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Forest River is bronze sponsor of RVDA convention

(July 20, 2017) -- “Dealers are fortunate to have strong educational support from key industry leaders like Forest River," said Shepherd. "Their commitment to affordable education for dealers makes all of our jobs easier and we all benefit from their contributions." Read More »

Canadian RV industry aids wildfire victims

(July 20, 2017) -- RV industry partners in Canada have, to date, donated more than $93,000 to Red Cross efforts to aid victims of wildfires raging across British Columbia. Dealers have also donated RVs for temporary housing. Read More »

Missoula KOA celebrates 50th anniversary

(July 20, 2017) -- That first year in 1967, the campground hosted just more than 4,000 nights of camping. Now, the park hosts 25,000 camper nights each year, and has logged a total of more than 850,000 camper nights over the past 50 years. Read More »

Brown and Brown seeks Calif. account rep

(July 20, 2017) -- Brown and Brown Insurance is searching for an account executive in California to join our winning team. Our office, B&B of Kentucky is highly known in the RV Industry. We are a close working team tgat functions easily without micro management. Read More »

Mercedes rolls out luxury pickup truck

(July 19, 2017) -- The Mercedes model will be available initially with two diesel options as well as a gasoline engine. The top-of-the-line V6 diesel will be available as of mid-2018 and starts at $43,200. Read More »

Podcast 144 features author, speaker Simon Bailey

(July 13, 2017) -- This week’s podcast guest is Simon Bailey, a former sales director for the Disney Institute and the author of seven books, including Shift to Brilliance. He has identified some interesting trends when it comes to customer service that will interest RV dealers and campground owners alike. Read More »

Podcast 143 features Ford RV Refrigeration Center

(July 6, 2017) -- Roger and Onna Lee Ford are the founders of Ford RV Refrigeration Repair Network, a company in Benton, Kentucky, that has been providing a valuable service to RV owners for many years that is underreported and often underappreciated. Working together, the Fords have created a nationwide network of RV refrigerator repair technicians and centers that operate under the radar of RV dealerships – and their business is booming. On the show, the Fords provide a little history behind the training center and explain the services they provide to RV owners as well as talk about a business opportunity available in absorption refrigerator repair. Read More »

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 »