PostNet is a business-to-business franchise that directly serves the over 27 million small businesses in America today. Evolving from their early days as a pack, ship and print franchise, PostNet Centers have grown well beyond that to becoming a valuable resource for small businesses.

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PostNet Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2023


PostNet Neighborhood Business Centers provide outsourced printing, design, shipping and marketing solutions for small and medium sized businesses.

There are 27 small businesses in the United States and they are spending more on outsourced marketing solutions than ever before. Because of this, the small business marketing support industry, which includes printing, signage, graphic design and marketing consulting, is growing at record rates. PostNet is a leader in this space and has been featured on CBS's Undercover Boss, exposing our brand to millions. We are a highly ranked and rated franchise worth researching if you enjoy marketing and working with small business owners as a trusted consultant.

A Rewarding Business to Own

Every day, PostNet franchisee James Cudney gets to help fellow entrepreneurs succeed. As the owner of a PostNet Neighborhood Business Center in Vienna, Virginia, he meets and consults with small business owners and provides them marketing, printing, design, and shipping solutions ? " key tools that help small business owners connect with customers and grow their businesses.

He loves it. ? ?It has really allowed me to become extremely involved in the community, and I have really dived in,? ? he says.

PostNet Neighborhood Business Centers serve customers in hundreds of communities in the United States and worldwide. The demand for its services is huge: There are 27 million small businesses in the U.S.

PostNet franchise owners become a hub for the businesses in their community. PostNet provides the outsource support that their customers need, and as our customers grow, we do, too.

Company Details

Established: 1993
First Unit Franchised: 1993
Franchised Units: 205 (in US) 
Company Owned Units: 0
States Registered In: All states
Canada Franchises: Yes
International Franchises: Yes

Support and Training Offered By PostNet

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: No
Co-Operative Advertising: No

PostNet provides the following:

15 hours of online pre-training

7 days of classroom training in Denver

5 Days of hands-on training in an existing PostNet Center

A Regional Director who helps franchisees monitor their business and grow.
Business plan development
Accounting/financial support
Field visits
Regional meetings
Annual Convention
National Ad Fund/Local marketing support
Franchisee forums and mentors
Web-based training/manuals
Dashboards/Business intelligence tools
Integrated Marketing Center

2023 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a PostNet Franchise.

What does a PostNet Franchise Cost?

PostNet franchise fees for 2023:

Cash Investment: $60,000 - $80,000
Total Investment: $202,917 to $252,850

Minimum Net Worth: $300,000

Working Capital Requirement: $30,000-$40,000

Franchise Fee: $36,750

Royalty: 5%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 3
Veteran Discount: Yes

Is PostNet a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. PostNet is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is PostNet a Home Based franchise?

No. PostNet is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do PostNet Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much PostNet franchisees make. PostNet offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is PostNet a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. PostNet is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does PostNet Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. PostNet franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does PostNet Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. PostNet franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is PostNet Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. PostNet franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is PostNet Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. PostNet franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see PostNet's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Packaging & Mailing, Retail, Printing & Copying, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

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Home Based Franchise


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E2 Visa Franchise


PostNet Franchises for Sale

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