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Old 03-20-2009, 12:46 PM   #1
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Towable Sales Down 49.2% for Jan

Statistical Surveys Inc. has reported that for January 2009 towable retail sales have declined 49.2%. which was worse than the 39.9% decline reported for December 2008.

  • Fifth-wheel trailers sales dropped 50.2% to 1,947 units.
  • Travel Trailer sales dropped 48.1% to 3,496 units.
  • Folding camping trailer sales have fallen 49.3% to 285 units.
  • Recreational park trailer sales are down to 60.4% to 111 units.

Thor Industries holds 28.2% of the travel trailer market and 40.2% of the fifth-wheel market share. Coleman Camping Trailers brand has 38.9% of the folding camping trailer market.
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