Camping World Makes Big Move Into Outdoor Gear With Purchase of Uncle Dan’s

Camping World Makes Big Move Into Outdoor Gear With Purchase of Uncle Dan’s

Over the past six months, Camping World has acquired certain assets of the now-defunct Gander Mountain, 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. 

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Billionaire Warren Buffet Acquires Pilot/Flying J

Billionaire Warren Buffet Acquires Pilot/Flying J

Berkshire Hathaway (Billionaire Warren Buffet’s investment company) and Pilot Flying J jointly announced today that Berkshire has made a significant minority investment in the Company, which will convert to majority controlling interest of the company in 2023. The Haslam family will continue to own a majority of Pilot Flying J...

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New Winnebago Models Announced, Including 4×4 All-Season Class B

New Winnebago Models Announced, Including 4×4 All-Season Class B

Winnebago has announced the launch of several new additions to their lineup, including a 4×4 all season Class B.

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TAXA Introduces Sleek 2,300 Pound “Mantis” Hybrid

TAXA Introduces Sleek 2,300 Pound “Mantis” Hybrid

The Mantis is a rugged 18-foot-long camping trailer that sleeps 4 adults, weighs under 2,300 pounds and can be stored in a standard length and height garage.

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34 Private Campgrounds Open for Evacuees, Including Houston and Galveston Area Parks

34 Private Campgrounds Open for Evacuees, Including Houston and Galveston Area Parks

Pictured: Brookeland Lake Sam Rayburn KOA The Texas Association of Campground Owners has identified 34 campgrounds and RV parks with space available for Hurricane Harvey evacuees, including parks in Houston and Galveston. “Texas park owners have opened their hearts and their parks. They are receiving countless evacuees and helping them...

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RECALL ALERT: Newmar, Keystone, Forest River and Heartland

RECALL ALERT: Newmar, Keystone, Forest River and Heartland

Pictured: Newmar’s 2014 Mountain Aire  Newmar Corp. is recalling 1,167 2014 Moutain Aire and 2014-2017 Dutch Star recreational vehicles built on Freightliner XCR chassis manufactured by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). These chassis have a battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly, as a result, the improperly...

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Jellystone Looks for Franchisees, Targeting West and Southwest Expansion

Jellystone Looks for Franchisees, Targeting West and Southwest Expansion

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts, the nation’s second largest campground chain, is inviting prospective franchise investors and owners to an on-site workshop September 16-17 at its park in Burleson, Texas. The Jellystone Park system, which currently has 84 parks throughout the U.S. and Canada, is targeting the West and Southwest U.S. for expansion. 

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RECALL ALERT: 17-18 Fleetwood, Monaco, Holiday Rambler

RECALL ALERT: 17-18 Fleetwood, Monaco, Holiday Rambler

Photo: The Holiday Rambler Navigator REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Fleetwood Discovery and Discovery LXE, and Holiday Rambler Endeavor, Endeavor XE, and Admiral XE motorhomes, as well as 2018 Monaco Diplomat, Fleetwood Pace Arrow, Bounder, Flair, and Storm motorhomes, and Holiday Rambler Navigator and Vacationer XE motorhomes....

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Camping World CEO Responds to Outrage Over Charlottesville Comments

Camping World CEO Responds to Outrage Over Charlottesville Comments

Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis took to YouTube today to clarify his comments on President Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottsville, saying “I don’t care what your political party is, if you are OK with hatred and violence, that’s not OK with me.”

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