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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Neff Brothers RV featured on Podcast 30

Neff Brothers RV featured on Podcast 30 (Oct. 30, 2014) -- Episode 30 starts off with a brief description of the Workamper Rendezvous and the first-ever conference of the National RV Inspectors Association in Heber Springs, Ark. This week's guests are Bill and Ralph Neff, owners of Neff Brothers RV in Lorain, Ohio. The company, which specializes in RV rentals, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The Neff Brothers describe how they decided to get into the RV rental business and what they do to promote and manage their operation. Read More »

LKQ posts record sales in third quarter

LKQ posts record sales in third quarter (Oct. 30, 2014) -- LKQ Corporation, the grandparent of NTP-Stag and parent company of Keystone Automotive Operatons, today reported record revenue for the third quarter of 2014 of $1.72 billion, an increase of 32.6 percent as compared to $1.30 billion in the third quarter of 2013. Read More »

Airstream features San Francisco Giants coach

Airstream features San Francisco Giants coach (Oct. 30, 2014) -- “Tim is a perfect example of someone who has a passion for life and philanthropy that cannot be ignored," said Wheeler. "Whether on the road in his Airstream, coaching baseball or playing benefit concerts, his inspirational life embodies what it means to live riveted.” Read More »

Michael Rees to provide training at RVDA kick-off event

Michael Rees to provide training at RVDA kick-off event (Oct. 30, 2014) -- Rees will present, “Making an Impact: Customer Satisfaction in Fixed Operations,” which will underscore one of the main objectives of the society: to promote certification for the positive impact it has on consumer satisfaction. Read More »

Albuquerque dealer transforms online staff profiles

Albuquerque dealer transforms online staff profiles (Oct. 30, 2014) -- The entire staff at Rocky Mountain RV and Marine has been transformed for Halloween as their online profiles reflect a gruesome transformation, thanks to a crazy social media director. Read More »

Sika releases third quarter financials

Sika releases third quarter financials (Oct. 30, 2014) -- “We achieved further strong growth in the third quarter and, despite challenging market conditions worldwide, increased sales by over 11 percent and posted an above-average rise in net profit, said Jenisch. Read More »

Patrick Industries reports third quarter financial results

Patrick Industries reports third quarter financial results (Oct. 30, 2014) -- Patrick Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of building and component products for the RV, manufactured housing and industrial markets, today reported its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 28. Read More »

Spartan Motors reported earnings growth in third quarter

Spartan Motors reported earnings growth in third quarter (Oct. 30, 2014) -- Spartan Motors reported earnings growth in the third quarter of EPS of $0.09. Net sales increased 14.4 percent. Read More »