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Home-Based Vancouver Publication Company
Vancouver, British Columbia
Asking price $: 35,000
Sales Revenue $: 70,000        Cash Flow $: 75,000
Business Description

A home-based company that releases an annual publication is now out in the market for sale. The company issues a very informative magazine that serves as a luxury city guide to local and foreign tourists in Vancouver. The company has been sharing lots of helpful articles that fall in four major categories – Food & Hospitality, Beauty & Health, Home & Design, and Fashion. The magazine has become the source of information of most visitors and even of locals when it comes to the frequented restaurants, cafés, holes-in-the-wall, shopping malls, and shops in town. Gem City Guide has already published write-up’s about a hundred prime spots in these areas -- Yaletown, Gastown, Downtown, Chinatown, the West End, South Granville, Kitsilano and Mount Pleasant, even in Olympic Village to Main Street and the Fraserhood. This guide attracts a lot of tourists through its detailed descriptions and attractive layouts. It also has its edge over the other visitors’ guides because of its translation in Chinese texts; this makes it very tourist-friendly.

What’s good about this travel guide is that it does not just come in printed copies, but its articles can also be read on its website, The tourists can easily browse through the site on their phones or tablets for information. The new owner can venture into turning it into a mobile app which can be visitors’ more convenient reference when they come to Vancouver.

The current owners of this company have considered other projects as their priority that’s why they had to give up this business. It will be a big help to the new owner to maintain this business if he/ she has background in sales, web design, print layout, and/ or creative writing. He/ she doesn’t need to rent a space for this business since it can be managed from home at his/ her convenience. The seller will pass on the comprehensive database that contains the names and other information of the establishments and tourist spots in Vancouver.

To those who are interested in this business, you may contact any of the owners through their contact information.

Detailed Information
This annual publication covers majority of the popular areas in Vancouver Mainland. It doesn’t have a physical office and is just being handled from home by the owners and employees.
The company has been keeping their two freelancers -- one writer and one designer since their first year of operation, 2015. They work on an average of eight articles each month, research on the new spots in the metro, layout of the photos, and the overall design of the magazine.
The magazine has been directly competing with the renowned travel guides such as Where magazine, Boulevard Magazine, and Vancouver magazine. But Gem City Guide ranked as the number one travel publication in Vancouver in the year 2016.
The current owners commit to provide thorough two-month training and additional support to the new proprietor.
The business can easily be relocated since, as mentioned, it can be managed from home.
Business Category: Media/Press/Internet

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