consolidation Archives - BodyShop Business
Auto Body Consolidation Update: There’s a New Buyer in Town

The good news for shops that want to sell but do not fit a consolidator’s
profile is that there is a fresh pool of new buyers.

Body Bangin’: What Are The Consolidators Up To With Laura Gay

Micki Woods interviews Laura Gay of Consolidation Coach on the current state of auto body shop consolidation.

Auto Body Consolidation Update: What Will 2023 Bring?

The bull market of consolidation is expected to continue in 2023 even amidst high inflation, rising interest rates and other challenges.

Consolidation Update: The Big Merger

The Service King-Crash Champions merger is a great indicator that financial interest in the collision industry remains strong.

Consolidation – the way forward?

Now, more than ever before, body shops are reinforcing their services with additional offerings to remain profitable. Steve Leal provides his insights into the trend.

Focus Advisors: Consolidators Catch Their Breath in First Half of 2022

A slowdown in acquisition in the first six months was attributed to general industry conditions experienced by every operator that put more of a focus on current production rather than future growth.

M&A and Collision: An Opportunity of a Lifetime

An atmosphere of competition, plenty of buyers and the ability to align with a like-minded partner and getting an equitable price has made it an opportune time to sell.

Reader’s Choice 2022: Auto Body Consolidation

How do you see the consolidation landscape moving forward, factoring in the aging baby boomer generation, shop owners getting near retirement, the impact of COVID and the rise of corporate-sponsored body shops?

How Does Franchising Help Independent Shop Owners?

Market conditions have changed the dynamics of our business, drastically affecting every aspect of the collision repair industry. One of the largest impacts is to independent store owners. For them, going it alone isn’t producing the value it once had. Independent shop owners are choosing franchising as a solution and here is why. Operational Support

Auveco Acquires W&E Sales Company

Auveco, the largest supplier of specialty fasteners and body hardware used in the automotive aftermarket, announced that it has acquired W&E Sales Company of Newark, N.J.

Independent Body Shops: Surviving in a Consolidating World

How can you, an independent, survive and even grow during a time where it seems like the mega MSOs are increasing their market share?

CARSTAR Celebrates 30 Years in Business 

CARSTAR has announced that it’s celebrating its 30th year of business, and has plans to honor this occasion with new initiatives throughout the year that give back to the communities it serves through everything from customer appreciation to charitable donations.