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International Niche Market E-commerce And Publishing Business For Sale

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Asking Price:
$150,000 (CAD) Inventory / Stock included
Sales Revenue:
$300,000 (CAD)
Cash Flow:
Available on request

This niche market eCommerce and publishing business is looking for a major investor or buyer.

This highly established business serves the International Celtic community. The company is made up of “The Celtic Market” – a multi-vendor, niche market business, located in Halifax, NS, dedicated to selling all things Celtic – from clothes and jewellery to toys and collectibles. This online marketplace is supported by the publication “Celtic Life International” - a magazine published six times per year, in print and digital. Both “The Celtic Market” and “Celtic Life International” magazine are hosted by the website Celticlife.com.

The magazine has been running for 34 years providing a recognized international brand for a potential buyer/investor. Since its inception, the brand has developed a significant presence internationally in Europe, Australia, and North America, through its social media, print and digital distribution. Its online presence includes social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest where the reach extends to tens of thousands of people each month including digital bi-weekly Newsletter that reaches over 40,000 digital contacts. Furthermore, it is the only business of its kind in the marketplace, benefiting from zero competition.

This E-Commerce business has huge potential to expand. A strategic sales and marketing plan will forge new relationships with buyers and sellers, with the potential to increase its already large and loyal client base. There is highly significant growth potential in the Celtic niche market; greater growth potential in adding new options to the existing model; and further growth potential in replicating our model in other business sectors.

The Celtic marketplace benefits from being both large and specific. There are more than 400 million people of Celtic extraction worldwide and hundreds of thousands of vendors catering to that market. There are thousands of Celtic organizations such as Irish Benevolent Societies, Robert Burns Societies and Welsh organizations etc. These organizations are well organized, with significant membership and collectively they represent millions of people, in thousands of organized groups, all with Celtic connections. They are all potential buyers within an E-Commerce marketplace.

Celts are proud of their heritage and display that pride at every opportunity. At the week-long Festival Interceltique de Lorient, (Britany) France, you will find more than 5,000 exhibitors with upwards of 1 million attendees. Throughout Canada and the USA, hundreds of thousands of Celts and others attend Highland Games and Festivals year long. They are all potential E-Commerce buyers. Celtic Life International has an excellent relationship with thousands of advertisers, all of whom are potential Vendors for the multi-vendor marketplace.

One of the many benefits of this reputable business is that it can be operated from anywhere in the world. Furthermore, the current staff are all highly trained, educated experts in their field and are dedicated to making the transition to the new buyer as seamless as possible.

With a large and loyal pre-existing customer base and the potential to reach even more of the 400 million Celts worldwide, along with the company’s successful 34-year history and the growing trend to shop online, this E-Commerce business is an exciting opportunity, in an industry very much in a “new world” growth mode.

For more information about this business, please contact the seller on this page.

Property Information

Location:

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. However, can be operated from anywhere in the world.

Premises Details:

The model is home based and can be operated from anywhere in the world. There is no physical main office location.

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

There is significant upside potential. Under present day circumstances, where economies are moving more and more to eCommerce, there is an great potential to expand and capatilise on the ever growing trend and need to shop online. The model can be replicated in many other sectors of the economy as well.

Competition / Market:

This is the only business of its kind serving this particular market. There are individual companies who have their own eCommerce presence but they are not competitors.

Reasons for selling:

The current owner recognises they need additional expertise to meet growth potential and an investor with eCommerce expertise or a buyer for the business. Age is also a factor.

Trading hours:

International and the site is active 24/7 throughout the year.

Employees:
4 Full-time; 10 Part-time
Years established:
34 years for the publishing division.

Other Information

Support & training:

The staff are all professionally trained and highly educated. All are experts in their fields with many years of experience. The continuity from one owner to the next should be seamless.

Financing available:

Negotiable with Vendor Take Back consideration.

Inventory / Stock value:
$25,000 (CAD) - included in the asking price
Home based:
This business can be run from home.
Relocatable:
This business can be relocated.

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