Interstate All Battery Center Franchise
Interstate All Battery Center is a franchise for a business providing batteries. It was founded in 1952 and started franchising in 2000.
It was founded by John Searcy with his red Studebaker Truck. He used to sell and deliver batteries to wholesalers in the areas of Dallas-Fort Worth loading the batteries at the back of his truck. He did this for two years before he founded the company in 1952 and firstly names it Interstate Battery System. They celebrated having a center in each of the 50 States and in Canada in the 1980’s. John Searcy retired in 1978 and left the company to Norm Miller. They became known with the Interstate Batteries Great American Race and their presence in NASCAR and The Winston Cup through sponsoring Coach Joe Gibbs. They now have 166 locations in the United States, 11 in Canada, three in other countries, and 13 locations that are company owned.
What products do Interstate All Battery Center offers?
For Home and Electronics, they have batteries for cameras, camcorders, computers and laptops, cell phones, cordless phones, DVD players, digital cameras, iPod and other MP3 players, household batteries, PDA’s, pagers, two-way radios, security systems, watches, and watches. Some of the brands they carry include AST, Allen Bradley, Casio, Canon, NEX, Maxell, and Sokkia. For Home and Garage, they have batteries for flashlights, home supplies, toys, cordless tools, and other household batteries. The most common types they carry for this are 9V, AA cell, AAA cell, AAAA cell, C cell, D cell, rectangular lantern, and square lantern.
They also provide batteries for work and office, lighting and security, and health and medical. Their battery type ranges from alkaline, coin cells, dry cells, sealed led acid or SLA, household, and vehicle. For vehicles batteries, they have it for agricultural vehicles, commercial trucks, cars and trucks, industrial vehicles, golf cars, lawn and garden, power sports like marine and motorcycle, RV’s and even vintage cars. They support for most vehicle brands like Acura, Alfa Romeo, Audi, Bently, BMW, Chevrolet, Daewoo, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Isuzu, Jaguar, Kia, Lexus, Lotus, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, and Volvo. These are only a few of the brands that they support. They also offer chargers, racing gear, and test equipment.
Cost and requirements on running an Interstate All Battery Center franchise
You need to have a net worth of $500,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $200,000. The cost of Interstate All Battery Center franchise fee is $30,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 5%. This is for a renewable 10 year term agreement.
What is included in the franchise package?
There will be training that will be conducted in the Interstate All Battery University which was founded in the principles of branding, consistency, research, planning, and analysis. The classes are limited to 20 to 25 students to make sure that there will be greater retention in each student. The graduates of these classes will be certified as an All Battery technician.
All Battery Center Contact Details
You may reach them at:
Address: 12770 Merit Drive Suite 400 Dallas, TX 75251
Phone: (800) 730-7868