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 .

Lazydays Celebrates Knoxville Opening

Mon May 13, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155775385523862.pngLazydays held a grand opening of its Knoxville, Tenn., location on May 9th with a ribbon-cutting ceremony co-hosted by the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce.

The dealership, formerly Tennessee RV Supercenter, was acquired by Lazydays Holdings, Inc. in December 2018. It became the sixth Lazydays RV dealership nationwide and the company’s first in the Smoky Mountain region.

Lazydays GM Jason Rees, and Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Director Ashleigh Christian, cut the ribbon to celebrate the official grand opening.

“We’re honored to have received such a warm reception from the Knoxville community and RVers throughout the region,” said VP and National General Manager Ron Fleming. “We are very excited to introduce the Lazydays brand and its exceptional customer experience and expertise to the Knoxville market.”

Lazydays also has dealerships in Tampa, Fla.; Tucson, Ariz.; Minneapolis; and Loveland and Denver, Colo.