Batteries Plus Bulbs expands footprint in Tennessee with first UC store location

COOKEVILLE – Batteries Plus Bulbs, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing franchise focusing on the expanding light bulb replacement market, has opened its newest Tennessee store at 560 S. Jefferson Ave. in Cookeville. This marks the sixth location for Batteries Plus Bulbs franchise owner Todd Williams

The store will provide access to more than 45,000 different types of batteries, light bulbs and accessories. Williams, who opened his first store in Tennessee in 1998, also operates locations in Cleveland, Hixson, Chattanooga, Alcoa and Knoxville. Williams attributes his success as a franchisee stems to his sales and retail experience and his family’s long history of business ownership. Continuing his family’s footprint, Williams and his brother Scott, the commercial sales manager, continue to work together to grow the franchise in Tennessee.

“Tennessee has been wonderful to my business over the years, and I couldn’t be happier with another opportunity to bring our breadth of products, services and helpful advice to the community that I call home,” Williams said. “Cookeville is a growing economic hub with large commercial and manufacturing industries. With this new location, we’ll be able to provide community members and local businesses with access to an unrivaled selection of batteries, light bulbs, related products and services along with product expertise and advice they can trust.”

Batteries Plus Bulbs offers a comprehensive selection of batteries, light bulbs and related products for both consumer and business use. Batteries Plus Bulbs stores offer batteries for thousands of devices, including common items such as watches, cars, digital cameras, laptops and cell/smartphones to hard-to-find batteries for old toys and novelty or obscure electronic devices.

The Cookeville store also assembles, tests, conditions and designs custom battery packs for rechargeable household and business-to-business products. Batteries Plus Bulbs offers battery installation services for many applications including watches, cars, trucks, and keyless remotes, among others. The store also offers an in-store recycling program using EPA-approved methods for safely recycling batteries, light bulbs, and select portable electronic devices.

Batteries Plus Bulbs of Cookeville offers free testing for car or truck battery and the charging and starting systems. Batteries Plus Bulbs also sells automotive accessories, including jumper cables, terminals, cleaners and more.

In addition to its battery offerings, Batteries Plus Bulbs’ light bulb products include common recessed lighting, track lighting, incandescent and LED options to highly-specialized light bulbs for cars, health care equipment, aquariums, projectors and more. Batteries Plus Bulbs also serves businesses with their lighting needs for emergency lights, exit signs, parking lot lights, ceiling lights and vehicle lights, among other applications. Business account programs offer customers volume discount opportunities, onsite needs analysis, energy savings programs, online ordering, and delivery and recycling services.

Batteries Plus Bulbs is currently opening more than one store per week in markets across the country, has been designated among the nation’s top franchises by industry publications including Franchise Times Top 200, and has also received praise in both Entrepreneur Magazine and D&B, both of whom ranked Batteries Plus Bulbs as the nation’s number one battery franchise. Batteries Plus Bulbs has also made the Inc. 5000, an annual list of America’s fastest growing private companies, for seven straight years.

The U.S. battery replacement market is a $30.7 billion business, while U.S. the U.S. light bulb replacement market is estimated at $17 billion; growth that’s attributed to growing energy efficiency standards, officials said.

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