Though he said he's aware of the tough economic times, boaters still need to make repairs and perform routine maintenance.
"You still have to buy stuff for your boat," he said.
- Gander Mountain has announced it is going out of business, but its owner says not all stores will close.
The company said in court documents yesterday that it now hopes to sell its assets. The company asked to schedule an auction for July 20.
If the effort to sell the company is not successful, according to the filing, Ritz is seeking permission to liquidate and close by July 24, to avoid paying million in rent going into September.
In a tweet on Thursday, he said the Madison store and a few others in Wisconsin will remain open.
r a liquidator bought the inventory, but new merchandise will be coming for the locations that remain open.