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Torklift establishes $15 minimum wage for employees

Torklift establishes $15 minimum wage for employees (Aug. 29, 2014) -- With Washington State legalizing marijuana, 70 percent of perspective employees are failing drug screening tests. Now that fast food workers in Seattle receive $15 per hour, Torklift's new hiring wage increase is critical in order for the firm to be competitive in the job market, Taylor explained. Read More »

Dr. Shrink appears on Inc 5000 list

Dr. Shrink appears on Inc 5000 list (Aug. 29, 2014) -- "We've made the cut four years in a row and we're still as excited and appreciative as we were the first time," said Stenberg. "Our entire team works very hard to provide the best products and service to our customers. It's nice to be recognized for that." Read More »

The ’40-hour workweek’ is a full seven hours longer

The ’40-hour workweek’ is a full seven hours longer (Aug. 29, 2014) -- Adults employed full time in the U.S. report working an average of 47 hours per week, almost a full workday longer than what a standard five-day, 9-to-5 schedule entails. In fact, half of all full-time workers indicate they typically work more than 40 hours, and nearly four in 10 say they work at least 50 hours, Gallup reported today. Read More »

EFOY Go offers portable power for outdoor activity

EFOY Go offers portable power for outdoor activity (Aug. 29, 2014) -- “Our products provide reliable power in any weather, location and season. EFOY Go now expands our offering towards intelligent, easy-to-use and easy-to-carry mobile back up and emergency power supplies," said Podesser. Read More »

Cequent debuts at Woodward Dream Cruise

Cequent debuts at Woodward Dream Cruise (Aug. 29, 2014) -- The company’s 22-foot by 10-foot mobile advertisement featured Draw-Tite and Reese -- two of Cequent’s most popular brands. The moving billboard traveled in a loop from Ferndale to Pontiac, covering more than one hundred miles during the two-day cruise. Read More »

The perks of being a motorhome specialist

The perks of being a motorhome specialist (Aug. 28, 2014) -- The business started in 1999 selling just pre-owned RVs. In fact, the site was so small, it had room for just six motorhomes, two offices and one service bay, said O’Banion. Today, it has the longest Interstate frontage of any RV dealership in the country -- more than a 1/4 mile -- and 160 acres acquired to display more than 650 motorhomes, all of which are hooked up to 50-amp power. Read More »

Why RV businesses need to use social media

Why RV businesses need to use social media (Aug. 28, 2014) -- Social media used to belong only to young people who were enthusiastic about connecting to their real and virtual friends in a hassle-free way. All that changed when it became apparent that everyone now turns to a form of social media to get help and information about the news, products and services. Read More »

Neff Brothers RV celebrates 10th anniversary

Neff Brothers RV celebrates 10th anniversary (Aug. 28, 2014) -- We stood out front of the building the other day and gazed at a completely empty lot and were actually in awe of ourselves," said Ralph Neff. "That’s when we knew we were heading into the next decade of our business plan with guns blazing.” Read More »

Sports Illustrated Tailgate Tour kicks off Saturday

Sports Illustrated Tailgate Tour kicks off Saturday (Aug. 28, 2014) -- Sports Illustrated and GoRVing have teamed up for the second consecutive year to produce a 10-city tour of college campuses and stadiums in celebration of two of America's great pastimes: Tailgating and RVing. Read More »

Wallace puts old Camping World store up for sale

(Aug. 28, 2014) -- "I am excited about working with Don on this project," said Mancinelli. "The facility in the heart of the complex offers a tremendous opportunity for creative thinking dealers, suppliers or vendors to provide extra value to all RV owners.” Read More »

Albuquerque dealers chillin’s in ALS challenge

Albuquerque dealers chillin’s in ALS challenge (Aug. 28, 2014) -- Rocky Mountain RV and Marine believes in giving back to the community, so the company started an Albuquerque RV dealership chain reaction by challenging Myers RV Center to participate in the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” and get donations rolling in. Read More »

Seeking Alpha sings praises about Winnebago

Seeking Alpha sings praises about Winnebago (Aug. 28, 2014) -- A look at Winnebago's numbers, however, shows that Winnebago has actually been able to bounce back much quicker than its main industry, primarily because of brand strength and a growing focus on towables, a strong, fast-growing market, Guenette explained. Read More »

The NTP Expo returns to Las Vegas in 2015

The NTP Expo returns to Las Vegas in 2015 (Aug. 28, 2014) -- NTP Distribution will be returning to the “scene of success” when the Expo makes its reappearance at the Venetian Resort and Sands Convention Center Feb. 3 to 5 in Las Vegas. Read More »

U.S. second quarter GDP growth revised higher

U.S. second quarter GDP growth revised higher (Aug. 28, 2014) -- "Today’s revised numbers continued to confirm that activity rebounded sharply after the weather-related decline in the first quarter," said Ferley. "The second-quarter rebound occurred with a slightly more favorable composition of output, thereby reflecting stronger net exports, business investment, and a smaller inventory build." Read More »

McMahon’s lawyer rips GE in court filing

McMahon’s lawyer rips GE in court filing (Aug. 27, 2014) -- "This was never a problem and debtor and GE had a good relationship until GE decided to change the operating procedure and, among other things, changed the measurement of debtor’s performance," Goe wrote. "Such change caused debtor, pursuant to GE’s new procedure, to appear less desirable, even though debtor’s actual performance had not changed." Read More »