Experts are urging U.S. manufacturers to start anticipating potential changes in import and export tariffs and also begin thinking about potential retaliatory taxes that are expected to follow any addition of U.S. tariffs.
NEW YORK — The New York Boat Show might not be as large as it was during its heyday, but the crowds were steady and buyers were plentiful as the oldest North American boat show entered its 112th year.
NEW YORK — The mood at the New York Boat Show was positive, but some exhibitors expressed a bit of trepidation about President Trump’s intention to impose border taxes.
New Yorkers got a glimpse of major trends in the marine industry on Tuesday on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Yachts Miami Beach is coming to Collins Avenue Feb. 16-20 with a totally refreshed layout, several entrances (in conjunction with a first-time admission fee of $20) and a transportation upgrade designed to get attendees not only to and from the show, but also around the exhibit areas.
Glenn Hughes, a veteran boating and fishing journalist, now heads industry relations for the American Sportfishing Association. The ASA has worked to unite the industry and advocate for fishing during the past 80 years.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is touting the marine industry’s 2016 gains, emphasizing that it is one of the “few American-made industries.”
The National Marine Manufacturers Association pulled off a major endeavor when it moved the Miami International Boat Show from the Miami Beach Convention Center to Virginia Key in 2016, albeit with some growing pains.
The group representing the U.S. marine industry is speaking out against President Trump’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, which some speculate demonstrates the new president’s intention to follow through with his tough stance on trade.
For almost as long as boat engine builders have been making engines, their marketing focus has been on their customers — the boatbuilders. But the industry is starting to see a shift that seems to be the start of a trend with the emergence of new campaigns designed to reach consumers on an emotional level.