Battery Franchise - Lighting Store Franchise - Batteries Plus Bulbs

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Why Batteries Plus Bulbs?

Battery and Light Bulb IndustriesBy joining us, you'll have the opportunity to work in an exciting atmosphere with endless sales opportunities. As a Batteries Plus Bulbs franchise owner, you'll have access to over 45,000 batteries, light bulbs and related products to satisfy the power demands of both retail and business customers.

Driven by the growing demand for batteries and light bulbs, our franchise has a strong earnings potential. In 2013, our average net sales for the top 25% of our stores was $1,357,758 and we experienced an overall increase of 10.5 percent in all store net sales.* During the past three years, our store count has grown by 36 percent due to opening 164 new stores**. Our same store net revenue increase average was 7.3 percent during this same three year span. We're a steady growing business, offering one of the most attractive franchise opportunities on the market.

As a franchise owner you'll benefit from partnering with the recognized industry leader. Batteries Plus Bulbs offers:

  • 25 years of experience
  • Over 620 stores in 46 states plus Puerto Rico
  • A strong business model
  • An established brand
  • Comprehensive training
  • Outstanding support:
    • Category & Product Management - work to offer the most extensive availability of competitively-priced, high-quality batteries and light bulbs for nearly any application.
    • Real Estate - assist in identifying options for the optimal site for your store.
    • Store Opening - onsite assistance to help prepare your store for opening including merchandising your store and hands-on training. We'll work with you side-by-side from your opening day through the next few days until your store is operationally sound.
    • Field Support - consultants will visit your store and host ongoing discussions sharing best practices in sales and operations designed to maximize the Batteries Plus Bulbs opportunity.
    • Marketing - offer Grand Opening and ongoing media planning/buying support, designing of advertising materials, web marketing efforts to increase the visibility of the Batteries Plus Bulbs brand and drive traffic to your store, and management of vendor programs to assist with uniforms, signage, and PR support for your new store.

Batteries Plus Bulbs Supports Veterans

Batteries Plus Bulbs is a participating member of the Veterans Transition Franchise (VetFran Initiative), a national program coordinated by the International Franchise Association (IFA) to help military veterans become franchise owners. We welcome veterans to explore our franchise opportunity and offer a $10,000 discount off the franchise fee to qualified military veterans that purchase a franchise through the IFA's VetFran program (offer not valid through third party referrals and may not be available in all states).

If you are ready to join the nation's largest and fastest-growing battery and light bulb franchise, open a Batteries Plus Bulbs store in your area!

*Net sales average of $1,357,758 is based on the net sales average for the 136 stores that represent the top 25% of all 545 stores open during the entire 2013 calendar year. Of those 136 stores, 48 stores (or 35% of the 136 stores in the top quartile) met or exceeded the net sales average (or 8.8% of the 545 stores open during the entire 2013 calendar year). All store net revenue increase of 10.5% is based upon 2013 sales for all stores open as of 12/31/13 vs. 2012 sales for all stores open as of 12/31/12. Of the 602 stores included, 225 (or 37% of the 602 stores) met or exceeded the store net sales increase. There is no assurance that you will do as well. See Item 19 of our FDD for further details. **Based on store openings from 2011-2013. See item 20 of our FDD for further details.

Industry Statistics

  • $30.7B U.S. Battery Industry (Freedonia Research Study)
  • $17B U.S. Light Bulb Industry (Freedonia Research Study)
  • 28 battery powered devices and 61 light bulb sockets in the average U.S. household
  • 26.4 million laptops were sold in the U.S. in 2010 and will grow to 38.9 million in 2015 (Forrester)
  • Over 320 million cell/smart phone users in the U.S. (Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association)
  • Light bulb demand is transitioning to energy saving alternatives like halogen, CFL, and LED light bulbs