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Selling a convenience store

Find out what your convenience store or greengrocers 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 convenience store or greengrocers with Hilton Smythe

Number one in the UK for volume of businesses sold

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Sales enquiries for June 2020 compared to June 2019.

As one of the UK’s leading business brokers, we believe that selling a convenience store or greengrocers 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.

All-inclusive legal fees as standard

We include your standard legal fees (legal fee credit in Scotland) on an all-inclusive basis.

Award winning business broker

Award winning Business Broker

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

Matching and email software system

Matching and email

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

Independent finance company

Hilton Smythe Finance

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

Feefo customer reviews

Our customers love what we do

Jessica worked tirelessly to sell my business and was always professional and really pleasant to correspond with. Thank you.
Ian BriggsSeller of stores.

All-inclusive legal fees when selling your convenience store or greengrocers

To make life simple, we include your standard legal fees (legal fee credit in Scotland) on an all-inclusive basis. That means you know exactly where you stand on both the costs to use our services and your own legal costs from the outset. We have partnered up with some of the best law firms in the UK to deliver an efficient and pro-active legal service to complete the transfer of your business.

All inclusive solicitors fees

Each year we sell more businesses and are constantly raising the bar for other brokers out there.

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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.

How we find a buyer for your convenience store or greengrocers

Matching and email software

Matching and email

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

Online advertising

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

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

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.

SEO exposure

Search engine exposure

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.

For sale boards

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.

If you’re ready to list your convenience store then our expert advisors are ready to help.

Running a green grocer or convenience store requires long hours and hard work, so if you’re unable to run the business effectively for much longer then it’s time to consider selling up. From advertising to the legal transfer, we’ll take care of every step of the process.

Why sell now?

Selling your business is a huge decision – the shop is your livelihood and you’ve likely formed an attachment to it over the years. For some, the business may also act as your home, so you’ll have to find a new place to live. There are many things to consider, so it’s important you establish it’s the right time to sell.

There are personal reasons for selling a business, but you should also take a look at the market and see if any trends or global economic factors will affect the sale. Is your sector growing? Are your financial documents looking healthy? Many factors could affect the value of your business, so make sure you discuss your decision to sell the convenience store with family members and a professional if needed.

Claim your free valuation

A quick and easy way to assess the current value of your business is by getting a professional valuation. At Hilton Smythe we offer these free to business owners who are considering selling their business. Using our expert knowledge and experience, we can give you the estimated value of your convenience store or green grocer to help you decide whether selling is a good idea.

If you’re happy with the figure, it’s time to start finding you a buyer. We have access to a strong network of investors who are looking for interesting business opportunities. Your dedicated sales negotiator takes the time to get to know you and understand your business, before setting out on the hunt for the ideal buyer.

Further down the line, once a sale is agreed, will ensure all paperwork is in order without any hidden fees.

Endless business opportunities

Some business owners put their cash towards retirement, while others decide to invest it in a new venture. If you still want to be your own boss but fancy a change of scenery, take a look at our businesses for sale across the UK while you’re in the process of selling your convenience store.

Selling doesn’t have to be stressful – contact us today to find out how we can sell your business faster than any other broker.

So, what are you waiting for?

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