SOURCE: Camping World/FreedomRoads

September 08, 2008 15:31 ET

Camping World Announces Expansion Into the Southwest Florida Market

Success of Camping World Retail & Outdoor Accessories Leads to Complete Product Offering in Fort Myers

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL--(Marketwire - September 8, 2008) - Camping World, the nation's largest and fastest growing RV and outdoor retailer, announced today that it will bring their complete product offering including RV Sales, RV Rentals and Collision Center to the Fort Myers area, increasing the retailer's strong presence in the Florida market.

The dealership will be named Camping World RV Sales of Fort Myers and is located directly across the street from the Camping World retail accessory store just off I-75. This prime Southwest Florida location boasts a large RV Community due to the numerous National State Parks, beach communities and year-round outdoor recreational activities.

Camping World currently operates several dealerships in North and Central Florida including Dusty's Camper World in Bartow in addition to Camping World RV Sales locations in Gulf Breeze, Kissimmee, Tallahassee and St. Augustine.

"This expansion is another important step toward our growth of the critically important Florida market," commented Chairman and CEO of Camping World, Marcus Lemonis. "With our growing network of dealerships and retail stores we are bringing the RV consumer unprecedented choice and convenience nationwide."

Camping World plans to anchor the Fort Myers location with the entire Winnebago motorized lineup as well as Jayco and Heartland towables. The Camping World RV Sales location (formerly known as Mark's RV) is located at 4681 Waycross Road in Fort Myers.

About Camping World

Camping World is the world's largest retailer of recreational vehicles and provides outdoor enthusiasts over 8,000 RV parts and accessories, service and collision centers along with other products and services to enhance the RV and outdoor lifestyle. Today the company serves RV enthusiasts with well over 100 RV Lifestyle retail locations.

In addition to retail, finance, service and most recently rental of recreational vehicles; Camping World also provides complementary products and services to enhance and protect the RV lifestyle. This includes: the President's Club customer loyalty program, in-store Performance Centers like the Tow Center of America, campground reservations powered by Reserve America, Banking and Insurance, RV tours, Service and Collision centers, Detail and Refurbishment centers known as the RV SPA, and RV View Magazine.

For more information, visit us online at www.campingworld.com

Contact Information

  • Diana Ardelean
    SVP of Communications
    Camping World
    847-229-6425
    Email Contact