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The dollar value of the new RV unit inventory on midsize dealer lots grew by a robust 13.6% rate to $1,893,174 as of Nov. 30, compared with $1,666,266 as of Nov. 30, 2002, according to consulting firm Spader Business management.
Spader defines midsize dealers as having between $5 million and $10 million in annual sales.
The new RV unit inventory of small dealers grew by a more modest 7.8% rate and large dealer inventories expanded only by 1.4%, Spader also reported.
The average large dealer, which Spader defines as having more than $10 million in annual sales, carried a new RV unit inventory valued at $3,979,558 as of Nov. 30, compared with $3,923,568 on the same date in 2002.
The average small dealer, which Spader defines as having less than $5 million in annual sales, carried a new RV unit inventory valued at $946,221 as of Nov. 30, compared with $877,832 on Nov. 30, 2002.