Evada, Terry Cooper to Join Redwood in Hershey

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Evada and Terry Cooper Redwood RV, a manufacturer of high-end residential fifth-wheels, announced that author Evada Cooper will be in the Redwood display at America’s Largest RV  Show, Sept. 14-20 in Hershey, Pa.  According to a press release, Cooper is a renowned RV cookbook author, RV lifestyle and RV kitchen seminar instructor. Visitors can register to win one of 10 cookbooks (The RV Centennial Cookbook – Celebrating 100 Years of RVing) autographed by Cooper. Cooper is a full-time... Read more

Skyline Reports 4Q Sales Gains; Net Loss Pared

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According to a company release, in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015, Elkhart, Ind.-based Skyline Corp., a manufacturer of modular housing and park model RVs, reported: Net sales from continuing operations of $49.6 million, an increase of 8% over net sales of $46 million in the year ago quarter. Net loss from continuing operations of $149,000 which included a $243,000 gain on sale of idle property, plant and equipment. By comparison, a net loss of $1.67 million from continuing operations occurred... Read more

Cequent Upgrading Online ‘Gooseneck Selector’

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Cequent Performance Products (CPP), a leading manufacturer of towing products and accessories, has introduced a new edition of the company’s gooseneck selector. According to a press release, the online system guides users through a step-by-step process of selecting the correct gooseneck hitch for their specific vehicle make and model. The tool is similar to that of Cequent’s existing selection technologies. “We recognize the trend of more and more people shopping online first before visiting... Read more

Dennis Dillon RV Names Scott Thorpe as VP, GM

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Boise, Idaho-based Dennis Dillon RV and Marine announced that Scott Thorpe has been named vice president and general manager for the Dennis Dillon RV Group. Thorpe is also vice president of sales and marketing for startup Omega RV, a towable builder operating in the former KIT production plant in Caldwell, Idaho. “Scott will continue to be responsible for our RV and marine retail operations in Boise and Westminster, Calif., while continuing to guide the sales, marketing and product development... Read more

ARG Announces 2 Promotions in Sales Divisions

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Allied Recreation Group (ARG), a leading manufacturer of Fleetwood RV, American Coach, Holiday Rambler and Monaco motorhomes, today announced two promotions in its American Coach and Fleetwood Sales divisions. Lenny Razo, a longtime member of the Fleetwood and American Coach sales division, has recently been promoted to the position of vice president of sales for both Fleetwood RV and American Coach. Matt Buckman, director of Fleetwood RV gas sales, has been promoted to director of sales for all... Read more

Roberts to Direct EverGreen RV Parts & Warranty

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Sherry Roberts The EverGreen family of companies has appointed Sherry Roberts as director of parts, warranty and service. According to a press release, Roberts will effectively develop and manage all service operations in a manner that promotes customer satisfaction, expedites service response time and enhances quality control. Her goal is to develop her team in a way that promotes exceptional customer service to both customers and dealers. “I’m an old school customer service professional,”... Read more

Grasshaven Outdoor Debuting New POS Displays

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Grasshaven point-of-sale display Grasshaven Outdoor is launching new point-of-sale merchandising displays to bring broader dealership access to Grasshaven’s RV lifestyle housewares line.  According to a press release, the new point-of-sale displays will feature scalable stand alone displays, wall mount displays and end-cap displays to complement Grasshaven’s signature kiosks already in dealerships nationwide.  These displays will feature a sampling of Grasshaven’s 900-plus products that... Read more

Ron Lee Planning to Revive Country Coach Brand

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Country Coach employees with Allure prototype The legendary Country Coach brand is about to make a comeback on the American road as a high-end, production-type Class A motorcoach if all goes according to the plans of Country Coach Corp. President & CEO Ron Lee. Lee is the younger brother of Bob Lee — founder and CEO of the original Junction City, Ore.-based Country Coach Inc. that was liquidated after bankruptcy in 2009. Ron Lee purchased the company’s assets and intellectual property... Read more

Lazydays Acquires Land to Expand Site in Florida

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Lazydays RV today (Aug. 25) announced the acquisition of a land parcel adjacent to its campus in the Tampa, Fla., area, further expanding the dealership’s assets and opening up opportunities for future growth. The parcel, including a vacant building and 14 additional service bays formerly owned by Lazydays founder Don Wallace and leased by him to Camping World Inc. for use as an RV parts and accessories store, includes 3.76 acres. With this addition, according to a press release, the Lazydays... Read more

Skyline will Display 4 Park Models at Open House

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Skyline park model interiors offer a residential feel During the week of the Elkhart County RV Open House, Skyline Corp. will display four park model RVs at its headquarters in Elkhart, Ind. Current and prospective dealers will be able to tour the Shore Park and Vacation Villa units – two will be CSA models and two will be ANSI models – as well as enjoy catered lunches, said Richard Florea, who was named Skyline’s president and CEO in January.  Founded in 1951 in Elkhart, Skyline Corp. is... Read more

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