The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Thu Aug 18, 2016
Southaven, Mississippi - Southaven RV & Marine's CEO, Mark Hixson, is trying to get the word out to Louisiana flood victims regarding their focus to help thousands to get into temporary or permanent housing as quickly as possible.
With thousands losing their homes and more than 400 units in stock, Southaven RV & Marine is capable of helping meet the needs quickly.
"Southaven RV & Marine will do everything possible to help with shelter, food and clothing during this time – I mean everything possible" Hixson says. "We will sell our RVs, campers, fifth wheels and trailers at our costs; go the extra mile for financing assistance; and do whatever it takes to help these families get into a safe comfortable home. It's the very least we could do. We are preparing ways to go beyond our usual processes by helping with food, clothing, linens, etc., if needed."
This year, Southaven RV & Marine will become the largest in the country.
"We want to provide each and every one of our customers with that 'wow' factor," Hixson says. "Whether it be in offering parts, service or a new RV or boat, we're here to provide an exceptional travel experience."