Proven Past, Trusted Brand, Promising Future

Batteries Plus Bulbs, was the first organization to respond to the evolving needs of the replacement battery market. Our first store opened in 1988 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. We began offering franchise opportunities in 1992 and opened our first battery franchise store in Fort Wayne, IN. The increasing demand for “specialty” and replacement batteries, combined with our reputation for solving battery problems and providing helpful advice, has led to our rapid success and expansion. In 2010, we refined the model of the all-battery franchise concept by adding light bulbs to our product line, thus becoming a lighting franchise as well. In 2014, we launched smartphone and tablet repair services nationwide, providing in-store repairs for cracked screens, battery replacements, and more.

We continue to explore additional products and services as we look to strengthen the brand, provide revenue opportunities for our franchisees and remain on trend with the evolving needs of customers and businesses.

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You’ll be part of a company backed by one of the most successful growth organizations

Batteries Plus Bulbs is owned by Freeman Spogli, a private equity firm based in Los Angeles and New York City. Freeman Spogli has invested in and grown several consumer and distribution businesses including:

Arhaus, Furnishing a Better World
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First Watch, The Daytime Cafe
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ISN, Expect Growth
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Our Story

We’re poised for continued growth

We continue to be the nation’s largest and fastest-growing battery, light bulb and smartphone repair franchise and a leading omni-channel retailer of batteries, light bulbs and smartphone repair services for the direct-to-consumer and commercial channels. Through our expanding nationwide network of stores, we offer a differentiated value proposition of unrivaled product selection, in-stock availability and customer service. By joining our team, you’ll be a part of one of Forbes® Top 10 Best Franchises in America for the past three years and have the opportunity to grow into a multi-unit franchise operator.

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Nationally Recognized as a Top Franchise Opportunity

We've come a long way from our humble beginnings as a single storefront in Green Bay, WI. Today we are over 700 locations strong and growing and people are noticing. Over the past two decades, we've been recognized as one of the best businesses to start and a fastest-growing franchise by several accredited publications and organizations.

Forbes Ranked
Entrepreneur Franchise 500 Ranked
IFA Franchising
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Learn how our needs-based business has become one of the best franchise opportunities in today's mobile society.

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