UPS Store, The
#17

Initial Investment

LOW: $167,825
HIGH: $353,580

Change in Units

+1.4% +69 UNITS (1 Year)
+1.8% +86 UNITS (3 Years)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1980

Franchising Since

1980 (36 Years)

Corporate Address

6060 Cornerstone Ct. W. San Diego, CA 92121

CEO

Tim Davis

Ticker Symbol

About UPS Store, The

The first Mail Boxes Etc. store was opened in Carlsbad, California by Gerald Aul, Pat Senn and Robert Diaz, who designed it as an alternative to the U.S. Postal Service. In 2001, Mail Boxes Etc. became a subsidiary of UPS and began re-branding as The UPS Store in 2003. The UPS Store locations provide packaging, shipping, copy and print services, mailbox services, computer time rentals and more for small businesses and individuals. Franchises are located throughout the United States and in Canada.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$167,825 - $353,580

Net-worth Requirement

$150,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$60,000 - $100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$29,950

Ongoing Royalty Fee

8.5%

Ad Royalty Fee

2.5%

Financing Options

UPS Store, The offers in-house financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory

UPS Store, The has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Veteran Incentives


$10,000 off franchise fee & 50% off initial application fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 4

Lowest Rank: 46

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 2 weeks

Training at headquarters: 2 weeks

Additional Training: Ongoing support

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 3 - 5

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Updated: September 8th, 2015

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