Despite Gander Mountain’s online announcement that all its 126 locations nationwide are going out of business, a few Michigan stores may be among those saved, according to handwritten lists the new owner is posting on Twitter.
The outdoor retailer’s website has a giant graphic atop it, saying Gander Mountain stores are in the midst of “total liquidation,” and telling customers that gift cards will be accepted at the stores until May 18.
But Marcus Lemonis, chairman and CEO of Camping World, which won the bid for Gander Mountain’s assets at a recent bankruptcy auction, has been on social media this weekend, tweeting that reports of all Gander Mountain stores closing are erroneous.
Lemonis has said many sites are up in the air as the company works with store landlords and checks rental rates. He’s also tweeted out lists of stores which appear to be remaining open, including Michigan stores in Grand Rapids and Flint.
Gander Mountain has many other stores in Michigan, including Saginaw County’s Kochville Township, Fort Gratiot, Utica, Novi,…