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  1. February 2015 RV Manufacturer RecallsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | Vogel Talks RVing

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced four recall notices involving three recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers- Highland Ridge RV, Heartland RV, and Newmar Corp. Highland Ridge RV is recalling certain model year 3x recreational trailers manufactured August 5, 2014, to November 17, 2014 equipped with recalling Latitude Awnings styles GX and G manufactured April 10, 2014, to November 4, 2014 manufactured by Carefree of Colorado. The affected awnings may have screws that attach the lateral arm brackets to the mounting brackets that were not manufactured to specification.

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  2. West Marine numbers improve year over yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    WATSONVILLE >> Boating and water lifestyle supplier West Marine shrunk its fourth quarter loss compared to last year but reported Thursday a sharp drop in earnings per share. The company's stock price dropped precipitously more than 90 cents, closing Friday at $11.27.

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  3. GE's Immelt Meets with RV Industry ExecutivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RV Business

    One of the nation's corporate opinion leaders told a closed door meeting of RV industry executives on Thursday in Elkhart, Ind., that he's pleased to see the recreational vehicle sector enjoying a resurgence amidst an "incredibly robust vibrant economy." Jeffrey Immelt, CEO and chairman of General Electric , one of the world's largest and most successful industrial manufacturing and lending conglomerates, toured a Thor Motor Coach production facility in the morning and spoke to 80 RV executives in the afternoon.

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  4. Ivy Tech Program Teaches RV Production SkillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RV Business

    Tracy Freed measured her work carefully before she picked up a cordless drill and put a screw through a 2-by-4. The simple task was part of a new training program for those wanting jobs in the recreational vehicle industry in Indiana's Elkhart County.

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  5. Expenses keep West Marine in the red for Q4Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Chain Store Age

    Watsonville, Calif. Expenses in benefits, share-based compensation, and inventory that exceeded forecasts helped keep West Marine Inc. in the red during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.

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  6. Recent Analysts' Ratings Changes for SkylineRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    They now have a "neutral" rating on the stock. 2/5/2015 - Skyline had its "equal weight" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays.

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  7. CalRVDA Holds Conference After 4-Year HiatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | RV Business

    Last week's California RV Dealers Association Conference offered attendees a wide-ranging and vibrant forum focusing on the most pressing issues impacting the state's RV retail community while also celebrating the industry's resurgence. But the Feb. 19 gathering also carried a more weighty message for the long-term, representing a reinstatement of CalRVDA as a significant and viable industry voice following a four-year gap since the last conference convened.

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  8. West Marine reports 2014 results, gives 2015 outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Boating Industry

    West Marine, Inc. today reported unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 3, 2015. Fiscal 2014 was a 53-week year for the company and both the full year and fourth quarter benefitted from the additional week.

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  9. West Marine Reports 4Q LossRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sporting Goods Business

    West Marine, Inc. reported unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 3, 2015. Fiscal 2014 was a 53-week year for the company and both the full year and fourth quarter benefitted from the additional week.

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  10. Top Debuts: Fleetwood RV's Flair MotorhomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | RV Business

    While Fleetwood RV, now a division of Allied Recreation Group , chose to resurrect a name from the days of Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. for its newest motorhome, the coach bears only a vague resemblance to its predecessor. "Flair previously lived in this sort of entry-level price point," noted Steve Hileman, ARG's director of marketing.

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  11. Dutchmen Website Adding Marketing PlatformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | RV Business

    Incorporated into the all-new Dutchmen.com website, Aimbase monitors and manages consumer website behavior, captures user submitted data into a searchable database, and provides automated lead nurturing all while delivering quality leads to Dutchmen dealers in real time. "One of our goals in modernizing and relaunching Dutchmen.com was to dramatically increase the quantity and quality of leads we send to our dealers," said Troy James, vice president of sales for the Thor Industries Inc. division, in a press release.

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  12. Winnebago Industries - RV Industry Approaching Prior Peaks And Growth Forecasted To ContinueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Seeking Alpha

    When Forest City, IA businessman John Hanson saw that times were changing in his local economy he convinced a California company by the name of Modernistic Industries to open a travel trailer factory to create jobs in early 1958. In 1960, Hanson and five others purchased the struggling operation and changed the company name to Winnebago Industries.

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  13. Top Debuts: Newmar Revamps London AireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | RV Business

    In development for nearly 16 months, Newmar's London Aire - a nameplate last seen eight years ago - was brought back for 2015, though the former company flagship is now positioned as an "entry-level" coach for Newmar's 600-hp diesel-pusher lineup. "What we wanted to do for 2015 was develop a product at the entry level of the 600-hp price-point - a more value-priced, affordable 600-hp luxury motorhome," said John Sammut, Newmar's vice president of sales and marketing.

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  14. Social-media 'influencers' create product buzz, change policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Automotive News

    Early in the morning of Oct. 22, Kevin Frye was checking his social media feeds when he noticed a YouTube ad posted by Edmunds.com spoofing the practice of auto dealers haggling with customers. "I caught that Edmunds campaign right as it launched," says Frye, eCommerce director of the Jeff Wyler Automotive Family dealership group in Cincinnati.

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  15. Show Report: Va. Event Offers Good VibesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | RV Business

    Attendance was pegged at about 7,500 people, which is about the norm, according to organizers of the 30th annual Richmond Camping RV Expo, held Feb. 13-15 at the Richmond Raceway Complex in Richmond, Va. Unseasonably cold weather probably limited attendance, reported Dave Body, senior show manager with GS Media & Events, a division of Good Sam Enterprises LLC, which produced the event.

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  16. 1-800 Radiator AC hits the JACKPOT at the 10th Annual Franchise...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  17. 1-800 Radiator & A/C hits the JACKPOT at the 10th Annual Franchise...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Market Wire

    Marcus Lemonis will be on hand at this year's convention in Las Vegas to be held April 24-25, 2015. Marcus is known as the "business turnaround king" and host of CNBC's prime time reality series, The Profit.

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  18. Shelby County RV manufacturer makes key hireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Business Journal

    The Jackson Center-based RV maker on Wednesday announced Bryan Melton is now its general manager of travel trailers. Melton will be responsible for all sales activities for the travel trailer division and management responsibilities for all Jackson Center factory sales representatives.

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  19. Top Debuts: Heartland RV's 'Landmark 365'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | RV Business

    The Landmark 365, a high-end fifth-wheel manufactured by Heartland Recreational Vehicles, a division of Thor Industries Inc., continues to be an important player in the Elkhart, Ind., manufacturer's lineup. "Affordable full-time luxury is what we like to call it," said Landmark General Manager Tom Montague.

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  20. Motorized & Towable RV Sales Soar in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Vogel Talks RVing

    Sales of recreational vehicles in the United States hit a low point during the recession, bottoming out in the spring of 2009 with the bankruptcy of two large motorhome manufacturers-Fleetwood Enterprises and Monaco Coach. Yet these days, RV sales have improved along with the economy.

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