auto paint and coatings has been owned and operated by the same family for more than 30 years.

The business has a huge range of clients across many sectors including manufacturing, construction, hire, the arts, councils and many others.

Most sales are made over the counter from the business premises, located on a main road with plenty of off street parking.

The business operates 5 1/2 days per week and more than 70% of sales are paid EFT/Cash.

This fantastic business has provided an excellent living for 2 generations and is a rock solid base for new, enthusiastic owners to build and modernise.

It’s not a technical business but a basic understanding and comfort with paints and associated products is required.

This is an ideal operation for partners or a family – the owners are very keen to sell and happy to do a deal!

The business is available with a new lease or purchase the property and be your own landlord!

Business Price: $195,000 (very neg) + SAV ($180,000) Property $950,000

Contact Wayne Marlow
email or (03) 9885 3088

On-Line Tools & Machinery-Retail (VIC) NEW

REF#: GR803

Est in the 80s, this business sells tools and equipment to retail customers Australia wide. The successful purchaser MUST have a good understating of digital marketing and on-line selling. Customers are in the trades, construction, camping, agriculture and auto sectors.

∙ T/O around $2.5 mil – $3.0 mil with good profits
∙ Long term relationships with exclusive brands
∙ Stay in current location or relocate

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a first-class, unique business that has potential for further growth and an excellent opportunity for the successful purchaser to take the business to another level. It can easily continue to be run by owner operators or would be a fantastic addition to an existing on-line/retail distribution business.

Price: $195,000 + SAV ($300,000)

Contact Gary Ralph
email or (03) 9885 3088

Distribution – High Demand Leisure Products (VIC)

REF#:LF279

Established for more than 20 years, this business supplies products to numerous markets such as Child Care Centres, Kindergartens, Schools, State and Local Government, Aged Care Centres, Sporting Bodies, Fitness Centres, Swimming Pools, and Equine establishments such as Racecourses, Studs, Stables and Equestrian Centres throughout Victoria.

  • No technical expertise is required
  • The business can operate from anywhere throughout Victoria
  • Profit to owner $143,000 (semi-retired)
  • Huge growth potential
  • Excellent cash flow

This business has an excellent reputation for quality and service. Sales, marketing and managerial skills would be beneficial but are not a requirement.

This is an exciting opportunity to purchase a profitable business with a strong history and minimal competition at an entry level price.

Price: $260,000 + SAV ($55,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Technical Sales and Service – Irrigation and Civil (VIC)

REF#: GR876

Niche and diverse, this business has been operating since 2010 and provides sales, service and advice for medium to large civil, construction and water related businesses in Australia and NZ.

NOTE: Sales for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years have continued the upward trend of the previous years and have NOT been affected by COVID 19.  

∙ Would suit someone with an Engineering or Plumbing background
∙ T/O for the 19/20 FY was around $900K and growing
∙ Customers are Water boards and contractors, councils, large plumbing contractors and plumbing supplies outlets
∙ Established regular clients located in Aust wide and NZ
∙ Located in the Eastern suburbs, could be relocated if required
After the handover the owner/owners would consider staying on for an agreed period if required

This business provides a rare opportunity to purchase a first-class Technical Sales and Service business supplying a range of products and services to an impressive customer base of businesses in Australia and NZ and would be a fantastic opportunity for a family, partnership, owner/operator or would be a valuable addition to your existing plumbing or engineering business.

Price: $345,000 + SAV ($180,000)

Contact Gary Ralph
email or (03) 9885 3088

Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning, Heating – Sales, Service & Installation (VIC) PRICE REDUCED

REF#: LF283

Well established business that has been in operation for over 20 years.

Owners are seeking retirement.

60% of T/O is product sales and 40% is repairs & installation.

  • Steadily growing business
  • Niche Market
  • Authorised sales and service agents for top brands
  • Diverse client base
  • T/O above $700K and growing
  • Profit to owner $135K pa
  • Mobile and workshop service

The successful purchaser needs to be a Refrigeration Mechanic

The business would be ideally suited to a single owner/operator, partners or family group or as an ideal bolt on to an existing refrigeration service business.

Price: $370,000 + SAV ($30,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Workwear, PPE and Safety Gear (VIC) NEW

Minimal Owner Involvement – less than 1 day per week

REF#: WM399

Very well established business supplying workwear, PPE, safety gear and products directly to end user clients in the south and south eastern suburbs.

The day to day running of the business is handled by experienced staff with the owner attending the business less than one day a week.

Clients come from a vast range of industries and include large and small businesses and government organisations.

Sales for the last 2 years have been lower than usual (around $1.0 mil PA) due to Covid 19 lockdowns but margins were consistent with pre Covid levels – profit to the owner was approx. $120K.

Things are returning to normal in the 2022 calendar year and we are confident the business will bounce back to previous years’ sales of around $1.2 mil and profit of $200K PA to the part time owner.

After many successful years the current owner is looking to retire and is happy to provide a generous handover.

This is a very rare opportunity to purchase a highly regarded business supplying ‘must have’ OH&S and PPE clothing, footwear and products.

Price: $395,000 + SAV ($80,000)

Contact Wayne Marlow
email or (03) 9885 3088

Wholesale/Materials Supplier (VIC)

REF#: GR898

The current owner established this business in 2007 and has been in the same location since 2009.

This business supplies a diverse range of products to trade and retail customers in the North Western suburbs of Melbourne. $200k plus profit to the full time owner.

SALES AND PROFIT HAVE INCREASED CONSIDERABLY DURING THE COVID 19 PERIOD AND HAVE CONTINUED THE UPWARD TREND IN 2022

∙ Supplying the engineering and construction sectors
∙ Owner + 1 FT and 1 casual employee
∙ Cash flow is excellent with around 70% of sales paid on a COD basis
∙ Centrally located close to major arterials

∙ Warehouse facilities include a 5-ton crane with long term lease available or could be relocated  

This business provides a rare opportunity to purchase a first-class, very profitable business that supplies a diverse range products to customers in the NW suburbs of Melbourne and would be a fantastic opportunity for a family, partnership, owner/operator or would be a valuable addition to your existing distribution business.

Price: $395,000 + SAV ($100,000)

Contact Gary Ralph
email or (03) 9885 3088

Wholesale/Retail Equipment To Trades (VIC) NEW

REF#: GR802

Husband and wife team are retiring after successfully operating the business for 24 years.

The business is a long established and well known player in the huge industrial tools and associated machinery market with exclusive Australia distribution rights for some popular products. Good spread of customers in the trades, construction, nursery and garden sectors.

COVID19: Sales and profits have remained consistent during the 19/20, 20/21 and 21/22 financial years.

 Would suit someone with a trade background
T/O has averaged $1.14mil PA for the past 4 years
Excellent profits of around $180K PA to a FT owner/operator
Long term relationships with exclusive OS brands
Stay in current location or relocate

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a first-class, unique business that has potential for further growth and an excellent opportunity for the successful purchaser to take the business to another level.

It can easily continue to be run by owner operators or would be a fantastic addition to an existing wholesale/retail distribution business.

Price: $440,000 + SAV ($300,000)

Contact Gary Ralph
email or (03) 9885 3088

Import / Distribution – Specialist Technical Products (VIC) AGREED SALE

REF#: WM397

This business requires industrial chemistry and/or laboratory equipment experience

This long established and well known business supplies laboratory use products to a broad range of government, public and private clients in multiple sectors.

Clients are located throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands and are involved in petro/chem, pharma, health, mining, environmental, food and many others.

Profit to the owner is consistently over $200K per year for a comfortable 5 day working week.

Can be easily relocated to anywhere in Australia and is a great opportunity for the suitable qualified buyer

The business can easily to continue as a profitable, free standing operation or as a fantastic new division to an existing technical supplier.

The business holds less than $10K of stock at any time and this will be included in the price.

Price: $475,000 including stock

Contact Wayne Marlow
email or (03) 9885 3088

Industrial Supplies (VIC) NEW

REF#: LF291

Long established business in prime South Eastern Suburbs location.

Selling a range of equipment, supplies and consumables.

With a great mix of walk in and direct sales, this business is a one-stop shop and services a wide variety of clientele.

  • Turnover $1.4 mil and showing continual growth
  • Profit to owner $300K
  • New lease to 2027
  • Well renown reputation built over the past 32 years
  • Ideal for mechanically minded sales/admin owner

The business would be perfect for an owner/operator, partners or family.

One of the few businesses to show continual growth during the harsh Melbourne lockdowns of 2020 and 2021.

Price: $695,000 + SAV ($600,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Import/Distribution – Industrial IT Peripherals (VIC) NEW

REF#: WM300

Long established and highly regarded business sourcing and suppling commercial grade IT peripherals to clients around Australia and New Zealand.

This is all B2B (not commodity products to consumers) and clients are mostly manufacturers and systems integrators across sectors including mining, engineering, military, medical, gaming, energy, telecommunications and many others.

The business is supply only, there are no installations.

T/O averages $4.5 mil + with an EBITDA of around $400K pa.

The owners are supported by a reliable and dedicated team including a General Manager and Operations Manager, so the transition to the successful purchasers should be easy.

If you’re looking for an interesting sales business that isn’t just boxes in, boxes out this is it..!

Price: $720,000 + SAV ($600,000)

Contact Wayne Marlow
email or (03) 9885 3088

Bathroom and Kitchen Fittings & Fixtures (VIC)

REF#: LF280

Established 16 years ago this business retails plumbing fixtures and fittings for bathrooms, kitchens and laundries. Products include baths, showers, basins, tapware, kitchen sinks, insinkerators, toilets, vanities, towel rails mirrors, laundry troughs, trough cabinets and spas.

  • Cash flow is excellent as the majority of sales are C.O.D.
  • Membership with a buying group keeps prices competitive
  • Turnover in excess of $2.0 mil
  • Main road showroom
  • Profit around $350K to the owner

The business would be ideally suited to a single owner operator, partners or family group or alternatively another plumbing supplier looking to expand through acquisition.  A basic knowledge of the plumbing industry while beneficial is not a necessity.

Price: $750,000 + SAV ($350,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Wholesale/Trade Supply – Industrial Hardware (VIC) AGREED SALE

REF#: GR890

The husband and wife team are retiring after successfully operating the business for 25 years.

The business is a long established and well known player in the huge industrial hardware market, supplying products to automotive, electrical, engineering, retail and manufacturing customers around Australia and into New Zealand.

COVID19: Sales and profits have remained consistent during the 19/20 and 20/21 financial years.

∙ Would suit someone with an automotive or engineering background
∙ T/O has averaged $1.6mil PA for the past 3 years
∙ Excellent profits of around $360K PA to a FT owner/operator
∙ Long term relationships with major OS brands
∙ Stay in current location or relocate

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a first-class business with a broad range of products, long trading history and an impressive national and international customer base.

It can easily continue to be run by owner operators or would be a fantastic addition to an existing wholesale/distribution business.

Price: $795,000 + SAV ($400,000)

Contact Gary Ralph
email or (03) 9885 3088

Import / Online Retail Craft Supplies – Jewellery (VIC) NEW

REF#: LF294

This business has been in successful operation for over 18 years and is an importer and online retailer of craft products from the USA, China and Australia.

The business is the Australian distributor for a number of well-known brands in the industry and their extensive range extends to over 50,000 sku’s.

  • Turnover approximately $2.2M
  • Profit to the owner of around $350K
  • Over 99% of sales are C.O.D
  • Plenty of scope to increase and change product offerings

The business would be ideally suited to a single owner/operator, partners or family group with an interest in arts and craft or alternatively as a valuable addition to an existing import / retail operation.

This is also an ideal first-time buyers business, easy to run with no technical qualifications required.

Price: $800,000 + SAV ($300,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088