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Profitable, Established Mail Boxes Etc In Portsmouth For Sale

Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK
Asking Price:
£100K - £200K Furniture / Fixtures and Inventory / Stock included
Sales Revenue:
£100K - £200K
Cash Flow:
£50K - £100K

Mail Boxes Etc, Portsmouth is part of the Mail Boxes Etc worldwide franchise network; the Portsmouth business has been operating for over 18 years and has 3 main income streams:

1 - Accommodation address rental (mailboxes)
2 - Courier/shipping agents - working with worldwide names such as DHL & FedEx (we also have strong working relationships with auction houses)
3 - On demand digital printing & print finishing services.

We have a loyal base of both B2B and B2C customers and a variety of services provided, it allowed us to keep up with market demands and to adapt to changing circumstances and continue to grow.

About MBE:
Founded in California in 1980 Mail Boxes Etc. was, and is, one of the world's largest non-food retail franchises, and part of a global business network of:

• Over 2,900* Retail Service Centres in 50+ Countries (*including those trading under our sister brands)
• Over 1,700 MBE Franchised Service Centres, Worldwide
• 150+ MBE Franchised Service Centres in UK & IE

With over 250,000 regular customers, worldwide, we’ve become the go-to, one-stop-shop for essential services, small and medium businesses, and the general public, are looking for.

Demand for our services has never been greater

If you are looking for greater independence in your future; even if you are a self-employed business owner wanting to diversify your business the Mail Boxes Etc. franchise is the perfect opportunity for you.

Property Information




Situated in a row of shops, which includes, Greggs and Subway, on busy road, just off Guildhall Square, close to the university.

Premises Details:

Shop front with basement.

Size in square feet:
600 sq ft + 400sq ft Basement

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

Plenty of scope to develop existing contacts with existing customers, notably tradesmen, solicitors & pubs/clubs.

Competition / Market:

The only local competition is PO Boxes & courier agents - no local physical competition but there is on line competition, particularly at bottom end of market. printing - some local competition & on line for bigger print runs

Reasons for selling:


Trading hours:

Mon - Fri - business working hours

Years established:

Franchise Information

Franchise opportunity:

Franchise Resale

Franchise terms:

The new owner will enter into a a new 10 year, renewable, franchise agreement

Other Information

Support & training:

Training will provided by MBE UK with existing owners help in the background.

We put our people at the heart of what we do, so you’ll benefit from the guidance and support of people who want to watch you grow.

Our training and support package, has been designed to maximise your potential, and includes:

• Pre-opening & site location
• Area operational support
• Pre-launch, & ongoing comprehensive training including On-site training in some of our most successful stores.
• Extensive national marketing support
Mail Boxes Etc. believe in the power of togetherness, so as a franchisee, you will benefit from:

• The power of the network
• Multiple revenue streams
• Business planning and sales coaching

Owner financing:
Owner financing is available. Please contact the seller for more information.
Financing available:

Mail Boxes Etc. work with finance houses and enterprise finance schemes to help you secure funding for your business. However the current ownner has indicated that staged payments could be considered

Furniture / Fixtures value:
£10,000 - included in the asking price
Inventory / Stock value:
£3,000 - included in the asking price
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