From newsagents to post offices and convenience stores to coffee shops, we work with clients to get sales over the line and deliver wealth creation for our clients.

Speak to our dedicated Retail expert

0844 2488 285

Bruce & Co have a proven track record in finding the right buyer for the sale of businesses in the retail sector

As a trusted partner, we recognise the need for sales transactions to be completed with the minimal disruption to trading, employees and customers.

For sellers we appraise the business at the outset and seek to maximise its value and marketability to achieve the sale you desire.

For buyers we identify potential acquisition targets through our buyer profiling research and help you to grow your group.

With expert knowledge, we will guide you through a raft of due diligence and legal requirements to ensure the swiftest possible completion. We seek to accelerate wealth creation for our clients.

Why Choose Bruce & Co ... ? Our recent success

K Russell Hair Studio Sold by Bruce & Co.

Bruce & Co. announce the sale of this stylish hair salon in


Popular McColl’s Store is Now Under New Ownership Thanks to Bruce & Co.

This bustling store in Sanquhar, Dumfries & Galloway has now been sold.

Why Choose Bruce & Co ... ? Outstanding portfolio of businesses for sale


REF: 47824

Bed and Breakfasts For Sale, Guest Houses For Sale


The Platform Tavern

  • Well established Gastro Pub with three bedroom two bathroom owner’s accommodation
  • WT £11,000, great potential for growth, valuable equipment and fittings
  • Prominent trading position, superbly presented throughout
  • Viewing highly recommended


REF: 46993

Cafes, Coffee/TeaRooms


Wordies Ale House

  • Popular wet sales pub, with no ties with any brewary on a main road location
  • Turnover £220,000 for wet sales only
  • The business was purchased by our client over 20 years ago and he has been trading successfully.
  • Viewing recommended


REF: 44902

Cafes, Cakes & Confectionary


Foyers Stores & Waterfall Cafe

  • Beautiful village location
  • Store/Café/Post Office
  • Exemplary customer satisfaction feedback
  • Well presented Potential to Increase Turnover Large 4 Bed Accommodation


REF: 47799

Bed and Breakfasts For Sale, Guest Houses For Sale


Ellangowan Hotel

  • 10 ensuite bedroom Hotel with Bar & Restaurant. Plus a detached stone built 5 bedroom, 3 reception room owner’s property.
  • Public and Private Bars, Beer Garden and Outbuildings, Dining Room, Café and potential Function Room
  • The Wicker Man cult venue
  • Future Chanel 4 ‘4 in a bed’ venue


REF: 47034

Bed and Breakfasts For Sale, Cafes


The White Cottage

  • 4 Double Bedroom Cottage with Ensuite with Ice Cream Parlour & Country Food Store business in picturesque location set in approx 1.5 acres of land
  • Includes a full service kitchen and 50 cover restaurant
  • Additional land available to purchase
  • Call 0131 140660 for more details and viewing requests


REF: 47074

Licensed, Outside Catering


The Mason Arms

  • Freehold opportunity
  • Former public house
  • Main road location
  • Some fixtures & fittings included


REF: 46315

Cafes, Coffee/TeaRooms


Cafe GO GO



REF: 47807

Caravan Sites, Pubs For Sale


Clashwhannon Caravan Park

  • Spectacular Coastline along the Mull of Galloway overlooking Luce Bay
  • Holiday Caravan Park Licensed for 28 units & Public house on 4 Acres of land
  • Large function room, potential for expanding the business by constructing a BnB
  • CAMRA Recognised, 4.5 Stars on Tripadvisor, 5 Star Facebook Reviews, 4.6 Star google reviews


REF: 45056

Cafes, Cakes & Confectionary


Pips Coffee House

  • Tourist location
  • Fully fitted
  • Well presented Owners Accomodation
  • 42 Covers inside/ 8 Covers Outside Exemplary Reviews


REF: 47057

Licensed, Outside Catering


The Oystercatcher

  • Profitable and popular seafood restaurant
  • Large seafront property
  • Excellent potential to expand business
  • 3 letting rooms and owners apartment


REF: 43673

Bed and Breakfasts For Sale, Camping/Outdoors


The Steadings

  • 9 Beautifully Presented Guest Letting Rooms, very popular Grouse and Trout restaurant and bar. Includes all fixtures, fittings & equipment.
  • 5 Pitch, Certified Caravan site and generous grounds all set within breathtking scenery.
  • 3* Gold Scottish Tourist Board Small Hotel Award.
  • Comfortable Owners Accommodation Call 01772775782 for more details and viewing availability


REF: 27660

Bed and Breakfasts For Sale, Guest Houses For Sale


The Thistle Inn

  • Lounge Bar, Public Bar with Games Room
  • 5 Letting Bedrooms. 5 en suite Chalets by separate negotiation
  • Separate Owners House
  • Extensive Service Areas, Available separately - 5 chalets and bungalow available by negotiation.