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Why Batteries Expert?

Discover how Batteries Expert has become THE destination for all types of batteries and portable and renewable energy products.

A Growing and Solid Market

Did you know that as part of its carbon neutrality plan, Canada anticipates that the Canadian demand for electric energy sources will be 1.6 to 2.1 times higher than today? This places Batteries Expert in a strategic position in the market for economic growth and prosperity.

Unmatched Support

In addition to having an internationally renowned distributor at its service, Batteries Expert provides complete support, be it for training, marketing, technical support, or certain aspects of operations management.

Informed Advice

Our experts are passionate about assisting consumers, whether it is helping them make the right choice in terms of batteries, choosing the right tools for their favorite hobbies and sports, or even realizing their solar or off-grid projects.

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Why a Franchise?

Why a Franchise?

Become the owner of a small business by partnering with one of the most trusted brands in the field of batteries and renewable energy. Joining the Batteries Expert family is more than just acquiring a simple battery store, it’s boarding alongside a brand committed to the energy transition and a more sustainable future.

With our parent distributor TCED present in the market since 1964, you benefit from 60 years of expertise in both operations and customer service.

  • A ready-to-implement success formula
  • Flexible schedule: Our
  • Access to training and resources for your success from the beginning
  • Support of a community of over 63 franchisees
  • More than 60 years of expertise in the field through our parent company TCED

Congratulations to our Outaouais team who came in at third place for the Franchise of the year Award.

This prestigious award was presented to the team on behalf of the Canadian Franchise Association in recognition of their solid business performance, involvement in the community and their overall star quality.

CFA Certificate

A message from members of the Batteries Expert network

We are proud owners of 3 different Batteries Expert stores, all of which are located in different towns. We really appreciate all the support we receive from the franchisor, whether it’s for marketing, training or merchandizing. We’ve had help throughout every stage of the process, from the moment we purchased the franchises, right through to opening day. We continue to receive technical support on a wide variety of products.

Ginette Côté

Batteries Expert Rivière-du-Loup

It’s so rewarding helping people. Customers often come into my store with a problem and leave with a solution and a sense of satisfaction.

Simon Couture

Batteries Expert Lac Mégantic

Prerequisites

Motivation and determination

Motivation and determination

  • You are determined and willing
  • You face challenges with resilience and commitment
Desir for continuous learning

Desir for continuous learning

  • You have a willingness to learn
  • You know how to adapt to new trends and technologies
Maturity and informed decision making

Maturity and informed decision making

  • You are realistic in your projects
  • You are capable of making informed decisions towards your success
Financial resources

Financial resources

  • You are in a good financial situation and responsible in money management
  • You are able to bear the total startup costs (between $200,000 and $300,000)

So, are you ready to plug in for a Batteries Expert franchise?

Becoming a Batteries Expert franchisee is done in 5 easy steps!

1

Submit your online application for more information

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2

Receive a more detailed information brochure
and participate in a discovery call with our franchise team.

3

Analysis of your application,
background, and credit.

4

In-person presentation:
visit the headquarters, corporate store, and meet the management.

5

Final approval:
Sign contracts and begin training before opening.

Frequently Asked Questions

To apply for a Batteries Expert franchise, you need to fill out the application form available here. Once the form is completed, a Batteries Expert Franchise representative will contact you within 24 to 48 hours.

The Batteries Expert brand is owned by the Quebec-based family company TCED INTL Inc. It was founded in 1964 by Mr. Robert Rozon, who initially named it Rozon Batteries. Since its inception, TCED INTL Inc. has evolved to become the company that owns the Batteries Expert brand.

Today, TCED INTL Inc. is still owned by the Rozon family and is led by the founder's grandchildren, Élise and Joël. Thanks to their management, the company has been able to develop the reputation and success of the Batteries Expert brand.

In 2024, the company will celebrate its 60th anniversary, which demonstrates its longevity and commitment to its customers. Throughout all these years, Batteries Expert has positioned itself as a major player in the battery industry and has become a trusted choice for many consumers.

There are several reasons why choosing the Batteries Expert franchise can be a great decision. Here are some of the main reasons that make it an attractive choice:

  • Recognized and well-loved brand
  • Growing franchise network
  • Strong demand for products
  • Turnkey franchise concept
  • Established franchisor and distributor
  • Exclusive "Bolt" brand

These are just a few of the reasons why choosing the Batteries Expert franchise can be a wise decision. By joining this network, you gain solid support, a strong brand, and promising market potential.

The initial franchise fee for Batteries Expert is $55,000, which grants you the right to use the brand in a defined territory for a duration of 5 years.

The costs of opening a Batteries Expert franchise are estimated to be between $160,000 and $220,000, depending on the size of the location you choose. These costs include various elements such as franchise rights, furniture and equipment necessary for operating your store, interior and exterior signage, as well as initial inventory of products.

Note that the total cost, including premises renovations and working capital, can range from $200,000 to $300,000. This amount encompasses all the necessary investments to successfully launch and operate your Batteries Expert franchise.

Please note that these figures are estimates and may vary based on geographical location, size of the premises and specific real estate costs in the region.

The royalty fees are divided into three categories and amount to 4.5% of purchases (calculated on inventory purchases, not sales):

  • 1.5% royalty fee on your purchases
  • 1% development fee on your purchases
  • 2% national advertising fee on your purchases (% varies by province)

Additionally, you will also invest 0.5% of your purchases annually in local marketing.

Yes, although studies in the energy field can be an asset, comprehensive training will be provided to enable you to operate the franchise and serve customers with expertise.

After acquiring a Batteries Expert franchise, you will receive comprehensive support from the company. Here are the main types of support you will have access to:

  • Operational support: You will have a dedicated representative who will provide regular support for the day-to-day operations of your franchise.
  • Customer support: You will have access to a customer service team via a direct line, available five days a week. These professionals will assist you with any customer-related questions or issues, order management, product returns, etc.
  • Product support: You will benefit from the support of Batteries Expert product specialists. These experts can provide detailed information about different product ranges, technical specifications, features, etc.
  • Marketing support: You will also have access to a marketing team that will assist you in promoting your Batteries Expert franchise. They will provide you with marketing resources, advice on advertising strategies, social media management, creation of promotional campaigns, etc.

This comprehensive support, including a dedicated representative, a customer service team, product specialists, and a marketing team, aims to assist you in all aspects of managing your Batteries Expert franchise. It allows you to benefit from the company's expertise and experience to maximize your chances of success as a franchisee.

Yes, it is definitely possible to have more than one Batteries Expert franchise. In fact, many franchisees within the network own multiple franchises. However, it is important to note that to be eligible for acquiring a second franchise, you will need to demonstrate strong management skills and prove the success of your first franchise.

Acquiring a second franchise requires additional management capacity to oversee and efficiently operate multiple locations. Therefore, an evaluation of your experience and results as an existing franchisee will be conducted before granting you permission to acquire a second franchise.

The standard size sought for a Batteries Expert store is approximately 2,000 to 2,500 square feet. This area typically includes a store zone of about 1,200 to 1,700 square feet, as well as an 800 square feet area reserved for the installation workshop and inventory surplus.

It is important to note that this standard size may vary depending on various factors such as the availability of commercial premises in a given region, specific needs of the local market, etc.

Please also note that it is possible to open a Batteries Expert store without an installation workshop.

Available territories

  • SOUTH SHORE OF MONTREAL
    • Boucherville
    • Brossard
    • La Prairie SOLD
    • Saint-Constant
    • Saint-Hubert SOLD
    • Sainte-Julie SOLD
  • MONTÉRÉGIE
    • Saint-Hyacinthe SOLD
    • Sorel
    • Valleyfield
    • Vaudreuil
  • MONTRÉAL
    • Lachine / Pointe-Claire
    • Saint-Laurent
    • Pierrefonds / Dollard-des Ormeaux SOLD
    • Pointe St-Charles / Westmount / St-Henri
  • CAPITALE-NATIONALE
    • Portneuf
      (Franchise in operation)
  • CHAUDIÈRE-APPALACHES
    • Saint-Georges
  • OUATOUAIS
    • Aylmer
    • Hull
  • ABITIBI-TÉMISCAMINGUE
    • Val d'Or
  • LANAUDIÈRE
    • Joliette SOLD
    • Mascouche SOLD
    • Terrebonne SOLD
  • ONTARIO
    • Ottawa
    • Cornwall
    • Kingston
    • Oshawa
    • Hawkesburry
    • Brockville
    • Belleville
    • Missisauga
    • Hamilton

Other territories may be available. Inquire!

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