Acquisitions Anonymous

Should we buy a CBD shop? - Acquisitions Anonymous Episode 125

September 20, 2022 Bill D'Alessandro, Mills Snell, & Michael Girdley Episode 125
Acquisitions Anonymous
Should we buy a CBD shop? - Acquisitions Anonymous Episode 125
Show Notes

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Michael Girdley (@Girdley) Bill D’Alessandro (@BillDA) and Mills Snell (@thegeneralmills) talk about an established herbal and CBD shop in Central Texas. We go deep diving into this hidden gem and have you think about whether or not we like this deal.

We’ll uncover the likelihood of having a lawyer as the broker (How to go around that), RE considerations & the Girdley technique to buy a business in ANY market.


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Show Notes:

(00:00) - Introduction

(00:22) - Our Sponsor is


(01:48) - Deal & financials: Established herbal and CBD shop in Central Texas

(02:40) - Is this deal a hidden gem?

(04:59) - Why would you sign a lease where a competitor is?

(06:22) - OK, pros and cons of this deal from Bill’s view.

(07:23) - What are the perks of being a lawyer in the State of Texas?

(11:00) - What is the place of this business in the value chain? What is going on with CBD retail?

(14:34) -What’s going on with CBD eCommerce on Social Media and Big Platforms? How does that impact your CAC?

(16:40) - Is this business sellable at all? How could you make this work?

(19:28) - The “Boomer” wealth transfer: Real vs. Zombie businesses

(23:15) - How to buy a business in ANY market? The @Girdley technique!

(26:26) - What is the bull case for this deal?



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