Lack of direct competition is a huge bonus when you buy a business, and that’s exactly what you get with this long-established camping and outdoors retail store in Longreach.
The only business of its kind within a 450km radius, Longreach Outdoors Centre services a local population of around 4,000 people, plus over 25,000 tourists who visit the town between April and October.
-Trust local business established 18 years ago
-Current owners took over in January 2009
-Prime position on the main street Longreach CBD
-Large leasehold premises with 210m2 shopfront plus 100m2 storage shed
-The business sells a huge range of camping and outdoors equipment, including swags, camp ovens, fishing tackle, tents, cooking utensils, kitchen wares, gas cookers, caravan parts, toilet chemicals and more
-Pool water testing and chemicals provide an additional income stream, as Longreach has over 100 swimming pools
-Customer base includes locals, tourists and local government organisations
-One full-time staff member plus 1 or 2 casuals (3-4 hours a day) depending on the season
-Offered WIWO with pool testing equipment, 4 computers, fax, copier, phones, till, all shop fittings, fridge/freezer, kettle etc
-Hours: 8.30am to 5pm on weekdays; 9am to noon on Saturdays
-Current owner will stay on for up to 6 weeks if required
Previous retail experience isn’t essential, as you can learn about the products as you go. With the current owner moving away and therefore selling, this is a great opportunity for a couple, family or someone who enjoys the outdoors.
Leasehold Price: $150,000 negotiable + stock on hand (approx. $120,000 at present) Open to offers