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Opinion: Sour grapes or legitimate Jayco complaint?

(July 6, 2017) -- Groucho Marx once noted, “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.” Corporate politics is no different. Pull up a chair and grab some popcorn, folks. This circus will be highly entertaining. Read More »

Jayco sues National Indoor RV Centers

(July 6, 2017) -- "NIRV-Texas knows that there are other dealers located in Texas that are licensed and authorized to sell Entegra Coach products," the complaint noted. "NIRV-Texas and Morell know that what they are doing is illegal. They have attempted to cover-up what they are doing because they know it is illegal." Read More »

Alberta: Armed men attempt to steal camper from site

(July 3, 2017) -- Police said the victims heard a truck back into their campsite and exited their travel trailer to find out what was going on. Once outside, police said an unknown man pointed a rifle at the victims while another man attempted to hitch the campers’ flat deck trailer containing two quads to a Ford F350 truck. Read More »

Bank of Canada sets optimistic tone for economy

(June 30, 2017) -- "Expected future sales growth and hiring intentions both rose with the latter easily hitting a record high," said Janzen. "Investment intentions dipped but from a very high Q1 reading that matched the second-highest on record. Read More »

Michigan campgrounds report holiday availability

(June 30, 2017) -- The Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds of Michigan (ARVC Michigan) is reporting plenty of availability for tenters, RVers and cabin/cottage-dwellers at privately-owned and operated campgrounds throughout the state for the upcoming weekend. Read More »

J.D. Wright to rep TecNiq in Canada

(June 30, 2017) -- "We're pleased that J.D. Wright is representing TecNiq and expanding our OEM market share," said Bailey. "They have a rock-solid reputation with manufacturers across their territory, and bring great energy and experience to their role." Read More »

16 booths still available for RVDA convention

(June 30, 2017) -- “There are still plenty of prime spaces available on the floor, but they are going fast. Many first-time exhibitors who tried the show last year are returning due to the high traffic they experienced at our expo,” Newhouse added. Read More »

Bison rams couple at Yellowstone

(June 30, 2017) -- Park officials say 74-year-old Theodore Schrader and 72-year-old Patsy Holmes of Heber City, Utah, were on a boardwalk when the bison approached Wednesday. The animal "butted" Patsy Holmes, who was pushed into her husband. Read More »

Hospitality industry seeks bigger role in national parks

(June 30, 2017) -- The hospitality industry hopes Trump’s desire to cut the National Park Service’s (NPS) budget, combined with the GOP’s long-standing goal of moving federal functions to the private sector, presents an opportunity to make inroads in campgrounds, fee collection and other services at parks. Read More »

Jayco announces two key appointments

(June 30, 2017) -- Jayco announced the addition of two key employees today. Renée Jones has joined Matt Thompson and the Jayco management team as director of corporate marketing. Donna Reese has joined Marc Hauser and his towable sales team. Read More »

RVIA releases 2016 RV Industry Profile

(June 29, 2017) -- The 2016 Industry Profile provides a detailed look at RV production and shipment statistics, including historical comparisons of shipment figures and dollar volume as well as production breakdowns by product type and shipment destination. Read More »