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IDS to host new technology seminar at RVDA expo

IDS to host new technology seminar at RVDA expo (Oct. 31, 2014) -- IDS has made extensive technological advancements in its vision for the “Dealership of 2020” to improve customer communication, serve customers more efficiently, and provide more earning potential for any RV dealership, the release noted. Read More »

Roadtrek unveils new website

Roadtrek unveils new website (Oct. 31, 2014) -- The website offers a brand new user experience with large, updated photography, easy to read product specs, simple to navigate menus, updated locators for dealers, service and rental providers and a revamped “Build Your Own” experience. Read More »

Dometic completes acquisition of Atwood Mobile

Dometic completes acquisition of Atwood Mobile (Oct. 31, 2014) -- Dometic Group today announced that the acquisition of Atwood Mobile Products has received clearance from U.S. anti-trust authorities, and the transaction has been completed. Still pending is the completion of Dometic's acquisition of Atwood's Australian business, which is subject to an Australian regulator's review, the Outdoor Wire reported. Read More »

Leisure Time becomes exclusive Airstream dealer in Okla.

Leisure Time becomes exclusive Airstream dealer in Okla. (Oct. 31, 2014) -- Leisure Time RV is the only RV dealer in Oklahoma that will be carrying the full line of Airstream products including all towable models, as well as their new Class B Touring Coaches, the dealership announced today. Read More »

Growing RV industry means more jobs for Michiana

(Oct. 31, 2014) -- With the increased sales and production in the RV industry, Michiana, in Elkhart, Ind., predicts it will need to hire more people to keep up with the demand to make RVs. Read More »

Skyline retains advisors to assist in strategic review

Skyline retains advisors to assist in strategic review (Oct. 31, 2014) -- Skyline today announced that its recently formed Special Committee of the Board of Directors has retained Western Reserve Partners as its financial advisor and Ice Miller as its legal advisor to assist the Special Committee in its evaluation of strategic initiatives. Read More »

The Richards Group starts campaign to expand appeal of RVs

The Richards Group starts campaign to expand appeal of RVs (Oct. 31, 2014) -- The RVIA and the Richards Group are launching a new campaign designed to broaden the appeal of RVs. They are marketing RVs as the ultimate source of tailgating fun. Read More »

Equine announces Ben Yates as national sales manager

Equine announces Ben Yates as national sales manager (Oct. 31, 2014) -- Equine Motorcoach, known for its all in one RV and horse transport, has steadily been increasing its product line and market reach in the horse industry since 2007. The company has added Equine Carriage horse trailers and Equine Carriage ST trucks and RVs to tow horse trailers to its product line. Read More »

RVDA members have a new hiring tool

RVDA members have a new hiring tool (Oct. 31, 2014) -- RVDA members have a new hiring tool endorsed by RVDA through the RV Assistance Corporation. RVDA’s endorsement of The Employment Network precedes the organization’s demonstration of this new staffing resource available to all RVDA members at the upcoming 2014 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo. Read More »

Drew Industries reports 2014 third quarter results

Drew Industries reports 2014 third quarter results (Oct. 31, 2014) -- Drew Industries Incorporated, a supplier of components for RVs and manufactured homes, reported net income of $15.5 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30. Read More »

Lazydays salutes military during November

Lazydays salutes military during November (Oct. 31, 2014) -- Lazydays has announced it will launch a “military appreciation” fundraiser in both the Tampa and Tucson locations. The month-long November initiative will support distinct military charities in each city, both designed to provide assistance to families of U.S. servicemen and women who have been injured in the line of duty. Read More »

Five ways to market an RV business in off-season

Five ways to market an RV business in off-season (Oct. 31, 2014) -- Seasonal marketers which think long-term and use their off-season time wisely can help tee their particular RV businesses up for when peak season begins again. Here’s what you need to be thinking about to keep your RV business on campers minds year round. Read More »

Bass Pro Shops to open location in Ontario

Bass Pro Shops to open location in Ontario (Oct. 31, 2014) -- When the doors of the Bass Pro Shops Niagara-on-the-Lake Outpost swing open Nov. 19, visitors will be amazed at how artisans have captured the beauty and outdoor opportunities found in this southern part of the Ontario province. Read More »

Outdoor Foundation reports half of America goes outdoors

Outdoor Foundation reports half of America goes outdoors (Oct. 31, 2014) -- Almost 143 million Americans, or 49.2 percent of the United States population, participated in an outdoor activity at least once in 2013, the Outdoor Foundation reported today. Although the actual number of outdoor participants increased since 2012, the participation rate fell slightly, due to population growth. Read More »

Torklift to launch mystery product at SEMA

Torklift to launch mystery product at SEMA (Oct. 30, 2014) -- Torklift International invites customers and dealers to post guesses about what the new product could be on their Facebook page at Facebook.com/TorkliftUSA. A drawing will be held among the people who guess to award them one of the new items. Read More »