Rising gas prices always bodes well for the scooter industry as people often turn to scooters as a more economical form of transportation. With gas prices currently skyrocketing, the scooter industry is set to benefit from rising fuel costs. With gas prices likely to remain high through the summer, new owners can seize this opportunity to ride on the wave of growth right from the start!
With various enhancements and a complete site re-design, this website has become the most complete source for performance scooter parts and “How To” information for all of the most popular scooter models in the USA today! After 10 years online, this website is well established and successful in this industry. Providing an extensive information library through the site’s forum, blog and garage pages is a huge draw for scooter enthusiasts to visit this ecommerce site. Customers can go to the site to get information on how to customize their scooter to improve its performance or make repairs, then purchase the parts from the online store. With 100% of products stocked as inventory, the business currently has an inventory level of approx. $47,099. Since products are relatively small in size, stocked inventory does not require much space. Therefore, the business is operated from the owners’ home office. It is easily relocateable and can be operated from any location with internet access. The business is owned by partners who combined spend about 20 hours per week operating the site during its peak season of March through October. During off season times, they collectively spend only about 5 hours per week. This website has proven sales growth, a fabulous website design, numerous features, high quality product lines, extensive content and great keyword positioning. This is an outstanding business opportunity for any buyer looking to acquire a profitable, well established ecommerce business that has been very successful in a popular niche market!
After 10 years online, the website’s longevity and well-established reputation by scooter enthusiasts give this site the competitive advantage in this niche.
Growth and Expansion
Building upon its well established foundation, there is huge potential to continue to expand this internet business. A few strategies to continue business growth and profitability are: increase the product line from the almost unlimited new products available through even existing vendors, add more wholesale business by marketing to repair shops & dealers and provide a regular newsletter to promote products and keep the site in the forefront of customer’s minds.