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A Guide to Retaining Qualified Talent

With the changes in technology, processes, and even the work environment within the collision repair industry, it has been a world-wide struggle to acquire and retain qualified talent. Fortunately, for ABRA Auto Body Repair Centers, the network has access to key resources to help address this significant challenge. The ABRA family has continued its focus

IAA Makes Strategic Investments in Location Expansions

The expansions have added more than 110 acres to IAA’s footprint in Alabama, Arkansas, Minnesota, New York and Texas.

CARSTAR Talks Future Growth After 600th Store Milestone

According to Collin Welsh, director of Canadian franchise development, CARSTAR, the company plans to have a total of 1,000 locations in three years across North America.

NACE | CARS 2016 Shows Continued Growth, Increased Attendance

The Expo grew by 20 percent over the 2015 event, and more than 7,000 automotive industry professionals visited the NACE | CARS Expo and over 8,000 attended educational programs and related industry events.

ABRA Auto Body & Glass Strengthens Executive Leadership Team

The four new executives have a diverse set of backgrounds and were chosen to continue the growth ABRA has achieved in recent years.

Fix Auto Announces 100th Location

Fix Auto states that its rapid expansion is indicative of the commitment the network has made to expand purposefully and selectively in new and existing markets.

CARSTAR Sets Its Sights on Strategic Growth

CARSTAR and Driven Brands are focused on growing the CARSTAR network across the U.S. and Canada, delivering continued operational improvements and providing purchasing efficiencies.

Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions Expands, Relocates HQ

New facility will accommodate the demands of company’s continued growth.

Uni-Select Expands Acquisition Team

At FinishMaster, Craig Stevenson was appointed VP, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Jeff Sharp was named manager, Mergers and Acquisitions Integration. At Automotive Canada, Robert Price was appointed VP, Business Integration, Automotive Canada.

CARSTAR 106th in Franchise Times’ Top 200 Ranking

Move up the list from 112th in 2014 and 117th in 2013 is due in part, CARSTAR says, to increases in both sales and unit growth.

Service King No. 3 Among Fastest Growing Dallas-Fort Worth Middle-Market Companies

The announcement came Oct. 8th as part of the Dallas Business Journal’s inaugural Middle Market 50 issue highlighting the top 50 fastest growing middle-market public and private companies in the North Texas area.

Induction Innovations Launches New Logo and Website

This represents an important foundational step in the company’s evolution and is the first step of an aggressive growth strategy that will include the launch of new products over the next 12 months.