Summary: 
Offering Wines, Beers and Gifts in a Relaxed Setting!
Business Type: 
alcoholic beverages
Business Type: 
retail
Location: 
Nebraska
Price: 
$180,000
Sales Revenue: 
$372,480
Cash Flow: 
$50,703
Realestate Included: 
No
Inventory: 
$55,920
Employees: 
4
Internal Listing:: 
RET013
Reason for Sale: 
Retirement

Located in Northeast Nebraska, doing $372,480 in Sales in 2015 this business is offering bi-monthly tasting events in the store, customers are introduced to and have the ability to taste new wines. In-home tastings are also available, and occur twice a month on average. The business is doing a “Winery of the Month” which is selected and featured throughout the month, there are then specials including products from that specific Winery in which draws in traffic from regulars as well as individuals who love that Winery of the month. There are currently 50 Wine-of-the-Month Customers and nearly 600 repeat client email list. While guests have their glasses of wine, assorted gifts and wine parings, such as dips and sauces, are also available for purchase; a great upsell to any customer seeking to have a full experience at this Tasting Room.

The business comes fully equipped with Wine Racks, Coolers, Wine Chiller, and a Tasting Machine – valuing at $66,683. A Buyer would also receive $55,920 in Inventory. Year over year Sales from 2012 to 2014 are consistent with Cash Flow increasing during that same time period. As overall wine consumption in the U.S. continues to increase, offering classes about wines provides an avenue for growth.

The current owner is being an Owner-Operator assisting with the ordering, sales, events, and advertising. Using the Funding Example above and the 2014 annual Cash Flow, a Buyer could have a Net Operating Income after all expenses and loan payments were made of $23,114 in year one.

Financial Overview
List Price: $180,000
Gross Sales
2014: $372,480
2013: $371,668
2012: $361,991
Owner Profit/Cash Flow
2014: $50,703
YOY Sales Trends: Consistent sales from 2012 to 2014
Profit Margin: 14%
Multiple: 3.6 *Multiples range from 1-5, with the average being 3
Valuation: 2014 Cash Flow x Multiple = Price
$50,703 x 3.6 = $182,531

Assets Included in Purchase: $148,031
Equipment: $66,683 which includes wine racks, coolers, wine chiller, freezer and tasting machine
Build-Out: $25,428
Inventory: $55,920
Intangible Asset: Fully functioning and active website – providing great SEO for the business. Email List of nearly 600 repeat clients
*amounts may vary

Business Information
Year Established: 2007
Location: Northeast Nebraska
Client Information: There are 50 current Wine-of-the-Month customers. Following on Facebook of ~ 600
Building: Located on the 2nd busiest intersection in town!
Reason for Selling: Retirement
Employees: 4 PT that work special events
Hours: Monday – Saturday 10am-8pm
Seller Training Period: 90 Days
Growth Opportunities: Wine Classes
Current Owner’s Responsibilities: Owner-Operator – doing the ordering, sales, events, advertising and sales forecasting

Funding Example
Purchase Price: $180,000
15% Buyer Down Payment: $27,000
15% Seller Financing: $27,000
70% Bank Loan: $126,000

Business Loan fully collateralized by current equipment and inventory!

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