Featured: SOLD! Profitable Ink and Toner Cartridge Refill Business.



TYPE OF BUSINESS:  This business offers replacement ink cartridges and toner cartridges for all major brands of printers, copiers, fax and postage machines.  This includes HP, Epson, Canon, Brother, Lexmark, Dell and Samsung.  They carry a full line of black ink cartridges, color ink cartridges, black toner cartridges and color toner cartridges.  This business was established in 2006 by the current owners.  The business is located in a first ring suburb of Minneapolis.  The sales are about 50% business and 50% individuals.  The owner works 4-5 days per week with very flexible hours – responsible for the “office work”, ordering, marketing and some deliveries.  New owner needs to spend more time trying to get more business accounts.

EQUIPMENT:   The equipment is in good shape and is well maintained.

EMPLOYEES:  The business operates with 3 part time employees.  1 earns $13/hours and works about 35 hours/ week; 1 earns $10/hour and works about 14 hours/ week and 1 earns $5/ cartridge and works about 28 hours/week.

GROSS SALES/ CASH FLOW:  Gross sales for 2013 were $284,469; 2012 were $295,831, 2011 were $311,977, 2010 were $303,712 and $2009 were $326,696.  Cash flow to an owner operator based on 2013 sales was approximately $65,000.

ASKING PRICE:  The asking price for the business $175,000.00.  Included in the asking price is inventory of about $35,000.00 (at cost) and the equipment, which is valued at $5-$7,000.00.

REASON FOR SALE:  Personal reasons.  Caring for ill parents.


Important Notice:  The above information has been provided by the owner.  Neither The 20/20 Group, Inc. (dba Opportunities In Business) nor its agents guarantee its accuracy or comprehensives.  7819 tg

SOLD!! Featured: Well-known Ice Cream Parlor located in a high traffic shopping center for over 36 years.



TYPE OF BUSINESS:  Well-known Ice Cream Parlor located in a high traffic shopping center for over 36 years. Serving Ice Cream, Ice Cream Drinks and Sodas. This is an easy-to-operate, lucrative operation.

Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00a.m. to 9:00p.m., Sunday 11:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. The potential to grow this business is tremendous. A new owner could offer other food-related items with very little expense.


FACILITY: This business currently operates out of a 573 square feet with seating available in the common area and is maintained by the mall. This is a highly sought after location with huge walking traffic right in front of the business. The feel of the parlor’s decor is very warm due to the lighting and new signage. There is 1 year left on lease with an option to extend. The owner indicates that extending or obtaining a new lease will not be a problem.


EMPLOYEES:  Owner works part-time only with 3 part-time employees.


EQUIPMENT: Included in price:  Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment valued at approximately $18,000.  Inventory approximately $2,000.


GROSS SALES: Gross sales for 2013 were $162,000. Gross sales for 2012 were $164,000. 2013 Cash Flow was approximately $43,000 ++



ASKING PRICE: The owner is asking $69,000, OBO. This is a turnkey operation and a perfect opportunity for someone who wants to start their own business. Seller is very motivated will review all reasonable offers.


REASON FOR SALE:  Relocating.