RV Retailer (RVR) has opened a sales and service facility in Tyler, Texas. The company also signed an agreement to acquire Sherrod’s RV Center with two locations in the Beaumont, Texas, market. The stores will be re-branded ExploreUSA Supercenter of Beaumont.
Jon Ferrando, CEO and president, RVR, said, “We are committed to investing in Texas to support our rapid growth and the growth in the RV industry. We look forward to entering the Beaumont market in Southeast Texas with the acquisition of two stores. In Tyler, we are excited to open a world-class facility in a great location on I-69 just south of I-20. The new dealership has a nice sales showroom, a large covered service drive and over 20 service bays. This has been a strong market since we opened in 2019 and this incredible new sales and service facility will allow us to provide superior service to our East Texas customers.”
Larry Hall, president, ExploreUSA, RVR, said, “We are excited to enter Beaumont with strong product brands including Grand Design, Jayco and Keystone. Expansion into the Southeast Texas region furthers our ability to serve Texans across the No. 1 RV state in the U.S. with 16 locations. Our re-branding of the stores to ExploreUSA Supercenter of Beaumont will leverage our strong ExploreUSA brand across Texas.”
Sherrod’s RV Centers are two locations in the Southeast Texas region in the Beaumont metroplex. The Silsbee location is off Highway 327 and the Vidor location is located on I-10. The stores offer Grand Design, Jayco, Forest River, and Keystone brands.
Upon completion of the acquisition and the Blue Dog acquisition, RV Retailer will have 73 RV stores in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, Oregon, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Regional store brands include RV One Superstores, Motor Home Specialist, ExploreUSA, Sonny’s Camp-N-Travel, Cousins RV, Camper Clinic, Lifestyle RVs, Family RV Group, Northgate RV, Tom’s Camperland, and Blue Dog RV.