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 .
Wed Aug 8, 2018
Author: RV News Staff
Lazydays Holdings, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Shorewood RV Center in Anoka, Minnesota. The purchase agreement was announced in May 2018, and the deal closed on Tuesday, Aug. 7.
Located northwest of Minneapolis, the Shorewood RV Center acquisition marks Lazydays’ expansion into the Midwest region. With this latest addition, the company now operates six dealerships in four states: Florida, Arizona, Colorado, and Minnesota.
“Lazydays has become America’s preferred RV dealership in the Southeast, Southwest, and Rockies, and we’re excited to bring our renowned customer experience to the Midwest,” says William P. Murnane, chairman and CEO of Lazydays. “Shorewood RV established a loyal following since its founding in 1999, and we intend to keep everything customers love about the dealership—from its dedicated team to its full range of services and top RV brands—while adding our signature benefits and offerings that have made Lazydays the premier destination for RVers nationwide.”
Lazydays Minnesota offers a wide range of new and pre-owned motorhomes, fifth wheels and travel trailers from the industry’s leading manufacturers, as well as a service center, RV rentals and accessories and parts store.