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Franchised pet food store for sale in Calgary area

Location:  Greater Calgary Area Business type:  Pet food store Price:  $75,000 + inventory Revenue: $750k Years in business:  5+ years Description Franchised pet food store for sale in greater Calgary area.  This established store has been in operation for over…

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SW Calgary Women’s Boutique for Sale

Location: SW Calgary Business type: Retail Price: $42,000 + inventory Revenue: $200k+ Years in business: 3 years Description Conveniently located in SW Calgary, this women’s boutique is close to downtown and situated along a major transit line. The boutique sells…

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Signing Leases

One of the most common challenges we see when evaluating a business is that the rents are too high compared to the volume of business. One case recently was a convenience store that was paying 50% of the gross margin…

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7 Steps for Joint Venture Success

Joint ventures are a common way for individuals to invest in business or real estate. In the simplest form, one will provide the labour and work the opportunity while the other one provides cash and remains silent. Here are 7…

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Understanding goodwill

Goodwill is often a confusing term when a business comes up for sale. The value of a business, or selling price, is based on the cashflow that it generates. The business broker will evaluate the company on calculated cashflow after…

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Businesses want to own their Premises

With landlords charging ever escalating rents that are eating into business owners profits, many business owners are looking for options where they can buy their own premises. Business owners would rather pay themselves rent than somebody else, build equity, and…

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Buying an existing franchise

Many existing franchise locations are selling for 50% less than the original franchise cost. Why is this? Is it the location, market health, the product, management style, managerial experience, upcoming expensive renovations demanded by the franchisor, or lack of franchise…

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Credentials matter

When you hire someone to help you buy or sell a business, they should have a specific and proven set of skills and experience.  Using a qualified professional is the best way to ensure that the deal is handled in…

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