Franchise Advantages to Help You Succeed

When it comes to starting your own business, you need more than the right products and a great location. While many franchising opportunities allow you to own and operate your own business without reinventing the wheel, they don’t offer any game-changing benefits to help set you up for success. The advantages of a Batteries Plus Bulbs franchise include it being a needs-based business with multiple revenue streams, backed by over 30 years of well-established systems and support, that can help your business reach its full potential.

The Batteries Plus Bulbs franchise opportunity allows you to enjoy the freedom of owning your own business and making the decisions, while knowing you’re definitely not alone. We will provide you with well-defined, proven processes and procedures starting with your site approval all the way to your store opening. But our unparalleled support doesn’t stop there - it’s comprehensive and ongoing.

We are proud of our track record of helping franchisees get their businesses launched and providing continuous support to help them become successful. We look forward to helping you get your business off to a fast start so you can start achieving your goals.

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Advantages of Our World Class Franchise Support

Helping You Select the Right High Volume Location

Our Real Estate team assists you in identifying optimal site options for opening a franchise in your area by:

  • Introducing you to local brokers who assist in your search.
  • Traveling to your market to tour and qualify sites that meet defined criteria.
  • Providing guidance through the letter of intent (LOI) process.
  • Assisting with lease negotiations in an advisory capacity.

New Store Opening Support

Store design

Our store development team will create a specific, customized layout for your store site. Additionally, we will order and stage the fixtures and assets that will outfit the store and dispatch them to the site at the appropriate time.

Store setup

Our team of experienced franchise Field Consultants will work closely with you by arriving at your store after the build-out is complete and all fixtures are set. We assist in preparing your store to open by helping install Point-of-Sale hardware, displays, merchandise, signage and more. Additionally, the Field Consultant will provide in-store training with your associates to help them get ready for opening.

Comprehensive and Ongoing Training

Franchise Advantages Classroom

We prepare you to open your store by equipping you and your team with the necessary knowledge to provide expertise and solutions to your customers.

Online Training

Online training is designed to teach you and your sales associates about battery and light bulb terminology, chemistries, applications, features and benefits, service offerings and more.

Classroom Training

Classroom training covers products, store systems, processes, selling skills, HR, finance, tech center services and more.

In-store and Field Training

Our Directors of Field Operations will visit your store and host on-going discussions with you to improve sales and operations along with sharing best practices used by other successful franchisees. Our Commercial Sales Call Center team will help you launch your Business Account sales with mailings and follow up calls to targeted businesses within your trade to introduce your store and value proposition.

The training is ongoing through visits, classroom training, conference calls, webinars, and more.

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Highest Quality Systems, Products, Technology, and Marketing

To continue our rapid growth and enhance our franchise opportunities, we’ve made significant investments in our support staff, training, and technology - all designed to help our franchise owners succeed.

ProSource RMS

ProSource is the most complete and comprehensive battery and light bulb application and cross-reference tool ever produced. ProSource is the secret weapon that helps you find the exact battery or light bulb a customer needs.

ProSource RMS is a web-based application supported by our very own in-house development team. It’s a full-featured point of sale system designed specifically for batteries, bulbs, and device repair. Functionalities include item cross-referencing, ticket entry, customer management, device repair scheduling & intake, employee time clock, and more.

CounterPoint (CP)

CP is a Windows-based solution fully integrated with ProSource RMS. It’s hosted centrally at the corporate data center to provide maximum dependability. Functionalities include inventory control, customer management, purchasing/receiving, and reporting.

Category & Product Management

Our Product and Category Managers will define and update product assortments, evaluate and source new items from suppliers, review and manage costing and pricing, as well as completing many other tasks to help simplify store operations.

Call Center

Our product call center experts are also available to help answer your questions whenever challenges come up, giving you comprehensive, dependable systems to help operate your store. Help is just a phone call away, on nights and weekends too!

Results-driven Marketing

Our results-driven marketing services are built to create awareness for the brand, our products and services, and to drive traffic to your store. This will allow you to focus your time on running your franchise business and, more importantly, selling. Our dedicated team will work to provide services including:

  • Local advertising planning and buying
  • Public relations
  • Creative design & layout
  • Digital marketing

Centralized Distribution Center & Sourcing

We source products from around the globe from qualified suppliers that meet our extensive quality assurance standards. We ship from our centralized distribution center directly to our nationwide network of stores. Having a centralized distribution center will allow you to focus on driving revenue to your business.

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Unwavering Commitment to Helping You Build Your Business

Recognized by Forbes and Entrepreneur as a Best Franchise to Own, Batteries Plus Bulbs is a needs-based business built on offering products and services that meet the needs of thousands of retail and business customers every day.

As we continue to support the growth of our franchisees nationally, we've learned that the potential to build their personal wealth and achieve their long-term goals are of the utmost importance to them. This is why they continue to reinvest in opening additional stores.

The fact that over 80% of our stores are owned by multi-unit (multi-store) operators is a testament to our company culture and the real business opportunity we offer.

Take control of your future. Contact us to learn more about this franchise opportunity.

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