Well Established Knitting Supply Shop

Description

DESCRIPTION:

Silk letting is excited to be presenting this well-established knitting supply shop. This business is situated in North Oxford and is within a short driving distance of the renowned Oxford University.

This business has its own website which allows for online ordering of the various high-quality supplies that the shop sells. The website also allows for interested customers to sign up for the weekly newsletter that the business sends out. The newsletter includes information about new yarns stocked and photos of completed projects by the customers, making the relationships between the clients and the business very close knit. The shop also has a knit club for the customers to further strength the bonds of the business with its customers. The business has 5-star reviews on Google, Facebook and TripAdvisor showing that the business gives high satisfaction to its customers. Also, on Facebook and Instagram the business has a combined total over 2,500 followers showing the large size of its customer base.

SERVICES:

The shop provides yarn from various supplier both inside and outside the UK. Some of the British yarn suppliers include West Yorkshire Spinners, Rowan, Jaimiesons, and Debbie Bliss. The business is also a Rowan flagship store however this does not restrain it from selling other brands of yarn. The shop also has foreign suppliers such as Manos Del Uruguay, Malabrigo, The Fibre Co, Regia, Rico, Noro, Adrialfil and Isager. Its Isager catalogue of yarns includes: spinni, tvinni, Jensen, alpaca 1 and 2, highland, merlin, silk mohair, tweed, bomulin, bomuld and trio. The Isager catalogue for this store is the biggest within the country. The business also stocks Isager pattern books and single patterns both translated into English. The shop also sells knitting needles supplied from Knitpro, Symfonie, HiyaHiya and Pony. The types of needles sold include single-pointed, double-pointed, circular, and interchangeable sets.

  • Many yarn suppliers both from the UK and abroad
  • Largest catalogue of Isager yarn in the UK
  • Isager pattern books and single patterns
  • Various knitting needle brands and types

 

LOCATION:

The area has several restaurants and cafes driving a high footfall through the area to increase the number of customers. The business also benefits from there being many local schools and colleges which could have knitting clubs to raise the sales of the shop. The local public transport includes bus stops, tram stops and the train station which would even further expand the local footfall and hence improving sales. A large residential area surrounds the business and said area is where it draws its massive customer base. The shop is located just off A4144 so it will have high on road passing by traffic to increase the number of customers.

PREMISES, FIXTURES AND FITTINGS:

To be confirmed with client

SECURITY FEATURES:

To be confirmed with client

RENT:

To be confirmed with client

BUSINESS RATES:

To be confirmed with client

STAFF:

1 member of staff further info needed from client

OPERATING HOURS:

MONDAY: CLOSED

TUESDAY-SATURDAY: 10AM-5PM

SUNDAY: CLOSED

REASONS FOR SALE:

The seller wishes to travel abroad and hence would not be able to run the business. This has brought a great opportunity for anyone interested in the knitting supply business.

GROWTH POTENTIAL:

  • More knitting clubs at the store
  • Expand into other knitting supplies

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