How Small Businesses Can Mitigate Costs During Slowdowns

COVID-19 has made a huge impact on small businesses and their bottom line. A recent CIBC study found that 81 percent Canadian small business owners say the pandemic has negatively impacted their operations, and 32 per cent worry about the viability of their business over the next year. Even though stores are beginning to reopen, … Continued

How to Adjust Your Marketing to Promote Your Business’ Reopening

As more and more small businesses are beginning to reopen, it’s important to adjust your marketing and communications strategy to reflect your business’ revised status. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a unique and never-before experienced situation for most businesses, making it necessary to keep your customers informed about reopening plans. Throw Out Your Previous Marketing … Continued

How The UPS Store Has Helped Customers During COVID-19

The UPS Store’s franchisees and sales associates have continued to provide service to their communities during the pandemic. Our customers have relied upon us to access their critical mail and courier deliveries and have continued to place their trust in The UPS Store for the distribution of their merchandise throughout Canada and across the globe. … Continued

How to Prepare Your Business for Reopening

As curves begin to flatten and social distancing rules become looser, many stores and shops are taking the first steps in reopening their business. Even if it is still weeks or months away for your business, it’s a good idea to start prepping for a reopening that will keep your employees and customers safe. Here … Continued

Re-Opening Your Business? Here’s How The UPS Store Can Help

As a small business owner, your world has likely been changed greatly since COVID-19 disrupted operations. The re-opening process is slowly starting to unfold, and The UPS Store is here to help you and your customers adjust to the new normal. Here are just a few of the ways we can assist your small business … Continued

COVID-19 Signage – Posters and In-Store or In-Office POP

  Clear and effective communication is important during this time of global pandemic, and especially so as we begin to reopen for business. To help you move forward with reopening your business, we at The UPS Store have created a number of “safety posters” in various sizes to help you advise your customers and your … Continued

All the Ways The UPS Store Can Help You During This Crisis

The UPS Store is here to help businesses and individuals during this challenging time. Due to wide-spread social distancing many employees are working from home, which is completely changing the dynamics of business. The UPS Store is here to help with your small business needs and ease the transition to working from home, which is … Continued

How To Support Local Business During Covid-19

With Covid-19 and social distancing rules in place across the country, there have been many ramifications for local businesses, especially those that depend on in-person foot traffic to survive. Unlike major corporations or chains, these local businesses need your support more than ever to prevent them from closing their doors permanently. To help your favourite … Continued

How to Keep Your Staff Motivated When Working from Home

With Covid-19, the world has experienced a lot of drastic changes very quickly, including many small businesses allowing their employees to work from home. Luckily, remote work is easier than ever thanks to technology. However, it requires different approaches to communication and collaboration, which can take some time to adapt to.  Unlike in traditional business … Continued

The UPS Store in Canada Open to Public as an Essential Business

March 23, 2020 – The UPS Store network in Canada, as well as the United States, is designated as an essential business. Services including shipping and mail and package receiving are essential for a variety of people and businesses, including those fighting this pandemic. Currently, most The UPS Store locations in Canada remain open, although … Continued