Camping World

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In 1985 a group of like-minded independent camping store owners joined together and formed a buying group. From 1988 the group traded under the banner. Leisure Action; the result of this formation was a competitive advantage over fellow independent stores and improved margins.

The name later changed to Camping World and provided marketing, buying and member support through an enthusiastic team of staff.  Camping World soon became the largest independent camping retailer in Australia.

The outdoor and adventure industry has seen significant changes over the years; once dominated by independent retailers to now being led by major listed companies, this has placed additional pressures on independent retailers.

All Camping World members enjoy the benefits of trading under a well-known and highly reputable brand, a central charge-through system designed to save time and money, preferential trading terms with suppliers, a comprehensive product range and ‘own brand’ products.  All these benefits are backed by a dedicated product and marketing team.

Today ARL gives Camping World the buying power, business support and marketing tools required in a tough competitive marketplace to succeed in a rapidly changing industry.