Batteries Plus Bulbs, a Wisconsin-based retail franchise, has opened a new store in East Amherst.
The store sells 60,000 different types of batteries, light bulbs and related items. It also provides technology repair services for such items as laptops, smartphones, headphones, MP3 players, tablets and eReaders. Customers can buy items online and pick them up in the store.
The store, which opened Monday, is owned by East Amherst resident Jeff Molnar. He'll operate the business with his wife Barbara and son Ian. Batteries Plus Bulbs is located at 8582 Transit Road in East Amherst, near Consumer Beverages. There is another location at 3322 Sheridan Drive in Amherst, near Walmart. That location is owned by franchisee Jean Oliver.