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Retiring Baby Boomers, Improved Economy Drive Up RV Sales

Category: RV Sales
Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Publish Date: Sunday, August 9, 2015
Summary: If you're seeing a lot of travel trailers and motor homes on the highway these days, it's more than a sign of summer. For the first time in a decade, the recreational-vehicle industry is poised to break production records. RV manufacturers are expected to ship 380,000 units this year, up 6.5% from 2014 and nearing the previous peak, set in 2006 before the recession. That's good news for Wisconsin dealerships and some manufacturers, as the state ranks 13th in the nation for receiving shipments of travel trailers and motor homes. The spending strength of baby boomers craving the RV lifestyle gets much of the credit.

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