Boat Business

Interview with Ed Lofgren: Chairman of the Marine Retailers Association of America

The following is an excerpt from an interview with Ed Lofgren, chairman of the Marine Retailers Association of America. The interview may be seen in its … [Read more...]

NMMA and The Marine Retailers Association of America Want Federal Government Help on Boat and Floorplan Financing

The National Marine Manufacturers Association reports that the NMMA and The Marine Retailers Association of America is lobbying the federal government … [Read more...]

Outlook For The Boating Industry In 2009

Though the current state of the marine industry is difficult, there are reasons to believe things will begin to turn around later this year, Thom Dammrich, … [Read more...]

Boat Dealers Turn To 20 Groups To Improve Their Businesses

To get a leg up on other area dealers, many industry leaders have turned to 20 Groups as a way to improve their business. John Spader, of South Dakota-based … [Read more...]

Brunswick Corporation Sells Albemarle Boats

The News & Observer reports North Carolina businessman Scott McLaughlin has purchased Albemarle Boats from Brunswick Corporation. Albemarle is based … [Read more...]

How Boat Dealers Can Survive And Thrive In A Down Market

The economy and its effect on business was the biggest topic of conversation at the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, held Nov. 17-19, 2008 in Las Vegas. … [Read more...]

Boat Trader And Boating Industry Offer E-White Paper For 2008

Boat Trader is pleased to partner with Boating Industry to bring you this marketing e-white paper and offer helpful and creative ideas, as well as best … [Read more...]

National Marine Manufacturers Association Redirecting Grow Boating Assessments

The Grow Boating program has been redesigned to send collected funds back to dealers. In October, the National Marine Manufacturers Association said … [Read more...]

Malibu Boats Wants Families To Celebrate The Holidays With A New Boat

Malibu Boats is suggesting instead of giving traditional, individual gifts, families can celebrate the holidays with a new boat. According to Malibu … [Read more...]

Boat Dealers Purchasing Fewer 2009 Models

From Soundings Trade Only Today Most boat dealers say they are ordering fewer 2009 models than they normal would, while at the same time most manufacturers … [Read more...]