A sister publication to RVBUSINESS.com, WOODALLSCM.com’s (WCM) second “WCM Fireside Chat,” held on April 27, attracted another strong audience and WCM is looking to continue building upon its new webinar/Facebook Live show that aims to be interactive and informational. Broadcast on both Zoom and live on WCM’s Facebook page, attendees can ask questions and join in on the […]
In this episode of Rollin’ on TV, the program begin its series on RV toys starting by visiting Scapoose Bay Kayak. Then, Jeff Johnston shows some maintenance tasks RVers can do with their rigs during this current downtime. Later in the show, Mark and Dawn Polk from RV Education 101 checks in with part three […]
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While the forecast was much brighter heading into 2020, nüCamp RV, a manufacturer of campers and teardrop trailers based in Sugarcreek, Ohio, announced today (April 30) that revenue for the first quarter grew by 2% over 2019. The initial forecast for 2020 pegged growth at a robust 21% year-over-year, but sales sharply declined the second […]
Online traffic and lead volume is growing amid the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic – suggesting a rebound in the online RV market as dealers convert to fully virtual dealerships – according to data provided by RVTrader.com. In its most recent fact sheet, released Wednesday (April 29), year-over-year traffic on RVTrader.com shows an increase in […]
As part of its Coffee, Lunch and Learn weekly webinar series, the RV Women’s Alliance (RVWA) is hosting Dr. Amber Selking at 1 p.m. Friday (May 1), who will be presenting on “Navigating the Storms of Life,” according to a release. “Navigating the Storms of Life” is always a challenging and inspiriting topic – and […]
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A wealth of information regarding the reopening of RV-industry OEM, supplier and distributor plants was presented Wednesday (April 29) during a virtual panel discussion hosted by the RV Industry Association (RVIA). “A Playbook to Safely Reopen Plants” featured a team of industry safety experts who discussed myriad problems and offered best-practice solutions to help plants […]
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LKQ Corporation, parent company of Keystone Automotive and its NTP-STAG RV distribution division, today (April 30) reported that revenue for the first quarter, ended March 31, of $3.0 billion, which down 3.2% year-over-year. The company also provided an update on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its business and its response designed to mitigate […]
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The effort to reopen the economy in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic has set off a conflict at the state and federal level that is escalating by the day over how much legal protection companies should get if their returning workers get sick, according to an Associated Press report published today (April 30) by […]
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Arterra Distribution, the RV division of the WFCO group, recently hired Bobby Raatz to be the new managing director at the company’s Elkhart Ind.-based headquarters. Raatz’s focus will be overseeing operations and continuing to grow the business through new product lines, sales, and marketing. “There’s a lot of exciting things on the horizon at Arterra […]
The “2020 North American Camping Report,” Kampgrounds Of America’s (KOA) annual survey of camping trends that normally is released in mid-May, will be published a few weeks later this year. The reason for the delay is researchers have gone back to respondents and sought their answers to questions regarding the pandemic crisis. And Scott Bahr […]