National And Local News - 2014

Genesee County's Second Batteries Plus Bulbs Franchisee Arrives in Flint Township

NEWS ARTICLE - 12/27/2014 - By Tommy Zimmer (Mlive)

Herr looks forward to providing consumers in the Flint Township area with cost-effective lighting alternatives and giving businesses a new wholesale partner for their lighting needs.

Batteries Plus Bulbs Opens Fourth Tucson Location

NEWS ARTICLE - 12/24/2014 - By Chris Flora (Inside Tucson Business)

In 1993 Jerry and Maya Yang were first to open a store west of the Mississippi River. Their newest location, opening in South Tucson, will serve southern Arizona communities like Sahuarita as well as consumers traveling from Mexico.

Batteries Plus Bulbs, Golden Moon Reopening and Networking at Old Capitol Inn

NEWS ARTICLE - 12/16/2014 - By Duston Cardon (Jackson Free Press)

Batteries Plus Bulbs franchise owner Chad Langley prepares for the opening of his second location in Ridgeland, Mississippi, and hopes to provide more to the community than just an assortment of batteries, light bulbs, and also smartphone repair for broken Apple and Samsung devices.

Dombrowski Award Ceremony Tonight

NEWS ARTICLE - 12/11/2014 - By Carrie RaCosta (The Burton View)

John Dombrowski’s business roots lie in his franchise ownership of Burton’s Batteries Plus Bulbs location which, in true Dombrowski fashion, has been the recipient of multiple community awards for customer service. Dombrowski’s achievements are being honored by a joint committee made up of the Burton Rotary Club and the Boy Scouts of America, he will be receiving the Jack A. Hamady Good Scout Award this Thursday.

Batteries Plus Bulbs Opens New Store in Owatonna, MN

PRESS RELEASE - 11/24/2014 - Fishman PR & Marketing

"This new store model, which bolsters Batteries Plus Bulbs' level of services, is more in-tune with how we can better serve markets like Owatonna," said Rich Reynolds, President of Batteries Plus Bulbs Stores Group. "Our goals are to provide a welcoming destination that offers high-quality products, services and unmatched expertise, educate the Owatonna community on reducing energy costs, and bring new job opportunities to the town."

Batteries Plus Bulbs Among the Top Franchises for Veterans in Annual Ranking

PRESS RELEASE - 11/24/2014 - Fishman PR & Marketing

Through the announcement of this ranking, Batteries Plus Bulbs hopes that more veterans will become aware of the incentives that the franchise has been providing to our nation's heroes. Batteries Plus Bulbs is a proud member of VetFran, a program created by the International Franchise Association to help military veterans become franchise owners. Batteries Plus Bulbs offers a $10,000 discount off the franchise fee to qualified military veterans in select markets, who are interested in owning their own business. Nearly 10 percent of the company's franchise-owned locations are veteran-owned, with 23 veteran owners representing more than 55 stores nationwide.

Batteries Plus Bulbs Celebrates National Battery Day: Survey Reveals How Music Gets Consumers Charged Up

PRESS RELEASE - 11/24/2014 - Formula PR

"Surprisingly, battery technology has done far more for civilization over the last two centuries than most people realize," said Russ Reynolds, CEO of Batteries Plus Bulbs. "While we took a fun approach to National Battery Day, this holiday represents the perfect time to remind consumers and businesses that batteries are an important part of everyday life. They serve a variety of purposes including keeping household items, personal electronics, vehicles and business devices powered up when we need them the most."

Dirty Secrets: 12 Strange and Disturbing Phone Facts

NEWS ARTICLE - 11/19/2014 - By Dan Tynan (Yahoo! Tech)

Experts provide their take on what is really going on inside our phones as we use them in our day-to-day lives. Finger oils, food particles, and construction dust are just some of the plethora of microscopic particles that make their way into our phones and never leave.

Batteries Plus Bulbs Launches National Car Care Sweepstakes to Encourage Vehicle Maintenance in Preparation for Cold Weather

PRESS RELEASE - 11/12/2014 - Fishman PR & Marketing

To prepare drivers for winter weather, Batteries Plus Bulbs, the nation's first, largest and fastest growing battery and light bulb franchise, announced the launch of a nationwide sweepstakes seeking to both educate and reward its customers. By stopping in to a Batteries Plus Bulbs store for a no-appointment-necessary, free battery and systems check, customers will be automatically entered into the month-long contest for a chance to win free Duracell® Ultra Premium Gold flooded car batteries, free battery and system testing, and free car battery installations over the lifetime of their vehicle. There will be four winners, one announced each week at, during the sweepstakes period of Nov. 15 to Dec. 14.

Veterans, Veteran-Owned Businesses Find Opportunities in Manufacturing

NEWS ARTICLE - 11/11/2014 - By Mike Keating (Thomasnet Publishing)

Some traits that many employers look for when considering a potential new hire are loyalty, dedication, a strong work ethic, and inventiveness. There is an untapped demographic of Americans who match these attributes and still struggle to find gainful employment: veterans.

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