Business News: Military Family Brings Batteries Plus to Huntington

Trusted expert for all things battery, bulb and phone repair, opens April 28

Batteries More, the nation’s largest and fastest growing battery, bulb, keychain and phone repair franchise, is opening its brand new locally owned and operated store in Huntington. Opening April 28 at 169 Walt Whitman Rd., Batteries Plus is dedicated to providing the community with quality products and service, all at affordable prices.

Batteries Plus Huntington will provide residents with services for their automotive needs, such as free car battery testing and installation on most vehicles, and help maintain their cell phone, key fob, laptop and tablet batteries. longer and more effectively. Each staff member has experience working with top brands and operating systems to give the best inspection for a device, including phone repair for broken and cracked screens. Also offering a range of products, such as: Automotive Batteries (ATV, Snowmobile, Motorcycle, Car, Marine and Golf Cart), Chargers, Cell Phone Batteries, Phone Essentials, SLA Batteries, Alkaline Batteries and Generators.

To celebrate the opening of the new store, Batteries Plus will hold a grand opening event on April 29, which will include a groundbreaking ceremony. The store will be giving away a free 4-pack of Rayovac AA batteries throughout the day while supplies last, and customers will also have the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a Champion 3500W remote start generator.

The new Batteries Plus site is owned and operated by the Lewis family, who live in Huntington. Years ago, the family was traveling in Virginia when their truck broke down. Victor Lewis Sr. decided to stop at a Batteries Plus and look for a new car battery. He fell in love with the concept. A few years later, Lewis Sr. lost a fierce battle with cancer. Now his wife Audrey, daughter Netyana and two sons Victor Jr. and Joshua plan to run the business in his memory.

“Victor was a loving husband and an amazing man, he made everyone smile,” Audrey said. “Our goal is to make all customers smile when they walk into our Batteries Plus the same way Victor would have.”

The Lewis family plans to open three locations with Audrey as PR contact, Netyana as sales representative, Victor Jr. as general manager and Joshua as floor worker. The Huntington location will be accompanied by stores in Westbury and Franklin Square.

Throughout the pandemic, Batteries Plus locations across the country have remained open to help individuals, communities and organizations keep their electronic devices and equipment, including laptops, hearing aids, medical devices like infusion pumps, monitors, wheeled carts, etc. as gently as possible. Serving businesses large and small throughout the community, Batteries Plus can perform on-site assessments at each location and will provide services for lighting and fixtures, helping technology run efficiently, repairing damaged items and more. again. Huntington’s Batteries Plus will be another option for customers and local businesses to meet their essential needs.

Founded in 1988 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Batteries Plus has grown to become the nation’s largest and fastest growing battery, bulb and smartphone/tablet repair company.

“The Lewis family and Batteries Plus’ new location will be a great addition to our team,” said Scott Williams, CEO of Batteries Plus. “We are thrilled that the Lewis family and their location are growing within their community and providing our products and services to their neighbors in Huntington.”

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Batteries Plus, founded in 1988 and based in Hartland, WI, is a leading omnichannel retailer of batteries, specialty light bulbs, and phone repair services for direct-to-consumer and commercial channels. The retailer also offers programming, replacement and key cutting services. Through a nationwide network of stores, the company offers a differentiated value proposition of unmatched product selection, in-stock availability and customer service. Batteries Plus is owned by Freeman Spogli, a private equity firm based in Los Angeles and New York. To learn more about one of the best Forbes® franchises to buy in America, visit

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