Sporting Goods Store in Whitehorse For Sale
Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
This established retail location enjoys being the only sports and outdoor gear consignment store in the Yukon, serving a very active and affluent community including hockey players, skiers and thousands of additional visiting adventurers each summer.
Operating mainly as a consignment store, this business offers gear for both summer and winter activities. During the summer, the store specializes in backpacks, tents, hiking boots, sleeping bags, stoves, outdoor apparel and camping accessories. Over winter, there is a broad selection of hockey, skiing, and snowboarding equipment in addition to winter boots and jackets.
In addition to gently used sporting goods, this business offers skate sharpening, gear rentals and a selection of new accessories. Situated in a very convenient location with parking right out front, these services are easily accessible to customers.
This business has been active within the local community, becoming a key location for families with young and growing children as well as those wishing to participate in an activity for the first time.
The store currently operates out of a 2,000 square foot facility and is open from Monday through Saturday, 10am-5:30pm during the winter and 7 days a week during the summer. There is also a large heated greenhouse available for events and large sales.
Whitehorse is a growing community of 30,000 which expects to see steady population increases over the coming years. This area normally sees approximately 400,000 visitors each year, many coming to experience the spectacular wilderness that this area has to offer. As the population become more environmentally conscious, many people are interested in re-purposed goods providing an upward trend for consignment businesses.
There are currently 2 full time and 4 part time staff. The owner has offered to provide training and support during the initial transition period.
For the past three years, annual sales have consistently increased and are currently in the $450,000 range.
The list price for this business is $99,000, plus inventory at approximately $55,000.
Interested buyers can contact Ken Wither at (587) 215-2245.
After the phone call, inquirers who are still interested will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement and complete a confidential buyer questionnaire to give us a snapshot of who you are. This covers relevant business skills, credit rating, and liquid cash available.
Once initial documents are returned specific details and financials of the business will be shared. Business owners or staff are not to be approached directly.
To protect confidentiality, the attached picture is for marketing purposes only and not an actual depiction of the business for sale.
Training & Support:
The owner has offered to provide training and support during the initial transition period.
Days & Hours of Operation: Monday through Saturday, 10am-5:30pm during the winter and 7 days a week during the summer
Employees: There are currently 2 full time and 4 part time staff
Square Footage: The store currently operates out of a 2,000 square foot facility