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Leading Online Book & Audiobook Rental Service

Not Disclosed, VA


Asking Price: Annual Revenue:
$499,995 $835,128

Retail: E-Commerce, Retail Websites


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RE: Leading Online Book & Audiobook Rental Service Broker: Dustin Zeher
Owner Financing is Available!
Seller financing is available depending on the final purchase price, terms and qualifications of the buyer.

Quick Facts

Asking Price: $499,995
Annual Revenue: $835,128
Net Profit: Not Disclosed
Cash Flow: $213,999
Total Debt: Not Disclosed
FF&E: $180,000
Real Estate: Not Disclosed
Year Established: 2000
Employees: 4
BBN Listing #: 63132377
Broker Reference #: HZ330DZ

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Business Overview:

Great opportunity to own an established and profitable online book and audiobook rental service. The business was founded in 2000 and has grown its selection to around 300,000 titles over the years. They are the oldest online book rental service.

The model is similar to the popular DVD's by mail movie rental model of Netflix by providing unlimited online book and/or audiobook rental service to its members. They offer different membership plans to their readers and listeners with a current active membership roster of nearly 3,000 members. Once enrolled, members can conveniently order paperbacks and/or audiobooks directly from the website at any time of day. There are no shipping fees, late charges, and renting books or audiobooks saves anywhere from 60-80% over purchasing the books.

This is a rare chance to own a well-known business that’s an industry leader with a proven track record and excellent brand recognition. The current owners have done an outstanding job setting up the business for continued long term success by catering to those who prefer paperbacks as well as audiobooks. Over nearly two decades, the owners have adeptly addressed significant disruptions with evolving technologies, changes to the book industry, and have continued to grow the business at an impressive rate. Don’t miss this chance to take over a well-run operation and contact us today!

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Property Features and Assets:

Online business that can be operated from anywhere. The business just needs about 3,200 square feet of space to keep their inventory and process incoming and outgoing orders.

Market Competition and Expansion:

Competition: The business has been around for nearly 20 years and has carved out a niche in the online book/audiobook rental business. The business has carved out a niche in the publishing industry with a robust membership base and has strong brand recognition. Growth & Expansion: There is room for a new owner to grow the business by promoting book rentals along with audiobooks. The business gained significant exposure through PR, but a new owner might consider more traditional advertising and marketing mediums along with creating an active social media presence to spur growth.

Reason for Selling:

Seller would like to focus on another business.

Additional Details:

  • The property is leased.
  • The owner is willing to train/assist the new owner.
  • This is not a homebased business opportunity.
  • This is not a franchise resale opportunity.

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