2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

RVs Move America infographic

RVs Move America Economic Impact Study was released June 3, 2019 at the RVIA annual meeting.

It revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supports nearly 600,000 jobs, with more than $32 billion in wages, and pays more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes.

The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

Campers Inn RV Acquires Dick Gore’s RV World

Tue Jun 4, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155966377055168.pngCampers Inn RV, a family-operated dealership chain, is taking over three RV dealerships in Florida and Georgia.

The company has acquired Dick Gore’s RV World, which includes locations in Jacksonville and St. Augustine, Florida, and Richmond Hill, Georgia. The dealerships will remain open as they transition into the new ownership.

“We are extremely enthusiastic to be welcoming Dick Gore’s customers and team to the Campers Inn RV family both here in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia” Campers Inn Chief Operating Officer fo Ben Hirsch says. “This acquisition, when combined with our existing store in Jacksonville, now makes Campers Inn RV the largest RV dealer in the Jacksonville market in service capacity, selection of RVs and number of convenient locations.”

Dick Gore founded the dealership in 1984. His son, Richard, continued to run the company after his father’s death in 2002. The dealership offers service after the sale of motorhomes and towable RVs from manufacturers, including Newmar, Coachmen, Airstream, Heartland RV, Rockwood, Flagstaff, K-Z, Forest River, Winnebago and others.

“I’m happy that in this new venture, the staff of Dick Gore’s RV World will continue to serve the needs of our customers in the North Florida/Georgia area,” President and Chief Operating Officer Richard R. Gore says. “We are confident that Campers Inn RV, because of their reputation and integrity, will provide the superior service and great care our customers have come to expect.”

With this acquisition, Campers Inn RV now has six locations in Florida, four in Georgia and an expanded network of 26 locations nationwide.