December, 2000 Archives - Page 2 of 2 - BodyShop Business
From Tow Truck Drives to Computer Drives

He says he saw a UFO, he wears flip-flops and he used to drive a tow truck, but what does shop network-owner Erick Bickett have to say about computers, consolidation and Christmas?

Finding the Sweet: Changing your Perspective

“Life is short, it’s up to you to make it sweet.” – Sadie Delany

Writing His Own History: the Pohanka Body Shop

When you’re born into a family with a rich heritage in a particular field – say politics, law or the circus – it’s often expected that you’ll continue the family legacy and run for public office, attend Harvard or learn to ride a unicycle on a tightrope.

Diminished Value: Fear It or Forget It?

During the past year, more than 30 states have approved auto insurance policy language that excludes diminished value (DV) payments. That still leaves quite a few states up in the air.

Ask … and You Just Might Receive

Dealing with insurers isn’t always as difficult as you perceive it to be. Sometimes all you need to do is ask – and you’ll receive that extra time or payment to properly repair a vehicle. No way it’s that easy? This shop owner and his satisfied customer are proof that sometimes it is.

‘Til Death Do Us Part

Not all DRP marriages end in divorce. For this Chicago shop owner, DRPs have benefited his business and boosted his bottom line – making it easy to put his bachelor days behind him.

Divorced from DRPs

Until death do us part? Not in this case. Once the honeymoon was over, this Washington shop owner discovered he’d rather go it alone than remain trapped in a loveless marriage.