With global value of sales expected to exceed US $131 billion in 2019, skin care will remain beauty’s biggest category. The main opportunity in this listing is for a trademarked brand of skin care and beauty product line manufactured in the U.S. The business offers natural skin care products for all ages that are cruelty free and manufactured with the highest of standards. It has exclusive rights from the manufacturer to the skin care formulations and sells its trademarked brand through both its Amazon store and established website. The Amazon Store presently represents 99.9% of sales. Products are shipped from vendors directly to Amazon Fulfillment Center (FBA) thus requiring minimal inventory management.
In addition to the skin care line, this opportunity includes an Amazon Store and corresponding website for an origami paper products line which represents about 21% of this company’s sales and has generated $100k of the company’s net profits in 2016.
Demand has increased for a number of items due to the company being awarded the privilege of participating in Lightning Deals. Lightning Deals are special, limited-time sales that Amazon customers look for. Traffic and conversion rates on these deals are extremely high.
The current inventory value for the items on hand at the Amazon fulfillment center is approx. $237k. With little physical inventory to manage, this online business is run from a home-based office, is easily relocatable and can be operated from any location with internet access. Requiring about 25-30 hours per week handling customer service emails, ordering inventory and new product development, this business can be run by one owner operator.
This internet business is experiencing growth in sales, is well established in the industry and on Amazon, has trademarked brands with high product ratings, exclusive rights to the formulations and was awarded participation in Amazon lightning deals. This is an outstanding business opportunity for any buyer looking to acquire and springboard from a successful ecommerce business that has lots of future growth potential in a multi-billion dollar, growing market!
Building upon its successful performance and established Amazon foundation, there is huge potential to continue to expand this internet business. Strategies to continue its outstanding growth and profitability include expanding to other Amazon channels by listing existing products on Amazon Canada and Amazon Mexico, focusing on adding complimentary products to the existing lines and developing the brands on Facebook and other social media outlets.
With 4 years as an established seller, this internet business has earned an Amazon seller rating of 4.9, very high product ratings and participation in Lightning Deals which has given the company the competitive advantage in its industry.