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 .
Mon Sep 12, 2016
ARIES Automotive has released an industry-leading sales and product education program called ARIES B2B University. This free online program is available to all ARIES dealers and their employees. It offers helpful tips on marketing ARIES products and helping customers understand what advantages the ARIES line offers them.
Innovation is one of the central themes of the ARIES product line, but it is also a goal the company strives for in every other aspect of the company, according to a press release. ARIES B2B University is a milestone in achieving that goal. It is a way to communicate to dealers the ins and outs of the ARIES line, going beyond basic product descriptions and classic marketing materials.
ARIES B2B University is made up of eight courses with more than 35 lessons, covering the various products and dealer resources. Each lesson is comprised of a video and a short test. After passing certain increments of tests in any course, participants will be rewarded with a Product Specialist Certification, as well as various prizes. More importantly, dealers and their employees will be equipped with the knowledge and tools they need to advance the success of their business.
ARIES B2B University is free to all ARIES dealers and can be accessed online, using your dealer login credentials. It also is open to the employees of the dealers, allowing multiple users to have their own individual profile under the same account.
Go to http://b2b.ariesautomotive.com/ to log in and get started.