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Podcast 131: Brian Schaeffer with TACO

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(March 24, 2017) -- Schaeffer explores the concept of yield management and how it can help campground owners better manage supply and demand to make more consistent revenue year round. He suggests that campgrounds look at each site and it amenities -- be it shade, large space, patio, probability of noise, etc. – and then set pricing for that site accordingly. He addresses new legislation prohibiting discrimination based on a criminal record, and explains why campgrounds are being scrutinized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Read More »

RV Industry supplier building new Indiana plant

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(March 24, 2017) -- Genesis Products held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for its new $10 million, 200,000-square-foot facility in Goshen. Genesis President Jon Wenger said the company will boost its production of laminated panels and interior components for the RV industry. Read More »

Nelson appointed president, CEO of Daimler Trucks

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(March 24, 2017) -- Roger Nielsen has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and its affiliated companies Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation and Detroit Diesel Corporation effective as of April 1. Read More »

Exhibit space opens soon for California RV Show

2017 California RV Show

(March 24, 2017) -- The new show layout will have room for 1,325 RVs in 1 million-square-feet of space with a beautifully landscaped campground front entrance. Manufacturers will be bringing their new 2018 models for the public to see for the first time. Read More »

Canadian inflation remains at 2% in February

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(March 24, 2017) -- The reading fell slightly short of market expectations for an unchanged 2.1 percent rate, but inflation continues to track above the Bank of Canada's first quarter forecast of 1.8 percent, said Economist Josh Nye. Read More »

Spartan Motors hosts 125 manufacturing companies

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(March 24, 2017) -- Spartan Motors has named St. Paul, Minn.-based Waterous as its Supplier of the Year. Additionally, Spartan recognized 12 suppliers with Spartan Diamond awards, and nine others earned Honorable Mention recognitions as part of Spartan's Annual Supplier Conference, held March 9, at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center, in Charlotte, Mich. Read More »

CFPB fines Experian $3 million for deception

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(March 24, 2017) -- “Experian deceived consumers over how the credit scores it marketed and sold were used by lenders,” said Cordray. “Consumers deserve and should expect honest and accurate information about their credit scores, which are central to their financial lives.” Read More »

Start up firm offers roof-top tent for cars

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(March 24, 2017) -- When iKamper revealed Skycamp it promised to change camping forever. The product? A hard shell, expandable tent that sits snugly on the roof of a car and unfolds into a stylish, comfortable tent in under a minute. Read More »