LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Camping World Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CWH) the nation’s largest network of RV-centric and outdoor retail locations, today announced plans to purchase Erehwon Mountain Outfitter, a leading Midwest specialty retailer of outdoor gear and apparel.
The acquisition of Erehwon Mountain Outfitter is further progression in Camping World Holding’s commitment to an omni-channel approach to penetrating the outdoor lifestyle market. Erehwon is currently a top source of outdoor clothing and gear in the Midwest with three Chicagoland area locations and the flagship location in the Milwaukee area.
“Our company is diligently creating segments within the outdoor space that allows for clear focus and growth,” said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman of Camping World Holdings. “In each segment, we are focused on finding connection through customer cross-matching and introducing the suite of Good Sam products, particularly through the Good Sam Club, which offers outdoor enthusiasts a wealth of resources. This will allow us to ultimately offer customers one medium for discounts, benefits, and services for all their outdoor supply needs through the Camping World Holdings network.”
Over the past nine months, Camping World Holdings has acquired certain assets of Gander Mountain, a leading retailer of hunting, fishing, camping, and outdoor gear, Overton’s, a leading retailer of boating and marine accessories, TheHouse.com, an online retailer specializing in bikes, sailboards, skateboards, wakeboards, snowboards and outdoor gear, Uncle Dan’s, an outdoor gear and apparel shop and W82 (formerly Windward Boardshop), a specialty store featuring snowboards, longboards, skateboards, outerwear, swimwear and accessories. The combination of these retailers and their e-commerce platforms provides Camping World Holding with a strong foundation in the outdoor lifestyle market from which to continue building and serving the outdoor enthusiast.
Lemonis continued, "Erehwon has a history of being a top player in the outdoor market since 1972. This acquisition strengthens Camping World Holding’s efforts to build a seamless approach to the outdoor lifestyle market and further positions the company to expand the reach and product offerings of our e-commerce business.”
About Erehwon Mountain Outfitters
Founded in 1972, Erehwon Mountain Outfitter was created for the sole purpose of providing passionate outdoor enthusiasts with the best quality gear and expertise. First designed for outdoor fanatics, over time Erehwon is still your local, friendly outdoor lifestyle store. Whether you're hiking the Appalachian Trail, skiing in Jackson Hole, kayaking down Chicago River, or taking a leisurely bike ride through the forest preserve – Erehwon has what you need. Whenever you have activity on the brain, keep Erehwon in mind.
For more information, visit www.erehwon.com
About Camping World Holdings, Inc.
Camping World Holdings, headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois, is the leading outdoor and camping retailer, offering an extensive assortment of recreational vehicles for sale, RV and camping gear, RV maintenance and repair and the industry’s broadest and deepest range of services, protection plans, products and resources. Since the Company's founding in 1966, Camping World has grown to become one of the most well-known destination for everything RV, with over 135 retail locations in 36 states and comprehensive e-commerce platform. Coupled with an unsurpassed portfolio of industry-leading brands including Gander Outdoors, Good Sam, Overton’s, The House, Uncle Dan’s and Windward/W82, Camping World Holdings has become the synonymous with outdoor experiences. Camping World’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CWH".
For more information, visit www.CampingWorld.com.
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