Ethical and Relocatable Online Clothing Retailer
- Huge growth opportunity
- Low overhead costs
- Wide variety of products for sale
- Strong supplier relationships
This is an excellent start-up business opportunity which provides the chance to purchase an online retailer of ethical clothing. Its two founders have a passion for saying no to slavery, therefore leading them to put equality and anti-slavery practices at the beating heart of their business.
The company boasts fantastic branding and has gained a strong reputation for its commitment to supply chains which prohibit the use of child labour, forced labour, discrimination, and excessive work hour; instead promoting legal, healthy, safe work practices which pay living wages. The retailer’s collection includes a range of high-quality vests, t-shirts, and hoodies which feature its stylish logos and branding. All designs were created by the owners as they are both digital marketers by trade.
Despite operating for 5 years, One Planet Apparel is still in its infancy due to the owners struggling to balance its operations with their other business ventures. This has caused the business to stop trading since 17/18. The company is therefore available for sale as it now requires an owner who can invest the time and effort required to help it thrive.
This is a web-based business which is currently run from the owners’ homes, therefore making it fully relocatable. The buyer will have complete flexibility over how and where they conduct business operations, possessing the ability to run the enterprise from the comfort of their own home or find premises to suit their preferences.
All garments are printed in London, shipped to the owners, then posted by the owners. However, with a proper growth strategy, a fulfilment service or drop-shipping platform could be used instead. The owner would therefore be able to run the business from anywhere in the world.
One Planet Apparel operates a concise, neatly designed website from which to retail its products and showcase its brand values. It also possesses a strong following of 4,000 across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. All the company’s stock is included in the asking price, valued at £2,192. Additionally, the vendors are willing to offer a transitional period.
This is an ecommerce enterprise which would be very suitable for someone who is looking to work from home or have a business as a side hobby, particularly if they are hoping to do this from any location they choose. It would make a brilliant acquisition for someone who is passionate about ecommerce or who wants to take on a superbly branded online clothing business.
In order to achieve further growth of the business and help it realise its full potential, it requires increased brand awareness alongside more traffic funnelled to the website. A consequent increase in sales is also essential to boost turnover and profit levels. It would therefore be ideal for the buyer to have previous experience or knowledge in digital marketing strategies.