(Oct. 24, 2013) — That’s right, because a few government workers were not at their desks for 12 days, the IRS needs an extra 24 days to “allow adequate time to program and test tax processing systems,” according to an agency statement. What does that mean for the RV industry? Dealers know that many RV buyers rely upon their refunds to provide cash for down payments on RV purchases. With refunds delayed, so will RV purchases.
Day: October 24, 2013
(Oct. 24, 2013) — The three-day-event will feature seven local dealers “cleaning out” their new and used inventory to make room for new 2014 models. Vehicles on display include a wide selection of new and used recreation vehicles of all styles, brands and price ranges.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — In her new position, Denise Yeager is responsible for the Company’s WIT Club and brand licensing initiatives, including WIT Club Tours and the visitors’ center.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — Net sales for the third quarter of 2013 increased $33.7 million or 29.8 percent, to $146.6 million. The increase was primarily attributable to a 35 percent increase in the Company’s revenue from the RV industry, which represented approximately 70 percent of the Company’s third quarter 2013 sales.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — About 130,000 professionals from more than 130 countries are expected to attend the 2013 SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center Nov. 5-8. More than 2,500 exhibitors will cover more than 1 million square feet of floor space.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — “We welcome Brion to his new position with Winnebago Towables,” said Hernandez. “Brion is a veteran Winnebago Industries employee and he will be instrumental as we integrate many of the motorized sales, parts and service functions in Towables.”
(Oct. 24, 2013) — Pelland Advertising today announced the launch of a new responsive website for Copake KOA, the first park to be designated a KOA Holiday Campground in the state of New York.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — “Effective Oct. 31, Camping World RV Sales will acquire the assets of American RV Centers, Inc. Immediately thereafter, Camping World will embark on a major facilities renovation and expansion forcing temporary closing of the business. The process should take about 90 days to complete,” Albano wrote.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — Government Security News reports that TSA has selected Tennessee-based First Place Finish, Inc. to remodel a 2004 Coachmen Sportcoach Elite so the modified RV can serve as a mobile command post at disaster sites in and around the Memphis, Tenn., area.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — On Wednesday morning, the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly installed cabins at Narrow Lake Campground in Greene-Sullivan State Forest, reports the Greene County Daily World.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — A Southwick couple who fear they were gassed by crooks while they slept in their motorhome were left stranded in France for two weeks after robbers stole their keys, money and passports, reports The Argus.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — Some residents of the Town and Country R.V. Resort in Sanford are worried they’ll soon be out of a home, writes WFTV. The resort’s owner is trying to sell the land to possible developers.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — The Kentucky Horse Park Campground in Lexington will host the annual Halloween Campout Oct. 25-27, writes The Lane Report. The event will feature costume awards, trick or treating, kid’s crafts, a golf cart parade, entertainment and more.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — For one Martins River resident, the annual Thanksgiving holiday turned out to be an extra special one after campers from nearby Rayport Campground raised enough money to buy him a new four-wheeler, reports South Shore Now.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — Approximately 140 people attended the event, at which select vendors were honored in various categories for outstanding performance in supplying Newmar with various components and material used in production of high quality motorhome products, the company noted in a press release.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — AZFamily says a Mexican national was arrested Tuesday for attempting to smuggle nearly 141 pounds of marijuana in a truck camper through the Port of Douglas, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has presented its Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) and is inviting Georgians to comment, writes the Newton Citizen.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — On Wednesday afternoon, campground owners from across the state gathered at Longs Retreat Family Resort in Latham as part of the annual Ohio Campground Owners Association fall conference, reports the Chillicothe Gazette.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — Automotive News writes that Ford Motor Co. has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims that it sold defective Navistar diesel engines in its 2003-07 Super Duty pickups and E-series vans.
(Oct. 24, 2013) — Out And About Live reports that Dometic has launched GreenCare tabs, an environmentally-friendly motorhome waste solution.