Mail Boxes Etc.
Because Starting your own business doesn’t have to be complicated.
Mail Boxes Etc. was founded in California in 1980 and is one of the world’s largest non-food retail franchises, and part of a global business network of:
Over 2,900* Retail Service Centres in 50+ Countries
*including those trading under our sister brands
Over 1,700 MBE Franchised Service Centres, Worldwide
150+ MBE Franchised Service Centres in UK & IE
With over 250,000 regular customers, worldwide, we’ve become the go-to, one-stop shop for essential services, small and medium businesses, and the general public, are looking for.
There’s never been a greater demand for our services
The Mail Boxes Etc. franchise is the perfect opportunity for you if you are looking for greater independence in your future; even if you are a self-employed business owner wanting to diversify your business.
We know what it takes to thrive in an ever-changing marketplace, and our willingness to adapt to modern demands, means we’re still ahead of the game, more than 40 years later.
Your business, our support:
Mail Boxes Etc. believe in the power of togetherness, so as a franchisee, you will benefit from:
The power of the network
Multiple revenue streams
Business planning and sales coaching
At Mail Boxes Etc. we put our people at the heart of what we do, so you’ll benefit from the guidance and support of people who want to watch you grow. Our training and support package has been designed to maximiseour potential and includes your potential and includes:
Pre-opening & site location
Area operational support
Pre-launch, & ongoing comprehensive training including On-site training in some of our most successful stores.
Extensive national marketing support
Did COVID-19 have an effect on the Mail Boxes Etc. Network?
During the COVID-19 emergency, MBE centres never stopped working, guaranteeing continuity of service for our customers. The resilient spirit of our business owners and all MBE staff has highlighted their ability to adapt and react to constantly shifting consumer needs. Digital training, constant communication and support technology are the three pillars that sustained MBE during the peak of the Covid-19 emergency, emphasising the values that distinguish the brand.
The Benefits of Owning a Mail Boxes Etc. Franchise:
As a Mail Boxes Etc. franchise owner, you’ll become part of a network of businesses dedicated to fulfilling the demand for a superior service, locally. With our backing and support, you’ll bring high-quality offerings, and excellent in-store customer service, to the heart of your business community.
Mail Boxes Etc. are fully invested in our people, and are proud of our commitment to empowering people just like you to build a better future for themselves.
Through your Mail Boxes Etc. centre, you’ll provide a range of business solutions, including:
Packing & shipping letters and parcels all over the world
Logistics solutions for business
Mailbox and virtual address solutions
Printing and copying
Graphic Design & marketing services
What’s my Investment?
Your initial personal investment could be as little as £25,000, with the full, initial investment being between £60,000 and £70,000. Up to 70% of this cost can be funded by a loan from a high-street bank (subject to status). Mail Boxes Etc. also work with finance houses and enterprise finance schemes to help you secure funding for your business.
And, what’s more…
If you are already running a business, and are looking for the right kind of ‘bolt-on’ to enhance your services, and help you grow, Mail Boxes Etc. could be exactly what you need.