RETAIL PULSE Features Dixie RV Superstore

June 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Crosby Forrest While it puts plenty of Americans to the financial test, the Great Recession should enhance the profitability of RV industry survivors, maintains Crosby Lane Forrest, vice president and managing partner of Dixie RV Superstore in Newport News, Va. “The downturn has made the industry leaner and will make it a more profitable center for everybody (survivors) from manufacturers down to dealers and service centers,” said Forrest, whose dealership is mapping expansion plans. “They’ve... Read more

Bretz Sees Cup Half Full in 2010, Despite Lingering Effects of the Recession & Continuing Credit Issues

May 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Bretz RV & Marine carries a wide variety of brands from Tiffin to Winnebago to Airstream, Newmar, Keystone and Forest River RV sales in the Great Northwest have been picking up, with product value perception being a key market driver, according to Bretz RV & Marine in Missoula, Mont. A well known dealership for years in industry circles originally launched as a mom-and-pop operation in 1967 by Frank and Vi Bretz, Bretz RV & Marine relocated several times as it expanded and outgrew each... Read more