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Many people love to buy from independent greeting card stores and gift shops, so buying this kind of retail store can be very beneficial.

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For SaleWell Established Gift Shop & Children's BoutiqueBridgnorth, Shropshire
For SaleWell Stocked & Busy Party Accessories ShopUpminster, Essex


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Congratulations on the new job! The next greeting card you receive could congratulate you on your career move.

Saying ‘Happy Birthday’ or ‘Thank You’ never goes out of style! If you can see yourself helping customers celebrate special occasions, then take a look at our card shops currently for sale.

Have you always dreamt of being your own boss? Buying a local business can give you the independence you need and is a great challenge to thrive on. 

Running a business isn’t easy, but it is fulfilling to work for yourself and you could improve your work life balance.

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Buyers of card and gift shop

Hilton Smythe made the experience of buying a business a pleasure, we are very grateful for all their help. Mr & Mrs Markland.

Sellers of card and gift shop

Good professional service well pleased with the result. Mr & Mrs Mawson.

Gift shops for sale

Are you ready to start your new adventure in the greeting card industry?

Check our retail listings for shops for sale across the UK. Browse our card and gift shops for sale and get in touch to make your dream a reality.

A growing industry

You don’t necessarily need experience in the retail sector to run a gift shop. Research the market and the opportunity for profit, and if you think you could successfully sell greetings cards in the area of the store then it could be a brilliant business decision. Card shops are often located on busy high streets and therefore have passing trade as well as regular custom.

With the growth of online personalised card websites such as Moonpig and Funky Pigeon, you’d be forgiven for believing that traditional greeting cards shops are on the decline. Additionally, digital messages are now a mainstream way of expressing feelings and many people send personalised greetings on social media.

However, according to the UK Greeting Card Market Report 2017, this has had no effect on the industry and it’s actually worth more than ever before. The public are spending £1.75 billion a year on greetings cards alone!

Stocking special gifts and party supplies such as balloons could also boost the revenue at your card shop. Unusual or handmade gifts prove very popular as they are unique and make people feel special.

Buying a card and gift shop

Financing your card and gift shop

Commercial Finance

Buying a business is a huge investment which means you will probably need a helping hand to raise the finance. Our financial services team will recommend lenders and guide you through the process of raising capital for commercial purposes. Whether you’re a first time buyer or an established businessman or woman, we’ll take you through the application step by step to ensure success.

Call 01204 920 136 to contact one of our specialist team for a discreet, no obligation discussion of your particular needs for commercial finance.

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