Back to Listings Listing #44556: Office Products

Asking Price : $40,684

Annual Gross Revenue : $197,679

Annual Net Profit : $20,332

Profit Multiple : x2.00

Inventory Value: -

R-Index : 175

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From the Broker

This listing is for an Amazon FBA business created in August 2016 in the office products niche. The included Amazon Seller Central account has 6 SKUs, showing good year on year growth. This business requires low hours per week, as products are shipped directly from the supplier to Amazon’s warehouses.

The Seller spends a few minutes a day responding to customer emails and checking prices and current reviews on products. Each week the Seller spends about an hour chatting with their Chinese suppliers to discuss pricing, make payments, check on samples and products, and order new inventory. Monthly, the Seller looks for new products to sell and spends a few hours reordering inventory.

The Seller feels that ordering larger quantities to avoid running out of inventory is an opportunity for the Buyer to pursue. Selling in international marketplaces would also be an immediate road to expansion.

*Though the Seller has never been banned, suspended, or incurred a serious penalty, the Seller received two warnings for review manipulation. The Seller had access to an education email system and created a few Amazon Prime accounts (Prime is free for emails with .edu.) The Seller then decided to try and buy two of their own products and leave reviews. Within 24 hours the reviews were taken down by Amazon and the Seller received email warnings about review manipulation. The Seller regrets this experiment.

**The Seller had a previous product that was taken down shortly, due to returns being over 8%. The Seller addressed the issue and the account returned to normal.

Site Highlights

Average Monthly Revenue: $16,473

Average Monthly Expenses: $14,779

Average Monthly Net Profit: $1,694

* We are using the last 12 months to determine the averages.

Assets Included in Sale

Included in the sale of this business are:

  • Seller Central Account
  • 6 SKUs + 2 SKUs that have been archived
  • Photos
  • Labels
  • Graphic artwork
  • Supplier Contact Information

*Inventory is not normally included in the list price, further details can be provided to active depositors.

Work/Skills Required

The Seller currently spends around 1-2 hours per week:

Daily

  • Responding to customer emails
  • Checking Prices and current reviews on products

Weekly

  • Discuss pricing, make payments, check on samples and products, and order new inventory with Chinese suppliers

Monthly

  • Look for new products to sell
  • Reorder inventory

Launching a product will usually take 1-2 months and will be about 10 hours total in time. This includes writing the listing, getting photos taken (outsourced), ordering samples, doing product research, and ordering the product.

Reason for Sale

The Seller feels they can't learn anything else from running this business and want to move on to something else.

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Sale Pending: No

First Seen: Mon, May 14th 2018

Last Updated: Wed, May 16th 2018


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