The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Fri Sep 21, 2018
Author: RV News Staff
Keystone RV brands saw significant gains over 2017 record-breaking sales at the recent Hershey show.
Sales of Keystone’s Sprinter brand were up 340 percent over last year, followed by Outback at 240 percent, and Fuzion and Passport doubled their sales from last year.
Other notable winners were Alpine, Avalanche, Laredo and Springdale – each of which saw sales increases of 50 percent or better.
“It was exciting to see the consistency of buyers across all price points at Hershey. From tip-to-tail we had positive customer feedback and consistent retail sales,” said Jeff Runels, Keystone RV president.