Net income fell 28% to $14,016,000 from $19,589,000 on a 6% increase in sales to $1,312,727,000 against $1,235,602,000 that was driven by the new Gander stores. Comp store sales in the retail group declined 10.1% in the Camping World RV stores but overall sales in the Retail segment, which combines Camping World with Gander, increased 53% to $184,543,000 compared to $120,903,000. Gross profit was down 209 b.p. to 36.8% in the segment, which includes 129 Camping World stores, 60 Ganders and 22 Other banners like Erewhon, Rock Creek and Overton’s.
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