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Baird: Towable Sales Up in March, Dealers Prepared for Summer

Travel trailer registrations increased 17 percent in March, and fifth wheel sales grew 7 percent, according to Baird. RV dealers continue stocking towable product ahead of t ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Friday, May 18, 2012

Baird: Wholesale Growth Accelerates in April

Towable results continue to outpace motorhomes as dealers appear more willing to stock up on the lower-priced, faster-moving models. Towable shipments were up 14 percent in Apri ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Baird: Winnebago Maintains Healthy Retail While EPS Slides

Winnebago grew its retail performance by 10 percent, fueling optimism for a cyclical recovery, according to Baird. “Macro trends are improving, but a mild winter likel ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Friday, March 16, 2012

Battered Vermont Campground Receives Help from Pete’s RV

A group of Pete's RV employee volunteers recently gathered after work to assemble 10 new hardwood picnic tables for donation to the campground. The new tables will be in ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Beijing RV Show Attracts 10,000

Jointly organized by Messe Düsseldorf Shanghai Co. and YASN International Exhibition Co., the exhibition attracted 242 Chinese and international exhibitors displaying tunin ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Thursday, November 8, 2012

Bloomberg: U.S. Economy Grows in 2011 End

The increase in gross domestic product was the biggest in more than a year and followed a 1.8 percent gain in the prior period, revised figures from the Commerce Department show ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Monday, April 2, 2012

Boat Industry Achieves Post-Recession Milestone

With all 50 states reporting, Statistical Surveys Inc. reported that 2012 sales industry-wide totaled 202,403 boats, an increase of 9.6 percent from 184,627 a year earlier. The ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Monday, March 18, 2013

Boat Industry Feels Early Season Optimism

“On average, our dealer contacts have experienced growth of about 14 percent so far during the first quarter (6 percent in January and 21 percent in February),” the ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Monday, March 19, 2012

Boat Sales Buoyed as Americans Downsize Fleets

Purchases of powerboats — which include yachts, pontoons and fishing vessels — rose 19 percent in July from a year earlier, according to figures from Statistical Sur ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Monday, September 23, 2013

Boat Sales Don't Cool for Winter

Sales in the main powerboat segments rose 12.3 percent to 2,748 boats from November 2011 and they were also 12.3 percent higher industry-wide, at 3,947, according to the marine ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Thursday, December 20, 2012

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