Camping World Announces ’15 Growth Plans
Camping World Inc. and Good Sam Enterprises LLC announced in a written release that they will be expanding into the Atlanta, Greensboro, N.C., and Erie, Pa., in 2015 with the development of new RV supercenters.
Additionally, the company continues to actively pursue new markets and acquisitions, and is under contract with land owners and existing dealerships that will be announced over the next few months.
The announcement of the three new locations comes on the heels of a recent announcement reporting new locations planned for first quarter of 2015 in Idaho Falls, Idaho; Jackson, Miss.; and Lexington, Ky.
“Camping World and Good Sam are committed to offering quality outdoor products and services to the customers and travelers of these markets,” said Marcus Lemonis, chairman and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises. “As part of our growth strategy, the brand is making major investments in the quality of its dealer network. From facility upgrades to new store openings, the company’s network will continue to expand and evolve while continuing to serve as our customers’ one-stop shopping location for everything outdoor and RV.”
The aforementioned markets are in addition to highly visible locations that have opened and are scheduled for the remainder of 2014. Camping World launched its Saukville (Milwaukee area), Wis., store in April and plans to open a site in Rossford (Toledo area), Ohio, in July.
“This is an exciting announcement not only for those of us who love the outdoors, but also for the community members of these great cities. These recent acquisitions not only increase our presence in existing markets and new territories but are also in alignment with the strategic growth plans we have for the company,” continued Lemonis. “We are constantly reviewing our footprint and evaluating where we can strengthen our position within each of our markets.”