SOLD! Historical Dave’s Popcorn and Carmelcorn Stand.


Front of Building

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Historical Dave’s Popcorn and Carmelcorn. Established over 60 years ago in Minneapolis. Famous for their popcorn selection, flavors are plain, carmel, cheese, herb, triple mix and chocolate. They also serve ice cream and ice cream drinks, shaved ice, hot dogs, nachos and assorted beverages. Owners work full-time jobs – their two children work the business. Because of the owner’s limited availability to work, the hours of operation are very minimal. Hours (currently): Closed Monday & Tuesday; open Wednesday and Thursday 3:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.; Friday and Saturday 12:00p.m. to 8:00p.m and Sunday 12:00p.m. to 6:00p.m.  The potential to grow this business is tremendous. A new owner could be open more days (and months) and more hours.  Owners have been approached to set up at farmers markets, corporate events, graduations, weddings, etc. New owner could offer other food-related items with very little expense. This is easy-to-operate, lucrative operation.


FACILITY: This business currently operates out of a 280 square feet building. This is a highly sought after location with huge walking traffic right in front of the business.


EMPLOYEES:  2 part-time employees – owner’s children.


EQUIPMENT: Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment valued at approximately $9,000.




ASKING PRICE: The owner is asking $95,000. This includes the building and property estimated value is $70,000, equipment valued approximately $9,000 and inventory approximately $1,500. This is a turn key operation and a perfect opportunity for someone who wants to start their own business or someone that is retired and is looking to earn some extra income.


REASON FOR SALE:  Too busy with full-time job.


SOLD! TWO Established Off Sale Liquor Stores.


Type of BusinessTWO Established Off Sale Liquor Stores, located in the Southern/Western suburbs of St. Paul.  Both stores are very attractive and organized. The liquor stores were established in 1995 by the current owner. Both locations are in a great area and they have plenty of room to increase inventory and sales.


Facility:   The Businesses are located on a busy road; the parking is ample and the access is easy.  The liquor stores occupy approximately 6,165 square feet and current rent is $9,288 a month, and the other location is 7,054 square feet with current rent of $11,472 a month.


Employees:  There are 2 full time employees; both are managers in each location. In addition there are 12 part-time employees. The owner feels that store sales would increase with an owner operator. The owner does not work the business.


Gross Sales:   The Seller reports that sales for year ending 2014 were $3,658,444 and sales for 2013, sales were $3,674,029. Cash flow to an owner operator is about $300,000.


Asking Price:  The owner is asking $1,100,000 for both locations plus inventory (at his cost). The value of the furniture/fixtures and equipment are valued at about $200,000.


Reason For Sale:  Retirement.