Batteries Plus Bulbs

Batteries Plus Bulbs is the nation's first, largest and fastest growing battery and light bulb franchise.


Batteries Plus Bulbs is the nation’s first, largest and fastest-growing battery and light bulb franchise, offering a comprehensive selection of over 45,000 batteries, light bulbs, and related products and services to meet the growing demands of retail and business consumers at the national and local levels. Batteries Plus Bulbs serves the $30.7 billion U.S. battery industry and the rapidly-growing U.S. light bulb industry estimated to be at $17 billion in sales (Freedonia Research Study).

Franchise Opportunities

Batteries Plus Bulbs has over two decades of experience in franchising, with the first franchise location opening in Fort Wayne, IN in 1992. Today, with more than 560 locations in 46 states and Puerto Rico, Batteries Plus Bulbs has become the single-source supplier for all battery and light bulb power needs.

Batteries Plus Bulbs has appeared on the Entrepreneur® Magazine Franchise 500 list for seventeen consecutive years and is recognized as the #1 Battery Franchise by both Entrepreneur Magazine and Dun & Bradstreet’s AllBusiness AllStars. In 2012, Batteries Plus Bulbs was ranked as the #12 retail franchise in the U.S. by Franchise Times'® Top 200TM Franchise Systems in U.S., based on worldwide system sales. Batteries Plus Bulbs is also a proud member of VetFran and has been recognized by GI Jobs magazine for four consecutive years as one of the nation’s top military-friendly franchises.


Everyone needs batteries and light bulbs. Imagine selling both. Batteries Plus Bulbs is the uncontested leader in the battery and light bulb markets, differentiated by superior knowledge, product availability and expertise. Our franchise opportunity is based on selling fundamental needs-based products and is anchored on providing expert knowledge and service. Unlike many other franchises, Batteries Plus Bulbs offers multiple revenue streams including retail and business-to-business.

Batteries Plus Bulbs also offers an outstanding support network to assist its franchisees in: Category & Product Management, Sales Training, Real Estate, Store Opening, Field Support, IT/POS, and Marketing.


"I think you'll find a franchise system that's successful - successful in good economic times and successful in difficult economic times and I don't see that changing. Batteries Plus Bulbs is a dynamic franchise, always offering new things."
Steve Donnell
Multi-Unit Owner Since 1995

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