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38 • RV PRO • JUNE 2016 rv-pro.com Cabela's or Bass Pro Shop, albeit on a smaller scale and a variety of items, from fishing poles, games, coolers and even spices with McGhee's cartoon alter ego, Mayor McGhee, on the label. There's even a large and comfortable seating area and shooting gallery in one corner and recliners and TVs in an opposite one. To sell these items, McGhee takes a different tack on staffing than other dealers. "We had to get away from just hiring that $10-an-hour, lowest- paid person," he says. "We're going to have to start paying more an hour and get long-term employees because what good does it to do all this training if that clerk is turning every six months and we're not keeping anybody?" Perhaps not surprisingly, Fun Town's parts sales online are small; the majority of its money is earned on in-store sales. Like his ser- Fun Town RV is a powerhouse when it comes to travel trailer and fifth wheel sales. The dealership group doesn't retail new truck campers or motorhomes, however, as it believes selling those units would detract from its strategic focus. Fun Town's stores located in the Dallas, Houston and Waco areas all sell toys. The dealership carries ATVs from Hisun Motors, a Dallas-based powersports importer. DEALER PROFILE

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