Camping World Recognized as Thor Industries Top Retailer
July 2, 2012, 9:30 a.m. EDT
Camping World Generated More Revenue Than Any Other Retailer, Company Cites Top Product and Solid Process as Key Component With Significant Growth on the Horizon
LINCOLNSHIRE, IL, Jul 02, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Camping World, the nation’s largest recreational vehicle retailer, today announced their position as the world’s largest Thor Industries retailer, generating over $355 million in the last 12 months. Thor Industries is the world’s largest manufacturer of recreational vehicles and their brand Thor Motor Coach is the #1 selling brand of motorhomes in North America. According to a recent Thor Industries SEC filing, Camping World makes up close to 20% of the company’s business.
Camping World, historically recognized as the world’s largest RV retailer currently approaching 100 locations, has Thor Industries as its primary offering. “We are pleased to be recognized as Thor Industries’ Top Retailer,” said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO of Camping World. “Camping World continues to deliver very impressive year over year sales growth combined with explosive new store growth and acquisitions. We are proud that we are able to hitch our wagon to a great company like Thor.”
“We feel strongly that the Thor products bring great quality to our customer following,” said Roger Nuttall, President of Camping World RV Sales. “We know that service after the sale is imperative and we share that vision with them. The relationship works well for us as we develop into new untapped markets when you are dealing with a known quantity. We see significant growth opportunity for both companies in the coming years as RV sales trend upward.”
About Camping World RV Sales
Camping World RV Sales operates a dynamic network of well-established local and regional RV dealerships that unite to benefit customers, employees, suppliers and the RV industry. The Camping World RV Sales dealerships engage in the retail sale, finance, and service of recreational vehicles, with over $400 million of new and used recreational vehicle inventory representing over 13 RV manufacturers and 150 brand names. Today Camping World RV Sales serves over four million RV enthusiasts.
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