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RV Mogul Buying Up Local Outdoor Gear Stores

The CEO of Chicagoland's Camping World looks to merge his RV empire with the outdoor recreation market.

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Marcus Lemonis, CEO of the Lincolnshire-based Camping World RV chain and Good Sam RV Travel Club, bought Erehwon Mountain Outfitters this month. The Arlington Heights-based outdoor retail shop joins Uncle Dan’s, a small Chicago outdoor chain that Lemonis bought last October. Sources say the acquisitions will help Lemonis market his RVs to the outdoor recreation market.

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