OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. — American RV announced today that it will shut its doors Oct. 31 for a period of 90 days to transition into a Camping World location.
“After a 26 year career with Procter & Gamble, followed by a 20-year career in the RV industry, time is at hand to pursue other things,” Peter Albano, president of American RV, wrote in an e-mail to business associates yesterday. “Effective Oct. 31, Camping World RV Sales will acquire the assets of American RV Centers, Inc. Immediately thereafter, Camping World will embark on a major facilities renovation and expansion forcing temporary closing of the business. The process should take about 90 days to complete.
“The grand reopening will mark the beginning of an exciting new era for our company associates, customers, and business partners alike,” said Albano.”
I want to thank everyone I’ve had the privilege to meet and work with in the RV industry; it has truly been delightful and fulfilling,” he added. “As for the next phase in life’s journey, Lynn and I plan to continue our adventures together at home and wherever the road leads us. A good start will be in a couple of months breaking in my new ski boots which arrived this week. May God bless each and every one of you and know we will do our level best to stay in touch.”
SOURCE: American RV press release