“RV wholesale shipments jumped 16% in August from July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 209,800, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association reports Tuesday,” writes Paul Davidson in USA Today.
“Sales of motor homes and travel trailers are seen by some economists as a leading indicator of the economy’s health, because they’re among the largest discretionary purchases a consumer can make.”
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Photo: Recreational vehicle manufacturers are gearing up for a rebound as RV wholesale shipments grow. Al Grillo/AP.