October 17, 2019  
 
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Selling a Potato Chips Wholesale Business

Don't believe anyone who tells you it's easy to sell a potato chips wholesale business. A lot of things need to happen before you can successfully exit your business. We'll tell you how to thrive in the middle of it and get top dollar for your company.

You won't find any magic formulas for selling a potato chips wholesale business, especially while the market is struggling to overcome the perceptions created by a down economy.
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Eventually, it will the time will come to exit your business. When that happens, your future plans will be dependent on your ability to receive the highest possible sale price for your potato chips wholesale business.

Legal Concerns

In a potato chips wholesale business sale, the Letter of Intent contains the vital elements of the deal between the buyer and the seller . By the time the deal reaches the final contract, many of its features are set in stone. Never sign a Letter of Intent until it has been properly reviewed by your attorney and you are in complete agreement with everything it contains.

Preparing Your Potato Chips Wholesale Business for Sale

Like it or not, a good business sale takes time. Attractive potato chips wholesale business sales begin with a comprehensive strategy that incorporates planning, preparation and market positioning. Branding, market positioning, and revenue growth take time, but they directly influence the price your potato chips wholesale business will command in the marketplace. It is especially helpful if your financial reports can demonstrate a multiyear growth trend for potential buyers.

Seller Financing

Business buyers are in a capital crunch. Financial institutions have tightened up their lending policies, making it difficult for inexperienced and undercapitalized entrepreneurs to buy potato chips wholesale businesses. As a result, buyers expect sellers to finance a significant portion of the sale. Although 100% seller financing isn't recommended, sellers are financing up to 70% of the sale price to close deals.

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