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Winter 2017 Event Schedule

Winnipeg, MB: The Franchise Expo

Date: March 25 & 26, 2017

Location: RBC Convention Centre

Address: 375 York Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J3

Vancouver, BC: The Franchise Expo

Date: April 8 & 9, 2017

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre

Address: 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3

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Franchising Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is franchising?

    Franchising allows you to have all the benefits of owning your own business, but with the added support of a recognized brand and an established method of doing business.

    The UPS Store franchise opportunities are available nationwide. With The UPS Store, you can be your own boss with the foundation of our brand, our training, and our systems.

    Our network has more than 35 years of franchising experience, with over 25 years here in Canada. We’ve learned what works through the years, and you can benefit from that knowledge. The UPS Store will provide extensive training and support to help you run and grow your business from Day 1.

    The information listed in these Frequently Asked Questions is not an offer to sell a franchise. Any franchise offer is made only after a Franchise Disclosure Document has been provided.

  • What are the financial requirements to be considered for a franchise?

    Franchisees must meet The UPS Store minimum financial requirements and be in a position to capitalize the franchise investment, including working capital and any personal living expenses during the set-up period. Startup costs vary based on the size and location of your new The UPS Store centre.

    Based on the centre’s location and size, the total initial investment cost for a new The UPS Store centre ranges from $169,750 to $193,500, plus required working capital. We require that all prospective franchisees be able to verify a minimum of $80,000–100,000 in liquid assets.* This can be met through any combination of cash, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, retirement accounts, or other non-borrowed source. A co-applicant may also assist in meeting this requirement.

    The information listed in these Frequently Asked Questions is not an offer to sell a franchise. Any franchise offer is made only after a Franchise Disclosure Document has been provided.

    *Meeting this requirement does not guarantee the awarding of a franchise.

  • How much can I expect to earn as a The UPS Store franchisee?

    To learn more about the financial aspects of franchising with The UPS Store, we will provide you our Franchise Disclosure Document with certain financial disclosures when you are further along in the evaluation process.

    We also provide you the opportunity to speak with our franchisees. We encourage you to learn about their experiences and to gain a better understanding of the potential of the business.

    The information listed in these Frequently Asked Questions is not an offer to sell a franchise. Any franchise offer is made only after a Franchise Disclosure Document has been provided.

  • Do you offer financing assistance?

    The UPS Store provides access to financial resources that know and trust our brand. As an established brand with over 360 locations and over 20 years of franchising experience in Canada, we have relationships with several financial institutions that are ready to help you.

  • How do I apply for a job with UPS or The UPS Store?

    If you are interested in UPS employment opportunities, please visit UPS.ca and visit their careers section.
    If you are interested in applying for a job at particular The UPS Store location, please contact the centre directly. Find the location nearest to you using our centre locator.

    The information listed in these Frequently Asked Questions is not an offer to sell a franchise. Any franchise offer is made only after a Franchise Disclosure Document has been provided.

  • Where will my centre be located?

    The UPS Store franchise opportunities are available across Canada. We will work with you to identify and select a location in your area of interest.

    Each The UPS Store franchisee has a protected geographic territory that ensures no other traditional The UPS Store location will be placed in that area.

    The information listed in these Frequently Asked Questions is not an offer to sell a franchise. Any franchise offer is made only after a Franchise Disclosure Document has been provided.

  • Can I own more than one The UPS Store location?

    Yes! For qualified The UPS Store franchisees, we may offer reduced franchise fees and specialized training to help them expand their business into multiple centre ownership.

    The information listed in these Frequently Asked Questions is not an offer to sell a franchise. Any franchise offer is made only after a Franchise Disclosure Document has been provided.

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