Camping World Set to Acquire Youngblood RV in Springfield, MO
November 13, 2023
Fortifies #1 Position in Missouri, Brings Industry Leading Lines from Grand Design and Forest River
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.– Camping World Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CWH) (“Camping World”), the World’s Largest Recreational Vehicle Dealer, today announced that it is set to acquire Youngblood RV in Springfield, Missouri. The transaction is anticipated to close in the first quarter of 2024 and will increase the Company’s Missouri location count to six.
Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO of Camping World commented, “The acquisition of Youngblood RV adds to our presence in the growing Springfield market with the addition of 16 service bays and lines from Grand Design and Forest River. We continue to be focused on our goal to increase our dealership count to over 320 locations over the next five years, through a combination of acquisitions, new store openings, and manufacturer exclusive locations.”
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About Camping World Holdings, Inc.
Camping World Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL, (together with its subsidiaries) is the World’s largest retailer of RVs and related products and services. Our vision is to build a long-term legacy business that makes RVing fun and easy. Our Camping World and Good Sam brands have been serving RV consumers since 1966. We strive to build long-term value for our customers, employees, and shareholders by combining a unique and comprehensive assortment of RV products and services with a national network of RV dealerships, service centers and customer support centers along with the industry’s most extensive online presence and a highly trained and knowledgeable team of employees serving our customers, the RV lifestyle, and the communities in which we operate. We also believe that our Good Sam organization and family of programs and services uniquely enable us to connect with our customers as stewards of the RV enthusiast community and the RV lifestyle. With RV sales and service locations in 43 states, Camping World has grown to become the prime destination for everything RV. For more information, visit www.CampingWorld.com.
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