December 2015 Issue of RV Executive Today

Table of Contents

    
10  2016 RVDA Chairman Brian Wilkins: "Growing Up, the Dealership Was All I Knew"          

The association's incoming chairman earned his accounting degree but quickly realized the family dealership had a pull on him.         
    
14  Dealers Comfortable with Inventory Levels as Holidays Approach   
The most recent Baird market survey shows dealers think towable sales will continue growing, thanks to more entry-level offerings and a spurt of young families buying their first RVs.     

16   Manufacturers Making Strides in Reliable Products but Must Improve in Parts/Warranty 
RVDA's latest DSI survey shows dealers want manufacturers to up their game when it comes to aftermarket parts and warranty support.  

20  Quality Circle Awards Based on Record Number of DSI Responses
Nineteen manufacturers were honored this year; a record 444 dealers submitted ratings.         

22  Three Dealers With Long Histories of Service Receive Chairman's Awards
Former RVDA Chairman John McCluskey bestowed three long-time RVDA supporters with Chairman's Service Awards at the 2014 convention/expo.      

23    2015 James B. Summers Award Goes to Earl Stoltzfus
The owner of Stoltzfus RVs & Marine in West Chester, PA, "supports RVDA through thick and thin and provides the staff with feedback and new ideas throughout the year," says RVDA President Phil Ingrassia.     

24-25   Highlights from the 2015 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo
Here's a little taste of what you missed if you weren't at Bally's in Las Vegas last month.     

















        
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