Stag-Parkway, Winegard help dealers promote sales

(May 1, 2012) -- The program includes a custom sales flyer that dealers will be able to customize using Stag’s new web-based marketing tool, DesignOnline. Dealers will be able to set their own sales prices and design their own coupon. The two-page, four color sales flyer features some of Winegard’s most popular satellites and antennas. Dealers will also get a free signage kit valued at $30 retail that includes posters, wobblers and custom shelftalkers with their own sales prices.

PPL Motorhomes celebrates 40th anniversary

(May 1, 2012) -- “I’ve been with PPL since 1980 and have watched it grow from the an office with only two employees and a typewriter to the largest RV consignment center in the USA with a selection of more than 450 consigned RVs at our Houston location and a staff of more than 90 employees,” said LeBlanc. "PPL Motorhome’s rapid growth is largely due to dedicated and knowledgeable staff members who understand the needs of RV owners."

Founder of Little Dealer, Little Prices passes away

(May 1, 2012) -- Roy Sampson’s love of camping led him to open Arizona State Trailer Sales, Inc., later called Little Dealer Little Prices in Mesa, Arizona. While Sampson’s wife, Vivian, and extended family helped out at the growing dealership. Roy’s daughter Debbie, gradually stepped up to the presidency of the three-store dealership and to the chairmanship of RVDA. All of Debbie Brunoforte’s six siblings have worked at Little Dealer Little Prices, as have grandchildren and others.

Outdoor Afro recruits volunteers for trip planning

(May 1, 2012) -- But between running and making trips to Washington D.C. to provide input on initiatives ranging from Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign to providing ideas to the Department of Interior on ways to engage African American families in outdoor recreation, Mapp realizes she needs more soldiers to fight alongside her. “I can’t do all of this myself,” she said.

MTI continues patent lawsuit against Atwood Mobile

(May 1, 2012) -- "Historically, 92 percent of the time, a request for reexamination is granted and a process is begun to determine if the patent should have issued.  However, the U.S. Patent Office recently issued a detailed seven-page order denying Atwood’s request because it '…fails to raise a substantial new question of patentability,'” said Jeff Wisniewski, president of MTI Industries.  Atwood did not appeal, he noted.