By Vincent J. Romans and Mary Jane Kurowski, The Romans Group
Part 3 of our annual series by Vincent Romans and Mary Jane Kurowski examines the Canadian collision repair market.
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Canada’s overall market size for both private insurance and consumer-paid vehicle repair revenue was $2.7 billion for 2014, down 3.6 percent from 2013. The total number of repair locations, at 5,100, was down 7.3 percent. These results continued their long-term downward trend. The combined Canadian franchise, banner, and $10+M multiple-location operator segments in Canada represent a significant 68.5 percent share of the private