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Chuck Liddell becomes UFC exec

Former light heavyweight champ Chuck Liddell has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). A kickboxing specialist, Liddell became the face of the UFC as it rose to popularity in the early 2000s.  … Continue reading

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Electric RV maker secures $5MM investment from battery maker

Electric RV maker Balqon Corporation recently completed a $5MM placement of its common stock with China based Seven One Limited. The California based RV maker recently showcased a 45-foot, all-electric RV featuring batteries from Winston Battery, part of Seven One … Continue reading

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Triple barrel shotgun made for Scots Aristocrat sells at auction

A one-of-a-kind triple barrel shotgun made for Scots Aristocrat John Adrian Louis Hope has been sold at auction for £43,000 ($62,000 USD). The 16-bore, three trigger shotgun is the only one of its kind made by Edinburgh gun maker John … Continue reading

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Meridian Audio eyes global expansion

Award winning Meridian Audio, maker of high end consumer audio equipment, is looking to expand globally with the launch of boutique stores in Asia, the Middle East, Russia, and South America. UK-based Meridian hopes the new locations will spur interest … Continue reading

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Winnebago acquires SunnyBrook

Winnebago, the iconic U.S. based RV maker, has acquired SunnyBrook, a Middlebury, IN, manufacturer of travel trailers and fifth wheel camping trailers, for $5.7MM cash. Operating under the newly formed Winnebago of Indiana, the company will continue to manufacture products … Continue reading

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RV sales up at Winnebago

In news that bodes well for RV, camping, and leisure industries, the popular RV brand Winnebago Industries (WGO) reports a third straight profit, on rising RV sales. According to reports from Chairman and CEO Bob Olson, increased sales of higher … Continue reading

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