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Layzdays establishes partnership with Sys2K’s Infinity DMS

Layzdays establishes partnership with Sys2K’s Infinity DMS (Oct. 20, 2014) -- " It has also been a big win for the many certified partners with whom we have instant electronic interface," said Sconnely. "Infinity is truly a tool that helps sales team increase sales, gross margins per sale, and provides detailed reporting so management can forecast monthly revenues and review in-depth reports.” Read More »

Southern RV announces key management appointments

Southern RV announces key management appointments (Oct. 20, 2014) -- Southern RV Supercenter, headquartered in Bossier City, La., has hired Steven Reynolds as chief financial officer , and Dusty Lofton as director of sales and finance. Read More »

Drew Industries third-quarter conference call scheduled

Drew Industries third-quarter conference call scheduled (Oct. 20, 2014) -- Drew Industries, a manufacturer of components for the RV and adjacent industries, will release its third-quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Friday, October 31. Read More »

Marine retailers group endorses AGWS warranty

Marine retailers group endorses AGWS warranty (Oct. 20, 2014) -- The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) has partnered with and exclusively endorses American Guardian Warranty Services and the Compass Marine Extended Service Agreement program, both for MRAA members and certified dealers. Read More »

Black Diamond sets third quarter conference call

Black Diamond sets third quarter conference call (Oct. 20, 2014) -- Black Diamond, business selling outdoor performance equipment and apparel, will hold a conference call on Monday, November 3 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss its financial results for the third quarter. Read More »

RVDA webinar offers prep for fixed absorption training

RVDA webinar offers prep for fixed absorption training (Oct. 20, 2014) -- "The online event is a valuable opportunity to determine if this workshop will be right for you," said Ryder. "It will also give you the tools to assess where your department is on its journey toward 100 percent fixed absorption." Read More »

Titan Sales and Consulting moves to bigger building

Titan Sales and Consulting moves to bigger building (Oct. 20, 2014) -- Titan Sales and Consulting started out small in 2002, but since then, the adhesive and sealant business has grown – so much so that it’s about to move into a facility twice the size of its current one. Read More »

Arrow Distributing seeks to develop RV aftermarket

Arrow Distributing seeks to develop RV aftermarket (Oct. 20, 2014) -- "We think our strongest selling point is our customer service which is strong because of our caring and knowledgeable employees," said Mullin. "The next selling point is probably our wide variety of dealer services that offer the best chances for dealers to sell the best products the industry has to offer." Read More »

SBA seeks nominations for small business awards

SBA seeks nominations for small business awards (Oct. 20, 2014) -- "For more than 50 years, SBA has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions in their local communities, and to our nation’s economy," said Goriel. Read More »

Fire destroys Rangeland RV dealership in Canada

Fire destroys Rangeland RV dealership in Canada (Oct. 20, 2014) -- Rangeland RV and Trailer Sales experienced a massive fire at 12:30 a.m. Oct 16 that destroyed the entire facility, showroom and parts and service areas, dealer principal Dania Filippetto reported today. At the time, there were six customer RVs in the dealership that are also complete write offs, she added. Read More »

Winnebago reports 8.4 percent drop in mean price of RVs

Winnebago reports 8.4 percent drop in mean price of RVs (Oct. 20, 2014) -- Winnebago Industries reported an 8.4 percent drop in its average selling price as the company sold more lower-priced motor homes in the fourth quarter, sending its shares down as much as 7 percent to a 16-month low. Read More »

Stay on top of search, mobile, social developments

Stay on top of search, mobile, social developments (Oct. 20, 2014) -- RV dealerships interested in learning more about how to stay ahead of competitors, keep campers interested and gain repeat customers may register now for RV Camping Connects free training. Read More »

28 of Top 50 RV dealers use IDS software

28 of Top 50 RV dealers use IDS software (Oct. 17, 2014) -- IDS customers ArrKann Trailer, from Edmonton, Alberta; ExploreUSA RV Supercenter in Plano, Texas; and Ketelsen Campers of Colorado in Wheat Ridge are three of five dealerships to also be recognized as “Blue Ribbon” dealers. Read More »

GE Capital earnings decline 21.5 percent

GE Capital earnings decline 21.5 percent (Oct. 17, 2014) -- In a separate financial report, GE Capital posted earnings of $1.492 billion compared to $1.903 billion the same period a year ago -- a 21.5 percent decline. Total revenue, less interest expense, was reported as $8.358 billion compared to $8.382 billion in the third quarter of 2013. Read More »

ARVC joins RVIA, RVDA to save park models with porches

ARVC joins RVIA, RVDA to save park models with porches (Oct. 17, 2014) -- “Park model RV owners could find their units condemned or forced to be removed from campgrounds by state or local officials. Campgrounds could be cited for allowing ‘non-RVs’ in their RV campgrounds," the letter read. Read More »