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Winnebago's Bob Olson joins RV dealer Tom Stinnett as Go RVing Co-Chair
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Go RVing has named Winnebago Industries Chairman, CEO, and President Bob Olson to serve as co-chairman of the Go RVing Coalition, the RV industry's national advertising and market expansion initiative. Olson joins RV dealer Tom Stinnett of Tom Stinnett's RV Freedom Center (Louisville, KY-area) as co-chair of the industry-wide coalition, replacing Dicky Riegel, who was recently named Thor Industries senior group president with responsibility for Thor's bus group, investor relations, and strategic acquisitions. More



Rising motorhome sales as younger generation flocks to RV lifestyle
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Sales of RVs from October 2008 to October 2009 rose 23 percent and an economist predicted a 27 rise in sales for this year. Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) president Richard Coon said Tuesday that the October-to-October sales of 16,600 units may total 159,500 wholesale units for 2009. More


RVs going green
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Economists called it the first sign of trouble, when the sales of RVs plummeted several years ago. But, there's been a shift in gears and perhaps a sign of a financial comeback, because RV sales are on the rise. More


Video: Cowboys fans drive RV into enemy territory
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Builder Patrick Moeller says he knew what he was doing when he loaned his RV, dubbed "Eagle One" to three of his employees. He even knew they were Dallas Cowboys fans and that they planned to drive it 26 hours from Long Beach Island, NJ, to the heart of Texas. More




Record visitation at South Dakota state parks in 2009
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South Dakota's state parks and recreation areas set records in visitation and camping use last year amid a shaky economy and higher entrance fees. Camping in 2009 increased 10 percent over the previous year, while overall visitation was up 7 percent, said Doug Hofer, director of parks for the state Department of Game, Fish, and Parks. More


Retaining star performers in trying times
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When the economy is slow and unemployment rates are high, it's easy to think your employees will happily stay put in their current jobs. But that's a dangerous assumption. Research shows that voluntary turnover rates increase as consumer confidence builds. This means, as a manager, you need to figure out ways to retain your top performers, even if your company is still in a slump. More


Did you know every employee at your dealership can receive RV Executive Today monthly?
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For years, you've enjoyed the sales tips, market intelligence, news, and resources of RV Executive Today...but what about the rest of your team? Shouldn't your sales manager have access to RV Executive Today's fantastic selection of tools to motivate your sales force? Shouldn't your parts and managers have access to the great parts, service, and AfterMarket stories RV Executive Today provides, month after month? More


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