Case Studies

At Mail Boxes Etc. we like to share franchise features and stories. The following articles provide some insight to the life and work of our franchisees.

Successful and dynamic female duo for Mail Boxes Etc.

Bridget Maendl and Sehrinaz (Naz) Celebioglu, are the first exclusively female franchise partnership in Mail Boxes Etc.’s fast growing and increasingly diverse national network of over 140 franchised stores across the UK and Ireland. Bridget and Naz opened their first store in Waterloo, London, ...

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You never know what will turn up!

Colchester-based businessman Steve Sleigh opened his first Mail Boxes Etc. store in Colchester in 2000 and now has a second store in Ipswich. He is very proactive within the franchise network and is well known in his home town where he has received several local business awards. He has also received ...

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You're never too old to learn!

Author, academic and former head teacher John Shipley wanted to start a new venture to keep him occupied when he retired from teaching. He had enjoyed an extremely varied career that took him on educational exchanges with the USA and appearances on their NBC and ABC television channels, as well as ...

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Graham Angus franchisee

Graham Angus opened his Mail Boxes Etc franchise in July 2005, after meeting MBE at a franchise exhibition in Scotland. He believes becoming a franchisee was one of the best decisions of his life. He chose to leave a secure and well paid job to realise a lifelong ambition to be his own boss. He ...

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Glynis Santos franchisee

Glynis Santos was a professional photographer intent on making a complete change after working on cruise ships for ten years. She wanted to settle down in a permanent home and to work regular hours, preferably in her own business so that she and her husband, Paulo (who also worked on cruise ships) ...

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Murli Mulchandani and Rikesh Nichani

London-based business partners and brothers-in-law Murli Mulchandani and Rikesh Nichani, who own four central London stores, have been chosen as joint winners of Mail Boxes Etc.’s “Franchisee of the year” award in recognition of their business acumen and success as well as their ...

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Settle down with a Mail Boxes Etc. franchise

MBE’s York franchisee Jane Muffitt wanted a new direction after a long career in the hospitality sector which had taken her all over the world and brought her into contact with the rich and famous. She had worked in hotels, on ships and international theme parks, including Euro Disney and Disney ...

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Mail Boxes Etc.

15 Cromwell Park,
Banbury Road,
Chipping Norton,
Oxfordshire
OX7 5SR
Telephone: +44 (0) 1608 649230
Email: franchise@mbe.co.uk
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