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Gidget Retro Teardrop Campers owes $3.5m to customers

(Jan. 19, 2018) -- The travel dreams of dozens of Australians have been left in tatters after a retro camper-maker went into voluntary administration owing $3.5 million to investors and customers around the world.

CANBERRA, Australia — The travel dreams of dozens of Australians have been left in tatters after a retro camper-maker went into voluntary administration owing $3.5 million to investors and customers around the world.

Brisbane-based Gidget Retro Teardrop Campers made built-to-order campers reminiscent of the teardrop style popular in the 1960s, and shipped them to the US, Canada and New Zealand.

But the company, run by directors Glenn Wills and Christine Bree, went into voluntary administration last week — leaving customers, investors and workers in the lurch.

Read the full story from ABC News.

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.