Shops reporting higher sales compared to 2014 increased during the fourth quarter. Repair facilities reporting higher earnings, however, declined.
The CollisionWeek quarterly survey of business conditions reported by collision repair facility owners and managers indicates that the overall percentage of facilities with higher sales increased in the fourth quarter of 2015 over last year compared to the third quarter. The percentage with higher sales is nearly eight percentage points above the average since CollisionWeek began the research in 2002.
The percentage of shops reporting higher earnings in the fourth quarter versus last year was down compared to the result in