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Used Books, Hard To Find, Scarce. On-line Retail For Sale

Not Disclosed, Nova Scotia, Canada
Asking Price:
$2,000,000 (CAD) Inventory / Stock included
Sales Revenue:
Available on request
Cash Flow:
Available on request

A unique and varied inventory of used, hard to find, out-of-print, and generally scarce books. Over 60,000 books catalogued online and over 3 million books in total stock. Categories include art, travel, general history, Nautical & Marine history, theology, philosophy, science, cooking, gardening, children's, natural history, and many more. For the antiquarian in you, and a collection many years in the making.

Property Information

Real Estate:

Lease

Premises Details:

The store has a bricks and mortar location on a busy thoroughfare. The lease is on a short-term basis as the seller expects any buyer will relocate the inventory upon purchase. They may of course negotiate a longer lease with the Landlord.

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

The owner believes growth would come from expanding the companies digital web and social media presence. Continuing to build out the on-line catalogue, while properly describing book contents, authors, and other relevant details.

Competition / Market:

There are few good shops remaining. The owner has acquired many collections and has a wide inventory of quality books.

Reasons for selling:

The owner has been in the book business over 50 years and is ready to retire.

Trading hours:

Monday-Saturday 10am-5:15pm

Employees:
4 PT
Years established:
35

Other Information

Support & training:

Will train for 6 weeks @ $0 cost.

The company has catalogued over 60,000 titles through its on-line portal. In addition to distributing books around the world the company has a strong local retail presence, selling to the general public and a bevy of regional antiquarians.

Inventory / Stock value:
$12,000,000 (CAD) - included in the asking price
Relocatable:
This business can be relocated.

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