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Stag-Parkway Offers 'Solutions' at Confab

Dealers were upbeat about the potential for 2006 as aftermarket distributor Stag-Parkway Inc. hosted about 700 people representing some 600 RV dealerships during its annual trade show – Business Solutions 2006 – Jan. 16-18 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in...

Consumer Confidence Hits Three-Year High

U.S. consumer confidence improved for the third straight month in January, and hit its highest level in more than three years, a private research group said Tuesday (Jan. 31). CBS MarketWatch reported that the Conference Board said its consumer confidence index jumped...

Oceanfront Campground Sells to Developer

A developer has purchased the 56.4-acre Barefoot Camping Resort in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., for $56.4 million and plans to build an oceanfront tower and multi-family condominiums. According to the Myrtle Beach Sun News, the sale of the campground was completed Dec....

Fleetwood May Reopen Ohio Trailer Plant

Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. plans to reopen its plant in Edgerton, Ohio, to help build travel trailers and temporary housing for victims of the Gulf Coast hurricanes. The Toledo Blade reported that the opening of the plant – idled in late 2004 and affecting 250 workers...

Coachmen Industries Incurs Year-end Loss

Coachmen Industries Inc. today (Jan. 30) reported a net loss of $19.4 million for the company’s full year, ended Dec. 31. The company said results were impacted by soft sales and heightened by pre-tax expenses of $14.3 million associated with defective materials used...