August 07, 2012 // Franchising.com // Hartland, WI – It’s still as important as ever for parents to purchase backpacks, pencils and other traditional school supplies for their kids this fall. However, increasing dependence on technology makes it essential for students to purchase and preserve electronic gadgets before the academic year. And to prevent retina strain and increase mood & concentration levels, it’s also important that students have the proper lighting environment to study in.
Batteries Plus, the nation’s largest and fastest growing battery and light bulb franchise, has more than 515 locations nationwide and has access to more than 40,000 kinds of batteries, light bulbs and related products. The experts at Batteries Plus want to help clarify technology for parents and inform families about the hottest new must-haves in academia. Batteries Plus supplies batteries for items such as cell/smart phones, laptops/netbooks, calculators, digital cameras and accessories including Retrak ear buds, GEARTIES™, Rayovac® Power-On-the-Go items, and accessories for many Apple® products.
“Now that summer is beginning to wind down parents are starting to think about back to school savings and products” said Batteries Plus CEO Russ Reynolds. “Part of our responsibility as battery and light bulb experts is to educate consumers about products that can not only help them save money but also products and accessories that can improve learning.”
Batteries Plus also supplies a full line of common and specialty light bulbs with various energy-saving and color temperature options. “Studies have shown that when lighting mimics natural daylight, it can help improve mood, alertness and performance,” Reynolds says. “We have a staff of knowledgeable lighting experts that will walk you through your various lighting options and help find the light bulbs that are right for you.”
Batteries Plus is the nation’s first, largest and fastest growing battery & light bulb franchise. Batteries Plus, ranked as the #1 Retail Battery Franchise by both Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 and D&B AllBusiness.com, has over 515 locations in 46 states and Puerto Rico. Batteries Plus is owned by Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm. Roark's current franchise portfolio includes companies such as: Carvel Ice Cream, Cinnabon, Schlotzsky's, Moe's Southwest Grill, Seattle's Best Coffee International, McAlister's Deli, FastSigns, Arby’s, Primrose Schools, Wingstop, Pet Valu and Auntie Anne’s. With access to more than 40,000 types of batteries, light bulbs and accessories, Batteries Plus has the widest selection of battery and light bulb products available and offers unmatched service to consumers, businesses and government entities at the national and local levels. Batteries Plus stores are equipped to design, assemble, rebuild and test custom battery packs. Batteries Plus continues its reign as the undisputed leader in the expanding $30.7 billion U.S. battery replacement market and in the rapidly growing U.S. light bulb replacement market estimated to be at $17 billion (Freedonia Research Study). To learn more about our exciting franchise opportunities please visit www.batteriesplus.com/franchising for more information.