(July 29, 2016) -- Flexsteel Industries announced that the efforts to help sustain the environment of Boone county and surrounding areas has been on-going by completing a retro-fit of the light fixtures of both the Upholstery and Wood plants with energy efficient ballasts and light bulbs to reduce the electric energy consumption and the CO2 emitted into the air.
(July 29, 2016) -- More Americans are heading outdoors. The camping industry is growing after years of decline. Last year, people from more than one million households camped for the first time. Nearly half of them were millennials, between 18 and 35 years old.
(July 29, 2016) — Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., will host its 18th Annual Bluegrass Weekend Aug. 26 - 27.
Kampgrounds of America Inc.’s (KOA) 2016 North American Camper Report was featured today (July 29) during a “CBS This Morning” segment covering millennials and camping. The piece focused on the emerging segment of millennial-age campers, their habits and their desires, and relied heavily on data from KOA’s North American Camper Report survey of nearly 3,000 North […]
(July 29, 2016) -- AL-KO Vehicle Technology, which DexKo took over in October, says the addition of Winterhoff Group will bolster its jockey wheel, coupling and fitting offering.
Judging by feedback garnered over the past year as well as rising participation levels, the annual RVBusiness Top 50 Dealer Awards program has staked its claim among North American RV retailers as a valuable means of recognizing a dealership’s commitment to excellence in customer service and an array of other professional skill sets, according to […]
(July 29, 2016) -- Gapczynski will manage the marketing-related efforts, strategic program initiatives, and product management; including successful product commercialization for the industry transportation/A&C and marine markets.
By Scott Gammenthaler Account Manager, Campground Automation Everyone knows that it is the busiest time of year for most campground owners/operators. With busy times usually comes stress. Here are a few ways to combat stress this busy season at your RV park: 1. Breathe Deeply — Okay, so I know this is hard to do ...
Shari Bontrager, longtime executive secretary to Coachmen RV President Michael Terlep, passed away unexpectedly July 25 at Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne, Ind., from a brain aneurism. She was 53. Bontrager’s tenure with Coachmen spanned 20-plus years, dating back to its days as Coachmen Industries Inc., prior to the company’s acquisition by Forest River Inc. in late […]
(July 29, 2016) -- Despite a 4.6 percent bump in consumer spending, declines in investments and inventories provided offset for U.S. GDP. On the Canadian side, wildfires that shut down oil production contributed to an overall decline in GDP.