How Loyalty Programs Can Help Small Businesses Boost Customer Retention

Building strong, long-term relationships with your customers can play a significant role in encouraging repeat customers. Small businesses in particular need to remain at the top of their customers’ minds so that they are not only purchasing from your business, but are thinking of your business for their future needs. A great way to achieve … Continued

Lessons Small Businesses Have Learned from the Pandemic

If there is one thing that all small business owners can agree with, it is that the global COVID-19 pandemic is something most businesses didn’t see coming. Since early 2020, businesses across Canada have felt the impact of the pandemic, from lockdowns to new vigorous safety measures. Some have been forced to close permanently, while … Continued

How Small Businesses Can Gain Visual Identity with Signage

Branding plays an essential role in establishing and maintaining the identity of your business. Your logos, branding and signage should attract attention and communicate your message clearly, which can inspire positive feelings that extend beyond the products and services you’re selling. The amount of time and effort put into branding can often impact a business’ … Continued

The Documents You’ll Need in Case of a Disaster

We all hope that natural disasters won’t strike our communities, but with climate change increasing the frequency of floods, wildfires, and other weather-related emergencies, it’s essential to be prepared for the unexpected. When a disaster hits, most people’s main concern is getting themselves and their family to safety. But once the threat of harm has … Continued

What Type of Cardboard Box Should You Use When Shipping?

When shipping items across long distances, it’s important to choose the correct boxes and cushioning to ensure they arrive safely and in one piece at their destination. Proper packing begins with selecting the right materials. Check out our guide on choosing the most suitable carboard box for your next shipment. Use New, High-Quality Corrugated Boxes: … Continued

The Benefits of Renting a Private Mailbox

As the pandemic continues, many of us are continuing to adjust to the “new normal,” which often includes working from home. But how do you keep your private home life and business life separate when you work where you live? Consider renting a mailbox. Here are just some of the reasons a mail rental can … Continued

How to Create and Send Care Packages to Loved Ones

The ongoing pandemic has taken an emotional toll on many of us, especially with the ongoing need to social distance and avoid travelling. If you can’t see your loved ones as often as you’d like, care packages are a great way to let them know you keep them in your heart. Here’s our advice for … Continued

Looking to Start a Business? Here’s How The UPS Store Can Help!

Starting a small business is no small feat, especially during these uncertain times, but The UPS Store is here to help. We’ve outlined the most useful business solutions The UPS Store has to offer to help get your business up and running smoothly. Spreading the Word Don’t be shy; let your clients know that you’re … Continued

How The UPS Store’s Pack & Ship Guarantee Can Help This Holiday Season

Thanks to travel restrictions and ongoing lockdowns, chances are a lot of your gifting will involve shipping your presents to your loved ones this year instead of seeing them in person. Whether your item is going across town, across the country or is crossing borders, one thing you might be worrying about is getting your … Continued

How To Market Your Business On A Shoestring Budget This Holiday Season

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and now is the time to grab your customer’s attention with marketing campaigns. During this busy period, on top of an ongoing global pandemic, it’s incredibly important to have an effective holiday marketing plan that helps you stand out. But with the additional layers of instability 2020 has brought … Continued