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SSI: Canadian Towable Sales Fall 26% in May

July 19, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

                                                                                                                                               Year-over-year Canadian towable retail sales declined 25.9% in May and 17.5% for the first five months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. All categories were down in May, as the sector has registered negative sales totals every month this year compared with 2013.

Results by segment showed:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector fell 24.2% in May and 15.9% year-to-date.

• Canadian fifth-wheel sales declined 30% for the month and 20.4% through May.

• Folding camping trailer registrations declined 35.2% in May and 27.3% for the five months.

• Canadian sales of recreational park trailers were down 14.8% for the month and 31.7% year-to-date.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towables sales leader through May with a 39.8% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (30.7%) and Jayco Inc. (16%).

Thor was also the leader in travel trailer sales for the five months, holding a 39.4% market share, while Forest River was No. 2 (28.6%) and Jayco was No. 3 with a 17.6% share.

Thor was the leader in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector year-to-date, capturing a 49.2% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting a 31.7% share followed by Jayco at 8.3%. In the park model sector, Thor held a 42% market share while Forest River garnered an 18.8% share followed by General Coach (14.5%).

Forest River led Canadian folding camping trailer sales for the five months with a 66.7% market share while Jayco posted a 24.6% share.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports, contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or (616) 446-8179 (cell).

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SSI: Canadian Towable Sales Off 12.1% for Feb.

April 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

                                                                                                                                               Year-over-year Canadian towable retail sales decreased 12.1% in February and 9.3% for the two months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc.

Results by segment showed:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector fell 8.4% in February and 6.2% year-to-date.

• Canadian fifth-wheel sales declined 18.9% for the month and 14.3% through February.

• Folding camping trailer registrations declined 25% in February and 19.4% for the two months.

• Canadian sales of recreational park trailers, which totaled three units, were down 90% for the month and 80% year-to-date.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towables sales leader through February with a 35.8% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (31.9%) and Jayco Inc. (12.6%).

Thor was also the leader in travel trailer sales for the two months holding a 33.9% market share, while Forest River was No. 2 (30.1%) and Jayco was No. 3 with a 14.3% share.

Thor was the leader in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector year-to-date, capturing a 46.9% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting a 32.1% share followed by Jayco at 6.2%. In the park model sector, Thor and Woodland Park were the only manufacturers to post sales.

Forest River led Canadian folding camping trailer sales for the two months with a 70.4% market share while Jayco posted a 20.4% share and Chalet RV Manufacturing held a 7.4% share.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports, contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or (616) 446-8179 (cell).

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SSI: Canadian Towable Sales Off 7% in January

March 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Year-over-year Canadian towable retail sales decreased 7% in January, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc.

Results by segment showed:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector dipped 5.3% in January.

• Fifth-wheel sales decreased 9.2% for the month.

• Folding camping trailer registrations declined 6.7% in January.

• January sales of recreational park trailers, which totaled two units, were down 60%.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towables sales leader in January with a 34.4% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (33.3%) and Jayco Inc. (13.9%).

Thor was also the leader in travel trailer sales for the month holding a 32% market share, edging Forest River (30.7%), while Jayco was No. 3 with a 16.3% share.

Thor was the leader in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector in January, capturing a 44.5% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting a 36.1% share followed by Jayco at 6.7%. In the park model sector, Thor and Woodland Park each sold one unit in January.

Forest River led Canadian folding camping trailer sales for the month with a 71.4% market share while Jayco posted a 21.4% share and Chalet RV Manufacturing held a 7.1% share.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports, contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or (616) 446-8179 (cell).

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SSI: Canadian Trailer Sales Drop 15.5% For Nov.

January 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Year-over-year Canadian towable retail sales declined  for the second straight month, down 15.5% in November, while registrations for the first 11 months were up 3.5%. According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc., results by segment showed:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector plunged 14.8% in November but gained 7.2% for the 11 months.

• Fifth-wheel sales decreased 13.8% for the month and 3.9% year-to-date.

• Folding camping trailer registrations declined 20% in November and 9.7% for the 11 months.

• Sales of recreational park trailers retreated 48.4% for the month and 16.7% year-to-date.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towables sales leader through November with a 35.7% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (16.2%) and Jayco Inc. (15.5%). The Forest River Group, which includes the company’s towable building divisions in a “consolidated” report by Statistical Surveys, earned a 32.9% share year-to-date.

Thor was also the leader in travel trailer sales year-to-date holding a 33.9% market share while Jayco was No. 2 with a 17.3% share while Forest River held a 15.1% share.

Thor held a commanding lead in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector through November, capturing a 49.3% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting a 16.8% share followed by Forest River’s Palomino RV division at 9.3%. Thor was also No. 1 in park model sales with a 45.8% market share while General Coach was No. 2 (21.2%) and Forest River third (18.6%).

Forest River led Canadian folding camping trailer sales for the 11 months with a 31.3% market share while Jayco posted a 31% share and Forest River’s Coachmen RV division held a 21.4% share.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports, contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or (616) 446-8179 (cell).

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SSI: Canadian Towable RV Sales Flat in August

October 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Year-over-year Canadian retail sales of towable RVs were flat in August, up 1.7%, while registrations for the first eight months rose 3.3%. According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc., results by segment showed:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector grew 6.3% in August and 6.9 % for the eight months.

• Fifth-wheel sales declined 7.6% for the month and 4.5% year-to-date.

• Folding camping trailer registrations fell 13.5% in August and 10.1% for the eight months.

• The recreational park trailers segment fell 21.8% for the month and 3.5% year-to-date.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towables sales leader through August with a 35.5% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (16.2%) and Jayco Inc. (15.8%). The Forest River Group, which includes the company’s towable building divisions in a “consolidated” report by Statistical Surveys, earned a 31.7% share for August.

Thor was also the leader in travel trailer sales year-to-date with a 34% market share while Jayco was No. 2 with a 17.5% share while Forest River held a 14.9% share.

Thor held a commanding lead in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector through August, capturing a 48.8% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting a 16.9% share followed by Forest River’s Palomino RV divison at 9.5%. Thor was also No. 1 in park model sales with a 45.5% market share, General Coach was No. 2 (23.5%) and Forest River third (16.6%).

Jayco led the Canadian folding camping trailer sales for the eight months with a 31.4% market share while Forest River posted a 30.9% share and Forest River’s Coachmen RV division held a 21.5% share.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports, contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or (616) 446-8179 (cell).

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SSI: Canadian Towable Sales Rise 2.4% in June

August 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Year-over-year Canadian retail sales of towable RVs gained 2.4% in June and were flat for the first six months, up 1.3%. According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc., results by segment showed:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector rose 4.2% in June and 4.7% for the six months.

• Fifth-wheel sales edged down 2.2% for the month and 5.8% year-to-date.

• Folding camping trailer registrations fell 3% in June and 9.8% for the six months.

• The recreational park trailers segment grew 8.8% for the month, but declined 23.9% year-to-date.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towables sales leader through June with a 35.5% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (16.3%) and Jayco Inc. (16%).

Thor was also the leader in travel trailer sales year-to-date with a 34% market share while Jayco was No. 2 with a 17.6% share, followed by Forest River with a 15.1% share.

Thor held a commanding lead in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector through June, capturing a 48.8% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting a 16.9% share followed by Palomino RV at 10.1%. Thor was also No. 1 in park model sales with a 57.3% market share followed by Forest River (15.2%) and General Coach (10.1%).

Jayco led the Canadian folding camping trailer sales for the six months with a 32.3% market share while Forest River posted a 31.4% share and Forest River’s Coachmen RV division held a 20.5% share.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports, contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or (616) 446-8179 (cell).

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SSI: March Canadian Towable Sales Off 21.7%

June 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Year-over-year Canadian retail sales of towable RVs fell 21.7% in March and 16.7% for the first quarter, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based firm noted that data for Canada is experiencing a delay, and once it is complete for the month Stat Surveys will put the data into the correct months.

Results by segment showed:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector retreated 19.1% in March and 15% for the three months.

• Fifth-wheel sales edged dropped 27.6% for the month and 19.3% year-to-date.

• Folding camping trailer registrations declined 28% in March and 26.1% for the three months.

• Recreational park trailers segment dropped 47.8% for the month and 35.7% year-to-date.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towables sales leader through March with a 36.8% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (15.6%) and Jayco Inc. (13.4%).

Thor was also the leader in travel trailer sales year-to-date with a 34.6% market share while Jayco was No. 2 with a 15.1% share, followed by Forest River with a 14.3% share.

Thor held a commanding lead in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector through March, capturing a 50.7% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting a 16.4% share followed by Palomino RV at 8.2%. Thor was also No. 1 in park model sales with a 63% share followed by Forest River (11.1%) and General Coach (7.4%).

Forest River led Canadian folding camping trailer sales for the three months with a 33.7% market share while Jayco posted a 29.9% share and Forest River’s Coachmen RV division held a 20.7% share.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports, contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or (616) 446-8179 (cell).

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SSI: Feb. Canadian Towable Sales Down 5.2%

April 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Year-over-year Canadian retail sales of towable RVs fell 5.2% in February and 9.5% for the two months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc.

Results by segment showed:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector retreated 4.7% in February and 9.3% for the two months.

• Fifth-wheel sales edged down 3% for the month and declined 6.9% year-to-date.

• Folding camping trailer registrations declined 21.9% in February and 23.5% for the two months.

• Recreational park trailers segment dropped 9.1% for the month and 21.1% year-to-date.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towables sales leader through February with a 39.7% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (16.2%) and Jayco Inc. (11.7%).

Thor was also the leader in travel trailer sales year-to-date with a 37.8% market share while Forest River was No. 2 with a 15.1% share, followed by Jayco with a 13.3% share.

Thor held a commanding lead in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector through February, capturing a 50.6% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting a 17.6% share followed by Palomino RV at 7.8%. Thor was also No. 1 in park model sales with a 60% share followed by General Coach (13.3%).

Jayco led Canadian folding camping trailer sales for the two months with a 36.9% market share while Forest River posted a 30.8% share and Forest River’s Coachmen RV division held a 15.4% share.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports, contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or (616) 446-8179 (cell).

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SSI: Canadian Towable Sales Drop 6.1% in July

September 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Year-over-year Canadian retail sales of towable RVs declined 6.1% in July and edged down 1.5% for the first seven months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI). The Grand Rapids. Mich.-based firm noted that the provinces of British Columbia and Ontario are incomplete for the month and data was unavailable for Quebec.

A sector-by-sector breakdown shows:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector fell 6.4% in July and were flat for the seven months, up 0.1%

• Fifth-wheel sales rose 3.4% for the month but were down 0.8% year-to-date.

• Folding camping trailer registrations dropped 24.6% in July and 18.3% for the seven months.

• Recreational park trailers declined 32.7% for the month and 21.7% year-to-date.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towables sales leader through July with a 34.2% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (17.6%) and Jayco Inc. (17.1%).

Thor was also the leader in travel trailer sales for the seven months with a 33.5% market share. Jayco was No. 2 with an 18.7% share, followed by Forest River with a 16.5% share.

Thor held a commanding lead in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector through July, capturing a 45.5% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting an 18% share followed by Jayco at 8.9%. Thor was also No. 1 in park model sales with a 42.6% share followed by General Coach (14.9%) and Forest River (13.8%).

Forest River led folding camping trailer sales for the seven months with a 30.7% market share while Jayco posted a 30.5% share and Forest River’s Coachmen RV division held an 16.7% share.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports, contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or (616) 446-8179 (cell).

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SSI: Canadian Towable Sales Drop 4% for May

July 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Year-over-year Canadian retail sales of towable RVs declined 4% in May but were up 2.9% for the first five months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI). The Grand Rapids. Mich.-based firm noted that the provinces of British Columbia and Ontario are incomplete for the month.

A sector-by-sector breakdown shows:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector edged down 3.7% in May, but showed a 4.7% gain for the five months.

• Fifth-wheel sales were flat for the month, up 1.7%, and rose 3.8% year-to-date.

• Folding camping trailer registrations dropped 20% in May and 17% for the five months.

• Recreational park trailers declined 36% for the month and 20.4% year-to-date.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towables sales leader through May with a 33.9% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. at 17.6% and Jayco Inc. at No. 3, holding a 17.5% share.

Thor also was also the leader in travel trailer sales for the five months with a 33.1% market share while Jayco was No. 2 with a 19.1% share, followed by Forest River, which captured a 16.4% share.

Thor held a commanding lead in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector through May, capturing a 44.4% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting an 18.5% share followed by Jayco at 9.8%. Thor was also No. 1 in park model sales with a 42.5% share followed by Forest River (19.5%) and General Coach (15.9%).

Jayco led folding camping trailer sales for the five months with a 30.1% market share while Forest River posted a 29.2% share and Forest River’s Coachmen RV division held an 18.3% share.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports, contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext 128, or (616) 446-8179 (cell).

 

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