Day: April 28, 2016

(April 28, 2016) — Lance Camper Mfg. Corp. has entered into a marketing partnership with Shimano American Corp. based in Irvine, Calif. As part of the agreement, Lance has loaned a truck camper and toy hauler to Shimano’s event marketing team that is currently on tour across the southeast.

(April 28, 2016) — “The acquisition of 5 Seasons is part of the mission to consolidate our position in the Canadian market,” said Thibert. “By adding this company, we broaden our sales force across Canada and obtain our strategic objectives.”

(April 28, 2016) — National Products today introduced its Extreme Mosaic brand of RV step mats.

(April 28, 2016) — The U.S. economy sputtered in the first quarter to the lowest growth in two years, expanding just 0.5 percent as business slashed investment by the steepest rate since the Great Recession, Market Watch reported.

(April 28, 2016) — Cruise Inn has signed its first location in Florida, adding Compass RV Park in St. Augustine. Formerly called Indian Forest Campground and under new ownership, Compass RV Park is located just off I-95.

(April 28, 2016) — Bailey of Bristol is expanding its Parts Direct operation to provide caravan and motorhome owners with a new level in customer service. The company’s existing operation looks set to benefit further from the re-location to much larger and more conveniently located premises, a release from the group stated.

(April 28, 2016) — Crews have contained most of a wildfire that has burned nearly 2,000 acres of forestland in a state park in upstate New York.

(April 28, 2016) — Just because you’re camping doesn’t mean someone has to divorce themselves from devices. Here are the best outdoor Bluetooth speaker, tablet, light, solar charger and smartphone case.

(April 28, 2016) — Katy Lake RV Resort, one of the newest RV resorts in the Houston area, has won the “Accommodations of the Year Award” from the Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO).

(April 28, 2016) — A Bowling Green, Mo., man is in custody after he allegedly set fire to the camper that he and his girlfriend were going to use to go camping.

(April 28, 2016) — Sagebrush RV Park and Storage is now open and offering allotted spaces south of Rooney Park and the Workforce Solutions offices on U.S. 285 (Sanderson Highway).

(April 28, 2016) — The residents of nearly 100 homes in St. Anthony, Minn., were told Wednesday that they would have to pack up and leave within a year’s time. According to the owners of Lowry Grove, a trailer park located off the 2500 block of Lowry Avenue N.E., the property is being sold to a developer.

(April 28, 2016) — Joshua Moore, a local Carlsbad, N.M., resident, received a temporary use permit to build a new RV park on the 2400 block of E. Greene St. at Tuesday’s city council meeting.

(April 28, 2016) — Fallout from a proposed RV park along the East Two River provoked more rancor within Tower, Minn., city council here on Monday, this time over an appointment to the city’s planning and zoning commission.

(April 28, 2016) — Patrick Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of building and component products for the recreational vehicle, manufactured housing and industrial markets, today reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 27.

(April 28, 2016) — Independence RV on West Colonial Drive operates on a small, leased lot and has been in the Winter Garden, Fla., community for 30 years. The dealership may be small, but its impact in the RV market is nationally recognized.

(April 28, 2016) — A veteran Las Vegas police K-9 officer is denying that he burned his recreational vehicle trailer in January for insurance money in Las Vegas, Nev.

(April 28, 2016) — The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association reports RV shipments have improved every month of 2016 over the same month last year.

(April 28, 2016) — Recently sold at auction for $159,500 and first reported by Outside Magazine, the restored van is a 23-window 1963 Microbus in its original two-tone color of turquoise and blue white. This beauty has all the whistles, like a safari windshield, full-length sunroof, and 50-brake horsepower four-cylinder engine.

(April 28, 2016) — When outdoor recreation retailer Cabela’s reports its first quarter results on April 28, a major topic that will loom over the proceedings will be whether the company is on the verge of being acquired by rival Bass Pro Shops.


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