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Bank of America becomes RVDA Bronze sponsor

Bank of America becomes RVDA Bronze sponsor (Oct. 21, 2014) -- “Dealers are fortunate to have industry partners like Bank of America Merrill Lynch who share our commitment to this most important dealer education event of the year," said McCluskey. Read More »

Ron and Lisa Fenech make $5,000 donation to RVLC

Ron and Lisa Fenech make $5,000 donation to RVLC (Oct. 21, 2014) -- “Longtime donors like Ron and Lisa Fenech are great examples of why this industry prospering; they focus on the future. With our biggest education event of the year approaching, this generous donation will help us get the ball rolling for fundraising for the coming year,” said Pastore. Read More »

Stelter files third complaint against Camping World

Stelter files third complaint against Camping World (Oct. 21, 2014) -- Stetler alleges Camping World and their celebrity CEO, Marcus Lemonis, the star of CNBC's primetime show The Profit, who she had earlier rebuffed when he tried to buy her business in 2008, conspired with Bellissimo Entities to force RV Sales of Broward out of business. Read More »

Sika announces two job appointments

Sika announces two job appointments (Oct. 21, 2014) -- Ronald Beaudrie joins Sika Corporation as product engineer for industry and Region NA Automotive. Zachary Barnhart also joins Sika Corporation as product engineer for industry and Region NA Automotive. Read More »

Safe-T-Plus to host training event in Atlanta

Safe-T-Plus to host training event in Atlanta (Oct. 21, 2014) -- Attendees will learn to increase work order size by 200 to 300 percent through a diagnostic process that thoroughly exceeds customer expectations and how to increase profitability per ticket, per bay and per tech, the release noted. Read More »

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 »