Fully describe the business's activities?
Mobile custom built Dog Grooming Trailer that is towed to existing clients properties and carries out scheduled grooming as booked. Electricity and water required for dog wash supplied by clients along with a surplus Fuel Levy applied to grooming account.
How long has the business been established?
How long has the owner had the business?
How does the business operate on a daily basis?
Scheduled areas are serviced by booking requirements area to area and household to household with current owner driving and two staff carrying out the grooming service. Most clients pay by EFT or cash upon completion of service.
How are the clients attracted to the business?
Mostly through signage and contact details placed on Mobile Grooming parlor itself and veterinarian rooms that do not have their own on site facilities
Is the business VAT Registered?
What VAT documentation is on file?
Are there up-to-date Management Accounts available?
What Balance Sheet and Income Statements are available?
How could the profitability of the business be improved?
Broader area covered , web site development offering services and available times , potential to have two mobile units
What is the total staff complement?
Give a breakdown of staff/ functions/ length of service?
Both groomers been with current owner for11 yrs
Do any receive special perks or incentives?
3 weeks annual paid leave
Do any have management potential?
How involved is the Owner in running the business?
Owner does ALL driving to clients, collection of payments and bookings
What are the main assets of the business?
Customized Dog Grooming trailer with its own water, gas, electrical connectivity supply. Completely self sufficient and mobile. Dog Grooming specific hair trimmers and dryers and small grooming tools.
What is their overall condition?
Do any require repairing?
Customized trailer is self sufficient, and fully equipped, there is cost recovery in the form of a fuel levy added to grooming account, water and electricity supplied by clients so very low COS and running expenses associated to this business. Trailer has water capacity tank to carry 200 ltr of water
Limited area coverage
Broader area coverage and more active marketing
What is the reason for the sale?
Seller wants to free up her time to concentrate on her B&B business
Why is this a good business?
Good Cash earning potential, uncomplicated with ability to grow with development of Social media and Website based marketing
What is the price plus stock and the net profit?
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Annual Turnover Amount between R 500 thousand and R 6 million