U.S. service sector moderates in October

(Nov. 5, 2012) -- "The softer than expected reading in the ISM non-manufacturing index came as a disappointment following last week’s unexpected increase in the complementary manufacturing gauge and suggests that the largest sector of the U.S. economy may be losing some of the momentum established at the end of the summer," said Jeffries.

Motorhome values fall at auctions, towables jump 9%

(Nov. 5, 2012) -- Motorhomes and towables have reversed course, once again, and are doing their best to drive everyone in the industry crazy, Beggs said. Motorhomes fell from $43,918 to $40,364, dropping a whopping eight percent, but towables came in at an average sales price of $10,673, a jump of nearly nine percent from last month’s $9,813.

RVDA endorses TRA green certification program

(Nov. 5, 2012) -- "As an RVDA associate member, TRA has a long track record in the RV industry and its founder and President Tom Arnold is well-known for his expertise in RV standards circles," said Ingrassia. "This endorsement will make it possible for dealers to help consumers make better informed decisions about their RV purchases, leading to increased customer satisfaction."

Giant Recreation World honors veterans

(Nov. 5, 2012) -- Giant Recreation World today announced its support to America's veterans and their families with a complimentary breakfast, lunch, or both, Nov. 11 and 12.  “I hope it is going to be a big restaurant bill, because there’s nothing more important to Giant Recreation World than letting our veterans know we care about them,” said McNamara.

Tire Industry Assoc. conducts nationwide training

(Nov. 5, 2012) -- "Based on the feedback from this year's tour, we feel it is definitely worth the effort to revisit our most popular locations and reach some new markets in 2013," said Rohlwing. "By making the Certified ATS Program more accessible around the country, we're confident we can continue to fulfill our mission of improving safety by raising the bar for tire retailers."