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For Sale

Seasonal Promotions Business! Highly Successful! Can operate from anywhere in Australia!

Brisbane Central , Queensland

Summary


  • For Sale
    Contract Type
  • Queensland
    State
  • $750,000 WIWO
    Price
  • Entertainment Home Based Online Business Print/Photo

Features


Description


This promotions business was established in 1997 with a modest beginning of only 13 Santa’s. The company now supplies Santas, Mrs Claus, Santa Helpers, Elves and many other forms of entertainment to shopping centres throughout Australia.

The business also carries out Santa Photography, creating a magical Christmas experience for all children and the young at heart.

Success is based on repeat business formed by long associations with marketing managers. All angles of the Santa process are covered; from managing marketing and promotional activities, providing quality trained staff to covering all public liability requirements.

The business has become a one stop shop promotions contact for shopping centres during this busy period. Centre don't want the hassle, but recognize that the Santas draw extensive crowds, bringing a positive shopping experience to the shoppers, thus increasing the value of their customer’s visits.


KEY FEATURES

● A leading supplier of Santa Claus and other Christmas-based characters and Santa Photos to 300 Australian Shopping Centres.

● Established and renowned business with a reputation for excellence and delivery for over 23 years.

● A pool of loyal and reputable clients. Possible to "bolt-on" to an existing business and on-sell existing services. Or market immediately to the contacts on the database.

● The Santa Photography arm of the business was established ten years ago in response to client demand and has seen steady growth since.

● Being primarily a seasonal business, there is a focused work effort for only six months of the year over Christmas. Other immediate opportunities include:

Easter
School holiday workshops
Mother’s and father’s day workshops
Halloween promotions
St Patrick's day promotions
New business openings (they have done Ikea etc)
Other event performers (stilt walkers, face painting etc)
Supply of models for local events etc.

● Staffing includes a full time Manager and one full time assistant. Part time admin staff are hired from October to December to package up suits and help with general admin during the busy season.

In addition 200 part-time Santas, photographers and assistants, 80% of whom have been with the company for more than ten years.

● Strong Online presence

Online photo orders, payments and booking calendar in place
Social media platforms are set up and operational
B2B interface for, rosters, timesheets and invoicing
The business is fully set up on a cloud based platform and can be run from anywhere

● Cashflow is partially funded by pre-payments from clients. Photo bookings are done online with payment on booking - immediate cash flow!

● The business has been based in Queensland, however it has the potential to substantially grow in other states. Competition is very limited!

● There is a need for a small storage facility to store costumes. This can be home based, space permitting!

● The company has delivered consistent financial results, averaging the owner in the vicinity of $300,000 EBITDA for the past 3 years for their efforts

● Full financials available for inspection to suitably qualified applicants


For more information, please contact:

Reg Butler
0438 189 657