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 .
Tue Oct 24, 2017
Lincolnshire, Illinois-based Camping World Holdings Inc. has continued its rapid expansion of dealerships, announcing the planned acquisition of America Choice RV in Central Florida.
With Camping World Holdings' "side by side" strategy, Camping World will actively seek opportunities to acquire quality dealerships with strong management, brand recognition and a solid customer base in markets where Camping World has an existing presence, according to the company. The acquired businesses will continue to be operated by Camping World under the legacy name.
“We are pleased to announce the planned acquisition of America Choice RV and welcome the dealership group into the Camping World Family with our 'side by side' concept," Camping World Chairman Marcus Lemonis says, according to the The Daily Herald. “The acquired dealership group will function in conjunction with our existing Camping World SuperCenter in the Ocala area as well as sharing the market with the scheduled opening of the new Gander Outdoors retail store at the beginning of 2018."