Interior Dept. Announces Members of New Leadership Team

The Department of the Interior announced Wednesday (Jan. 20) key members of agency leadership who will advance the Biden-Harris administration’s agenda to “build back better and address the four intersecting challenges of our time: COVID-19, economic recovery, racial equity and climate change.” “With (Wednesday’s) announcement, President Biden is delivering on his commitment to build teams […]

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RVIA, RVDA ‘Looking Forward’ to Working with Biden, Harris

With the pomp and circumstance of yesterday’s inauguration complete, sectors from the outdoor recreation industry have stepped up to congratulate President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris and express their eagerness at working with the new administration on a number of policies. “The RV Industry Association congratulates President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala […]

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Lazydays Holdings Inc. to Acquire Sprad’s RV in Reno, Nev.

Tampa, Fla.-based Lazydays Holdings Inc. has announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Sprad’s RV, located in Reno, Nevada, according to a press release. Sprad’s RV has a strong presence in the rapidly growing Reno market. Sprad’s has a wide selection of outstanding RV brands including Grand Design, Thor, Forest River and […]

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Chicago-Based Alliant Credit Union Drives for RV Loan Sales

Alliant Credit Union’s success in generating loans for recreational vehicles has led it to ramp up its sale of those loans to participating credit unions, according to a report by Credit Union Times. The Chicago-based credit union ($13 billion in assets, 539,503 members as of Sept. 30) originated $610 million in RV loans in the […]

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Products Help Extend Life of RV Fabrics, Manufacturer Says

Awnings, umbrellas, and other custom-fitted RV fabrics are expensive, so it pays to care for them. Iosso Products offers a few simple tips to renew them and protect for years of use, according to a press release from the company. For awnings that have been out in the weather, it’s important to wash them first. […]

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COVID-19, Hurricane Sally Blamed for Fewer Florida Snowbirds

The winter months have always been the hardest on businesses along gulf coast beaches. In recent years, the increasing snowbird population has helped. This year has been a struggle, though. COVID-19 concerns and lingering damage from Hurricane Sally are keeping many away, according to a report at Fox 10 News in Mobile, Ala. In January […]

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NRF Says 2020 Holiday Sales Grew 8.3% Despite Pandemic

Retail sales during 2020’s November-December holiday season grew an unexpectedly high 8.3% over the same period in 2019 to $789.4 billion, exceeding the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) holiday forecast despite the economic challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, NRF stated in a release. The numbers include online and other non-stores sales, which were up 23.9% at […]

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Goldman Sachs Lifts US GDP Forecast to 6.6% in 2021

Goldman Sachs has turned even more optimistic on the outlook for the US economy this year under President Joe Biden, according to a report by BusinessInsider.com. In a weekend note to clients, economists at the bank raised their forecast for US GDP to 6.6% in 2021 from 6.4%. Goldman now expects a lower U.S. unemployment […]

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DiPietro to Discuss Public Speaking at Friday’s RVWA Webinar

The RV Women’s Alliance’s (RVWA) welcomes John DiPetro, an RVWA member and associate member of the New England RV Dealers Association, as the guets speaker for its next Coffee, Lunch, and Learn program, which is set for noon ET, Friday (Jan. 22). The topic for the program is “Public Speaking for Women” – a topic […]

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WCM Campground Business Directory Now Available Online

The Woodall’s Campground Management 2021 Campground Business Directory is now available online and in the February edition of Woodall’s Campground Management Magazine. Featuring thousands of listings of businesses that cater to the RV park and campground industry, the “2021 WCM Campground Business Directory” is your go-to resource to make sure you’re ready for the 2021 […]

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