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CNN: RVs are gaining traction
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RVs are gaining traction. The recreation vehicle market is rebounding, and owners say it's all about freedom. RVers go where and when they want, bypass airport security, avoid luggage fees and restrictions, tow the family car and have room for kids and pets. More

Azevedo and Gorman among those to be inducted into RV/MH Hall of Fame
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Bob Azevedo, a San Francisco RV dealer who played a critical role in the formation of RVDA, and the late Bill Gorman of Gorman Planning in Virginia Beach, Va., are among the 2011 inductees into the RV/MH Hall of Fame. More

RVDA's Virtual Expo available until April 15
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Dealers and their employees can still experience, free of charge, RVDA's first Virtual Expo, which is available on-demand through April 15. This virtual event is geared to educate, inform and promote profitable partnerships with some of the leading companies in the RV industry, without having to spend time away from home or the dealership. Check out the new videos at the RVDA Resources Booth. Click here to register.

The $25 Million Customer

One customer has done more for our industry over the past three years than any other single person. According to a study of customer purchases at the Parts counter since 2007 this single customer was responsible for $25 million in purchases. The chances are he's in your store too...

Harold McCollum retires after 44 years in the RV business
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After 44 years in the RV business, RVDA dealer member Harold McCollum of Great Falls, Mont., is stepping out of the spotlight. He's selling McCollum Modern RVs to Pierce RV Supercenter, out of Billings, Mont., and will retire at the end of March. "With any business, there comes that time when you think, well, you better cash in," says McCollum. "One of my favorite things is the fact we have several thousand satisfied customers." More

Protecting your small business from catastrophe
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If an unexpected blast from Mother Nature shut down your business, could you reopen? An unforeseen disaster can destroy your source of livelihood, leaving you with no means to rebuild. The Insurance Information Institute says that more than 25 percent of businesses that are shut down by disasters never reopen because they didn’t have the proper coverage. 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

The RV Chef is now online    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
When you pull off the highway and head into your favorite campground, don't forget to log on to the latest Internet program - The RV Chef, which aims to show that food on the road doesn't have to be fast or mediocre. With some planning and preparation, wonderful meals are no further away than the picnic table. More

Architect lives, works in his redesigned Airstream
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Santa Barbara, Calif., architect Matt Hoffman has lovingly restored the interior of a 1978 Airstream towable into something that would look at home in an upscale apartment. It boasts hardwood floors, bamboo countertops, a tempered-glass bathroom sink, aluminum faced cabinet fronts and a tiny home office. More

Parallel Ready, Remote Controlled Generator

The Powerhouse PH2700PRi Inverter Generator has remote start and “wheelie” handle. Variable speed for fuel economy. Parallel ready for extra power.

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