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Campers Inn installs Sys2K software company-wide

Campers Inn installs Sys2K software company-wide (March 31, 2015) -- "We were looking for an innovative technology solution that would fit with where Campers Inn is headed," said Hirsch. "It offers many features and toggles to ensure we tighten our processes as we continue to grow." Read More »

Coast reports sales up 12.4 percent for fourth quarter

Coast reports sales up 12.4 percent for fourth quarter (March 31, 2015) -- "We are pleased with the positive sales momentum during the fourth quarter, and that momentum has continued through the first quarter of 2015," said Musbach. "We achieved the fourth quarter increase in sales despite the West Coast port strike which tied up our products for several weeks, increasing our costs and slowing our sales progress." Read More »

Dicor Products, United Shade add key staff

Dicor Products, United Shade add key staff (March 31, 2015) -- Justin McCuddy joins Dicor Products as an additional account manager for OEM sales of roofing membranes. Tim Wise has joined United Shade as an industrial process engineer and DeAnn Devenney has been added to the sales team of United Shade’s Contract Division. Read More »

MITO and fliCharge team up

MITO and fliCharge team up (March 31, 2015) — fliCharge International Ltd. (fliCharge), which designs, manufactures and markets the patented wire-free conductive charging technology, announced that MITO Corporation (MITO) has agreed to sell and distribute the fliCharge wire-free conductive charging technologies. Read More »

Lifestyle Luxury RV continues to expand sales nationally

Lifestyle Luxury RV continues to expand sales nationally (March 31, 2015) — As the Lifestyle Luxury RV brand continues its expansion with new dealers from coast-to-coast, it maintains its tight affiliation with the past - one of the most iconic camper clubs in the industry - the Carriage Travel Club, the organization announced in a press release. Read More »

Thetford/Norcold VP Wayne Lorek dies suddenly

Thetford/Norcold VP Wayne Lorek dies suddenly (March 31, 2015) — Funeral services will take place today, March 31, in Troy, Ohio, for Wayne P. Lorek, Thetford Corporation and Norcold Inc., vice president of operations, North America, who died suddenly Friday night, March 27. Read More »

Winnebago adds Dickey as Northwestern service manager

Winnebago adds Dickey as Northwestern service manager (March 31, 2015) — Winnebago Industries announced William (Bill) Dickey has joined the company as service district manager for the northwestern United States and western Canada. In his new position, he is responsible for assisting dealers in building strong service and parts operations. Read More »

NATDA to relaunch buyer’s guide

NATDA to relaunch buyer’s guide (March 31, 2015) -- “We are very excited about developing the industry’s only buyer’s guide. Our goal is to provide resources that benefit and connect our industry, which continues to be a top priority for NATDA” said Battle. Read More »

Chattanooga RV Show dealers said market improved

(March 31, 2015) -- RV sales are climbing back, and the proof is in the sales that dealerships are seeing, with numbers unmatched since before the recession in 2009. Read More »

Edward Rose retires from Drew Industries’ board

Edward Rose retires from Drew Industries’ board (March 31, 2015) -- Drew Industries today announced the retirement of Edward "Rusty" W. Rose, III from the company's board of directors. Read More »

Escapees offers Boondockers Welcome discounts

Escapees offers Boondockers Welcome discounts (March 31, 2015) -- The view may be of amber waves of grain or of the McDonald's parking lot, but it will be a free place to park where RVers don't have to worry about idling truck engines, security, or that dread knock on the window at 2 a.m., the release noted. Read More »

Consumer confidence rebounds in March

Consumer confidence rebounds in March (March 31, 2015) -- "Consumers’ assessment of current conditions declined for the second consecutive month, suggesting that growth may have softened in Q1, and doesn’t appear to be gaining any significant momentum heading into the spring months," said Franco. Read More »

All Valley RV Center marks 10th anniversary

All Valley RV Center marks 10th anniversary (March 31, 2015) -- Owners Troy Padgett and Bruce McGovern announced today the dealership will celebrate this accomplishment by having food, music, fun, prizes, and giveaways through April. Factory reps will be on hand during the weekends and all departments will have something special for past and future customers, the release noted. Read More »

Priority One to host seminar for NATDA members

Priority One to host seminar for NATDA members (March 31, 2015) -- "Regardless if you have a full finance department, have your staff handle their own financing or do it yourself, if not handled properly, there can be many hidden liabilities that put your dealership at risk," said Schulman. Read More »

Canadian GDP drops in January

Canadian GDP drops in January (March 31, 2015) -- "With the severe winter conditions persisting during February, any material rebound will likely be delayed until March," he added. "This, along with greater weakness in the energy sector, is likely to limit GDP growth in the first quarter of 2015 to a very modest 1.0 percent," said Ferley. Read More »