Fully describe the business's activities?
Sourcing and supply of a complete range of motoring spares, auto parts, accessories and lifestyle and outdoor products.
How long has the business been established?
The business has been established in 2005
How long has the owner had the business?
The owner had the business since it was established
How does the business operate on a daily basis?
The current owner runs the business hands on a daily basis
How are the clients attracted to the business?
Walk in customers, word of mouth and a good position to attract clients. The business is long established in the same area. The franchisor does nationwide advertising campaigns which they benefit from.
What Advertising/Marketing is carried out?
Franchisor marketing and advertising in the form of print and TV. Occasional flyers are distributed in the local area. Word of mouth
Does the business have any contract work?
No contract work, but the well known clients has a 30 day accounts
What competition exists?
There is another autozone centre in town
What are the seasonal trends?
There tends to be more sales during the months of June and December. It runs with the plant times
Is the business VAT Registered?
Yes the business is VAT registered
What VAT documentation is on file?
Yes available on request
Are there up-to-date Management Accounts available?
Yes up to date management statement for the last 6 months
What Balance Sheet and Income Statements are available?
Yes, available on request
What percentage of the business is cash/credit?
90% cash 10% credit
How could the profitability of the business be improved?
More marketing and advertising even though the business is growing well organically.
Is Seller finance available and for what amount?
What is the total staff complement?
A total of 5 permanent staff members
Give a breakdown of staff/ functions/ length of service?
1 x Manager 4 x General workers
Do any receive special perks or incentives?
Are they on contract?
Yes, contract base
Do any have management potential?
How involved is the Owner in running the business?
The owner is 100% involved in the business
When does the current lease end?
The premises belongs to the owner
Is there an option of renewal & what period?
What is the annual escalation %?
The amount is negotiable
What are the trading hours?
Monday to Saturday 08:00 - 17:00
What is the square meters of the business?
300 square meters
Who is the Owner/Landlord?
Is a copy of the lease available?
Yes, available on request
Do you require a licence?
What lease deposit and/or other surety is required?
This is negotiable
What are the main assets of the business?
The stock and building are the main assets
Are any items not included in the sale?
Wood Equipment are not included
What is their overall condition?
Very good condition
Do any require repairing?
How have they been valued ?
Which assets are on lease/HP and with whom?
- Located in a lucrative agricultural area with very few smaller competitors - Very need and well managed business - Big stock range - Personal customer service - Business located on own premises - Well established business in the community
- Owner and wife is the pivot around which everything happens in the business - Skills Transfer has to be improved - Only word of mouth marketing strategy
- Improve marketing - Wide trade area to develop and service - Expand business - Diversify on own premises
- Economic Down slope - Competition expanding - Agricultural unforeseen negative circumstances
What is the reason for the sale?
Why is this a good business?
This is a very profitable business Well established business for a long period of time The business has the potential to expand and to grow and to open up additional market for the business to grow.
What is the price plus stock and the profit?
R4 400 000.00 - Selling price R2 200 000.00 - Stock R1 200 000.00 - Building R 600 000.00 - Business R 400 000.00 - Commission
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