Collision repair shops reporting higher sales and earnings overall compared to 2016 increased in the third quarter.
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 third quarter of 2017 compared to 2016. The overall percentage reporting higher sales was up 2.1 percentage points above the second quarter result. The result is 14.9 points above the average since CollisionWeek began the research in 2002.
The percentage of collision repair shops reporting higher earnings in the third quarter versus last year was