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Economic Snapshot: Manufacturing sector contracts for fourth consecutive month

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in January for the fourth consecutive month, while the overall economy... 
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Weekly 5


Weekly 5: Increasing resistance to ethanol mandate

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Increasing... 
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Another crack in the RFS armor

I'll admit it. I'm a political junkie. I was tracking the results of the Iowa caucuses all night Monday. I'm sure I'll be checking... 
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At the Helm: Your year to be recognized

Every year, the Boating Industry Top 100 recognizes the best boat dealers in North America. And every year hundreds of companies start the application process, only to run... read story

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Marinas evolve from a point of launch to family destinations

In order to effectively sell the boating lifestyle, marinas are increasingly turning their facilities into a hub of activity. The marina of today has evolved from a mere launch... read story

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