SAN DIEGO, April 2, 2012 –The UPS Store® network today announced a new relationship with AARP, offering its members valuable discounts at the more than 4,300 The UPS Store locations nationwide. Now AARP members can save 15 percent on the full retail price of eligible products and services while saving 5 percent on UPS shipping services.
“We are proud to offer AARP members savings on retail shipping, mailboxes, print services and more,” said Stuart Mathis, president of Mail Boxes Etc., Inc., which franchises The UPS Store. “Our products and services fit AARP members’ lifestyles, from snowbirds shipping personal belongings cross-country to small business owners looking for cost-effective ways to market their business and to members shipping gifts to out-of-town family.”
“AARP is always looking for ways to give our members more value and service,” added Angela Jones, AARP Services, Inc. senior vice president. “This new relationship will help us meet that goal and we’re pleased to work with The UPS Store to help our members’ dollars go further in today’s economy.”
To take advantage of this member offer, AARP members must present their AARP membership card at their locally-owned neighborhood The UPS Store franchise location. For more information, including a list of eligible products and services, visit www.aarpdiscounts.com/theupsstore.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to either political campaigns or candidates. We produce AARP The Magazine, the definitive voice for 50+ Americans and the world's largest-circulation magazine with over 35.1 million readers; AARP Bulletin, the go-to news source for AARP's millions of members and Americans 50+; AARP VIVA, the only bilingual U.S. publication dedicated exclusively to the 50+ Hispanic Community, and our website, AARP.org. AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection, and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors and sponsors. We have staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
About AARP Services, Inc.
AARP Services, Inc., founded in 1999, is a wholly-owned taxable subsidiary of AARP. AARP Services manages the provider relationships for and performs quality control oversight of the wide range of products and services that carry the AARP name and are made available by independent providers as benefits to AARP’s millions of members. The provider offers currently span health products, financial products, travel and leisure products, and life event services. Specific products include Medicare supplemental insurance; credit cards, auto and home, mobile home and motorcycle insurance, life insurance and annuities; member discounts on rental cars, cruises, vacation packages and lodging; special offers on technology and gifts; pharmacy services; legal services, and long-term care insurance. AARP Services also engages in new product development activities for AARP and provides certain consulting services to outside companies.
About The UPS Store
With nearly 4,700 locations in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada, The UPS Store and Mail Boxes Etc. ® network comprises the world’s largest franchise system of retail shipping, postal, printing and business service centers. In the U.S., The UPS Store locations are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of Mail Boxes Etc., Inc., a subsidiary of UPS (NYSE:UPS). In Canada, locations are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of master licensee MBEC Communications, L.P. Services, pricing and hours of operation may vary by location. For additional information on The UPS Store, including information on franchise opportunities for opening a The UPS Store location, visit www.theupsstore.com.
Becca Andrews Hogan, The UPS Store
David Allen, AARP
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