Interstate All Battery Center

Interstate All Battery Center

Batteries
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Units as of 2016
201 (29 lost in 3 years)
14.4%
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
Initial investment
$173K - $411K

Company Overview

John Searcy started Interstate Battery System of America in Dallas in 1952 selling car batteries out of the back of a pickup truck. Today, the company sells batteries for a variety of products, including vehicles, camcorders, alarms and electronics through its Web site and nearly 200,000 dealers in the United States, Canada, the Dominican Republic, Guam, Jamaica and Puerto Rico.

In 1999, Interstate acquired Battery Patrol and became Interstate All Battery Centers to offer franchise opportunities. Interstate All Battery Centers sell more than 16,000 types of batteries and related products.

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About Interstate All Battery Center

Industry
Retail
Founded
1999
Leadership
Scott Miller, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2000 (21 years)
# of employees at HQ
140
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
201 (as of 2016)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
12770 Merit Dr., #1000
Dallas, TX 75251

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Interstate All Battery Center franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$37,500
Initial Investment
$172,600 - $411,000
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000
Cash Requirement
$200,000
Veteran Incentives
$5,000 in initial inventory
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
1.5%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Interstate All Battery Center has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
21 days
Classroom Training
5 days
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Ad Templates

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
No

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Franchise 500 Ranking History

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