(July 31, 2012) -- GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF), has released its outlook for the Canadian recreational vehicle (RV), motorsports and marine industries. In general, each is performing well, with volume growth and relatively healthy inventory turns, in spite of some regional variations.
(July 31, 2012) -- Canada's May 2012 gross domestic product increased a smaller than expected 0.1 percent in the month that was down from a 0.3 percent gain recorded in April. U.S. personal income spurted by 0.5 percent in June, which was the fastest gain in three months, said Desjardins. Disposable income rose by 0.4 percent and, combined with the flat reading for spending, pushed the savings rate up to 4.4 percent.
(July 31, 2012) -- The new video shows off the enclosed shower in the all new van from Leisure Travel Vans. The new van features a full dry bath with separate enclosed shower with glass door. Pretty amazing for this small Class B motorhome, the spokesperson noted in the video.
(July 31, 2012) -- “Despite this month’s improvement in confidence, the overall Index remains at historically low levels," said Franco. "Consumers’ attitudes regarding current conditions were little changed in July, but their short-term expectations, which had declined last month, bounced back. However, while consumers expressed greater optimism about short-term business and employment prospects, they have grown more pessimistic about their earnings. Given the current economic environment — in particular the weak labor market — consumer confidence is not likely to gain any significant momentum in the coming months.”
(July 31, 2012) -- Hagen will be responsible for managing the plant engineering department, which includes oversight of Winnebago Industries’ facilities infrastructure and facilities improvement and modifications; as well as complying with required reporting to outside regulatory agencies.
(July 31, 2012) -- Back by popular demand, the RV Learning Center is developing a series of workshops at the 2012 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo for RV rental companies. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of RV rental agreements, updates on RV rental law and how to choose what products to offer, said Phil Ingrassia, president of the RV Dealers Association.
(July 31, 2012) -- The six new additions to Zippo's award-winning outdoor line are the Windproof Stove, All-Terrain Grill, Utensil Tree, 4-in-1 Woodsman, Campfire Carrier and Rugged Lantern. The products are engineered for everyday use and to withstand the toughest of conditions year round.
(July 31, 2012) -- All three campgrounds websites had been hosted by TXAD Internet Services but were looking for a more contemporary look. They all are classified as ‘Deluxe’ websites that come with search engine optimization and website changes included for the first year. In the case of Catskill Adventure Resort, they also included a .mobi version of their new website.
(July 30, 2012) -- This list is used to check on terrorists, narcotics traffickers and others engaged in activities and threats to national security. All businesses, including recreational dealerships, are required by law, to review this list prior to entering into any sales or finance contract. The government’s list has limited functionality and will not detect misspellings or other incorrectly entered text, and will not return near matches. Priority One takes care of that problem.
(July 30, 2012) -- Johnson, won the 2012 Lance Camper Ultralight travel trailer in a drawing from nearly 650,000 entries. The sweepstakes, which ran from March 1 through April 16, generated a total of 811,000 entries and more than 46,000 leads for the Go RVing program.