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EverGreen RV sponsors Willpower raffle

EverGreen RV sponsors Willpower raffle (July 31, 2014) -- EverGreen Recreational Vehicles, LLC, is supporting Will Mishler with a raffle of a 6-foot by 12-foot $5,100 Stealth Titan trailer and the sale of wristbands to help offset some of the costs of his medical treatments. Read More »

Bob Goodman becomes Rydeen sales manager

Bob Goodman becomes Rydeen sales manager (July 31, 2014) -- Goodman will oversee Rydeen’s nationwide network of sales representatives as well as inside sales and direct accounts. In addition, he will provide a seasoned influence on the company’s product and feature development. Read More »

Space drawing for Tampa Supershow set for next week

Space drawing for Tampa Supershow set for next week (July 31, 2014) -- The Florida RV Trade Association (FRVTA) will hold the space drawing for the 2015 Florida RV SuperShow next week starting Aug. 5 and running through Aug. 7. Each manufacturer that has returned its contract with a deposit will be called during the drawing to pick a space in the show. Read More »

National Get Outdoors Day uses fun to fight obesity

National Get Outdoors Day uses fun to fight obesity (July 31, 2014) -- "Sedentary lifestyles are prompting an obesity epidemic that means today’s kids may live shorter lives than their parents," said Crandall. "Growing numbers of healthcare professionals now tout outdoor, active fun as a remedy to these trends." Read More »

Scott Fisher becomes Skyline sales, marketing manager

Scott Fisher becomes Skyline sales, marketing manager July 31, 2014) -- “We have been diligently working to completely restructure the RV business from unit designs to how we conduct our partnership with our dealers," said Emahiser. "John has been a large part of this success and his promotion is well deserved.” Read More »

Traffic: The lifeblood of a dealership business

Traffic: The lifeblood of a dealership business (July 31, 2014) -- "Now that you’ve established a website that reinforces your RV businesses unique selling proposition, you need eyeballs on that website every day. Our online properties are an extension of our physical business. So we need traffic to those properties. Targeted traffic, mind you -- not just random people." Read More »

EverGreen RV adds Tonia Conley to team

EverGreen RV adds Tonia Conley to team (July 31, 2014) -- With more than 12 years of experience in the RV industry she is an experienced parts writer. After a parts request is received, she ensures the parts are available and places orders with the shipping team. Read More »

Jayco announces management changes

Jayco announces management changes (July 31, 2014) -- Marc West becomes the vice president of customer service for the Jayco Motorhome Group. Dave Eash has accepted the position of vice president of customer service for the Jayco towable division. Brad Whitehead was named vice president of Jayco towable sales. Read More »

Spartan names Thomas Schultz as VP of HR

Spartan names Thomas Schultz as VP of HR (July 31, 2014) -- Spartan Motors announced the appointment of Thomas Schultz as vice president of human resources, effective today. Schultz will report to John Sztykiel, Spartan's chief executive officer. Read More »

Winnebago names director of specialty vehicles

Winnebago names director of specialty vehicles (July 31, 2014) -- Winnebago Industries has appointed Jamie Sorenson to the position of director of specialty vehicles. In his new position, Sorenson is responsible for the Metro transit bus and commercial vehicle production. Read More »

Don Reed offers monthly service advisor training

Don Reed offers monthly service advisor training (July 31, 2014) -- "Maximizing service absorption is so critical to a dealership’s financial success," said Reed. "The management team will gain insight into real world performance metrics and the actual profit potential for their dealerships." Read More »

Lance Camper dealers head to Ireland

Lance Camper dealers head to Ireland (July 31, 2014) -- Lance Camper will host a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Dublin, Ireland, this fall for select dealers and their guests who earned their trip based on wholesale performance over a designated period. Read More »

Roadtrek appoints new director of sales administration

Roadtrek appoints new director of sales administration (July 30, 2014) -- "Joe has been an integral part of the Roadtrek team for many years filling important roles for Roadtrek in territory management, marketing and event management. He brings a work ethic and diligence to his roles that have paid dividends for us," said Hammill. Read More »

Video: Coach Michael Burk interviews Marcus Lemonis

Video: Coach Michael Burk interviews Marcus Lemonis (July 30, 2014) -- "I knew at in order to be successful that I had to come up with something even at a young age that would differentiate myself from other people and I spent a lot of time focusing on what people do right, rather than what people do wrong," said Lemonis. "It gave me the juxtaposition to fix what's wrong." Read More »

Outdoor Retailer hosts open air demo

Outdoor Retailer hosts open air demo (July 30, 2014) -- Open Air Demo will offer show attendees unique access to the latest products and product experts from more than 130 leading outdoor brands, well before they are available to the market. The Open Air Demo experience puts the industry’s pioneering gear into the hands of key retail decision makers and media. Read More »