Business is booming at Batteries Plus Bulbs. The retailer saw an explosive month of openings in June, with eight stores in seven states. Entrepreneurs are seeing the potential of one of the best franchise opportunities. These new small business owners are serving their local communities as a go-to resource for cell phone repair, key cutting and key fob programming opens in new window, specialty batteries, and light bulbs.

Midwest to East Coast

Batteries Plus Bulbs opened eight locations in seven states in June.

  • Conroe, TX – Ryan Ford transitioned from his role at an energy company to take on a new business challenge: franchising. Ryan’s previous experience with renewable resources and green living is beneficial. He’s applying his skills to help make Conroe residents’ homes more energy-efficient.
  • Newington, CT – Before opening a franchise, Dave Hennessey spent more than 30 years in the tech and business fields. One of his goals is to get his family involved at the store and ultimately run a family-owned business opens in new window.
  • Concord, NH – Longtime friends turned business partners Jerise Mares and Craig Booth were inspired to become franchisees after getting an iPad screen repair at Batteries Plus Bulbs. They received exceptional customer service and saw the potential to provide tablet and cell phone repair solutions to their own community in the same way.
  • Casper, WY – Eager to work for a company that would fulfill his entrepreneurial aspirations, Dave Swanson decided he wanted to open a Batteries Plus Bulbs after hearing about the retailer’s reputation for supporting small business owners. While Dave has experience in travel-related franchising, he was ready to make a career change and moved from Chicago to Casper one year ago.

Corporate Stores – Batteries Plus Bulbs currently has 71 corporate stores. Operating these locations enables the company to put its support and systems to the test, continually fine-tune and improve the business model, and pass along those benefits to franchisees.

  • Brookfield, WI – This is the second in Brookfield.
  • Bloomingdale, IL – This is the first in the village.
  • Lake City, FL – This is the first in the city.
  • Oviedo, FL – This is the first in the city.

A Steadfast Retailer

All locations provide needs-based products and services to their communities. Batteries wear out, and many specialty batteries opens in new window can be hard to find. Conventional bulbs can be replaced with more energy-efficient lighting opens in new window. Phone repair and key cutting and fob programming are value-added services that help make customers’ lives easier. Batteries Plus Bulbs remains a growing business in an evolving retail landscape, in part due to its vast selection, immediacy, and expertise. Customers continue to turn to the retailer to solve their problems and purchase essential products and services. No other retailer offers batteries, bulbs, phone repair, and key fob programming all in one place. Franchise owners can also earn revenue from commercial accounts, including municipalities, schools, and more.

Craving a Challenge

The company is actively seeking entrepreneurial-minded individuals with a high desire to find solutions for their customers’ needs. No prior experience is necessary. Interested candidates should have a minimum net worth of /2019/09/06/building-business-through-commercial-sales/ and liquid assets of at least $100,000. Franchisees can expect the typical initial investment to be $189,250 – $366,350.

Batteries Plus Bulbs is excited to talk with people who have the drive to take control of their future and pursue their financial goals through franchise ownership. To learn more, fill out the form below and someone from our franchise team will reach out to you shortly.


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