Fully describe the business's activities?
The business is an exclusive distributor of an international brand of ladies make up.
How long has the owner had the business?
The current owners are the establishment's of the business since 2017.
How does the business operate on a daily basis?
The business having exclusivity to this specific brand of international make up imports their stock from an overseas company and supplies their sub distributors. The sub distributors are allocated an area wherein to operate and sell the products. The main portal of local distribution to the sub distributors is the seller, she supplies all he sub distributors with product and makes a margin of profit on the products from them. They in turn then sell the products through their own businesses or to other businesses for resale with a % markup on. There is no royalties or management fee payable by the sub distributors as it is not operated as a franchise, but they have signed agreements of what is required and expected from them. The sub distributors pay the seller a R 100,000 (one hundred thousand rand) for the rights of distribution in an area and must initially take R 60,000 sixty thousand rand) worth of products to begin with which is payable upfront. The stock is always paid upfront by the sub distributors to the seller before she releases the stock. The products are suitable for vegans.
What Advertising/Marketing is carried out?
The seller and the brand advertise on social media platforms and sponsor beauty events. They also have their own branded make up book. The sub distributors also undertake their own advertising. The seller herself supplies make up schools
What is the total staff complement?
There are no staff other than the seller and each individual sub distributors has their own employeeâs
What are the main assets of the business?
The business has no direct assets.
What is the overview of the business.
The international makeup brand which the seller has exclusivity for is newly establishing its footprint in South Africa and just during the short period it has been operational has developed 6 sub distributions and is growing. The seller aim is to expand aggressively into make setting up make up schools nationally and groom young ladies in the art of applying makeup. The sales have exceeded a million since its humble beginning and the seller has close on a million rends worth of stock on hand. She ideally is looking for a partner who shares the same passion in the industry to assist her to develop the brand and expand it footprint on a national level. The seller is looking for an investor either a BEE or otherwise, she is willing to relinquish 40% of the shares in the company at a price of 1 million SA rands and for which she will then reinvest R 500, 000 of this purchase price back into the business for developing the business and it footprint forward. For this purchase price the prospective purchaser will then acquire a 40% stake hold in the company 40% of the unencumbered stock (currently standing at (800,000) and 40% of the R500, 000 of the purchase price the seller has reinvested into the company. This business is a vehicle which has massive opportunity for expansion and development into the beauty industry.
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