This retail business sells vintage and new home furnishings, updated and refinished pieces, unique accessories, mirrors, vintage and new chandeliers, and lighting. They also carry a custom upholstered furniture line, custom window treatments and re-upholstery services. They offer a full interior decorating service and do home staging for real estate sellers. They also will accessorize and stage a home for living-in.
The boutique portion of the store carries a selection of jewelry, belts, handbags, hats, scarves etc. They also stock soy candles, spa items like Atlantic Ocean sea sponges, triple milled French soaps, home decor items and all kinds of interesting gift items.
The business is located on heavily traveled Route 7(Ethan Allen Hwy) in Ridgefield, CT. The area is a high income area with 75% of the homes within 5 miles of the store valued over $500,000.
The store is open 7 days a week. Monday - Saturday 10:00 to 5:00 and Sundays 12:00 to 5:00.
Sales in 2009 were +/- $270,000 with a high of $377,000 in 2010 and has dropped to $203,400 in 2013. Owner's Cash Flow is estimated at +/- $31,100 at the current volume mix of business.
The business is located in an area of expensive homes with transient executives frequently moving around the country - ideal for home stagers and home owners who like the furnishings sold by this store.
The traffic in front of the store has over 18,000 cars per day. A CVS pharmacy is being built behind the business at the former Ancona's market site.
The business occupies 1,200 s.f. of space. Rent is $2,200 per month and has over 7 years remaining on its lease. Rent increases to $2,372 in 7/14.