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Batteries Plus Bulbs Eyes New Britain for Third Location in State

NEWS ARTICLE - 8/19/2018 - By Karla Santos (New Britain Herald)

Rod Tremelling, Director of Franchise Development, was recently interviewed about how Batteries Plus Bulbs is looking to expand in Connecticut. New Britain, in particular, is a top growth market. The company seeks a franchisee to open a store in the city within the next six months.


Batteries Plus Bulbs Experiences Strong June, Propels Franchise Expansion

NEWS ARTICLE - 8/10/2018 - By Batteries Plus Bulbs

Business is booming at Batteries Plus Bulbs. The retailer saw an explosive month of openings in June, with eight stores in seven states. Entrepreneurs are seeing the potential of one of the best franchise opportunities. These new small business owners are serving their local communities as a go-to resource for phone repair, key cutting and key fob programming, specialty batteries, and light bulbs.


Batteries Plus Bulbs Opens in Smokey Point

NEWS ARTICLE - 8/1/2018 - By Christopher Andersson (North County Outlook)

Erik Granroth, owner of the new Batteries Plus Bulbs store in Arlington, WA, is looking forward to serving his local community. A long-time Arlington resident, Erik notes that the store offers a variety of phone and tablet repairs, plus automotive key cutting and key fobs. His employees have an exceptional knowledge of the store’s products and services, including specialty batteries and light bulbs.


Couple Opens Prattville Battery, Lights, Phone Repair Store

NEWS ARTICLE - 7/31/2018 - By Brad Harper (Montgomery Advertiser)

Batteries Plus Bulbs store owners Torrey and Lynn Norris are excited to pursue the business of batteries, light bulbs, and phone repair services after a decade in the insurance field. Their new store recently opened in Prattville, AL.


Top Retail Franchises

NEWS ARTICLE - 7/25/2018 - By Franchise Times

Despite ongoing reports of decline in the brick-and-mortar retail industry, Batteries Plus Bulbs is among one of the groups that has actually seen sales increase. Franchise Times highlighted the company as a Top Retail Franchise in the Specialty Retail category.


Extending the Battery Life On Your Devices

NEWS ARTICLE - 7/17/2018 - By KGW-TV

As Portland residents continue their summers filled with road trips and vacations, Batteries Plus Bulbs owner Miguel Perez stopped by "Portland Today" to share a few battery-saving tips with viewers. His advice can help extend your electronics' battery life during travel.


How Not to Invest Your Lottery Jackpot

NEWS ARTICLE - 7/17/2018 - By Olivia Carville (Bloomberg)

Many people dream of instant wealth and a seemingly happily-ever-after. Whether through inheritance, hitting the jackpot, or startup success, the road to riches is paved with tales of average Americans unprepared to handle their newfound wealth responsibly. Batteries Plus Bulbs franchisee Jason Fry shares his own story of turning millions into a solid, long-term investment.


Father-Son Team's Battery Business Is Thriving in Thousand Oaks

NEWS ARTICLE - 6/14/2018 - By Tyler Hersko (Ventura County Star)

Gary Hirth has owned his Batteries Plus Bulbs store for more than 15 years – and now it's time to pass the torch to his son, Jeff. The father-son team will combine their individual business experiences to co-operate the Thousand Oaks location, as Gary semi-retires and Jeff takes ownership.


Forbes® Names Batteries Plus Bulbs A Top Franchise Opportunity

NEWS ARTICLE - 6/7/2018 - By Batteries Plus Bulbs

The business experts at Forbes® have ranked Batteries Plus Bulbs one of America’s Best Franchises to Buy for the fourth year. The nation’s only battery, light bulb and phone repair franchise placed an impressive No. 6 in the Medium Investment category for 2018, where franchise investments range from $150,001 to $500,000.


Batteries Plus Bulbs is Growing Business Across the U.S.

NEWS ARTICLE - 4/30/2018 - Olivia Chiu (Batteries Plus Bulbs)

Batteries Plus Bulbs hit the ground running this year, with seven store openings across seven states. The franchisees come from a variety of backgrounds, proving that you don't need experience to become a small business owner. The specialty retailer is on track to open an additional 30 stores by the end of 2018, as well as sign 30 new agreements. Batteries Plus Bulbs CEO attributes the company's First Quarter success to the drive and motivation of new franchisees who are eager to pursue their financial dreams.

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