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Sell a Beauty Salon

Find out today what your beauty salon is worth and how we can help you sell

Number one in the UK for volume of businesses sold

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Selling your beauty salon with Hilton Smythe



Sales enquiries for June 2020 compared to June 2019.

As one of the UK’s leading business brokers, we believe that selling a beauty salon should be stress-free, risk-free and a bit of a breeze, that’s why we make it simple, hassle-free and flexible to suit you.

We use proven, highly effective, focused traditional and digital marketing methods to promote your business to the right potential buyers. Our bespoke software system matches your business to tens of thousands of active registered buyers at every opportunity alerting them to your business. All enquiries are handled by your appointed Sales Negotiator and viewings can be arranged at a convenient time to suit you. Our highly trained, specialised Sales Progression Team will see your sale through to legal completion as quickly and as pain-free as possible.

We also have our own independent finance company, Hilton Smythe Finance, to help buyers finance the purchase of your business.

Whether you plan to retire, buy another business or do something completely different, we can help you achieve your goal sooner than you might think.

Why use Hilton Smythe to sell your beauty salon?

No large up-front fees to sell your business 

no upfront fees

Choose how you want to pay our fees, with our no up-front fee option.

Award winning business broker

award winning broker

 Number 1 in the UK for the volume of businesses sold first half 2020.

Matching and email software system

Finding buyers for your business

Our bespoke software system matches your business to tens of thousands of active registered buyers.

Independent finance company

Commercial finance

Hilton Smythe Finance can help buyers finance the purchase of a business.

Each year we sell more businesses and are constantly raising the bar for other brokers and business sales experts.



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Compared to our nearest competitor

*Completions figure is comparable to K3 Capital PLC from 2017. Data based on our nearest competitor K3 Capital PLC, results in 2018 against comparable period.

Our customers love what we do

Selling a business can be very traumatic and difficult at times, the team were very helpful throughout the whole process. I would use them again and would highly recommend Hilton Smyth to anyone wishing to sell a business.
Seller of a Beauty Salon.

How we find a buyer for your beauty salon

Matching and email

Our bespoke software system matches your business to tens of thousands of actively registered buyers at every opportunity alerting them to your business. 

Online portals

Our online advertising ensures you are in front of the right people at the right time. The portals we use can include Daltons, Businesses For Sale, Rightbiz, Zoopla and Rightmove. We can tailor our marketing to match the unique demands of your business. 

Spotlight magazine

Our in house digital magazine Spotlight, is constantly growing in popularity. Used as a tool to drive buyers to our own website, where they can access all of our businesses for sale, including yours. It’s full of useful information and advice.

Hilton Smythe website

Designed with buyers in mind, our site allows users to easily search for businesses that match their requirements, in an instant. We rank highly on the top search engines such as Google for key search terms relating to a business sale.

Search engine exposure

We invest heavily in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) to ensure our website is visible to buyers across all major search engines, ensuring buyers are visiting www.hiltonsmythe.com

For sale boards

Highly recommended for businesses where confidentiality is not an issue. Generates a significant number of additional enquiries from prospective buyers.

Social media

We are active across all major social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn, ensuring we are attracting as many buyers as possible for your business as well as staying up-to-date with effective social media marketing strategies.

You’ve been beautifying clients in your salon or spa for years, but the time has come to move on to pastures new.

Beauticians work really hard to build their business and clientele, so it’s undoubtedly a very difficult decision to decide to sell up. But sometimes life gets in the way of business – so if you need to sell your beauty salon fast, Hilton Smythe is on hand to help.

Freehold or leasehold business

Before you decide to sell the business you’ve worked so hard to build, it may be worth considering your exit plan options. Beauty salons are often full of self-employed nail technicians, make-up artists and brow specialists – and one of them may be interested in taking over the business. Could you assign your lease to a new tenant who you can recommend?

If you own the commercial property or have the freehold, then you have the option of renting out the premises yourself. However, it may be more profitable to open up the entire business to investors.

Know your worth

Beauty is big business, and your salon can make a pretty penny making people beautiful. Don’t be put off by people who devalue your business – just take it from the experts! We can arrange a free business valuation for you if you’re thinking about selling a beauty salon. This takes into account annual turnover, revenue potential and assets including in the sale.

As a beauty salon owner you’ll likely have lots of equipment and assets to sell to the new owner. For someone starting out in the beauty business, it’s far better to walk into a premises with all the fixtures and fittings, and everything they need to open up straight away, rather than renovate a property. Don’t underestimate the pulling power of a local readymade clientele, either.

Ready for a new start?

Whatever your reasons for selling a business, you may be thinking about your next career move. Do you want to stay in the beauty industry and open up a new salon somewhere else? Or perhaps you want a fresh start and you’re looking to invest in a totally different sector. If buying another business is on the agenda, we can point you in the right direction.

Health reasons, family emergencies, retirement and relocating are popular reasons for selling a business. Whatever your reason is, we can connect you with serious buyers and make sure you get the best price for your spa or beauty salon. We’ve sold hundreds of salons across the UK, so you can trust the UK’s leading business broker with your business sale.

Click here to find out more about selling your business and where we advertise your business.

Selling beauty salon

So, what are you waiting for?

Recently sold beauty salon businesses

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£29,999 +SAV
SoldBeautifully Presented Beauty Salon Opportunity Telford, Shropshire


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