July 2014
Volume 39 - Number 12



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July 2014                                                             The Voice of the RV Industry Since 1975                                                  Volume 39 - Number 12

Dandy RV Superstore Employee Receives 2014-15 RV Learning Center Scholarship
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Latest Headline in RV News Digest Posted on July 24, 2014 [ More Articles ]
Florida : Lazydays to star in new Travel Channel show about buying an RV
Source: Tampabay.com [ Read Article ]
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    PhotoAccording to the research, 66% of RV owners intend to use their RVs more this summer than they did last year, and 28% will use theirs the same amount. Just 4% said they’ll use their RVs less.
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Dandy RV Superstore Employee Receives 2014-15 RV Learning Center Scholarship
Posted in Industry News Articles on July 24, 2014
EverGreen, Lifestyle, Stealth and Starcraft Distribution Kickoff "Willpower" Campaign to Help 15-Year-Old Cancer Patient
Posted in Industry News Articles on July 23, 2014
EverGreen RV Names Bryan Walczak Regional Sales Manager for Bay Hill and Tesla Fifth Wheel Brands
Posted in People Articles on July 23, 2014
Record Breaking Attendance Expected at the RV/MH Hall of Fame's 2014 Induction Ceremonies
Posted in RV/MH Hall of Fame Articles on July 22, 2014
RV Learning Center Webinar Will Help Dealers Avoid Workers Comp Pitfalls
Posted in Training Articles on July 18, 2014
Oatmeal Creme Pies and Road Trips - the Perfect Match!
Posted in Industry News Articles on July 18, 2014
Manufactured Home Proving to be Popular Attraction at the RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum
Posted in RV/MH Hall of Fame Articles on July 18, 2014
Cal Poly Students Produce New Cabin Concept for California State Parks
Posted in Industry News Articles on July 15, 2014

    Latest Shipment Figures Available as of Jul 24, 2014

    Wholesale shipments of all RVs continued to improve in May this month growing to 35,511 units, up 5.1% from last month and up 9.1% from this same month one year ago. This was the best May total in 8 years and the best single monthly total since March of 2007. On a seasonally adjusted basis, May’s total represented an annual rate of more than 354,000 units. [ more ]
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    Factoring in the De-Valuation Curve into Your Purchase Valuation

    In the RV Industry, Valuation is looked at almost identically to cars and trucks, even though there is only a vague resemblance between a car and a luxury Motor coach. How can a byer take advantage of this unreal reality?
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Lazydays to star in new Travel Channel show about buying an RV
Florida --Big Time RV takes viewers behind the scenes of the country's largest recreational vehicle dealership as customers tour and test different makes and ... --Source: Tampabay.com -- Posted Jul 24, 2014

Five children, two parents, one RV, one mission
Florida --The Murset family vacation isn’t like most. Sure, the Arizona family is traveling the nation in an RV this summer. But they’re not lounging, sight-seeing or shopping.--Source: Pensacola News Journal -- Posted Jul 19, 2014

High winds flip campers, close Ohio highway
Ohio --Authorities say one man was injured when strong storms overturned recreational vehicles at an Ohio campground. --Source: Westport News -- Posted Jul 15, 2014

Roadside campgrounds with views
Washington --Despite it being prime camping season, Eliott Kroll and Lauren Trail relaxed in camp chairs in Banner Creek Campground and had the place all to ...--Source: Bellingham Herald -- Posted Jul 04, 2014

Lost cat brings owner to tears
North Carolina --Seventeen-year-old Griffin Winn smilies at his 4-year-old long-haired cat, known as Stewart or Pickles,who escaped from the family's RV June 18.--Source: Durham Herald Sun -- Posted Jul 03, 2014

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