Balking at cottage prices, millennials are driving RV sales

Article Source: Financial Post
Written By: Nicholas Sokic

Despite a downturn in sales in the first half of the year due to Canada’s abnormally longer winter and wetter spring season, Canadian recreational vehicle sales remain sizeable — and it’s millennials that are driving new sales.

By June, retailers had sold 25,928 RVs, a 14.3 per cent decline over the same period last year, according to Statistical Surveys. The industry might still be on course to breach 50,000 in sales, after crossing 51,453 in sales in 2018.

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