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Retailer Wholesaler Food Drinks In Durban For Sale

Durban, KwaZulu - Natal, South Africa
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Long established retail shop & wholesaler of food & drinks, inclusive of fruit, veggies, bread milk, coldrinks, juices, frozen uncooked & cooked meals, as well as, various heath foods.
The wholesale clients consist of old age homes, schools & restaurants accounting for some 50% of turnover, while the walk-in clients of the shop provide the other 50% of turnover. Years of operating in the area, as well as, good service/ products has led to many regular customers (no contracts) & word of mouth referrals. There is no website & literally no advertising.
The sales through the till system with printed slips (cash & cards) are balanced daily & with eft's from the wholesale side are collated into excel & pastel, before being forwarded to the external Bookkeeper & then the Accountant. All the documentation is stored as a reference.
This Report is drawn from the Feb2020 MA's, with personal addbacks included to obtain the true net profit of the business at R1.34m off a turnover of some R15m. Stock is excluded from the Sale Price of R2.9m.
1X Lorry & 3 light delivery vehicles, computer equipment, coldroom, 5 freezers, 5 fridges, cameras, generator, furniture, fittings, shelving, & utensils. All are in good condition & free-hold. The assets cost some R1,2m having being purchased from 2013 to 2018. They have been depreciated to some R45 000. The 2nd hand purchase value would be some R650 000.
The owners private vehicle will be excluded.

Property Information

Real Estate:



Outer west suburb of Durban.

Premises Details:

Shop & adjoining storage area totalling 266m2, within a well-positioned but less-hectic centre. The shop faces the main customer area, while the deliveries occur at the rear, directly into the storage section. The rent is some R25 000 excl VAT but incl of all additional costs. Elect is separately metered, amounting to some R15 700pm & paid to the landlord monthly.

Business Operation

Reasons for selling:

Owner emmigrating

Trading hours:

7 days a week - 8hrs a day

Apart from the fully involved owner, there is a manager (1 year), 3 drivers, 3 cashiers & 8 packing/cutting/cleaning staff. All are full time employees.
Years established:
14 years

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