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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#492 Ranked #293 last year
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Initial investment
$186K - $228K
Units as of 2020
681 2.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

Steven Greenbaum and Brian Spindel founded PostNet in 1985, and began franchising the concept in 1993. PostNet Neighborhood Business Centers offer graphic design, printing, copying and shipping services for home-based and small- to medium-sized businesses, as well as consumers.

About PostNet

Industry
Services (Other)
Founded
1985
Parent Company
U.S. Business Holdings Inc.
Leadership
Paolo Fiorelli, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1993 (28 years)
# of employees at HQ
28
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Africa, Central America, Canada, South America

# of Units
681 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
143 Union Blvd., #600
Lakewood, CO 80228

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a PostNet franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$35,000
Initial Investment
$185,617 - $227,550
Net Worth Requirement
$350,000
Cash Requirement
$60,000
Veteran Incentives
35% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
15 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
PostNet has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
40 hours
Classroom Training
55 hours
Additional Training
At store location 6-8 weeks after opening
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #492

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #48

Top Global Franchises

Ranked #40

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Updated: February 8th, 2021