How Much Does it Cost to Start a Batteries Plus Bulbs Franchise?

All franchise opportunities require an investment, whether it's a franchise fee or other miscellaneous franchise costs built in. However, with more than 29 consecutive years of same-store sales and store growth, the decision to invest in a Batteries Plus Bulbs franchise is an exceptionally smart one.

Typical initial investment to own your own franchise is $152,200 - $307,700

Fixed franchise costs

  • One-time franchise fee
  • Initial inventory
  • Store fixtures
  • Computer software/hardware
  • Equipment/supplies, etc.

Variable franchise costs

  • Required improvements for a leased or owned site
  • Exterior and interior signage
  • Cost of a delivery vehicle
  • Choices made by the franchisee

You're not investing in a Batteries Plus Bulbs franchise. You're truly investing in yourself and your future.

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"I love it – the support is well worth the franchise fee." Ron Bogdanovich, Franchise Owner.

Before You Can Maximize Your Return, You Need to Meet Some Minimum Requirements

Franchisees must meet the minimum financial requirements and be in a position to capitalize the franchise investment, including working capital and any personal living expenses during the store ramp up period.

Minimum financial requirements

  • Minimum net worth of $250,000
  • Minimum of $100,000 in liquid assets*
  • A good credit rating

To see why we call these initial franchise startup costs an "investment," take a look at our How Much Can I Make page. As with any investment, the thing you should be most concerned with is your return.

*Minimum liquid assets can be met through any combination of cash, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, retirement accounts, or any other non-borrowed source. A co-applicant may assist in meeting this requirement.

Nationally Recognized as a Top Franchise Opportunity

We've come a long way from our humble beginnings as a single storefront in Green Bay, WI. Today we are over 700 locations strong and growing and people are noticing. Over the past two decades, we've been recognized as one of the best businesses to start and a fastest-growing franchise by several accredited publications and organizations.

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Entrepreneur Franchise 500 Ranked
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