are many reasons to choose a franchise with our long-established network, not
least the fact that some of our UK and Ireland franchisees have been trading
for over 20 years! Here are just a few more reasons why a Mail Boxes Etc.
franchise gives you the best chance of long-term success.
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. You must select the best position for your
business with a view to attracting the highest number of customers. 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.
rely on repeat business for their income and in retail it is no different. To ensure the best chance of repeat business,
it helps if your chosen retail franchise 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 them with help, expertise and face-to-face customer care for
a truly personal service.
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 will thrive.
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 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.