• Economic Snapshot: Builder confidence drops in June

    This month’s housing market index is the lowest reading since November 2016. Housing market index Builder confidence slipped two points to a level of 64 in July, from a downwardly revised June reading on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. “Our members are telling us they ...

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  • How to get a Verified badge for your dealership

    Verifying your local business page (your dealership page) adds a layer of legitimacy to your social media presence can help customers feel more confident when they engage with your dealership on Facebook and increases your page’s visibility in search results. What is a verified page, you ask? For a local ...

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  • At the Helm: Future focused

    9It seems we spend a lot of time in this industry worrying about young people – and with good reason.  Gen Xers and Millennials aren’t buying boats at rates comparable to the Baby Boomers or the Silent and World War II generations that came before them. They also aren’t choosing ...

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In This Issue

  • Ethanol still a significant challenge, survey says

    Growing number of readers report ethanol-related problems Despite efforts to educate boaters about concerns over ethanol in general and E15 in particular, those in the industry are seeing a growing number of problems caused by the fuel. That’s according to the latest Boating Industry reader survey. We surveyed our readers ...

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