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  • ADCO Partners With Airstream on Textiles Line

    ADCO Products, a division of Covercraft Industries, announced today ()ct. 20) that it has partnered with Airstream  Inc. for a line of high-end licensed interior and exterior soft-goods to include motorhome covers, floor mats and lifestyle products. “We are thrilled to align ourselves with perhaps the most iconic brand in the RV industry,” said Morgan Ein, […]

  • Parks: Term as Chairman Challenging & Fulfilling

    The following column by Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada Chairman Sam Parks addresses several initiatives the organization is involved in to promote and strengthen the industry. The column by Parks, owner of Camp-Out RV Centre in Stratford, Ontario, appears in the latest RVDA of Canada newsletter. It is hard to believe that we are nearing […]

  • Slideshow: RVIA’s Pomona Show Attracts 40,167

    The 65th California RV Show, hosted by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVDA), closed out Sunday (Oct. 15) after a 10-day run at the Los Angeles Fair & Exposition Fairplex in Pomona. RVIA Western Show Director Tom Gaither reported that attendance was up 9.6% from last year to 40,167 while exhibitors reported brisk sales. In addition to thousands of RVs, […]

  • Black Book: RV Auction Values Continue to Grow

    Black Book reported that values of both motorized and towable units sold at wholesale auctions increased once again in September, which is unusual for this time of year.  “I believe the unexpected strength is a combination of factors. RVs are red hot right now, the economy is strong and the number of late model, good […]

  • Flexsteel Reports Revenue, Income Gains For 1Q

    Furniture supplier Flexsteel Industries Inc. reported a gain in net income on a 6.9% increase in sales for its fiscal first quarter, ended Sept. 30. Net sales were $119.8 million for the quarter compared to net sales of $112.1 million in the prior year quarter. Higher residential net sales are primarily due to increased sales […]

  • Cummins Names Jenny Bush VP, Sales & Service

    Columbus, Ind.-based Cummins Inc. has promoted Jenny Bush to vice president of sales and service North America. Inside INdiana Business reported that her responsibilities include leading eight wholly owned distribution regions across U.S. and Canada, which consist of more than 9,000 employees and contribute $4.6 billion in sales. Bush has been with the engine maker for 20 years, […]

  • Great Alaskan Holidays Posts Record for Rentals

    Great Alaskan Holidays (, an Anchorage-based RV rental firm reported that the company has reached a milestone during the 2017 season.   Beginning as a small motorhome rental company in early 1985, Great Alaskan Holidays has surpassed all previous seasons by renting out more motorhomes, and more rental days, than any other season in the company’s […]

  • Cirrus Debuting Keystone Automotive Integration

    Cirrus Solutions announced the release of its newest integration feature within the company’s dealer management system. According to a press release, dealers can now check availability and order parts directly from the Cirrus interface. “This new enhancement further expands our partner integrations and allows dealers to check and order parts without ever leaving our system. […]

  • Report: Boat Dealer Optimism Picks up in August

    Marine retail dealer sentiment improved in August from the previous month, but the mood was less optimistic than at the same time in 2016.  Soundings Trade Only reported that the MRAA/Baird Marine Retailer Sentiment Index rose to 73 from from 69 in July, but was several points lower than the reading of 81 in August […]

  • Nine ‘FEMA’ Trailers Housing Irma Storm Victims

    Nine travel trailers for Florida Keys residents displaced by Hurricane Irma are now housing storm victims and more are on the way. FL Keys News reported that four of the trailers are in Key Largo and all are on individual sites, not grouped together, says Monroe County information officer Cammy Clark. She says about another […]