Colors on Parade Featured at 2016 Women in Automotive Conference in Orlando

The Second Annual Women in Automotive Conference was held June 26-28 in Orlando, Florida. Colors on Parade was well represented by Tara Rixey, Claire Garstka, Maureen Sander and Rose James. These women had the opportunity to learn and be inspired by leaders in the automotive industry from around the country. Currently, the percentage of female […]


It’s a New Year. Everyone is hoping to lose all that extra holiday weight, save money or become more organized. But before you start compiling your own list of resolutions you hope to keep through at least February, be sure to keep your car in mind. Or if you’re looking to incorporate your car needs […]

Tips for Helping to Prepare Your Car (And You!) For The Holidays

It’s about to be that time of the year again, the holidays. The time when you race around whipping up casseroles, wrapping gifts and wishing you had a third arm to wrangle all the kids and family members into the car to drive to Grandma’s house. We’ve all been there. Some of us even deserve […]

2015 Colors on Parade Fall Area Developer Conference

The Colors on Parade Fall Area Developer Conference was held at the Breakers Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC last week. 42 area developers from across the United States were in attendance, and the conference was a major success. The Colors on Parade family had a great time catching up, sharing best practices and learning from […]

Women in Automotive

The automotive industry is a major industrial and economic force worldwide. Manufacturing close to 60 million cars and trucks a year, it is responsible for almost half the world’s consumption of oil. The industry employs four million people directly, and many more indirectly. The automotive industry provides well-paying jobs with good benefits, has heavy linkages […]

Top 3 Reasons Franchising is a Good Business Move

With more than 200 franchisees across the United States, being ranked as one of the nation’s top franchise systems, and more than 25 years of experience in teaching repairs, it has never been a better time to become a Franchise with Colors on Parade! You’re your own boss No, seriously you will be your own […]

Break the cycle of cliché gifts this year and give your mom something that will have the neighbor jealous!

It’s that time of year again! You know, the time of year where you are so busy that you wait until the very last minute to get your mother that perfect gift. Don’t worry; we completely understand how life can be but it’s time to step your game up. Sure your mom loves the flowers […]

Multi Unit Franchising Development Conference

Colors on Parade is growing daily by leaps and bounds. In the past year Colors on Parade has gained 21 new operator franchisees and one new area developer. Growth leads to responsibility and opportunity. One way COP is stepping up is by getting involved in the industry. The Franchise Leadership and Development Conference held in […]

2014 Semiannual Area Developer Conference

The semiannual Colors on Parade AD Conference took place last week in Oklahoma City and was a big success to say the least! As always, the Colors on Parade family were very excited for the event. Area Developers from across the U.S. had a great time bonding and celebrating. As COP family members arrived in […]

Franchisee Making Impact in Local Community

Jason Stocks, franchisee for Colors On Parade at the Myrtle Beach office is making an impact in his local community. Since beginning his career with COP, Hyatt Automotive Group has been one of his most consistent customers. Hyatt Automotive Group owns the Hyatt Buick GMC and the Myrtle Beach Hyundai dealerships. Because of the outstanding […]