30+ Year Old Pet Supply Emporium

Price: $459,000

Annual Revenue: $677,000

Minimum Equity Required: $184,000

SDE: $27,000

Location: Nova Scotia

Industry: Retail

ID: 1376

Status: New


Here is a 30+ year old, well-established, beloved tack and feed business offers a unique opportunity to step into a well known and located enterprise that has an established loyal customer base and a reputation for high quality, variety, and service.

Key Features:
- Prime Location
- Loyal Customer Base
- Diverse Product Range: With high-quality tack and horse care products, their inventory is carefully curated to meet the needs and preferences of the community.
- Growth Potential: There's ample opportunity for expansion through e-commerce, extending product lines, or adding services such as grooming, pet boarding, or veterinary services.
- Turnkey Operation: A seamless transition is ensured with the current owner committed to providing comprehensive training and support.

The owner is selling 100% of the authorized and issued share capital of the company. The offering price considers Working Capital is adjusted at $0, meaning the negotiated working capital amount will be in addition to the offering price. See Financial section for more details.

By completing the NDA and becoming adequately qualified, you will be sent a full Offering Memorandum that will answer most, if not all, of your questions when the listing becomes live.

Financial Information

Fiscal Year End is December 31. Listing Revenues and Seller's Discretionary Earnings are 4 year weighted averages

*2024 has already seen adjustments in cost controls and margin controls.
**SDE is calculated with the inclusion of a Fair Market Value rent expense of $37,500 which is sufficient to carry a mortgage of approximately $400,000.
Balance Sheet: $37,723 in working capital is included in the sale price and will be adjusted accordingly at closing.

Revenue: $555,000
SDE: $6,000

Revenue: $790,000
SDE: $24,000

Revenue: $740,000
SDE: $57,000

Revenue: $527,000
SDE: $57,000

The working capital of the company was approximately $40k as at December 31, 2023.

* Seller's Discretionary Earnings (“SDE”) is a calculation of the total financial benefit that a single full time owner-operator would derive from a business on an annual basis. SDE is the pretax and pre-interest profits, before non-cash expenses, owner's benefits, one time investments, and any non-related income or expenses. SDE may require that expenses be adjusted if a new owner (Purchaser) will necessarily need to take on a new expense. SDE is also referred to as Adjusted Cash Flow, Total Owner's Benefit, Seller's Discretionary Cash Flow, or Recast Earnings.

** Please refer to our Minimum Equity requirements. Our expectations are for a buyer to be "capable" of making a minimum 35% down payment on the final negotiated purchase price, to be considered truly qualified. Feel free to run some of your own calculations here:


The size of land is at +/- 27,430 sq.ft. where the +/- 2,047 sq.ft. store is located.
Municipal water and sewer.

The business operates from a spacious retail unit with ample parking, a warehouse for stock, and an outdoor area for potential expansion.

Easy to winterize the warehousing section to expand as offices, additional retail, or other purposes.

*Gateway Business Brokers operates as an independent contractor and is not an agent, employee, partner or broker of the Seller, Buyer or any other party and does not owe fiduciary duties to prospective Buyers. If the business Purchase involves a transfer of real estate, of any kind, the Buyer/Purchaser shall obtain the services of a licensed lawyer for the conveyance and land or lease transfer element(s) of the transaction.

For more information on this listing, please complete our Non-Disclosure Agreement

For more information on this listing, please complete our Non-Disclosure Agreement

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