UPS buys MBE
ranickel at MWCI.NET
Sun Mar 4 19:24:02 EST 2001
According to UPS website tonight:
ATLANTA and SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2001 - UPS (NYSE: UPS) and MAIL BOXES ETC.
today jointly announced that UPS has agreed to acquire MBE. MBE, a
subsidiary of US Office Products (OTC BB: OFIS), is the world's largest
franchisor of independently owned and operated business, communication and
shipping centers worldwide.
more at http://www.pressroom.ups.com/pressreleases/0,1014,487,00.html
Time will tell what, if any impact (no pun intended!) this may have on the
kind of packing/shipping we're interested in...
73, Bob W9RAN
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