Top

SSI: Canadian Towable Sales Up 7.1% For Sept.

November 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Year-over-year Canadian retail sales of towable RVs rose 7.1% in September, while registrations for the first nine months were up 4%. According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc., results by segment showed:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector grew 10% in September and 7.8% for the nine months.

• Fifth-wheel sales increased 5.3% for the month, but fell 3.5% year-to-date.

• Folding camping trailer registrations fell 9.5% in September and 9.9% for the nine months.

• The recreational park trailers segment fell 38.6% for the month and 8.5% year-to-date.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towables sales leader through September with a 35.6% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (16.2%) and Jayco Inc. (15.7%). 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 17.4% share and Forest River held a 15% share.

Thor held a commanding lead in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector through August, capturing a 49% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting a 17% share followed by Forest River’s Palomino RV division at 9.3%. Thor was also No. 1 in park model sales with a 45.5% market share, General Coach was No. 2 (22.1%) and Forest River third (17.4%).

Forest River led the Canadian folding camping trailer sales for the nine months with a 31.4% market share while Jayco posted a 31.2% 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).

[Slashdot] [Digg] [Reddit] [Facebook] [Google] [StumbleUpon]

SSI: Canadian Towable Sales Gain 7.1% in July

September 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Year-over-year Canadian retail sales of towable RVs gained 7.1% in July and edged up 3% for the first seven months. According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc., results by segment showed:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector rose 10.3% in July and 6.5 % for the seven months.

• Fifth-wheel sales dipped 1.1% for the month and 4.4% year-to-date.

• Folding camping trailer registrations fell 9.7% in July and 9.7% for the seven months.

• The recreational park trailers segment grew 100% for the month and showed no change year-to-date.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towables sales leader through July with a 35.3% market share. Forest River Inc. and Jayco Inc. were tied for the No. 2 position with a 16.1% share, followed by Forest River’s Coachmen RV division at 6.5%.

Thor was also the leader in travel trailer sales year-to-date with a 33.8% market share while Jayco was No. 2 with a 17.7% share while Forest River had a 14.8% share.

Thor held a commanding lead in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector through July, capturing a 48.8% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting a 17.1% share followed by Palomino RV at 9.7%. Thor was also No. 1 in park model sales with a 46.7% market share, General Coach was No. 2 (24.6%) and Forest River third (12.7%).

Jayco led the Canadian folding camping trailer sales for the seven months with a 31.8% market share while Forest River posted a 30.7% share and Forest River’s Coachmen RV division held a 21.2% 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).

[Slashdot] [Digg] [Reddit] [Facebook] [Google] [StumbleUpon]

SSI: Canadian Towable Sales up 38.3% For Nov.

January 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Year-over-year Canadian retail sales of towable RVs increased 38.3% in November and 0.7% for the first 11 months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc.

Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Statistical Surveys noted that Quebec was added for the first time in October while the 2011 data was incomplete due to processing issues at the province. Data showed:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector rose 41.7% in November and 2.8% for the first 11 months.

• Fifth-wheel sales grew 31.3% for the month and edged up 0.8% year-to-date.

• Folding camping trailer registrations were up 4.2% in November but declined 17.2% for the 11 months.

• Recreational park trailers jumped 82.4% for the month, but fell 17.8% year-to-date.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towables sales leader through November with a 40.7% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (14.5%) and Jayco Inc. (12.1%).

Thor was also the leader in travel trailer sales for the 11 months with a 33.7% market share while Jayco was No. 2 with a 17.2% share, followed by Forest River with a 15.8% share.

Thor held a commanding lead in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector through November, capturing a 47.2% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting a 16.8% share followed by Palomino RV at 9.2%. Thor was also No. 1 in park model sales with a 48.8% share followed by Forest River (14.1%) and General Coach (9.8%).

Forest River led Canadian folding camping trailer sales for the 11 months with a 32.3% market share while Jayco posted a 28% share and Forest River’s Coachmen RV division held an 18.5% 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).

 

[Slashdot] [Digg] [Reddit] [Facebook] [Google] [StumbleUpon]

SSI: Canadian Towable Sales Decline in January

March 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Year-over-year Canadian retail sales of towable RVs declined 20.9% in January, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI). The Grand Rapids, Mich., firm noted that data from the provinces of British Columbia and Ontario were incomplete while Quebec statistics were unavailable.

A sector-by-sector breakdown showed:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector was down 14.3% in January

• Fifth-wheel sales dropped 35.4% for the month.

• Folding camping trailer registrations fell 9.5% in January.

• Recreational park trailers declined 33.3% for the month.

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).

 

[Slashdot] [Digg] [Reddit] [Facebook] [Google] [StumbleUpon]

Bottom