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 .
Fri Aug 19, 2016
Tampa, Florida - Lazydays has announced its recent designation as Featherlite New Dealer of the Year. Lazydays received the award at the Featherlite Annual Dealer Meeting on Aug. 11.
"Our partnership with Featherlite supports a company-wide initative of expanding our product offering to fill the needs of customers with equestrian and stock car lifestyles," Lazydays General Manager Ron Fleming says. "We are delighted to receive the Featherlite New Dealer of the Year award and will continue to strive to deliver the nation's largest selection of RV brands and world's best customer service."
Featherlite has a dealer network of nearly 190 dealers across the U.S. and Canada and is part of the UTC family of brands. The Featherlite product line includes horse, livestock, car, recreational, commercial, utility, living quarters and speciality trailers.
"We're excited to have a dealer partner like Lazydays RV selling Featherlite trailers," Featherlite Director of Sales Justin Queensland says. "They were very deserving of the Featherlite New Dealer of the Year award. Lazydays provides the ultimate service and sales experience to their customers and we look forward to them continuing to expand their Featherlite trailer business for many years to come."
Based on 126 acres outside Tampa since 1996, Lazydays also has dealerships in Tucson, Arizona as well as three dealerships in Loveland, Aurora and Longmont, Colorado.
Lazydays features more than 2,500 new and pre-owned RVs, more than 300 service bays and two on-site campgrounds with more than 700 RV campsites. Lazydays RV Accessories & More offers more than 40,000 accessories online.