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Campers Inn Acquires Ga.-Based Peco Campers

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Kingston, N.H.-based Campers Inn announced the acquisition of Peco Campers of Tucker, Ga. The dealership, representing Campers Inn’s 10th location, will remain open and continue to operate as Peco Campers. “Our success has enabled us to grow the Campers Inn family and we are delighted to welcome the newest member, Peco Campers,” said Jeff Hirsch, CEO of Campers Inn, in a press release. “We are excited about the opportunity that comes with entering the Atlanta-metro area and proud to add... Read more

SSI: Canadian Motorhome Sales up 4.9% for Oct.

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Editor’s Note: The data for October Canadian motorhome sales in the New Brunswick province was incomplete and are not included in totals. To offer a fair comparison the New Brunswick totals for 2013 have also been removed. Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales grew 4.9% in October and 1.5% for the first 10 months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. Forest River Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader year-to-date, capturing a 33.4% market share, followed... Read more

La Mesa Opening Up Fourth Dealership in Florida

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New La Mesa dealership in West Palm Beach La Mesa RV Center is marking the grand opening of a fourth sales center in Florida. Located in West Palm Beach, the state-of-the-art facility features a wide variety of top name new motorhomes and towables along with a large selection of certified pre-owned RVs. Jim Walters, president of La Mesa RV, attributed the grand opening of this location to the ongoing growth of RV ownership across the nation. “We continue to strive to provide the best customer... Read more

VIDEO 1: Holiday Greetings from Winnebago Ind.

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Today’s video offer a holiday greeting message from Winnebago Industries Inc. To view the video click here or scroll to the right side of the RVBUSINESS.com home page.  Read More →

Grasshaven Adds Lifestyle RV to Dealer Network

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Grasshaven product kiosk Boulder, Colo.-based Grasshaven Outdoor, a supplier of “premier RV housewares,” announced the addition of Lifestyle RV to the company’s growing dealer network. “At Lifestyle RVs we are always looking for quality and innovative products that will enhance the camping experience for our customers,” said Barry Lawson, president of Lifestyle RVs, in a press release. “Grasshaven will provide us with another avenue to create our customer experience. We... Read more

Equal-i-zer Earns Gold Award in TL Readers Poll

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Equal-i-zer Hitch once again received a Gold Award for the trailer hitch category in the Trailer Life Annual Readers’ Choice survey. According to a press release, Equal-i-zer is the only hitch to have ever received this recognition. Sue Seidlitz with Trailer Life reported there were 10,000 voters weighing in on all things related to trailers, campgrounds, hitches and trailer accessories. The survey was conducted online and allowed readers to choose from over a hundred brands, voting for their... Read more

Camping World Buying Tom Johnson, Dandy RV

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Marcus Lemonis Camping World Inc.’s 100-store-plus network of rolling stock RV dealerships has taken an appreciable step forward with the acquisitions of two high profile U.S. dealerships, Tom Johnson Camping Centers (TJCC) in Marion and Concord, N.C., and Dandy RV Superstore in Oxford, Ala., confirms Camping World Chairman and CEO Marcus Lemonis. This, of course, is big news for the industry at large, coming as it does amid an era of continuing consolidation. Tom Johnson’s, a regional powerhouse... Read more

Stat Surveys: Towable Sales Up 7.3% in October

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Retail sales of towable RVs climbed 7.3% in October from a year ago and 9% for the first 10 months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. Results by category showed: • Sales for the high-volume travel trailer sector grew 6.9% for the month and 10.9% year-to-date. • Fifth-wheel registrations were up 10.2% in October and 6% for the 10 months. • Folding camping trailer sales were down 7.3% for the month and 3.3% through October. • Recreational park trailer sales... Read more

‘Hall of Fame’ Announces Class of ’15 Inductees

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Hall of Fame honors inductees The RV/MH Heritage Foundation board announced the names of the next inductees into the RV/MH Hall of Fame representing the Class of 2015. The official induction ceremony will be held Aug. 3, 2015, at the Hall of Fame facility in Elkhart, Ind. “Congratulations to the 10 new honorees. All of them have had or are having outstanding careers and are richly deserving of this high honor,” said Foundation President Darryl Searer. Searer also applauded the work of the... Read more

Society of RV Pros Sees Success in Certification

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The Society of Certified RV Professionals announces the first group of newly certified or recertified individuals from dealerships participating in its recognition program. According to a press release, dealership participation in the program allows the society to publicize individuals’ certification achievements on the national level. A total of 75 individuals earned a certification between Aug. 1 and Dec. 10, 2014, through the Mike Molino RV Learning Center or the RVDA-RVIA RV Service Technician... Read more

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