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 Dec 23, 2016
Lincolnshire, Ilinois – Camping World Holdings, Inc. has announced plans for rapid expansion in the state of Virginia, with a massive Supercenter planned in the Richmond area.
Camping World currently operates stores in Roanoke and Winchester, Virginia and has identified other Virginia markets for rapid expansion, all to be anchored by a massive Supercenter in Richmond. Additional markets identified for expansion include Virginia Beach, Charlottesville, Alexandria and Fredricksburg.
“Virginia is a great state for the outdoor enthusiast and we feel strongly there is a tremendous opportunity to penetrate the market and expand market share with our entire portfolio of Camping World and Good Sam products and services,” Camping World CEO and Chairman Marcus Lemonis says. “As part of our growth strategy, the brand is making major investments in the quality of its dealer network. The company’s network will continue to expand and evolve while continuing to serve as our customers' one-stop shopping location for everything outdoor and RV."