Founded in 1985, this business is a VAR, or value-added reseller, of high-end computers, components, peripherals, and software. Thanks to an emphasis on high quality staffing, this retailer has strong ties to corporate clients (custom configurations are roughly 50% of sales) and to consumer techies fond of pricey upgrades. This year, with only 10 employees, revenue is expected to be over $7 million in sales'"twice the VAR industry average. The owners, who have started and sold many successful businesses, are ready to do it again. Before they download the company, they will train the new owners about vendor relations and purchasing strategies.
The company's margins have risen from 5.8% to 19.3% in the last year of operation, and sales this year should reach $7 million. What is the secret? The new team's credentials have added up to a lean-and-mean purchasing style, state-of-the-art inventory management, and newly upgraded in house e-commerce software and accounting system. A new owner could program the business for hyper growth by launching new retail outlets or pushing Internet sales. Contact for more information on this Computer Value-Added Reseller business for sale.