HARTLAND, Wis., March 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To ensure that its customers are able to stay connected and powered up throughout the efforts to curb COVID-19, Batteries Plus Bulbs stores plan to remain open to continue serving customers the essential products they need during this time.
The retailer, which has more than 700 stores across 47 states, supplies products and services that meet an immediate customer need, or that can't be found elsewhere because stores are closed or out of inventory.
For commercial customers, Batteries Plus Bulbs provides critical items to hospitals, municipalities, warehouses and more, including:
Sealed lead acid for pallet jacks, backup systems and more
Communication products such as two-way radio and phone batteries
Chargers, batteries and more to keep remote workers connected
AA/AAA and other alkaline products in bulk
For consumers, the retailer promises to power:
Transportation, whether by vehicle, wheelchair or mobility scooter
Home medical devices like hearing aids, glucose meters, thermometers and more
Phones, tablets and laptops, essential for working from home and homeschooling
Household items that run on alkaline or coin cells
In addition to the widest selection of batteries available, Batteries Plus Bulbs provides repair services for cell phones, laptops and tablets — devices that are essential in helping customers stay connected to loved ones, colleagues and the news.
"Many of our customers rely on our products and services to stay connected, enable their mobility and power their medical devices," said Scott Williams, CEO of Batteries Plus Bulbs. "We're remaining open to ensure they're able to get the products and services they need, and we're taking precautions to make sure they can get them in a safe manner."
To help comply with social distancing recommendations, Batteries Plus Bulbs stores offer curbside pickup. Customers can call their local store to place an order, drive to Batteries Plus Bulbs and staff will deliver the orders to their cars. Additionally, Batteries Plus Bulbs locations are adhering to recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) to increase cleaning and disinfecting efforts to ensure the safety of customers who would prefer to shop in-store.
Batteries Plus Bulbs also offers products for purchase through its website, batteriesplus.com.
About Batteries Plus Bulbs:
Batteries Plus Bulbs, founded in 1988 and headquartered in Hartland, WI, is a leading omni channel retailer of batteries, specialty light bulbs and phone repair services for the direct-to-consumer and commercial channels. The retailer also offers key programming, replacement and cutting services. Through a nationwide network of stores, the company offers a differentiated value proposition of unrivaled product selection, in-stock availability and customer service. Batteries Plus Bulbs is owned by Freeman Spogli, a private equity firm based in Los Angeles and New York City. For additional information, visit https://www.batteriesplus.com/.