SOURCE: Camping World

Camping World

February 11, 2013 11:12 ET

Camping World/Good Sam Announces Two New Markets for Expansion

Company Announces Milwaukee, WI and Fort Pierce, FL for Opening in 2013/2014

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL--(Marketwire - Feb 11, 2013) - Camping World, the nation's largest RV and outdoor retailer, today announced that it has acquired property in both Saukville, WI (Milwaukee area) and Fort Pierce, FL for expansion and future development to meet customer needs for product and service in new markets.

Plans are underway to expand the company footprint with two additional locations in high traffic, outdoor centric markets.

"These are great markets for Camping World/Good Sam to expand to," said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO of Camping World. "These locations fit nicely into our existing footprint and have a strong base on Campingworld.com customers as well as Good Sam Members already in the area. We are excited to move forward in our own growth while serving our customers' outdoor, RV and camping needs."

The Camping World of Milwaukee and Camping World of Fort Pierce will feature motorhomes and towables from the finest manufacturers and brands including Winnebago Industries, Fleetwood, Thor Motor Coach, Itasca, Coleman, Heartland, Keystone, Forest River, Cross Roads, Monaco, Holiday Rambler, Jayco, Starcraft, Coachmen and many more.

On the accessory side the new locations will feature new and innovative products including interactive displays and customer experiences from the top vendors such as Dometic, Thetford, Honda, Goodyear, Winegard, ADCO, Camco, Roadmaster, Husky, Resse, Cequent, Exide, Ultra-Fab, Coleman, Valterra, Dicor, Champion, Rand McNally, Max-Air, BAL, Cummins, Onan, Progressive Dynamics, Weber, HWH, Presto-Fit, Stromberg-Carlson, Atwood, Xantrex, Magellan, King Controls, Charbroil, Amerigas, Exxon Mobil products, Norcold and many more. 

"These new locations position Camping World for continued growth in both Florida and Wisconsin. Today the company operates a store in Madison, Wisconsin and in nearby Island Lake, Illinois. In Florida, the existing 13 store Florida network will be enhanced with the new Ft. Pierce location. Our Florida customers continue to embrace our growing presence in the sunny state," stated Johnny Sirpilla, Chief Business Development Officer for Camping World/Good Sam. "We look forward to delivering the highest quality and outstanding service that Camping World customers have come to know and expect across the country."

About Camping World & Good Sam
Both founded in 1966, Camping World is America's #1 source for RVs, camping accessories, RV maintenance and repair and Good Sam is the world's largest RV owners organization offering helpful technical tips, vacation planning, extended warranty, magazine subscriptions, roadside assistance and more to serve the outdoor enthusiast. Partnered together, Camping World and Good Sam offer more to those who love the RV lifestyle by offering one-stop shopping and resources for everything RV and outdoor.

Camping World features over 10,000 quality products located at over 95 SuperCenters nationwide, easy online and catalog shopping as well as stocking a wide selection of new and used trailers and motorhomes from top RV manufacturers. Good Sam members receive cost-saving benefits and services, plus loads of valuable RV information and travel tips to get you ready for your next adventure. Additionally, Good Sam represents more than 2,000 local RV chapters designed to bring RVers together from similar geographic regions for group camping excursions. Camping World is the title sponsor of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™ in addition to the Official RV and Outdoor Retailer of NASCAR®.

For more information, visit www.CampingWorld.com and www.GoodSam.com

Individuals interested in applying for a position with Camping World may visit http://campingworld.submit4jobs.com/

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