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Trailer business cashes in on tough times


While any number of industries are struggling to adapt to the new economic reality, the RV industry rolls on undaunted. While it helps that the average buyer is middle-aged and more financially secure than most, the RV could also emerge as a preferred option as families turn away from expensive vacations in hotels for the cheaper accommodations of a campground. “My family is so big, we’re looking at other vacation options,” explained a father of four at an RV show in Windsor this weekend. “A trailer is looking like a good solution.”

The Windsor Star

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  1. RV sales have fallen in 2 years from 78,000 units to just over 14,000 units. Several large RV manufacturers have filed for bankruptcy and/or ceased production. Yet this article says "the RV industry rolls on undaunted." Did the Windsor Star's "journalist" not notice that one of the first things President Obama did was go to Elkhart, IN (home of many RV manufacturers" to announce a bailout for the RV industry?