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Baird: Motorhome Sales Grow in December Despite Weak Shipments

While retail sales have recovered in two seasonally less significant months, motorhome shipments have remained weak,” according to Baird. “We believe inventories ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Baird: Powerboat Retail Spikes in October

The October spike was heavily influenced by the sale of lower-priced units. Aluminum powerboats and fiberglass outboard units were each up 25 percent in the month, according to ...

news - Anthony Bowe - Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Baird: RV Dealer Sentiment Reaches Highest Level Since 2007

The rise in dealer sentiment is notable considering retail traffic has been mixed, according to Baird. However, dealers reported 5-7 percent growth in motorhomes and 7-9 percent ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Friday, January 13, 2012

Baird: RV Dealers Increasing Towable Inventory Before Selling Season

Wholesale RV shipments improved 2 percent in March – a small change compared to the sharp rise in wholesale shipments in February, which increased 27 percent, Baird noted. ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Friday, April 27, 2012

Baird: RV Retail Trends Encouraging

The data point to motorhome sales increasing 6 percent in June overall, with Winnebago motorhome sales increasing 37 percent. Baird said it models Winnebago motorhome retail to ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Monday, August 18, 2014

Baird: Thor Headed in Right Direction

Baird reports that Thor expects the current surge in the towables market to exceed previous peak volumes, which would support Thor’s revenue outlook. To reach these number ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Thursday, September 4, 2014

Baird: Towable RVs Drive January Shipment Growth

Travel trailer shipments improved 10 percent in January compared to the same period last year, while fifth wheel shipments were flat, according to Baird. Wholesale growth sl ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Thursday, March 1, 2012

Baird: Towable Sales Fall in January, Dealers Add Inventory

Travel trailer registrations fell 6 percent in January compared to the same month last year. Fifth wheel sales decreased 13 percent. The data analyzed by Baird is frequently rev ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Monday, March 26, 2012

Baird: Towable Sales Rise in August

August towable unit sales rose 7 percent in the U.S. compared to last year and are up 10 percent year-to-date. Fifth wheel sales alone increased 3 percent in August and are up 6 ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Monday, October 22, 2012

Baird: Towable Sales Take First Hit of 2012 in April

RV dealer towable sales in April fell 2 percent following strong growth in February and March, according to Baird. Travel trailer registrations were flat in April, while fifth w ...

news - RV PRO Staff - Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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