Take The Wheel Towards A Promising Future

With over 250 locations and over 30 years of experience, Colors On Parade is a great opportunity for any aspiring business owner.

Offering scratch and dent repair anywhere, Colors On Parade meets the needs of retail and wholesale automotive consumers across the United States and internationally. Using proprietary EcoSmart technologies, Colors On Parade technicians provide quality, convenient and affordable repairs to damaged vehicles. Car dealerships, fleet owners, rental car agencies, body shops and individual vehicle owners benefit from Colors On Parade’s service.

Why Colors On Parade?

Industry leader for more than 30 years ~ No experience necessary ~ Affordable startup costs and high profit margins ~ Exceptional training and support ~ Environmentally conscious ~ Be your own boss with a proven business
  • Jeff Cox

    "If you dream of being your own boss, the Colors On Parade franchise system can make that dream a reality. With more than 250 franchisees operating across the United States, Colors On Parade offers a successful and proven business model.

     

    Consistently ranked by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the nation’s top franchise systems, Colors On Parade offers the best training, certification and ongoing support available today - all for a very affordable investment. We have over 30 years of experience teaching people just like you to repair minor automotive damage, such as exterior scratches, dents, dings and interior tears and nicks. Our EcoSmart process allows you to provide services on-site to a customer base consisting of automobile dealerships, fleet operations, body shops and individual car and truck owners.

     

    Exciting opportunities are available throughout our system. The Colors On Parade family is growing rapidly, and we would be thrilled if it included you!"

     

    Sincerely,

    Jeff Cox
    President & CEO

Colors On Parade Operates Through A Two-Tiered System

UNIT / OPERATOR FRANCHISES



If you are a hands-on person who enjoys working outside, we can teach you the technical and business skills needed to successfully run a Colors On Parade franchise. We provide you the training and support you need to service customers from your own mobile operating unit. Choose the service that’s right for you:

    • Paint Repair
    • Paintless Dent Repair (PDR)
    • Interior Repair

 

AREA REPRESENTATIVE FRANCHISES



You are the liaison between the corporate office and the Unit Franchises in your region earning royalties for development. You support the Unit Franchises by:

  • Maintaining franchise communication
  • Providing ongoing technical and marketing support
  • Delivering advisory services including budgeting, sales calls, and goal setting
  • Ensuring franchisees meet corporate standards

Veterans, You Lead in Franchise Ownership

You've got the training and the drive. Prepare to shift your future into high gear.

We're here to help you thrive.

Your military skills translate well to franchise business ownership. As a veteran, you have a strong ability to follow standards and systems, maintain an aptitude for working in teams, and possess the leadership skills required for business development.

Did You Know?

  • One out of every 7 Franchise Businesses are Owned by Veterans According to the international Franchise Association.
  • Over 66,000 Veteran Owned Franchises are located in the U.S.
  • Veteran Owned Franchises provide over 815,000 jobs and generate 41 billion dollars in gross domestic product.

It’s a Short Trip from Brand-New Franchisee to Income Producer

We’ve used our industry knowledge and expertise to design a program that teaches you all the skills you need to quickly get your business up and running. The Colors On Parade veteran program offers:

  • Active member of VetFran
  • 30% Discount off franchise fee for Area Developers
  • Referral Programs & Growth Incentives
  • Corporate Financing Available
  • Additional Veteran Specific Financing Programs with support from VA and SBA
  • Scholarships Available
 

Training & Support

It’s A Short Trip From Brand-New Franchisee To Income Producer

We’ve used our industry knowledge and expertise to design a program that teaches you all the skills you need to quickly get your business up and running. As part of your training, you will participate in an 80-hour certification course at our corporate headquarters in Conway, South Carolina. We have developed training modules that cover the following areas:

Technical Skills & Training

Processes taught in the classroom are experienced in real-world conditions including repair, restoration and finishing techniques. In addition, regulatory and safety certifications are explained and completed.

Business Management

From growth plans to legal requirements and accounting standards, new franchisees leave this module prepared to build a business that is ready for success. Franchisees learn how to manage issues such as sales, accounting, taxes, risk assessment and human resources.

Marketing

Training in local and national marketing efforts includes promotional materials and integrated plans that can be incorporated directly into each business. With online resources and brand standards, franchisees will be prepared to make an impact in their new market.

Ongoing Support

Supplemental training is held annually on a national level. Additionally, training opportunities are often offered locally as new products, equipment and techniques are introduced. The Colors on Parade mentoring program and 24 hour support line are great benefits for all franchisees.

Product Distribution Center

Same-day shipping is the hallmark of our warehouse operations. We’re proud to supply our system with the best paints, chemicals, and equipment, passing along our volume pricing to our franchisees.

Corporate Communications

We keep you informed through a weekly email newsletter, monthly webinars, semi-annual meetings, and annual national conventions.

Business Referrals

Access to a national network of established wholesale accounts including new and pre-owned automobile dealerships, rental car companies, automotive fleet operators, as well as motorcycle, RV, ATV and golf cart dealers.

Technical Assistance

Our national technical training and R&D staff are available to assist you with technical issues 24 hours a day.

National Advertising

The Colors On Parade National Marketing Fund works to develop the brand and grow the system across the country. Additionally, the corporate marketing staff provides you with customized local plans and strategies for developing your business.

Online Resurces

Access documents, buy promotional items, and order marketing materials 24/7. Communicate with others in the system through our message board and other online tools designed solely for franchisee use.

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FAQ

What experience do I need to make it in business with Colors on Parade?
Your attitude, drive, and aptitude, not your experience, are most important. We can teach you the rest.
What type of abilities do I need to be a successful Colors on Parade area developer?
Previous automotive paint and body experience is helpful, but not necessary. The area developer franchisee should possess some technical aptitude to learn and be able to perform the Colors on Parade services. Management, sales, marketing, leadership, business planning, and financial forecasting are the types of business experience required.
What type of abilities do I need to be a successful Colors on Parade operator franchisee?
Previous automotive paint and body experience is not needed; however, some experience is beneficial. Individuals interested in the operator franchisee opportunity must demonstrate a level of endurance that is needed to work outdoors.
How much can I expect to make?
Colors on Parade provides national average earnings in our Franchise Disclosure Document. As part of your decision making process, we also encourage you to contact existing Colors on Parade franchisees that we will provide to you. The information you gather from these sources should provide you with data to prepare your own financial estimates.
Who uses Colors on Parade’s services?
There are many potential markets that can benefit from the services offered by Colors on Parade. Colors on Parade franchisees concentrate on new and pre-owned automobile dealers, rental car companies, other automotive fleet operators, and individual’s personal vehicles. Colors on Parade also repairs paint damage on motorcycles, motor homes, ATVs, golf carts, and airplanes.
How is it possible that Colors on Parade franchisees can spray outside?
Meets OSHA and NFPA requirements and eliminates fire hazards due to very small amount of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and flammable vapors released due to small size of repair areas. Provides safer work environment for technician.

Map Out Your Future

Are You Ready To Build A Career That Is Both Professionally And Personally Rewarding?

Take your next steps today! Our simple process will walk you through the steps to becoming a Colors On Parade business owner. We look forward to talking with you soon.

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