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 .
Thu Dec 14, 2017
Author: Scott Hansen
The December issue of RV News is now available on the website.
In this issue, we take you to Grand Design, who has entered the Stick and Tin market with the Transcend, aimed at proving to the market that low prices don’t mean low quality.
Then, we preview the aftermarket trade shows that will be occurring throughout January. What is in store at all of these shows and why should people throughout the industry make sure to pay attention to the many new things going on?
We take readers on a tour of Modern Trailer Sales, a family dealership in Anderson, Indiana, where two sisters represent the third generation to carry on the name of the business, using the simple Golden Rule to see significant growths in business and employee retention.
Another feature in the magazine has leaders from different segments of the industry who have given their ideas on how to maintain and even increase the RV industry’s record momentum in sales.
Finally, we take you to Niagara Falls, Canada, where Atlas Trailer Coach Products held its 22nd annual aftermarket parts distribution show.
To begin reading the December issue of RV news, click here.