LINCOLNSHIRE, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/06/13 -- Camping World, the nation's largest RV and outdoor retailer, today announced that it has acquired an additional amount of significant acreage on the heels of opening its new SuperCenter in Tampa. The new location officially named Camping World of Tampa, opened in July 2012 and will expand on an additional 24 acres.
Plans are underway to expand the new I-4 Tampa SuperCenter to be the largest retail facility in the company's 100 location network. Currently the location is undergoing expansion to expand and renovate into an 80,000 square foot facility including 40 additional service bays and a new 17,000 square foot Camping World retail store and a state of the art collision center. The new facility will be completed within seven months with the process starting in mid-February.
"This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for Camping World," said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO of Camping World. "This location will be the Flagship for Camping World Retail not only in Florida but in the entire US."
The Camping World of Tampa features 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 it 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.
"This acquisition unquestionably positions Camping World to take the leadership position in the Southeastern United States. We look forward to delivering the highest quality and outstanding service that Camping World customers have come to know and expect across the country."
The new Camping World facility is supported by 13 Camping World RV dealerships and retail stores already in the state of Florida.
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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