are many strengths within our long-standing franchise business, not least our UK and Ireland
franchisees, some of whom have been trading for over 20 years! Here are just a
few reasons why a Mail Boxes Etc. franchise gives you the best chance for
Committed to finding
you the best location for your business:
Retail franchises tend to have a
higher start-up cost due to the location of business operations which can often
be in high-street positions. However, location is key as you must weigh up the
best location to attract your customers and the more support you get from your
franchisor to do this, the better start your new business will have.
With our in-depth knowledge of
the market, business opportunities and store characteristics, we will help you
find the right location for your new Mail Boxes Etc. store. Together we’ll be
looking for a site that puts you right in the heart of your local business
community and is well placed to attract passers-by too. Once the perfect store
has been found, we’ll help you to negotiate the business terms of your lease
and advise on fitting out the premises.
multi-faceted revenue stream:
Most companies rely on repeat
business as part of their income and in retail it is no different. So you need
to look for a retail franchise that appeals to more than one market and offers
more than just one product or service.
Mail Boxes Etc. is a one-stop
concept that offers a mix of different services to help meet people’s everyday
needs. Our customers range from members of the general public to small
businesses, students, overseas visitors and the art and antiques sector. They
turn to us because we are there on the high street, ready and waiting to
provide the assistance, expertise and customer care they require.
The retail market has been widely
recognised as a challenging sector over recent years and it is only with the
vision to meet those challenges head on and to innovate that a retail business
At Mail Boxes Etc. we make sure
our franchisees move with the times and stay on top of developing technology.
Recognising a change in buying habits over the last decade, we have developed a
strong online presence to allow our customers to access our services remotely
as well as in person. Many services can be purchased online and customers can
easily contact stores digitally to receive automatic or bespoke quotes.