National And Local News - 2011

Batteries Plus Ranks #71 in 2012 Entrepreneur's Franchise 500® Battery and Light Bulb Franchise Recognized for Sixth Consecutive Year

PRESS RELEASE - 12/16/2011 - Aaron Gessner (Fishman Public Relations)

Hartland, WI—Batteries Plus, the nation's largest and fastest-growing battery and light bulb franchise, ranked #71 in the 2012 Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500®. The franchise also ranked #21 in Fastest Growing Franchises and #1 in the Batteries Category.

Entrepreneur Franchise 500 – Battery Retailer Is #71

Batteries Plus Re-Launches Successful "Time to Care" Campaign National Retailer Continues Partnership with USA Cares to Benefit "Jobs for Vets" Program

PRESS RELEASE - 11/19/2011 - Sheryl Bass (Fishman PR)

Hartland, WI—According to an August 2011 report by the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for veterans who served in the military since September 11, 2001 (deemed "Gulf War-era II Veterans") is a whopping12.4 percent, exceeding the already sobering national average of nine percent. Batteries Plus, the nation's largest and fastest growing battery and light bulb franchise launched a campaign called, "Time to Care," to help bridge this gap.

Batteries Plus Recognized as One of Franchise Times® Top 200 Franchise Systems in the U.S. Battery and Light Bulb Franchise Recognized for Worldwide Sales and Store Growth Percentage

PRESS RELEASE - 11/7/2011 - Ashley Moses (Fishman Public Relations)

Hartland, WI—Green Bay, Wisconsin, famously known as the home of the first and most recent Super Bowl championship team, is also notable as the place where Batteries Plus, the nation's first, largest, and fastest-growing battery and light bulb franchise began. It was 1988, and the first Batteries Plus opened in response to the evolving needs of the replacement battery market. Since then, America continues to run on batteries more than ever—so the Batteries Plus vision quickly expanded.

Batteries Plus Ranks in Inc. Magazine's Top 500 | 5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies for Fifth Consecutive Year

PRESS RELEASE - 9/26/2011 - Liz Durkin (Fishman Public Relations)

HARTLAND, WI—Batteries Plus, the nation's largest and fastest growing battery and light bulb franchise, was listed as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States in the September 2011 issue of Inc. magazine's Annual "Inc. 500 | 5000" list. Experiencing a three-year growth of 69 percent and ranking #136 in the retail industry, Batteries Plus continues to establish itself as the #1 battery and light bulb retailer and franchise leader.

Batteries Plus Names Franchise Clique As Internet Marketer

PRESS RELEASE - 8/5/2011 - Annabel Jones (Public Relations Director Franchise Clique)

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. (August 5, 2011)—Batteries Plus has selected Franchise Clique to assist with a national advertising and lead generation campaign. Franchise Clique, one of the nation's fastest growing Internet-based marketing firms, will use its LeadClique technology and its team's 20 years of franchise lead generation experience to promote Batteries Plus, the nation's largest and fastest growing battery and light bulb franchise.

Batteries Plus Hits Internet Retailer's Top 500 List Prestigious Internet Retailer Publication Awards Batteries Plus For Second Consecutive Year

PRESS RELEASE - 6/8/2011 - Chicago-based Vertical Web Media LLC

Hartland, WI—Batteries Plus, the nation's battery franchise leader with more than 460 stores in 46 states and Puerto Rico, has once again been named as one of the top e-retailers on the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide. In this year's 2011 rankings, Batteries Plus was No. 476 in the Top 500 Guide based on web sales and ranked in the Top 50 in the Computer/Electronics category.

Batteries Plus Scores High on Franchisee Satisfaction Franchise Business Review Posts Recent Survey Findings Online

PRESS RELEASE - 6/7/2011 - Anonymous

HARTLAND, WISC.-Batteries Plus franchisees are generally happy business owners, according to a recent survey conducted by Franchise Business Review, an independent market research firm based in Portsmouth, NH.

Batteries Plus Launches "Time to Care" Campaign National Retailer Teams up with USA Cares to Benefit Jobs for Vets Program

PRESS RELEASE - 5/12/2011 - Aaron Gessner (Fishman Public Relations)

Recent studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics find that the jobless rate of veterans is 15.6 percent—far exceeding the national average of nine percent. Batteries Plus, the nation's largest and fastest growing battery franchise, was shocked by this gap and decided to create a campaign called, "Time to Care", to help bridge it.

Batteries Plus Cracks Top 25 For Overall Satisfaction By Franchise Business Review Franchise Magazine Awards Batteries Plus In Its Prestigious List

PRESS RELEASE - 4/4/2011 - Aaron Gessner (Fishman Public Relations)

Batteries Plus has recently landed a spot on the Franchise Business Review's Top 50 list for overall franchisee satisfaction, securing the number 22 spot. The company is the nation's #1 retail battery franchise and is also one of the fastest-growing franchises in the industry. Batteries Plus is the only battery retailer to make the Top 50 list among those ranked by Franchise Business Review.

Batteries Plus Experiences Record-Setting March Nation's Largest Battery Retailer Ends First-Quarter with Record Store Signings

PRESS RELEASE - 3/22/2011 - Derek Serafin (Fishman Public Relations)

Batteries Plus just concluded the first-quarter of 2011 by experiencing a record month. The nation's largest and fastest growing battery retailer ended March 2011 by signing a single-month record of 32 new locations across the United States. This is on the heels of a record-setting 2010.

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