RV craze continues: Sales are still ‘through the roof’

While the COVID-19 pandemic was bad news for many industries in 2020, the RV or recreational vehicle industry kept rolling along, posting strong sales as people looked for ways to vacation amidst the pandemic while still being able to maintain social distancing.

(For those who don’t know, RVs are those large vehicles that combine transportation and temporary living quarters for travel, recreation and camping.)

One RV general manager in the

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Delaware to release 1,000 more surf-fishing tags after record sales

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Delaware’s surf-fishing beaches may offer the best way to safely enjoy time in the sand this summer.

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Disappointed surf fishers can – momentarily, at least – stop kicking the sand. 

Gov. John Carney announced Monday that the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control can issue an additional 1,000 surf-fishing tags for the 2021 season. 

DNREC also announced new off-peak surf-fishing permits – which have limits on

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EXPLAINER: Why is Biden halting federal oil and gas sales?

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FILE – This Jan. 14, 2015 file photo shows oil pump jacks in McKenzie County in western North Dakota. President Joe Biden shut down oil and gas lease sales from the nation’s vast public lands and waters in his first days in office, citing worries about climate change. Now his administration has to figure out what do with the multi-billion dollar program without crushing a significant sector of the U.S.

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Uptick in Christmas tree permit sales aligns with outdoor trends

The sun peaks through the branches of conifer trees in the Hunter Creek Valley in Aspen on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.

Cut-your-own Christmas tree permits are always popular in the White River National Forest — and this year is no exception.

The forest service has already sold nearly 6,500 tree-cutting permits for the White River National Forest at $10 each this year, according to Public Affairs Officer David Boyd. About

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Online Fishing Lure Sales Offset Sluggishness from Traditional Channes, Opines Fact.MR – Press Release

Market players are focusing on product innovation to attain market share and make a USP in this extremely competitive market landscape.

ROCKVILLE, MD / ACCESSWIRE / November 24, 2020 / The global fishing lure market is foreseen to expand at a steady CAGR of around 5% during the assessment period of 2020-2030. There has been a notable growth for anglers across the world, which has resulted in increased demand for

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Online sales set to smash records during pandemic holiday gift season

SALT LAKE CITY — Rainbocorn and Cutetito may just sound like gibberish, but they’re actual names of new toys likely to lead the pack in the upcoming online holiday shopping season, one setting up to smash existing records.



a man standing in front of a truck: FedEx trucks are loaded for deliveries in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Ongoing and widespread COVID-19 restrictions are fueling an unprecedented volume of online shopping for the holiday season.


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FedEx trucks are loaded for deliveries in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Ongoing and widespread COVID-19 restrictions are fueling an unprecedented volume of

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Forest Service begins online Christmas Tree sales permits on Nov. 16

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Published 10:47 a.m. MT Nov. 3, 2020

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Online Christmas Tree permits will be available for purchase in the Gila National Forest beginning Nov. 16. (Photo: Courtesy Photo)

SILVER CITY, N.M. – How would you like to be able to purchase your Christmas tree permit from the comfort of your home? With online ordering there is no waiting in line or driving to your local Forest Service

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Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands Christmas tree permit sales move online

A harvester removes a downed Christmas tree from U.S. Forest Service land in Keystone in December 2018.
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The U.S. Forest Service said Christmas tree permits will be available to purchase online through Recreation.gov from Oct. 15 through Dec. 24 for the San Carlos, Leadville, Salida, South Park, Pikes Peak and South Platte Ranger Districts.

Details about designated cutting areas, specific dates and types of

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Canada Goose Stock Pops on Upgrade Highlighting Strong Sales

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Canada Goose stock jumped on an analyst upgrade Wednesday.


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A mild winter in many parts of the country and a job-crushing pandemic have hurt demand for pricey down coats, and in turn,

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’ stock. Yet Cowen & Co. argues the worst is over for the outwear company, sending shares soaring more than 10% on Wednesday.

Analyst Oliver Chen lifted

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Why Investors Should Keep an Eye on Changing Sales Strategies

In the first half of 2020, most car manufacturers are seeing decreased sales.

General Motors (NYSE:GM) recorded a 7% decrease in total vehicle sales in the U.S. during the first quarter of 2020 compared to the year-ago quarter, with sales falling 34% year over year in the second quarter. Ford (NYSE:F) saw a 21% decline in wholesales and a 15% decline in revenue year over year in the first quarter,

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LVMH expects pandemic to dampen sales for some time yet

PARIS (Reuters) – The fallout from the coronavirus crisis will weigh on LVMH’s earnings for some time yet, though there were some signs of recovery this month, executives at the world’s biggest luxury goods group said on Tuesday.

Second quarter earnings at the owner of Louis Vuitton and other brands will be hit particularly in Europe and the United States, Chairman Bernard Arnault told a shareholder meeting, conducted online.

“We

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Rite Aid’s (RAD) Q1 Loss Narrower Than Expected, Sales Up Y/Y

Rite Aid Corporation RAD reported first-quarter fiscal 2021 results, wherein loss was narrower than expected, while sales beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Both metrics improved year over year. The company gained market share and grew double digits in front-end sales as it kept stores open amid the coronavirus outbreak and enhanced its digital capabilities to provide essential services to customers.

Solid growth in prescription deliveries to the tune of 86%,

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Sales rise, online capacity doubled, and Tesco Bank facing loss

A Tesco delivery truck in north London. Photo: Dinendra Haria/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty
A Tesco delivery truck in north London. Photo: Dinendra Haria/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty

Tesco’s (TSCO.L) customers made fewer trips to the supermarket during lockdown but did bigger shops when they did visit.

Shopping frequency fell by 32% in the 13 weeks to 30 May, Tesco said on Friday, but basket size jumped by 64%.

The change coincided with lockdown being announced in the UK, which prompted the government to urge

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After Years of Decline, the Military’s Commissary System Just Had Its Highest Sales Day Ever

Between an influx of veterans newly granted access to military resale stores and customers preparing for shutdowns during the novel coronavirus pandemic, Defense Department commissary stores saw a 26% increase in sales in the first quarter of 2020.

Now the DoD is trying to figure out how to retain these customers, looking at their shopping preferences and behaviors to guide future services and offerings at stores, DoD Chief Management Officer

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