CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jul 11, 2014) - Camping World, the nation's largest RV and outdoor retailer, and Good Sam, the world's largest RV owners organization, announces plans to open a new SuperCenter of the national chain in Olive Branch, (Memphis market) Mississippi. The location, officially named Camping World of Memphis, will offer a wide array of RV sales, service, parts and accessories for the outdoor enthusiast while joining over 100 other locations across the U.S. with nearby locations in Little Rock, AR and Nashville, TN.
Camping World of Memphis is located at 8150 New Craft Road in Olive Branch, Mississippi off Interstate 22. This new 26,000 square foot facility encompasses both a Camping World retail store and Camping World RV Sales dealership on-site and serving the greater Memphis communities.
"We are excited to enter the Memphis market and offer customers a SuperCenter to serve all their outdoor needs while reinforcing our brand's presence and supporting economic growth," said Marcus Lemonis, CEO and Chairman of Camping World and Good Sam and star of CNBC's The Profit. "Camping World has established a solid base for the dealer network around the country, and we are now positioning additional facilities in markets with the most growth potential."
The grand opening celebration kicks off July 17th and will run through July 27th. There will be Grand Opening price specials, customer prizes and giveaways, and a live radio remote on Saturday, July 26th from 2pm-4pm with WGKX, KIX 106.
Customers will find bargains on hundreds of new and pre-owned motorhomes and towables RVs from the finest manufacturers and brands including Winnebago Industries, Fleetwood, Thor Motor Coach, Itasca, Coleman, Heartland, Keystone, Forest River, Crossroads, Monaco, Holiday Rambler, Jayco, Starcraft, Coachmen and many more.
On the accessory side, the new location will feature new and innovative products including interactive displays and customer experiences from the top vendors such as Dometic, Honda, Thetford, Goodyear, Winegard, ADCO, Camco, Roadmaster, Husky, Reese, Cequent, Exide, Ultra-Fab, Coleman, Valterra, Dicor, Champion, Rand McNally, Max-Air, BAL, Furrion, Select Comfort, ASA Electronics, Cummins, Onan, WFCO, Weber, HWH, Presto-Fit, Stromberg-Carlson, Atwood, RDK Products, Magellan, King Controls, Charbroil, Amerigas, Exxon Mobil products, Norcold and many more. Camping World also creates and carries its own private label lines of exclusive products for the RV, outdoor and home markets.
For more information about Camping World of Memphis, please visit http://www.campingworldofmemphis.com/
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 outdoors.
Camping World features over 10,000 quality products located at over 100 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 1,500 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®.
Individuals interested in applying for a position with Camping World may visit http://www.campingworldgoodsamjobs.com/
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About Marcus Lemonis LLC
Marcus Lemonis is an entrepreneur, investor, television personality, and chairman and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises. Camping World is the nation's largest RV and outdoor retailer, and Good Sam, is the world's largest RV owner's organization. Through Camping World and Good Sam, he leads nearly 6,000 employees in over 100 United States cities. Lemonis was named RV Business Magazine's "Newsmaker of the Year" in 2007, landed on Crain's Chicago Business "40 under 40" list in 2005, and was named Ernst and Young's "Entrepreneur of the Year" in 2008.
Lemonis is also known as the "business turnaround king" and star of CNBC's prime time reality series, The Profit, in which he lends his expertise to struggling small businesses around the country and judges businesses based on a "Three P" principle: People, Process, and Product. The Profit returns on CNBC this fall with new episodes airing October 2014.
A vast variety of businesses can be found under his holding company Marcus Lemonis Enterprises LLC, such as: 1 800 Car Cash, AutoMatch USA, Amazing Grapes, Bee's Knees, Dapper Classics, E-Net, Key West Key Lime Pie Co., Little Miss Baker, Matt's Cookies, Wicked Good Cupcakes, Mr. Green Tea, Pie King, ProFit Protein Bites, RawONE, Sweet Pete's and Rose's Café & Bakery.
More about Marcus Lemonis LLC can be found at http://www.marcuslemonis.com.
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