RVIA Economic Impact Study

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 .

ARI Network Services Adds Land 'N' Sea to AccessorySmart

Wed Apr 12, 2017

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - ARI Network Services, Inc. has announced that it has added Land 'N' Sea Distributing data to AccessorySmart, ARI's award-winning aftermarket parts, garment and accessory lookup solution for powersports dealers.

This builds upon ARI's status as the preferred website partner for the wholesale distributor which serves more than 8,000 marine, RV and powersports dealers nationwide, according to a story by Benzinga.

"Based on the successful rollout of our dealer website program, we're excited to expand our relationship with ARI to provide dealers with yet another tool that makes it easier for dealers to sell more parts and accessories," Land 'N' Sea President Tom Schuessler says.

AccessorySmart is the only fitment-powered aftermarket part, garment and accessory lookup solution of its kind. It provides dealers with accurate, up-to-date vehicle fitment, product SKUs, price, description, specifications and images in an easy-to-use, online interface. It saves dealers time and increases sales by empowering them with quick and easy access to more than 500,000 SKUs from the industry's leading suppliers.

Dealers interested in learning more about AccessorySmart can visit www.tryaccessorysmart.com or call 800-755-6040.