Mail Boxes Etc.

provides wide + comprehensive range of business services.

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Description of franchise system

Mail Boxes Etc franchise provides business, communication and postal services.
With over 6,000 centers worldwide and over 100 in the UK and Ireland, Mail Boxes Etc has developed a strong business-to-business service which is also increasingly in demand from the public - providing communication and postal services including mail boxes, packing and shipping.
Commercial or private, last minute, one-off or a complete suite of services, we’re here to help.
Our many specialist services include those tailored for students, collectors of fine arts and antiques, small businesses, people buying and selling on eBay and many more.
Our services are helping to fill some of the gap left by the closure of local Post Offices.
Mail Boxes Etc’s leading service, the safe and secure packaging and dispatch of parcels all over the world, has grown significantly across the network.
We can pack and ship anything, anywhere - from valuable antiques to holiday luggage.
We offer everything from packaging and worldwide parcel delivery services, full color digital and litho printing and photocopying, to mailbox rental and mailing services - all in one convenient location.
And, because we understand our customers’ needs, we can provide what they want immediately.
That's the kind of service you'd like to provide to customers? Read on!

Franchise concept

Mail Boxes Etc is unique in UK franchising . Join a niche operator! 
Find plenty of scope and variety with a Mail Boxes Etc. franchise, a full member of the bfa.
With 110 one-stop stores, it is the only High Street chain that offers consumers and local companies a truly comprehensive range of business, postal and communication services. These include everything from its number one service – the safe and secure packaging and dispatch of parcels all over the world – to mail box rental, printing and photocopying, corporate literature design, as well as office supplies and stationery, all conveniently available at each location.
Mail Boxes Etc. offers franchise prospects the opportunity to own and run a ‘High Street’ business which offers businesses and consumers alike a diverse range of business support and retail services.
When you join the Mail Boxes Etc. network, you not only join a system that offers a proven concept and a globally recognized brand, but one that offers support from day one from both the MBE head office staff and the local Area Franchisee/Operations team.
Our comprehensive four week training programme covers everything you need to know and equips you to be a successful business man.  It covers all aspects of running a small business, from sales and marketing to book-keeping and man-management.
The Mail Boxes Etc. franchise system provides a complete turnkey operation - it could be your start into a new life, working for yourself in your own successful franchise business.

Our support includes:

  • Pre-opening, site location and lease negotiation
    Assistance in identifying appropriate locations and in negotiating favourable lease terms.
  • Financing assistance and business planning
    Including; liaising with banks and providing templates for business modelling.
  • Area Operational Support
    You will be assisted throughout your franchise development by your area franchisee and operations team. The help and experience of your support teams will ensure that you will always have access to our guidance and expertise.
  • Training
    A full and comprehensive training programme that includes gaining experience in an established store and module seminars, covering every aspect of the business.
  • National Marketing Support.
    Mail Boxes Etc national marketing support includes coordination of both online and offline promotional activities all designed to drive customers to your Store and increase sales. In addition we provide a suite of promotional materials to support your local marketing effort.

Franchise partner profile

Franchisees do not need previous experience of the sector. For us, the right attitude and attributes are more important than a previous career.
So, if you can connect to our principals, take the first step. Contact us!

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Mail Boxes Etc.

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