|By Marketwired .||
|June 17, 2014 01:29 PM EDT||
LINCOLNSHIRE, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/14 -- Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC's The Profit and the Chairman and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam announced today plans to open new AutoMatch USA SuperCenters in Bakersfield, California and Avondale, Arizona late summer and/or early fall and a new location in Ocala, Florida by the end of 2014. This expansion news comes on the heels of a recent announcement that additional AutoMatch USA SuperCenters would be opening in Salt Lake City, Utah and Fort Myers, Florida late summer 2014 after successful openings in the Chicago and Jacksonville markets.
AutoMatch USA, a pre-owned auto dealership, specializes in foreign and domestic pre-owned cars of all makes and models, parts, accessories, service and collision. Customers receive customized Good Sam services such as Extended Service Warranty, Financing, Insurance and Roadside Assistance. The first location opened in Chicago, Illinois in January 2014 and was featured on the hit CNBC reality series, The Profit. The second location celebrated its grand opening in Jacksonville, Florida in April.
Serial Entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis states, "We have the key elements necessary to build a robust pre-owned car business and increasing our presence in new markets is in alignment with the strategic growth plans we have for the company," continued Lemonis. "We are constantly reviewing our footprint and evaluating where we can strengthen our automotive position across the US."
Lemonis began his career in the automotive industry and eventually became Vice President of several auto dealerships in the Miami, Florida area. Over the past 10 years, Lemonis has streamlined the RV industry, buying more than 100 RV companies from "mom and pop" dealerships across the country and turning them into Camping World RV SuperCenters.
AutoMatch USA offers customers bargains on hundreds of pre-owned vehicles from the top manufacturers and brands including Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, Mazda, Jeep, Cadillac, Chrysler, Mercedes Benz, Audi, Porsche, BMW, Lexus, Toyota, Honda and many more. The SuperCenters specialize in cars for every budget and lifestyle and customers receive upfront pricing, competitive financing rates and fair values on trades. The service department offers full customization with stereo systems, performance tuning, window tinting, tire and rim installation and more. The 1-800 Car Cash auto buying program is available at all AutoMatch USA locations offering convenient car selling options for immediate cash.
About AutoMatch USA
AutoMatch USA will change the way people find their next pre-owned car. The company's no hassle Auto-Matching System allows customers to find the perfect car based on their individual needs and preferences. All of the cars at AutoMatch USA are put through a rigorous inspection and are reconditioned to look brand new. Each vehicle is clearly priced with a comprehensive warranty and a money-back guarantee.
Come experience the AutoMatch USA way today and be matched with America's Best Automotive Buying Experience. www.automatchusa.com
About Marcus Lemonis
As the Chairman and CEO of multi-billion dollar outdoor and RV retailer Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises, Marcus Lemonis leads close to 6,000 employees in over 100 cities across the US. RV Business Magazine named Lemonis as their 2007 Newsmaker of the Year. The magazine, regarded as the industry leader, recognized him at the age of 34 for having "more impact on the industry than any single individual or company in recent memory as an agent of change and retail consolidation." In addition, Crain's Chicago Business featured him in their 2005 edition of "40 under 40," and in 2008, Ernst & Young named him Entrepreneur of the Year. Lemonis has been recognized for his multiple appearances on NBC's Celebrity Apprentice and an episode of ABC's Secret Millionaire, in which he chose to share his personal wealth with members of one of the most disadvantaged communities in the nation. Lemonis' passion for business has landed him to star in CNBC's primetime reality series, The Profit, where he saves struggling businesses by investing his own money and mentoring business owners.
Season three of The Profit will premiere October 2014 on CNBC.
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