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10 January 2023

The UPS Store, Inc. Ranked No. 4 Among the Top Franchises in Entrepreneur's Highly Competitive Franchise 500®

Franchise placed top five for seven years in a row and no. 1 in the Postal & Business Centers category for the 33rd consecutive year

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10, 2023 – The UPS Store, Inc., one of the world’s largest franchisors of retail shipping, postal, print and business service centers, was recognized in the top five for the seventh consecutive year by Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best, and most comprehensive franchise ranking. The 44th annual Entrepreneur Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the 2023 Franchise 500® ranked The UPS Store® franchise no. 4 for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.

“A recognition in Entrepreneur’s prestigious Franchise 500 ranking is a testament to our network’s customer-first mindset and focus on empowering small business owners across the nation,” said Sarah Casalan Bittle, president of The UPS Store, Inc. “We’re incredibly proud of earning this distinction.”  

The continued rise of e-commerce, product returns and remote work has contributed to the growing demand for the products, services and expertise of The UPS Store network. In 2022, The UPS Store network expanded its footprint to more than 5,100 center locations across the U.S. and Canada, including the addition of more “nontraditional” centers inside hotels, military bases, college campuses. It introduced the Start Small, Grow Big program to benefit the next generation of entrepreneurs and established a presence in the metaverse with the “Helping You Be Unstoppable Store” to help entrepreneurs grow their business.

“The UPS Store continues to excel in its mission to support our franchise owners and customers,” said Steve Chambers, vice president of retail and business development of The UPS Store, Inc. “With a The UPS Store center located within 10 miles of nearly 85% of the U.S. population, our network has the reach, experience and resources to help small business owners thrive in their communities.”

About The UPS Store
With more than 5,100 locations across North America, The UPS Store® network comprises the nation's largest franchise system of retail shipping, postal, print and business service centers. The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of The UPS Store, Inc. (although one or more may be company owned), a subsidiary of UPS (NYSE: UPS). Services, products, pricing and hours of operation may vary by location. For additional information on The UPS Store, visit

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