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World Holdings Agrees to Acquire
Dan’s Outfitters, a Specialty Retailer of Outdoor Gear,
and Camping Supplies
and Team Continue Building a
to the Outdoor Lifestyle Market
IL – October 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / Camping
World Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CWH) (“Camping World”), the nation’s largest
network of RV-centric retail locations, has announced plans to purchase
Uncle Dan’s Outfitters, a specialty
retailer of outdoor gear, apparel and camping supplies.
acquisition will expand and strengthen the Company’s efforts in the broader
outdoor lifestyle market. Over the past six months, Camping World Holdings
(CWH) has acquired certain assets of Gander Mountain, a leading retailers
of hunting, fishing, camping, and outdoor gear, Overton’s, a leading retailer
of boating and marine accessories, and TheHouse.com, an online retailer
specializing in bikes, sailboards, skateboards, wakeboards, snowboards
and outdoor gear. The combination of these retailers and their e-commerce
platforms provides CWH with a strong foundation in the outdoor lifestyle
market from which to continue and building upon.
the leadership of Brent Weiss and family for over 45 years, Uncle Dan’s
Outfitters 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,”
said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman of Camping World Holdings. “The management
team not only possess strong knowledge of the outdoor outfitter market
but also has a keen eye for the development and invention of new product
acquisition of Uncle Dan’s Outfitters is further evidence of CWH’s commitment
to an omni-channel approach to penetrating the outdoor lifestyle market.
Uncle Dan’s Outfitters will position the company for further growth to
its expanding e-commerce platform at udans.com, by increasing customer
reach and adding new quality product offerings. Uncle Dan’s Outfitters
will also serve as the official supplier of outdoor gear, apparel and camping
supplies to the company’s rebranded Gander Outdoors retail stores across
Camping World Holdings, Inc.
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 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
more information, visit www.CampingWorld.com.
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