Camping & Outdoors

Business For Sale Camping & Outdoors, Gympie, Queensland 4570

Business Category Other Retail

Camping, outdoor & travel equipment store

$195,000 + SAV

Description

Camping & Outdoors

• Well established with more than 35 years of operation
• Prominent location with prime street frontage
• Freehold may be available by negotiation
• Plenty of opportunity for growth
• Locally owned and operated

Camping & Outdoors was established in 1985 and acquired by the current owner in 2016. The business is a locally owned and operated store specialising in camping, outdoor and travel equipment.

Camping & Outdoors operates from a sizeable retail premises in a prominent location on Hyne Street in Gympie. Situated opposite McDonalds Restaurant and next Aldi Supermarket, this ideal location provides prime street frontage in a high traffic location. The business is also not far from the Gympie Central Shopping Centre, a large single level sub-regional shopping complex. The vendor owns the freehold property which may be available for sale by negotiation.

The area of service is typically Gympie and surrounds. The business also services a regular stream of travelling retirees outside of this general area as well as visitors to the region. Gympie’s visitor economy is worth around $116.2m and continues to grow each year. Domestic tourism attracts more than 520,000 visitors and accounts for 90% of all visits to the town. On average, overnight visitors stay for 3 nights and 56% are there for holiday purposes.

Camping & Outdoors have a professional and easy to navigate e-commerce website. There is potential to further grow the business with more of a focus on the online store. The vendor’s main focus has been with the bricks and mortar store.

There is further opportunity to grow the business by extending the current trading hours, with the introduction of Sunday trading. The vendor has chosen to keep a smaller team and family friendly trading hours. Local cafés are serving breakfast and brunch on Sunday mornings attracting more shoppers into the town and there are many local businesses already trading on Sundays.

Camping & Outdoors is currently owned and operated by the vendor who works part time in the business. The owner currently works an average of 19 hours per week which includes 16 rostered hours plus any relief required along with the bookkeeping.

The business also employs a full time Manager and two casuals including one junior.
Contact Seller
Veronica Doxey

Bsale ID: 567615

NAI Harcourts Rinnovate
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