Is RV Industry Consolidation Healthy For The Consumer?

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Thor Industries, the world’s largest RV maker, recently purchased Jayco for $576 million. This announcement sent shockwaves throughout the recreational vehicle industry. The move puts nearly 50 percent (47.1, to be precise) of the North American RV market in the hands of one company, according to Statistical Surveys, Inc., the leading provider of market data […]

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Newmar Honors Excellent Customer Service For 2015

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Nappanee, Indiana-based Newmar Corporation released the names of its dealers who are being recognized for providing excellent customer service during 2015. The Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award is presented to dealers who scored in a pre-determined percentile based on results from customer surveys, according to a news release. Fourteen Newmar dealers earned the award by providing […]

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RVs Move America: What’s Driving a Thriving Industry?

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RVs Move America, the first-ever economic impact study of the recreation vehicle industry, revealed the RV industry contributed $49.7 billion to the U.S. economy in 2015, and provided 289,852 full-time jobs to American workers. “The study demonstrates that the RV industry is a dynamic part of the U.S. economy,” said Frank Hugelmeyer, president of the […]

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