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New TPA On The Block: Major Auto Services Company Launches New Venture

There’s a new third-party administrator (TPA) in the arena, and its name is Driven Brands. According to Michael Macaluso, the company’s executive vice president of Paint, Collision, and Glass (PC&G), Driven Brands has been in this realm since 2019 with … Continue reading

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Michael Macaluso Says He Is Only Looking Forward

Auto Glass Now (AGN) has a new captain at its helm. After Nick Ouimet resigned as president of the Charlotte, North Carolina-based company, Michael Macaluso took over his responsibilities. Macaluso is the executive vice president of the Paint, Collision and … Continue reading

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President of Major Auto Glass Brand Resigns

The president of Auto Glass Now (AGN) has resigned, sparking a shakeup in the company’s leadership. Nick Ouimet’s last day with the Charlotte, North Carolina-based auto glass brand was Friday, May 17. He had been with AGN (owned by Driven … Continue reading

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200 Down, More to Come: Combo Glass, Collision Brand Hits Milestone

On May 3, Fix Auto USA celebrated the opening of its 200th location in Palm Desert, California. Fix Auto USA is an automotive collision and glass repair brand headquartered in San Diego. The company is a franchise of independently owned … Continue reading

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Focused on Growth: Driven Brands Announces 2024 Q1 Financial Results

Driven Brands announced a revenue of $572 million in its May 2 financial report for the first quarter of 2024. The Charlotte, North Carolina-based automotive services brand also presented its Q1 financial information to investors on a live-streamed call. Driven … Continue reading

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Made You Look: Auto Glass Now Launches New Marketing Campaign

Auto Glass Now (AGN) has launched a new marketing campaign designed to grab customers’ attention while representing the company’s spirit. The subsidiary of Driven Brands, based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, released a series of short, humorous commercials and corresponding … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Reports Significant Financial Growth During 2023 Fiscal Year

In a February 22 conference call meeting, Auto Glass Now’s parent company Driven Brands reported solid financial growth for its 2023 fiscal year and fourth quarter. Driven Brands is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the parent company of … Continue reading

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Driven Brands’s Eyes Bigger than Its Belly

It seems Driven Brand Holdings Inc.’s appetite for rapid growth, particularly in its auto glass segment, created a bad case of heartburn for a group of investors. They launched a class-action lawsuit against the Charlotte, N.C.-based company on December 22. … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Taps Harmon for Board of Directors

Driven Brands Holdings elected Damien Harmon to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2024. He will also serve as a member of the Compensation Committee. Company CEO and president Jonathan Fitzpatrick says Harmon’s “deep experience in competitive and evolving … Continue reading

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Scrooge Visits Auto Glass Now on the Brink of Christmas

According to auto glass industry sources, Auto Glass Now has laid off about 375 employees nationwide. Auto Glass Now owner Driven Brands remains silent about the job cuts, but an auto glass shop owner in Central Virginia who asked not … Continue reading

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Hackers Target K&K Glass (Auto Glass Now)

K&K Glass (Auto Glass Now), on November 21, reported a data breach where an unauthorized party accessed the company’s IT network. The hack exposed sensitive consumer information, including names, Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, passport numbers, addresses, telephone numbers, … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Holdings Reports Third Quarter Results

Driven Brands on November 1 reported third quarter revenue of $581 million for the quarter ending September 30, an increase of 12% from the previous year. System-wide sales totaled $1.6 billion, up 10% from the prior year and driven by … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Being Investigated by 3 Law Firms After Stock Plunges

Three law firms have begun investigating potential securities fraud claims on behalf of Driven Brands shareholders following the company’s stock hitting an all-time low last week. Shares of Driven Brands (NASDAQ: DRVN), based in Charlotte, N.C., closed at $25.83 on … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Outlines Key Initiatives for Glass Business in Canada

Driven Brands held its inaugural Canadian joint conference this week, inviting its franchise partners from Carstar and Driven Glass as well as corporate staff and vendors to convene at Montreal’s Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth for the three-day event. On Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Driven Brands ‘Couldn’t be More Excited’ About US Glass Potential

Driven Brands, which owns Auto Glass Now, is reporting strong figures for its paint, collision and glass segment with the release of 2023 first-quarter highlights. According to the report, paint, collision and glass showed the most growth for the company … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Reports ‘Record Results’ for 2022

Driven Brands, which owns Auto Glass Now, recently announced its 2022 fiscal data, claiming “record results” for the year alongside the company’s seventh consecutive quarter of double-digit, same-store sales growth. The company says same-store sales and net-store growth were the … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Appoints Danny Rivera to Chief Operating Officer Role

Driven Brands Holdings Inc., recently announced the appointment of Danny Rivera to the newly-created role of chief operating officer effective February 20, 2023, reporting to CEO Jonathan Fitzpatrick. “Danny has been a trusted and invaluable partner over the past decade … Continue reading

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Driven Brands to Continue 2022 Expansion of Paint, Collision and Glass Segment

In reporting its financial results for the third quarter of 2022, Driven Brands Holdings Inc., says it aims to open more than 30 additional stores in the paint, collision and glass segment before the end of the year. Driven Brands … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Acquires Auto Glass Fitters

Driven Brands Holdings Inc. has announced the acquisition of Auto Glass Fitters, writing in a news release that the development makes it the “second largest player in the U.S. auto glass repair, replacement, and calibration category.” Driven Brands entered the … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Reports Revenue Increase, Net Loss for Q2

Driven Brands Holdings Inc. has announced its second-quarter financial results, with president and CEO Jonathan Fitzpatrick reporting a 36% revenue increase over 2021 alongside a net loss for the quarter. The company’s new glass sector grew throughout the first two … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Acquires Tennessee’s Jack Morris Auto Glass

Driven Brands, a North American automotive services company, announced the expansion of its auto glass offering in the U.S. with the acquisition of Tennessee-based Jack Morris Auto Glass. Family-owned and operated since 1951, Jack Morris Auto Glass grew from one … Continue reading

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Jose Tomás Elected to Driven Brands’ Board of Directors

Driven Brands Holdings has announced the election of Jose Tomás of TelevisaUnivision to its board of directors effective Monday, July 11. Driven Brands wrote in a news release that Tomás currently serves as the chief administrative officer for TelevisaUnivision, a … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Acquires Fifth US Auto Glass Brand K&K Glass

Driven Brands Holdings has announced its acquisition of Florida-based K&K Glass. The development marks the fifth U.S. auto glass brand brought under Driven Brands, with former owner of K&K Dan Knowlton saying the acquisition will help the business and its … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Exec Talks Expansion Plans

Driven Brands shot to the number three spot in AGRR magazine’s 2022 list of Top Auto Glass Retailers in the category of companies with $100-$200 million in revenue. In April 2022, the company announced it was acquiring All Star Glass, … Continue reading

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Uniban Canada Hosts New Store Training

Uniban Canada hosted a new store orientation training at its technical training center in Hamilton, Ontario. Uniban, part of the Driven Brands family, provides auto glass repair, replacement and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) calibration services. According to a company … Continue reading

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Go! Glass Ottawa Earns Best Glass Repair Award

Go! Glass, an automotive glass repair and replacement company part of the Driven Brands family, celebrates winning Ottawa’s best glass repair with FACES Magazine 2022 Ottawa Awards for Go! Glass Ottawa. “Like every other industry, we’ve been affected by the … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Repair Co. Raises More Than $18,000 for Breast Cancer Foundation

Docteur du Pare-Brise, an automotive glass repair and replacement company in Quebec, is doing its part in the fight against cancer. The company raised $18,870 for the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation (QBCF) to support its My Active HealthTM program. The … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Acquires Auto Glass Now, Expands US Presence

Automotive services provider Driven Brands Holdings Inc. has acquired auto glass repair firm Auto Glass Now for $170 million, thus expanding its presence in the U.S. Click here to read more.  

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Driven Brands Acquires Auto Glass Now for $170 Million

Driven Brands Holdings Inc., headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., acquired Auto Glass Now’s more than 75 company-operated locations in the U.S. on Dec. 30. Auto Glass Now joins Driven Brands with more than 20 years of auto glass repair, replacement and … Continue reading

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UniglassPlus and VitroPlus Fighting Hunger in Schools through Windshield Program

UniglassPlus and VitroPlus, well-known Canadian automotive glass repair and replacement companies and part of the Driven Brands family of automotive aftermarket franchise brands, have partnered with Breakfast Club of Canada to bring meals to those in need. Until April 30, … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Acquires the Clairus Group

Driven Brands announced its acquisition of the Quebec-based Clairus Group (Clairus). According to the company, the move adds 240 physical service locations, over 330 mobile locations, 22 distribution centers, and a claims management platform to the Driven Brands portfolio. Clairus … Continue reading

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Driven Brands Announces ABRA Franchise Acquisition

Driven Brands recently announced its acquisition of ABRA Automotive Systems LP, the franchising subsidiary of ABRA Auto Body Repair of America (ABRA). According to the company, the move adds 55 franchised collision repair facilities to Driven Brands’ collision portfolio. The … Continue reading

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