Batteries Plus Bulbs Franchises for Sale

Join the Nation’s First, Largest and Fastest Growing Battery and Light Bulb Franchise

Average Net Sales: $1,366,628*

Join the $30.7 Billion battery industry by owning a Batteries Plus Bulbs franchise. Driven by the growing demand for batteries and light bulbs, this franchise has strong earnings potential. In 2012, our average net sales for the top quartile of Batteries Plus Bulbs stores was $1,366,628 and we experienced an overall increase of 13.1 percent in all store net sales. *


Batteries Plus Bulbs is the nation’s first, largest and fastest-growing battery and light bulb franchise. Batteries Plus Bulbs has become the recognized leader in the expanding battery and light bulb markets, differentiated by superior product knowledge, product availability and helpful advice. With access to more than 45,000 types of batteries, light bulbs and related products, for home and business use, we’re the largest single-source supplier for all battery and lighting needs.

We’ve continued to expand our services to keep pace with consumer demand and now offer in-store repairs for Apple® devices, including iPhones®, iPads® and iPods®, most Samsung® devices and many more. 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).

Every home and business uses batteries and bulbs and will continue to do so well into the future. Now you can leverage this strong, growing demand by owning a business selling these needs-based products to both retail consumers and business account customers.

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 650 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 the past 20 consecutive years and is recognized as the #1 Battery Franchise by both Entrepreneur Magazine and Dun & Bradstreet’s All Business All-stars. Forbes® also recently ranked us as the #4 Best Franchise in America in their mid-range investment category. In 2013, 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 Vet Fran and has been recognized by GI Jobs magazine for four consecutive years as one of the nation’s top military-friendly franchises.

2014 Entrepreneur® Magazine Franchise 500

  • Ranked #79 Overall
  • Ranked #1 in the Battery Category
  • 20th consecutive year on the Franchise 500 list

Franchise Benefits

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.

Comprehensive Training and Outstanding Support/Services:

  • Category & Product Management
  • Point of Sale System
  • Real Estate & Store Design
  • Product Support
  • Field Support
  • Marketing


“Batteries Plus Bulbs offers multiple revenue streams, outstanding support and we’re in an industry selling products consumers need, not want. We cannot live without batteries and light bulbs. There’s no better business to be in right now.”
Dustin Myers – Multi-Unit Owner Since 2003

Batteries Plus Bulbs Also Has:

  • 25 years of experience
  • More than 45,000 products to satisfy all of your customers’ power needs
  • Over 600 stores in 47 states plus Puerto Rico
  • A strong business model
  • An established brand
  • A $10,000 discount to qualified military veterans
  • A real estate team to assist with site selection
  • An intranet system tools necessary to operate your business.

No technical experience is necessary. We are seeking motivated entrepreneurs for this franchise opportunity with strong communication skills, a business background, recognition of the importance of business-to-business sales, and an interest in a technology franchise.

*Net sales average of $1,366,628 is based on the net sales average for the 125 stores that represent the top 25% of all 500 stores open during the entire 2012 calendar year. Of those 125 stores, 43 stores (or 34% of the 125 stores in the top quartile) met or exceed the net sales average (or 8.6% of the 500 stores open during the entire 2012 calendar year). All store net revenue increase of 13.1% is based upon 2012 sales for all stores open as of 12/31/12 vs 2011 sales for all stores open as of 12/31/11. Of the 546 stores included, 209 (or 38% of the 546 stores) met or exceeded the store net sales increase. There is no assurance that you will do as well. See Item 19 of our FDD for further details.