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First Place Franchise: CARSTAR ranked no. 1 in auto body repair franchises by Entrepreneur Franchise 500 magazine

Charlotte, North Carolina – CARSTAR was ranked number one in its category among the top franchises in Contractor magazine’s 2022 Franchise 500 list.

“It is an honor to be recognized once again as one of the best franchise companies in the world,” said Dean Fisher, Collision Group President for Driven Brands. “Throughout 2021, we have been focused on supporting our franchise partners while continuing to deliver strategic growth and operational improvements as North America’s premier collision repair company and our ranking as one of the top franchises. reflects these achievements.”

This year marks Contractorit’s 43rd Franchise 500 list, in which the magazine’s editorial team researches and evaluates several factors, including cost and fees, size and growth, support, strength, and financial strength/stability.

Each franchise on the list receives a cumulative score based on an analysis of over 150 data points, and the top 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500, in ranked order.

“This would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of our family of franchisees,” continued Fisher.

CARSTAR has been listed 193rd on the Franchise 500 list, and #1 among collision repair companies.