ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UPS (NYSE:UPS) is partnering with some of its small business customers to share their stories and support the growth of their businesses for Mother's Day and Small Business Week. Accounting for roughly 46 percent of the private gross domestic product (GDP) 1, small businesses are strong drivers of the U.S. economy, and UPS is committed to supporting this growing community. Small Business Daily Deals-Mother's Day UPS is partnering with four small business customers to offer consumers special deals this Mother's Day. These special offers will be shared on UPS's official social channels @UPS and Facebook the week of May 5.
- Golden Edibles is offering 50% off Caramel Sea Salt, Belgian Chocolate-Dipped Oreo ® cookies for $24.95 with free shipping using promo code UPS
- dcuisine.com is bringing master chef-created meals to mom with 15% off using promo code UPS33
- Get customizable gifts at Kyle Design and receive the first engraving line free-just mention #UPSSmallBiz in the order notes
- Fragrances are 20% off at FragranceShop.com using promo code UPS22
UPS CONNECT helps entrepreneurs accelerate their growth and by saving them time and money, it allows them to focus their resources on the things that will move their business forward, like innovation, sales and customer service. UPS is committed to supporting startups and entrepreneurs year-round. Access to the right resources is critical, whether an owner visits one of more than 4,400 The UPS Store ® locally owned locations or needs expertise available through UPS CONNECT to address more sophisticated supply chain needs.About UPS Small Business UPS ® (NYSE:UPS) believes small businesses have big ideas, huge potential and limited resources--and that logistics can help those resources go further. UPS CONNECT puts entrepreneurs in touch with tools and expert advice to help simplify operations. UPS Capital ® helps small businesses improve cash flow. And with free shipping and tracking technologies on ups.com ®, five pickup options, more than 54,000 locations to drop off shipments and more than 4,400 The UPS Store ® locations with value-added business services, UPS offers much-needed convenience. For more information on how UPS serves small business, visit ups.com/startups. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS About UPS UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at ups.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS. About The UPS Store With more than 4,400 locations, 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., a subsidiary of UPS. Services, pricing and hours of operation may vary by location. For additional information on The UPS Store, visit www.theupsstore.com # # #
1 U.S. Census Bureau (2009) http://www.sba.gov/advocacy/7540/42371 (Small Business Association)
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