In case you’ve ever wished to personal a tattoo parlor in Las Vegas, now’s your likelihood.
Caleb Cashew, the proprietor of Black Omen Tattoo, stated he’s raffling off his enterprise and stock to 1 fortunate winner.
“Somebody Goes to have the flexibility to win a functioning enterprise for $45 and stroll in that day, activate the open signal, and begin creating wealth that day,” stated Cashew, who opened the parlor in September 2016.
Raffling off Black Omen Tattoo isn’t due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cashew, 34, stated he and his spouse welcomed their new child son in October and wish to transfer nearer to household on the East Coast.
“My spouse and I had deliberate on leaving Vegas in 5 years, however with the kid, that simply shortened that timeline,” Cashew stated. “We wish our little one to develop up round his grandparents and for relations to essentially be part of his life. I wouldn’t be doing it if it weren’t for the truth that we’re making an attempt to maneuver nearer to household.”
By transferring possession of Black Omen Tattoo to a different particular person, Cashew stated the brand new proprietors received’t should undergo “all of the trials and tribulations” of getting licensing authorized and special-use permits as a result of “it’s all been taken care of as a result of the enterprise is already established, so it’s actually a turnkey alternative.”
The store caters to locals and the inflow of vacationers that may not wish to pay for Strip costs.
“They wish to get tattooed as a result of it’s like a memento that they’re by no means gonna lose,” he stated.
Folks within the contest should purchase a bodily art work print, starting at $45. Every print features a ticket eligible for the raffle. Cashew stated he’ll draw the fortunate ticket through livestream when he’s offered 2,021 prints or on July 21, 2021, whichever comes first. The winner would take over the present lease, equipments and stock.
Raffling off a enterprise isn’t utterly uncommon, says Anjala Krishen, a advertising and marketing professor at UNLV’s Lee Enterprise College. The raffling contest may additionally appeal to new entrants who may not have thought-about proudly owning a tattoo enterprise.
“I don’t actually assume this might be restricted to tattoo artists, it could possibly be anybody. I believe folks simply get excited,” Krishen stated. “Playing is one thing that we love in Vegas, proper? That’s what we’re recognized for, the joy over taking an opportunity. Anyone is perhaps for the reason that funding, $50, is basically low.”
Krishen stated Cashew may make upwards of over $100,000 from promoting $2,021 from the competition.
“This raffle goes to invoke the curiosity issue to customers, it’s a really efficient mechanism,” stated Krishen.