Christmas lights - a great chance to sell more batteries

As Christmas approaches more people are looking for a safe and low cost way to decorate their home this year.

Factors affecting the life of AA & AAA Batteries

It is always wise to buy and store rechargeable batteries in case of power outages as a result of adverse

Using retro technology to boost battery sales

If you read this blog regularly, you already know that batteries can be marketed to consumers with MP3 players,

Benefits of using rechargeable batteries

Every home needs a variety of batteries for everyday use. We use them in our TV remote controls, radios and

How renewable energy could supercharge battery sales

Renewable energy is one of the fastest-growing technologies at the moment. It seems that every day there is a

Smart home devices can boost AA battery sales

While most smart home devices use internal batteries charged by USB cables, there are plenty of devices that require a

Emergency power packs are a good source of AA battery sales

With many customers packing a growing array of USB powered gadgets, from smartphones to music players, smart lights and other

The future of technology is battery powered

Here at House of Batteries, we understand that the technological landscape is constantly shifting and changing. However, we fervently believe

Who buys rechargeable batteries and how can you market to them?

Selling rechargeable batteries can be very profitable for retail businesses like yours. However, you need to know which demographics to

Why you don't have to worry about the rise of the rechargeables

As a general purpose battery retailer, you may be concerned about the continued rise of devices with internal, rechargeable batteries.

How the new year can bring new battery sales

The beginning of a new year is a great opportunity to increase your business’s battery sales. In the weeks immediately

Chasing tech trends – what does 2017 look like for batteries?

As 2017 opened in fits of fireworks and frost, Brits up and down the country have been turning up their

Why branded batteries trump generic batteries in the retail sector

If you run a business in the retail sector, you may be tempted to stock cheap, unbranded batteries or those

Batteries and the environment

Regular debates in the news about climate change and frequent charity campaigns to save the planet means that your typical

Five top tips to make batteries last longer

When it comes to purchasing batteries to power devices, your customers want them to last as long as possible, making

Increase short-term sales of torches to increase long-term sales of batteries

Torches and flashlights are among the most common battery-powered household items. If you work in the retail sector, many of

Small but important: why watch batteries are worth stocking

They're tiny and they power everything from watches to hearing aids. We're talking watch batteries, or "button batteries" as the

Invest in batteries to take advantage of the winter rush

It won't be long until the dark, cold winter months arrive - which is fantastic news for retailers who sell

Holiday season batteries: alkaline or rechargeable?

Due to their long shelf life and the limited options for point of sale marketing material, batteries may look like

How to calm customers worried about exploding batteries

Exploding batteries are all over the news, thanks to issues with the specially designed Lithium Ion battery in new Samsung's

Help your customer to remember to buy batteries!

As you know, the best retail spaces are those that guide customers seamlessly around the merchandise. Expert positioning of complementary

The best general purpose longlife batteries: big brands

Cheap, poor quality batteries are something of a false economy - buying wholesale batteries from an own brand or lesser

Major retailers unveil their top sellers for Christmas

Now we are into autumn, the major retail outlets have highlighted what they think will be the top selling toys,

Three tips to see sales from new technology

Over the last five years or so, every industry has seen a rise in wireless and IoT (Internet of Things)

Encourage a battery check to drive AA and AAA sales

Encourage a battery check to drive AA and AAA sales The typical home has dozens of sets of batteries in use

How to sell batteries during summer

As a retailer, you may believe that you have to tolerate reduced battery sales during the summer months. After all,

Rise of the drones means a rise in battery sales

Head down to your local park on a summer's day, and you'll notice that one corner will be home

Marketing batteries towards youthful demographics

General purpose batteries and rechargeable batteries tend to be marketed more towards mature demographics because they are seen as

Rechargeable coin cells - coming soon!

Wearable technology is all the rage, and since we all love our portable, battery powered gadgets, there’s a great

Which batteries are right for your business?

Here at House of Batteries, we specialise in selling different types of batteries to the retail sector on a

Spring bank holidays will drive battery sales for gadgets

Whatever the weather, Brits will soon be heading out in numbers to enjoy a day trip or a longer

Lose those leaky batteries!

At House of Batteries we only sell good quality batteries. We strive to ensure that all of our batteries

Why general purpose batteries will never be obsolete

As we’ve mentioned in previous blog entries, devices with built-in, rechargeable batteries have become more and more commonplace since

Why wholesale battery purchases are the right choice for your school

There are many reasons a school in the 21st century still needs batteries - and a lot of them! There's

Common myths about rechargeable batteries

Rechargeable batteries may have been around for a long time, but they’ve also developed an extensive set of myths which

How much should your business invest in rechargeable batteries?

Here at House of Batteries, we sell a huge variety of different batteries, including rechargeable ones. But does your business

Disposing of batteries safely

Up until the mid-80s, batteries contained quite a lot of mercury, a substance which is bad news when it comes

Historical rivalry of the battery bunnies

Ask anyone below the age of 20 what image they associate with batteries and they’ll probably start running on the

Faster, longer, harder, stronger

Cameras and battery-operated toys are a popular gift at Christmas and while well-meaning relatives will often pick up some batteries

Li-ion batteries - the future of batteries?

  Research means that batteries are constantly improving as technology develops. Li-ion batteries, long used in mobile phones and other hand-held

The perfect use for the Christmas orange

There are many exciting moments on Christmas Day, but one of the best is that first rush of waking up

The mushroom revolution

It may not be the first thing that comes into your head when being asked about the latest in battery

Avoid common issues

Everyone’s seen it – you grab your battery powered gadget from the drawer, only to find it’s not working. You

Power up your device with the right battery

With so many batteries out there, how do you know which one is right for your purpose? It really depends

Which battery type lasts the longest?

If you’re wondering which battery lasts the longest, it can depend on many factors. There is no one single answer.

New batteries to be better than ever before!

Scientists working on the latest battery technology are making progress towards solutions that will charge in mere seconds, hold

Helping to preserve battery lifespan

Batteries are a convenient and useful way of powering your electrical devices. Just pop them into your gadget, and hopefully

A brief overview of alkaline batteries

Alkaline batteries are a type of primary battery that depends on the reaction between manganese dioxide and zinc (Zn/MnO2). These

About lithium/li-ion batteries

Lithium batteries are a family of various chemistries, including many kinds of electrolytes and cathodes. These batteries require 0.15

New and Exclusive - GP Portable Chargers

Brand new, exclusive products from GP Batteries. With the ever increasing use of Smartphones and other portable devices, GP have bought

Duracell 5+3 AA & AAA packs now available

Duracell Ultra Power Duracell Ultra Power is our best and most powerful alkaline battery. And only Duracell Ultra Power has

Brand new AgfaPhoto Digital Collection

House of Batteries are proud to reveal a brand new range of AgfaPhoto GoPad Tablets, USB’s and Memory Cards -

Duralock Power Preserve™ Technology

Duracell®, the Trusted Everywhere brand, is giving consumers peace of mind with the launch of Duralock with Power Preserve™ Technology,