**IMPORTANT FOR THE STATE OF TENNESSEE** Any person wishing to purchase this market MUST BE & HAVE BEEN a resident of TN for at least 2 YEARS. This is a huge opportunity due to the TN’s state residency requirements for wine distributors which restrict the number of distributors by keeping nonresidents distributors and competition out! If you qualify this is a great opportunity that should be reviewed.
THE WINE INDUSTRY is BOOMING & continues to outperform other industries.
The USA continues to consume more wine than any other country in the world. In 2010 US wine drinkers consumed 330 million cases of wine with a retail value of $30 Billion. The US has had 17 years of consecutive increases in consumption through two recessions, one being the greatest seen since the depression. This says a lot to those looking to purchase a business in an industry with a history of successful performance. One of the top criteria business buyers seek when looking for a business.
The business opportunity being offered in this state is part of the family of wine distribution companies that began its operations in 2002 and in the last 3 yrs has become the Number 1 Wine Distributor of South American Wines, and are the Fastest Growing Wine Distributor in the country. Their success is attributed to their proprietary model for operating a wine distribution business and the completely unique manner in which they sell wine. The owner of the company will only approve the sale of one of his businesses to buyers he feels; share his passion for wine, fit in with the “Family Business” mentality he worked so hard to developed, follow the proven business model for operating the business and then only to those he believes possess the ability to continue his documented success. Please understand this so that we do not waste your time or you ours. We only want to speak with people that are seriously interested in obtaining their share of the wine market. If you are serious interest in turning your passion for wine into a successful business we need to speak!
This is a successful and proven business opportunity that will allow you to break into the $30 Billion Wine Industry. From ’08-’09 the owner of the company faced an incredible surge in sales based on market driven growth and customer acquisition. This surge forced him to have to expand the corporate footprint so that he could keep up with the demand for his wines. Customers were drawn to the unique services he offered and manner which he sold wine. The company stood out as no other distributor was offering customers these options or approached wine sales as he did. He made a definitive decision to relinquish ownership in a number of his territories in order to allow the corporate footprint to grow as the market wanted. This meant finding a select group of business buyers that were interested in achieving the same level of success under the proprietary model. This resulted in an impressive expansion with buyers and operations in AL, NC, SC, FL, GA, STX, N TX, CT, NJ, OH, VA, DC, MA, DE, MD, CO & IA. He currently has offers in place with buyers to purchase IL & NY and is in negotiations buyers trying to purchase CT, WA, TN, KY, AZ, and many other states. State availability is limited. Prices range from $125K-$1M.
About the Business
- Year Established:
Typical warehouse is 750-1000 sq. ft with a small office or the use of a 10x10 sq ft. climate controlled storage facility. Allows owners to have multiple warehouses in major metro areas.
The US wine market has witnessed an unprecedented increase in wine sales over the past few years. In 2010, the U.S. surpassed France as the world's largest wine-consuming nation, with wine shipments to the U.S. from California, other states and foreign producers growing 2% from the previous year to nearly 330 million cases, a record high for the industry. Wine sales in the US have also grown for 17 consecutive years, which includes witnessing two recessions. This is proof of the strength of the industry. This Distribution Business was established over 9 years ago and experienced growth every year since opening. All territories are protected and wine contracts are exclusive. This business offers a huge potential for growth. Corporate owned territories have seen 70% increases per year. This is a business that has proven itself successful through the worse economy since the depression with consistent growth through this time.
About the Sale
- Reason For Selling:
Owner wishes to continue expansion throughout the country. Business grew beyond owner’s ability to manage all territories under proven model. He wishes to continue expansion throughout the country and agreed to sell certain markets. He selects buyers based on their ability to succeed and fit within the family.
•Having an established respected name in the wine distribution business •Wine purchasing discounts leveraging high margins already negotiated many (avg. 60%)•Owners have the ability to purchase wine through our co-op wine buying program •Staff on the ground in South America negotiating wine purchases •Winery exclusivity agreements and relationships established within all prospective regions •President conducts owner training at our corporate training facility •Director of Training conducts training for sales reps •Shortened ramp up process •Year round corporate service •Bilingual assistance and communication with International wineries •Access to accounting and tax assistance for the controlled substance industry •Professional demographic reports and analysis on each territories market •Fully established corporate website with regional focuses for each territory •Established social networking presence •Promotional and event announcement exposure •Email addresses and email management and more.
- Seller Financing:
Financing is offered on an individual basis to qualified buyers.
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