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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.

Growing Business in Q1 – 7 Openings, 7 States

Brand Loyalty Charges Batteries Plus Bulbs En Route to Significant Growth

NEWS ARTICLE - 3/1/2018 - By Jim Tierney (Loyalty360)

Batteries Plus Bulbs cites customer loyalty as one of the key drivers of the company’s sustained growth. Putting the customer first – through omnichannel initiatives and new service offerings – resulted in a 22.6% systemwide sales increase over the last three years.


Batteries Plus Bulbs Propels Forward, Posting 29 Consecutive Years of Growth

NEWS ARTICLE - 2/20/2018 - By Yahoo! Finance

Batteries Plus Bulbs experienced another year of same-store and system sales growth in 2017, due to a continued focus on product and service innovation.


New Year, New You – Own a Franchise

PRESS RELEASE - 1/15/2018 - By Batteries Plus Bulbs

More than just a nationwide network of stores, Batteries Plus Bulbs is a franchise organization. The time is right to take control of your career path, and here's why reinventing yourself in a franchise space is a great move.


Consumer Watch: Bringing your Laggy iPhone Back to Life

NEWS ARTICLE - 1/5/2018 - By Mireya Garcia (FOX 25 News)

Don't let a slow battery convince you to purchase a new phone at a high price. A phone battery will start to slow down around the two year service mark. When this happens, bring it into a phone repair shop like Batteries Plus Bulbs. Let the professionals deal with the issue and get your phone back to you, in a like-new condition, in under an hour.


10 Tech Myths You Need to Stop Believing

NEWS ARTICLE - 1/4/2018 - By Dan Bova (Reader's Digest)

Batteries Plus Bulbs was included in a round-up on tech myths that just aren't true! Our expert also shared tips on how to maximize your phone's battery life.


Protect Your Phone in Extreme Cold Temperatures

NEWS ARTICLE - 12/27/2017 - By Nick Bohr (WISN-TV)

Batteries Plus Bulbs shares tips and advice on how to protect your phone from extremely cold weather. Our phones are powered by lightweight and power-packed lithium ion that doesn't function well in the cold. Your battery could stop working altogether, causing the phone to shut down. Learn how to protect your phone and how to get it up and running when faced with cold temps.


One in Three Americans Have Broken a Phone in Past Year, New Batteries Plus Bulbs Survey Reports

PRESS RELEASE - 12/18/2017 - Havas Formula PR

Phones are more important to us than they have ever been. Batteries Plus Bulbs recently conducted a survey to find out how consumers feel about phone repair, and the findings were quite a surprise. Although repairing your phone would cost only a fraction of what you'd pay for a replacement, 59% of those surveyed would not repair their broken phone.


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