Summary of Operation:
Mail Boxes Etc. is one of the world’s largest non-food retail franchises. It is the only High Street chain that offers consumers and local companies a truly comprehensive range of business, delivery, postal and print & copy services. As well as mailbox rental, stationery and packaging supplies plus many other complimentary profit streams.
Ideal Franchise Owner:
Our franchisees are committed, positive minded people who have the hunger and desire to make their business a success. They are customer-focused and enjoy helping people, often going the extra mile to make their customers happy. Yet they come from all walks of life and from a range of professional backgrounds.
MBE provides a comprehensive Induction Programme to get you on your feet, this includes two weeks hands-on field training in one of our accredited training stores, followed by a week of focussed lectures and seminars and up to 4 weeks post opening support.
Our franchisee support system doesn’t stop at initial training. We provide structured on-going training, operational and marketing support. You’ll also receive comprehensive back-up notes and franchisee manuals that contain all the operational guidelines you need, coupled with training, webinars and resources on our corporate intranet.
Year Established: 1992
Year of First Franchise: 1993
Number of Company Outlets: 2
Number of Franchised Outlets: 150
Franchises Planned: 250 by 2022
Areas of Priority Development: All areas of UK and Ireland.
Overseas Opportunities Exist: 35 countries worldwide, 1450 outlets.
Overseas Opportunities Planned: n/a
Total Cost of Franchise: From £60,000
Initial Investment: £60000
Management Service Fees Payable: 3% marketing fee, 6% management service fee, 4% advertising fee.
Breakdown of Package: When you join Mail Boxes Etc. you get the full support of a globally-recognised brand with a proven business model and a comprehensive induction and training system that provides a complete turnkey operation. The start-up cost includes all franchise fees, training, help with site selection, shop fitting expenses, legal fees, equipment, supplies and inventory.
Financial Assistance Available: AOR
BFA Member: Full
IFA Member: Yes