Inc. 5000 Honors Batteries Plus for Sixth Consecutive Year
Battery & light bulb franchise gains further recognition as one of the top private businesses in America
Online PR News – 15-September-2012 –Contact: Aaron Gessner, Fishman Public Relations, 847-945-1300 x232, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Hartland, WI – Batteries Plus, the nation’s largest and fastest growing battery and light bulb franchise with over 525 locations in 46 states and Puerto Rico, was listed as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States in the 2012 issue of Inc. magazine’s Annual “Inc. 500 | 5000” list. Experiencing a three-year revenue growth of 64 percent and ranking #132 in the retail industry, Batteries Plus continues to establish itself as the #1 battery and light bulb retailer and a franchise leader.
Inc. magazine’s Top 5000 list profiles businesses that have proven their strategies to be successful in leading to increased growth, revenue and reputation, as well as businesses that have become trendsetters in their respective industries. Only the very best private, employee-based firms are awarded the distinction of being recognized within the Inc. 500 | 5000, the gold standard of entrepreneurial success.
“Being recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America for yet another year is such an incredible honor and is a direct result of all the hard work and dedication that our franchise owners allocate towards their business,” said Russ Reynolds, CEO of Batteries Plus. “Batteries Plus continues to provide expert knowledge and service while answering all the battery and light bulb needs for consumers and businesses across America.”
The 2012 issue of Inc. magazine’s 500 | 5000 list marks the sixth consecutive year Batteries Plus has been honored for their success. The 2012 Inc. 500 | 5000 list ranks companies according to percentage of revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies had to be U.S.-based and privately held, as well as for profit and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies — as of December 31, 2011.
Complete information on this year’s Inc. 5000 can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
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