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Proud to be a part of Champaign-Urbana since 1947
Over the last 70 years, Champaign Surplus has evolved from our beginnings as an army-navy surplus store to the full service specialty outdoor and growing e-commerce retailer we are today. And some other stuff.
Leo & Anne Weisel add military surplus merchandise to their appliance store at 115 South Neil Street & Champaign Surplus is born.
Camping merchandise is introduced & camping shows are held at Illini Grove.
The mix of merchandise is expanded to include more extensive camping lines, apparel & outerwear.
The store moves to a larger downtown location at 40 East University, Champaign.
Ira & Lynn purchase the business from Leo & Anne and become "Generation Two".
Champaign Surplus outgrows its footprint & moves to its present location at 303 South Neil in downtown Champaign.
Dan & Shira purchase the business from Ira & Lynn, becoming "Generation Three". The store gets a new logo & a new e-commerce site is launched.
In October, Champaign Surplus celebrates its 70th anniversary!
Champaign Surplus announces it’s liquidating the current location at 303 S. Neil St. and moving to a new location in Spring of 2018.