Hilton Smythe are delighted to offer to the market The Wild Card. A successful card shop owned by our client since 1995 and established in 1980. Now offered to the market due to our client relocating due to partners work.
A highly respected greeting card shop selling an extensive range of greeting cards, gift wrapping paper, gift tags, gift bags, balloons (filled to order in store), birthday mugs, birthday banners, gift boxes, gift candles, special events decorations, party invitations and general birthday gift ideas.
No website but active Facebook page.
Business offers excellent choice of products and comes fully equipped. This would allow any new buyer to just walk in and continue trading, our client uses approximately 15 suppliers, all visit the shop to take orders.
Original 20 year lease.
4 years remaining.
Rent £15,000 per annum.
HOURSMonday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Closed Sunday's and bank holidays.
STAFFOwner 3-4 days a week.
3 x part time.
1 x8 hours a week
1 x 12 hours a week
1 x 24 hours a week
FINANCIAL PROFILEMarch 2017 accounts showed a turnover or £184,790 with a gross profit of £82,091 and net profit of £38,734.
The Wild Card is located in Wokingham, Berkshire, a historic market town 39 miles west of London and 7 miles southeast of Reading.
The Wild Card sits along a busy parade of shops just off the main high street and just across from a busy Waitrose and customer car park.
The town is undergoing development. 100's of new homes are being built either side of the town which will increase footfall and that also part of the town is undergoing regeneration.
Broad Street links to the towns A329 link road and nearby M4 leading to London and the M25.
Ground level shop with full length windows at the front, display area with clear view of the busy street. One level entrance allows for wheelchairs access; the shop is organised openly to allow easy access for wheelchairs and push chairs.
Counter area to the front of the shop on the right hand side has storage shelving, two till points, card machine and a music system.
Card display cabinets to both sides of the shop with central movable stands.
To the rear is a stock room and staff toilet with kitchen area.