October 2014
Volume 39 - Number 3



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October 2014                                                             The Voice of the RV Industry Since 1975                                                  Volume 39 - Number 3

Coach House Celebrates 30th Anniversary
In the Industry News Section [ Read Article ]

Latest Headline in RV News Digest Posted on October 2, 2014 [ More Articles ]
Indiana : Skyline Responds to Acquisition Offer
Source: Inside Indiana Business [ Read Article ]
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    Seniors Discuss Driving Abilities
    (Posted: September 5, 2014)

    PhotoThere are currently more than 23 million licensed drivers aged 70 and older, and with baby boomers beginning to reach 70 years of age, the number of seniors on the road will rise steadily over the next two decades.
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Kim Bargmann Named Purchasing Manager at Blue Ox
Posted in People Articles on October 2, 2014
Coach House Celebrates 30th Anniversary
Posted in Industry News Articles on October 1, 2014
Ten Education Workshops Geared to Young RV Execs
Posted in RV Industry Trade Articles on October 1, 2014
Last Call for Nominations to the RV/MH Hall of Fame
Posted in RV/MH Hall of Fame Articles on October 1, 2014
RV/MH Heritage Foundation Unveils New $1 Million Campaign Exclusively for the Manufactured Housing Industry
Posted in RV/MH Hall of Fame Articles on September 30, 2014
Airstream Announces Major Plant Expansion
Posted in Industry News Articles on September 30, 2014
Covered Wagon RV Park Sells for $1.25M
Posted in Campgrounds Articles on September 30, 2014
Passionate Airstream Customers Inspire All-New 2015 Classic Travel Trailer
Posted in New RVs Report Articles on September 28, 2014

    Latest Shipment Figures Available as of Oct 02, 2014

    Shipments to retailers of all RVs continued their unrelenting gains in July this year with totals reaching 27,977 units, a 6.7% increase over the same month last year. This was the 31st consecutive month where RV shipments were greater than the corresponding month one year earlier. Conventional and fifth wheel travel trailers reported the largest unit improvements in July while type B motorhome shipments were reported with the largest percentage gain over July 2013. [ more ]


    2014 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo

    This special session for Young RV Executives is part of the Dealer/GM track and will help attendees identify the most common mistakes young leaders make and explore the difference between leadership and management.
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    Depreciation VS Maintenance

    The RV Industry news sources are all telling the story of robust sales. They are building so many new Motorhomes, they can't find enough drivers to transport them. The same is not true with "High End" pre-owned units.
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Skyline Responds to Acquisition Offer
Indiana --Cavco Industries Inc. says its attempts to open a dialogue have gone unanswered. Skyline signed a letter of interest last week to sell its RV division to ...--Source: Inside Indiana Business -- Posted Oct 02, 2014

KOA RV park moving to Sam's Town
Nevada --Under its agreement with Boyd Gaming Corporation, KOA will assume operations of Sam's Town RV Park, one of the largest in the valley. The park will ...--Source: KLAS-TV -- Posted Sep 30, 2014

Golden Rule reigns at Marshall campground
Michigan --Bob Sebring's commitment to respect is evidenced by the multiple “Golden Rule” signs he has posted all Tri-Lake Trails Campground, the family ...--Source: Battle Creek Enquirer -- Posted Sep 29, 2014

Unique RV resort offers family fun, movies
Utah --Utah's most unusual R-V park is back in business under new ownership, and that should please people who love to think back to the ... --Source: KSL.com -- Posted Sep 29, 2014

Cochise Stronghold Campground is open for season
Arizona --Cochise Stronghold Campground, on the Douglas Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest, has reopened ... --Source: Willcox Range News -- Posted Sep 28, 2014

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