Why struggle to come up with a great business idea of your own when you can buy an existing one? BizBuySell.com calls itself "the Internet's largest business for sale marketplace," and it certainly lives up to that title: More than 45,000 active businesses in a wide variety of industries are currently listed on the site. Last year, BusinessNewsDaily showcased 10 unique businesses for sale on BizBuySell. Here are 10 more established startups from across the country that you can purchase today.
Snyder's-Lance delivery route – Marietta, Ga.
If you're looking for a quiet, low-key business opportunity, this is the one for you. This franchise opportunity requires the owner to drive a total of 25 miles per day delivering Snyder's-Lance products to local retailers near Marietta, Ga. It's perfect for introverts: All you need to do is load up your truck, turn on the radio, and drive along your route. Another bonus? You'll never get hungry on the job, since Snyder's-Lance is known for its snack foods. [Learn more]
Specialty holiday retail store – Shelburne, Vt.
Do you ever wish it could be Christmastime all year round? It can be for the new owner of this 26-year-old retail business. Located on a high-traffic road, the store specializes in holiday merchandise and aims to make its shopping experience a "Disney-like" attraction for customers. [Learn more]
Wedding service website – Los Angeles
The wedding industry rakes in billions of dollars each year, and this website building service currently for sale is ready to give you your slice of it. The website, whose name is withheld from the listing, was a pioneer in the wedding website service, and has been helping engaged couples create their own custom wedding homepages since 2002. The listing boasts that this business can be run by one person, so it's a great solo opportunity. [Learn more]
Dorm appliance rental company – New England
College students who want refrigerators and microwaves in their dorm rooms don't always have the funds to purchase new appliances. This rental company serves several southern New England schools and provides these appliances and other services to students. The new owner of this business has the opportunity to grow by expanding the product offering and network of cooperating schools. [Learn more]
High-end stationery and gift shop – Dallas
The listing for this Texas shop claims that it's a market leader in the area with loyal customers, strong media contacts and excellent vendor relationships. However, the real opportunity is in taking the business online. You could develop proprietary products and launch an e-commerce and social media marketing campaign to really bring this startup to life. [Learn more]
Physical therapy clinic – Annandale, Va.
Jobs in the health care industry have been steadily increasing in recent years, and with a 40 percent expected growth rate by 2020, physical therapy is a great field to get into. Starting a new clinic requires jumping through some insurance-related legal hoops, but purchasing this established one will save you that headache. [Learn more]
Spa and aesthetics studio – Alberta, Canada
While a "spa and aesthetics studio" might sound like little more than a glorified nail salon, this hidden gem in Alberta has eight years of experience and a fully trained staff of 13 to provide massages, reflexology and other body treatments to local clientele. The listing says it's specifically priced for a first-time business owner, and includes nearly $70,000 in inventory and state of the art equipment. [Learn more]
Wine and gourmet food shop – Vermont
Love food and wine? Check out this listing for a gourmet retailer in Vermont. Its unique appeal, said the owner, is that it has an urban country store feel with a cozy, personal shopping experience. After more than two decades in business, the store could use a new owner to bring a fresh perspective and new business development opportunities. [Learn more]
Martini lounge – Arlington Heights, Ill.
Here's another great opportunity for food lovers. A full kitchen, flat screen TVs and an outside patio area are just a few of the things you'll find in this Illinois martini lounge. According to the listing, the only thing the business needs is a new concept. The price has just been reduced by $20,000, so don't miss out if you're in the area. [Learn more]
Casino, bar and bowling center – Montana
On a highway in western Montana sits this combination casino, bar and bowling center that has been in business since 1953. Both the casino and bowling facility were recently upgraded to include the latest games and equipment, and security cameras and monitoring systems are already in place for the buyer. As an added perk, the building has an 1,800-square-foot, two-bedroom apartment that the new owner can rent out for more income. [Learn more]