CARSTAR Planning Aggressive Growth
Dec. 13, 2018—CARSTAR, which was recently ranked in Franchise Times magazine’s Top 200, recently announced growth plans for 2019, including adding 120 locations to its network, with a majority of this growth occurring in key U.S. markets.
The growth is based on its Driven Brands proprietary model, which allows the company to identify targeted opportunities based on real estate, economic and demographic trends.
The magazine placed CARSTAR 103 on its list. Today, CARSTAR has nearly 650 locations in 35 states and 10 provinces. It led the sales growth category for collision repair franchises with 13.5 percent growth and was the top collision repair company for the overall automotive category. The Franchise Times Top 200+ is an annual ranking of the 500 largest franchise systems in the United States by global systemwide sales, based on the previous year’s performance.