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The UPS Store offers franchisees an award-winning training program focused on the knowledge and skills to run and grow your business.

About The UPS Store

The UPS Store

Would you like to own a top-tier franchise? One that consistently ranks in Entrepreneur’s top 20?* A franchise that offers award-winning training? One that respects our military and offers franchising incentives for veterans? A global leader in the postal and business category with over 30 years of retail and franchising experience? If so, this is the opportunity for you.


The UPS Store does more than shipping. We offer an array of products and services that include full-service document services, packaging, and mailbox services. And with The UPS Store, your success is our success. We offer franchisees an award-winning training program focused on the knowledge and skills to run and grow your business.


If you have cash or easily liquidated assets equivalent to or greater than $60,000 to invest, a passion for excellence, and a strong desire to succeed, then The UPS Store is the perfect opportunity for you.

Industry Recognition


In 2009, Entrepreneur magazine’s annual “Franchise 500,” a ranking of franchise opportunities based on factors such as financial strength, growth rate and size, rated The UPS Store #8 among all franchise opportunities and #1 in the Postal and Business Services category for the 19th consecutive year.* The UPS Store was honored by Kanbay Research Institute as the “Most Competitive Retailer” in 2007, topping other retailers such as Petco, Kohl’s, and Target.  Additionally, the company has a rich tradition of award-winning marketing and public relations campaigns, among other accolades.

Center Design & Selection

The center interior is designed to promote a comfortable, yet professional business environment, with a contemporary appearance geared toward heightening awareness of products and services.


Centers are typically located in shopping centers and commercial complexes, but also can be found in special venues such as universities, convention centers, hotels, military bases and large retail stores. The UPS Stores range from 1,200 to 1,800 sq. ft. and centers generally employ a full-time staff of two or more employees, including the owner/operator. Hours of operation vary, but locations are typically open Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Many locations are also open on Sundays.



New franchisees receive one month of training including time at award-winning** The UPS Store University in San Diego, California.  A customized new franchisee learning program targets the management and operational skills and knowledge needed for successful franchise ownership.

Grand Opening Assistance

Mail Boxes Etc., Inc. will assist new franchisees survey the market and develop a marketing strategy, as well as provide marketing materials for their grand opening.


Ongoing Support

Ongoing professional development is available with Internet-based training and resources, regional meetings, seminars, and worldwide networking.