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New business roundup: Batteries + Bulbs and ValuMaxx Mattress

NEWS ARTICLE - 4/10/2017 - By Liora Engel-Smith (Muscatine Journal)

A new Batteries Plus Bulbs opened its doors in Muscatine on March 20th 2017. The store carries batteries and light bulbs, including specialty ones that can’t be found in most big-box stores, they also provides their customers with many other helpful services like, free car battery and systems testing, free car battery installations on most makes/models and smartphone and tablet repairs in their We Fix It repair center. When you’re shopping online, you don’t really always know if you’re getting the right product for your device because there’s no one there to assist you with your purchase to make sure you’re getting exactly what you need.

Batteries Plus Bulbs Franchisee Puts Community First

NEWS ARTICLE - 4/1/2017 - By Andrew Parker (Franchising World)

When researching businesses to own, Brandon and Marietta liked the idea of not having to come up with the big idea or as they call it, "reinvent the wheel." Brandon explains that many people want to own their own business but that it can be risky. The great part about franchising is that someone already has a working wheel, you just have to help make it roll faster. Brandon came across Brandon first volunteered in another Batteries Plus in Phoenix before he officially signed to franchise one of his own stores in 2002. His business has now grown to 6 locations and a support warehouse, and his family has focused on giving back to the community.

Should You Pop For Smartphone Insurance?

NEWS ARTICLE - 3/22/2017 - By Rachel Cericola (Techwalla)

Smartphones are a part of our everyday lives, and we have become a little bit addicted to them. Did you know that the average dollar amount to replace a smartphone is around $567? The phone repair process usually takes about 30 to 60 minutes and best of all, all Batteries Plus Bulbs repair services also include a six-month warranty.

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