What is franchising?
Being a franchisee means you get to enjoy the freedom and flexibility of making your own business decisions and being your own boss while working towards your goals of personal and financial independence with the support of an established brand.
The UPS Store offers aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to chase their dreams of owning and running their own business with the trusted support of an experienced national brand behind you every step of the way.
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What is it like to start franchising with The UPS Store?
You’re not alone when you learn how to start a franchise with The UPS Store, From day one, you have the backing of our experienced home staff to make sure your center is set up for success.
Our support includes:
- Financing assistance to secure your location
- Help in selecting a site and negotiating a lease
- A comprehensive training program to teach you how to run a successful The UPS Store center
- Networking opportunities with other franchise owners
- Advertising, marketing and public relations support
- Technology support to keep your business running smoothly
- Product development to help you provide exceptional service to local customers
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What training does The UPS Store offer for new franchisees?
The UPS Store Franchise Development team makes sure franchisees are prepared for success with our comprehensive four-phase training program:
- Phase 1: Web-Based Training
- Phase 2: In-Store Experience I
- Phase 3: University Business Course and Print Services Training
- Phase 4: In-Store Experience II
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What are the benefits of owning a The UPS Store Franchise?
The UPS Store franchisees are backed by a franchise system that spans over 5,100 locations and counting. We offer a variety of benefits beyond our world-class training to make sure your franchisee experience is a fulfilling one, including:
- Brand strength from an industry-leading franchise model
- National advertising and marketing campaigns (and support for local efforts) to grow your business
- Dedicated support and tools to operate your business efficiently
- Corporate retail solutions to drive business to your location
- Multi-unit opportunities to expand your footprint
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How much does it cost to own a The UPS Store?
The price of owning a The UPS Store center varies by store type, size and location. We have different price ranges for traditional, rural and store in store locations that are very competitive in the franchise market.
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What financing options does The UPS Store offer?
The UPS Store offers a variety of financing options to make sure every franchise owner starts their business off on the right track.
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How to get approved to own a The UPS Store center?
Prospective The UPS Store owners follow a simple four-step process to get approved:
- Step 1: Inquiry
- Step 2: Application
- Step 3: Funding
- Step 4: Booking
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Owning a The UPS Store franchise: Be in business for yourself, not by yourself
Interested in owning a The UPS Store? Contact our Franchise Development team today.