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Specialty Educational Market

Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Asking Price$299,000
Revenue$559,225 Established1997
Cash Flow$106,545 Employees9 part-time
FF&E$89,000* FranchiseNo
Inventory$30,000* RelocatableYes
Real EstateUndisclosed Home-basedNo
* Included in Asking Price
Well-run business with a varied inventory that serves a critical market and is a consistent performer.  This operation is focused on fulfilling a niche it has held for 19 years.  Well located, it draws customers from within a two hour drive of the metropolitan area, enjoys ample parking and boasts customers from across the economic strata with heavy repeat buyers.    The workforce consists entirely of part-time employees, all are highly trained and well educated.  The landlord is considered friendly to the business with a long term lease SBA compliant available.  The demographics of the immediate surroundings are well above average education with significant discretionary income.  Located in a vibrant Chicago residential community. The business could convert their web-site to a true eCommerce site and add pay-per-click web advertising to take advantage of the non-Chicago buyers and the web convenience shopper.    Marketing was originally limited to word of mouth, a buyer could likely add customers with a vibrant web presence and traditional community outreach.  The business enjoys over 1,000 followers on Facebook® and is often featured on Pinterest.com®.    The company's search engine marketing efforts have successfully positioned it to land it on the 1st page of appropriate key-word unsponsored Google searches.   Company engages in co-marketing arrangements with product manufacturers and distributors.
Sale Reason:Retirement
Ad #87807
Seller Reference #CHICAIL003-N970
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Fred Stephenson
(773) 243-1603
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