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Boomerang acquires United Roll Forming division

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(May 1, 2017) -- “We are excited to not only continue the legacy of the classic 'continental kit' tire cover that URF has manufactured for decades, but also to introduce additional custom variations that will offer RV customers more unique ways to personalize their vehicles,” said Fischer. Read More »

IN: County considers tax abatement plan for PullRite

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(May 1, 2017) -- The proposal would save $192,000 in property taxes for the 85-employee company, which has outgrown its existing 25,000-square-foot facility, and plans to build a 20,000-square-foot addition for manufacturing and a 14,000-square-foot addition for research and development. Read More »

RBC: How vulnerable is the Canadian economy?

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(May 1, 2017) -- "Price gains in and around the Toronto region are at eye-watering levels, raising red flags about the stability of the market and prompting intervention by the Ontario government," said Cooper. "How vulnerable is the Canadian economy to a housing downturn?" Read More »

CampgroundViews partners with RoverPass

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(May 1, 2017) -- The companies have integrated their two proprietary systems to make it easier to virtually tour campgrounds and reserve campsites. The partnership is a targeted effort by the two young companies to re-shape the classic camping industry. Read More »

Foretravel recalls 81 to fix loose ball joints

Product recall

(May 1, 2017) -- Foretravel is recalling 81 2012 to 2018 ih-45, Phenix and Nimbus motorhomes because the ball joints on the independent front suspension (IFS) modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported. Read More »

Camping World acquires Gander Mountain, Overton’s

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(May 1, 2017) -- Camping World was chosen as the winning bidder at a bankruptcy auction April 28 for certain assets of Gander Mountain and its Overton’s boating business. The company plans to designate some Gander Mountain locations as Camping World stores. Read More »

Wilkins RV tech joins elite certification group

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(May 1, 2017) -- “As a dealership, we take a lot of pride in the professionalism and technical expertise of our RV technicians. We are very proud of Clint and the commitment he has made to his profession and our customers,” said Wilkins. Read More »

Web Advise podcast explores website calls to action

Web Advise Podcast

(May 1, 2017) -- In this week's episode of the Web Advise video podcast, Braden Walker talks about the importance of incorporating calls to action, or CTAs, on a website. He covers how to utilize them and even what they should look like for the greatest effectiveness. Read More »

U.S. consumer spending rises in March

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(May 1, 2017) -- "A 0.3 percent tick increase in spending in volume terms provides the first sign that spending is bouncing back after a weak 0.3 percent annualized increase in all of the first quarter that looks decidedly out of line with underlying strength in labor markets, rising consumer confidence, and still extremely low interest rates," said Janzen. Read More »

RVAA seeks Product of the Year submissions

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(May 1, 2017) -- The RV Aftermarket Association Conference Committee is seeking submissions for the 2017 Product of the Year Award to be announced during the group's annual executive conference Aug. 14 to 18 in San Diego, Calif. Read More »

Moix RV sponsors memorial 5K run

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(May 1, 2017) -- Moix RV sponsored the running of the second annual Mary Jane Moix Memorial 5K Saturday. The event is held annually to raise money for pancreatic cancer awareness. Read More »

RVDR editor guest on RVing Life Show

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(May 1, 2017) -- The sixth episode of RVing Life features RV Daily Report Editor Greg Gerber as a guest as he offers insight from 17 years of visiting hundreds of dealerships and attending more than 130 RV shows. Read More »