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 .
Wed Oct 19, 2016
Marcus Lemonis has done well for himself. He's a self-made millionaire and the star of CNBC's hit show "The Profit." But if he had to go back and start from scratch?
He'd sell cars.
That's because he likes reaping the direct rewards of his hustle.
Today, he is the chairman and CEO of recreational vehicle dealership Camping World, which he took public this month in an initial public offering that raised $251 million.
The video containing his interview with CNBC and more of the story is available by following the link below.