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Thor goes full speed ahead
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Thor is hiring again, and it expects to open two new factories here before the end of the year. "The nadir in this industry is definitely behind us," says Richard Riegel, chief operating officer of Thor, the nation's biggest RV maker by sales. More

Get ready for the recovery during the RV Learning Center's customer service workshop in Louisville
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Coach, consultant, author, and business executive, Michael Duke, will help dealers get ready for the recovery and coach their teams to legendary service during a special workshop Monday, November 30 in Louisville, KY. Dealerships with exceptional customer satisfaction will have a big competitive advantage in the new economy. In this workshop, dealers will discover how to motivate teams and lead like a coach. When managers "coach to goals," they can realize the value each employee brings to work each day. More

Ten reasons to retire to an RV
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Retirement is the time for a simpler life and the chance to do things you didn't have time for when working. Living the RV lifestyle in retirement has several advantages. Here are ten. More

New issue of RV Technician magazine now available
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The latest issue of RV Technician magazine is available and includes information that will help technicians troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair RVs. The RVDA Education Foundation’s RV Learning Center publishes RV Technician magazine quarterly More

Automotive Risk Management & Insurance Services
ARM is dedicated to addressing the unique set of insurance needs of the RV industry, including garage liability, property, inland marine, inventory coverage, crime, earthquake, flood, contingent liability, umbrella, excess liability, employment-related practices liability, pollution liability, dealership surety bonds, workers' compensation, and loss prevention and control. MORE

West Michigan family trades in 'high life' for 'simple life' and hits the road
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A West Michigan family recently swapped their luxury home for a used RV. While many Americans downsized reluctantly this year, Danielle and Craig Parrents sold their construction business and everything they owned. Danielle says for her, the trip was a time to be with her husband and three kids. She says between the business and school, the family never spent any time together and they were working to support a lifestyle that afforded them every luxury except time together. More

New health insurance program available for RVDA members
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RVDA has added a health insurance program to its array of membership benefits. The health program is available through Mass Marketing Insurance Consultants, Inc. (MMIC), a company with experience in the development of successful insurance programs for professional and trade associations. More

When should you let an employee make a mistake?
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Learning to ride a bike -- learning anything actually -- isn't about doing it right. It's about doing it wrong and then adjusting. It's not about being in balance, it's about recovering balance. And you can't recover balance if someone keeps you from losing balance in the first place. More

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