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 .

Camping World to Re-Name Gander Mountain

Mon May 15, 2017

The surviving Gander Mountain stores will get a new name, Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis said Thursday.

Lemonis tweeted he plans to rebrand the company as “Gander Outdoors” and will award $25,000 to a follower who creates a new logo, according to a story by Guns.com.

Lemonis tweets updates daily about the future of Gander Mountain’s 162 locations. More than half remain on the chopping block and the survival of some changes from day to day.

Additional Information: http://www.guns.com/2017/05/12/gander-mountain-will-get-a-new-name/