Operating for over 10 years as a compact convenience store and newsagents, the business offers a diverse range of items inclusive of confectionery, magazines, newspapers, snacks and hot and cold drinks.
Situated within Walsall train station, the premises itself has been renovated to a very high standard and is highly visible to passing customers. Clients enter the open plan shop which accommodates all of the business’s stock. A counter at the front overlooks the store and holds a Nescafe coffee machine for customer use. Beyond the shop floor there is a small storage room for stock.
With little need for advertising, the business has prospered organically as a result of its highly sought after, busy location.
Appealing to an owner-operator of a newsagents looking to grow through acquisition, a new proprietor could develop the business further.
Increasing advertising via leaflet drops would gain the business a higher level of exposure and attract further trade, as would extending opening hours past 7pm and to include Sunday. Introducing the sale of alcohol and services such as Payzone and Lotto would also be extremely beneficial in increasing the turnover.
The current owners are willing to stay on for a transitional period to hand the business over smoothly to its new owner.