The biggest and the leading Indian owned Hardware wholesale and distribution store in Machakos is on sale. The business is operating with daily sales of over 1.5 million for cement,iron sheets and construction materials. The seller will help the new owner run the business for a month to ensure a smooth transition. The hardware supplies whole of machakos county and parts of Makueni. The business has 5 delivery vehicles ( a Mercedes trailer, 2 FH lorries, Isuzu FVR and a pick-up) all set to be sold together at the quoted price of 28 million.The stock system is automated, with all customers available in a system as well as a computerised accounting. Monthly rent is ksh 130,000. Staff include an accountant, 3 store managers, 3 sales staff, a cashier and several casuals.
The business has been in existence for the last 25 years with a big customer base of over 200 wholesalers