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December 29, 2008
CarMax Reveals Top Searched Used Vehicles for 2008
RICHMOND, Va. (December 29, 2008) –CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX) the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, reports the top ten searched vehicles on carmax.com for 2008. The Honda Accord retains the top spot for the third consecutive year. For the past year, carmax.com averaged more than five million visits per month.* The top ten searched vehicles on carmax.com for 2008 are: 1. Honda Accord 2. Honda Civic 3. Toyota Camry 4. Ford Mustang 5. Nissan Altima 6. Chevrolet Tahoe 7. Ford ...
 
December 22, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $ 18,300 Grant to Youth Network TV of the Fort Worth Area
RICHMOND, Va. (December 22, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that The CarMax Foundation has awarded Youth Network TV in the Fort Worth area a $18,300 grant as part of the Foundation’s Regional Giving Program. Youth Network TV received the grant to support its 2009 educational broadcast programs. The television program reaches young people between the ages of ten and 25. Youth Network TV is a youth education branch of Children’s Feedi...
 
December 19, 2008
CarMax Reports Third Quarter Results
  Announces Temporary Suspension of Store Growth RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2008--CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today reported results for the third quarter ended November 30, 2008. -- Total sales decreased 23% to $1.46 billion from $1.89 billion in the third quarter of last year. -- Comparable store used unit sales declined 24% for the quarter. -- Total used unit sales decreased 17% in the third quarter. -- The company reported a net loss of $21.9 ...
 
December 17, 2008
CarMax Foundation Award $ 25,000 Grant to Shake-A-Leg Miami
RICHMOND, Va. (December 17, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Shake-A-Leg Miami a $25,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s Regional Giving Program. Shake-A-Leg Miami received the grant for the Launching Dreams Program, a high-quality intervention program, which helps increase the academic performance and life skills of children with physical disabilities and economic disadvantages through water-...
 
December 15, 2008
Carmax Foundation Awards $ 25,000 Grant to Kids in Distress, Inc.
RICHMOND, Va. (December 15, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Kids in Distress, located in Broward County, Florida, a $25,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s Regional Giving Program. Kids in Distress, Inc., located in the Fort Lauderdale area, received the grant for the KID Therapeutic Preschool program, which is designed to minimize preschoolers’ difficulties in behavior and emotional stabilit...
 
December 15, 2008
Carmax Foundation Awards $ 10,000 Grant to Girl Scouts of Central Maryland
RICHMOND, Va. (December 15, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that The CarMax Foundation has awarded Girl Scouts of Central Maryland a $10,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s Regional Giving Program. The Girl Scouts of Central Maryland received the grant to support its Project Anti-Violence Education program that was created to prevent youth from becoming either perpetrators or victims of drug-related violence. The participating you...
 
December 12, 2008
Carmax Foundation Awards $ 7,500 Children's Museum Grant in San Diego
RICHMOND, Va. (December 12, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that The CarMax Foundation has awarded The New Children’s Museum in San Diego a $7,500 grant as part of the Foundation’s Regional Giving Program. The New Children’s Museum is an arts education institution dedicated to serving children and their families from various ethnic backgrounds. Visitors to the museum’s exhibits will experience various architectural elements and artw...
 
December 10, 2008
Carmax Offers Advice on How to Winterize Your Car
RICHMOND, Va. (December 10, 2008) – To make sure your car is ready for cold weather, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, offers advice on how to winterize your car. "The harsh winter weather can amplify hidden problems that aren’t easy to spot during warm weather," said Tom Damon, CarMax ASE Master Technician from Kenosha, Wis. "This increases the importance of winter car maintenance." CarMax technicians offer these tips: Check your oil-Make sure you...
 
November 25, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to Knoxville Zoological Gardens, Inc.
RICHMOND, Va. (November 25, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Knoxville Zoological Gardens, Inc. a $10,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s Regional Giving Program. Knoxville Zoological Gardens, Inc. received the grant for the ZooFund, an extra-curriculum program which provides exciting exhibits and contact-yard tours that turn students’ classroom knowledge into real world experience and helps t...
 
November 21, 2008
Carmax Foundation Awards Educational Grants in Los Angeles Area
RICHMOND, Va. (November, 21 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded grants to Los Angeles-area organizations as part of the Foundation’s Regional Giving Program. The Los Angeles Regional Grants include: Girl Scout Council of Orange County - $5,000 for Outreach Leadership and Self-Development Programs. These programs collaborate with Orange County school districts and provide activities for girls ...
 
November 21, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $ 5,000 Grant to Charlottesville-Area African-American Teaching Fellows
RICHMOND, Va. (November 21, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded African-American Teaching Fellows (AATF)-Charlottesville Albemarle a $5,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s Regional Giving Program. The African-American Teaching Fellows Program received the grant to support future African-American teachers who show a strong commitment to making a difference and being leaders to today’s youth. The p...
 
November 18, 2008
CarMax Home Office Associate Wins Award for Hurricane IKE Assistance in Houston
RICHMOND, Va. (Nov. 18, 2008) —CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles, is pleased to announce that John Saber has been awarded the CarMax “Above and Beyond” award. Saber, facilities manager at the CarMax home office in Richmond, was honored for providing timely assistance to Houston-area CarMax stores and associates affected by Hurricane Ike. On October 13, 2008, all four CarMax stores in the Houston market sustained damage caused by Hurricane Ike. Saber wen...
 
November 14, 2008
CarMax Wins Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics from Connecticut Better Business Bureau
RICHMOND, Va. (November 14, 2008)—CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, has won the Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics from the Connecticut Better Business Bureau. This award honors businesses that significantly and positively contribute to advancing trust in the marketplace through their programs, business practices, and community involvement. “We are honored to receive this award,” said Stephen Hupp, Location General Manager of CarMax in Hartford. “CarMax wa...
 
November 12, 2008
Carmax Foundation Awards $ 8,000 Grant to James Whitcomb Riley Memorial Association
RICHMOND, Va. (November 12, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded the James Whitcomb Riley Memorial Association located in Indianapolis a $8,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s Regional Giving Program. The James Whitcomb Riley Memorial Association received the grant for the Reach Out and Read-Indiana program, an early literacy development program which is integrated into pediatric care, so chi...
 
November 11, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards Five Educational Grants in orange County, California
RICHMOND, Va. (November, 11 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded grants to five Orange County, California organizations as part of the Foundation’s Regional Giving Program. The Los Angeles Regional Grants include: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County - $5,000 for the School-Based Mentoring Program, which is currently at 12 Orange County schools. This mentoring program reaches out to element...
 
October 27, 2008
CarMax Provides Advice on Receiving the Best Auto Finance Offer
Credit Remains Widely Available for Qualifying Customers at Used Car Superstore     RICHMOND, Va. (October 27, 2008)-Given the concern about the current credit environment, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, says customers are interested in learning how to get the best finance terms for their vehicle purchase.       “While credit remains widely available for qualifying customers at CarMax, there are steps that can be taken n...
 
October 23, 2008
CarMax Affirms Current Financing Availability
RICHMOND, Va., October 23, 2008 – CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today affirmed that, despite the continuation of difficult economic conditions, credit remains widely available for qualifying customers at its used car superstores. These financing options are offered through CarMax Auto Finance (CAF) and the company’s third-party lenders, a group of leading financial institutions. CarMax is still able to provide financing for a wide variety of customer credit profiles. “Our ability to finance qu...
 
October 13, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $ 80,000 in Grants to Richmond Area Organizations
RICHMOND, Va. (October 13, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that The CarMax Foundation has awarded $80,000 in grants to Richmond area nonprofit organizations. The grants are going toward programs that provide significant educational and leadership opportunities for youth and families throughout Greater Richmond.   The Richmond area grant recipients include: Boys and Girls Club of Metro Richmond - $20,000 for the after school p...
 
October 06, 2008
Carmax Announces Gas Card Giveaway on CarMax.com
Submit a Car Review with a Photo and Enter to Win a $300 Gas Card     RICHMOND, Va. (Oct. 6, 2008) –CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, wants your feedback on your current car or truck.  Drivers are encouraged to review their vehicles on carmax.com and enter to win a gas card*.    Online visitors can submit a review of their car beginning Oct. 6 through Dec. 1 and enter to win a gas card worth $250.  One winner per ...
 
October 01, 2008
Carmax Opens New Store in Hickory
RICHMOND, Va. (October 1, 2008) - CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened new superstore in Hickory, North Carolina today. The Hickory CarMax is located at 1935 15th Avenue Place. The Hickory store is more than 13,500 square-feet, employs more than 45 people and stocks approximately 300 used vehicles of nearly every make and model. "We have changed the way consumers buy cars," said Tom Folliard, president and chief executive officer of CarMax....
 
October 01, 2008
CarMax Announces Workforce Reduction
Richmond, Va. October 1, 2008 – CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today announced that, as a part of its ongoing plan to control costs and enhance its long-term competitive position, it is reducing its service operations workforce by more than 600 associates. The reductions are being made in a majority of the company’s production superstores, where vehicles are reconditioned. About a third of the reductions are being made in response to the company’s previously reported lower sales. “Since Memorial Da...
 
September 29, 2008
Carmax Advises Hot to Avoid Flood-Damaged Cars
RICHMOND, Va. (September 29, 2008)—In the wake of a destructive hurricane season that brought flooding to many areas of the county, CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is advising consumers on how to avoid purchasing flood-damaged vehicles. “Consumers should be aware that some businesses and individuals may try to sell salvaged and flood-damaged cars without revealing the vehicle history,” said Gary Hickman, purchasing manager for CarMax in Houston, Texas. ...
 
September 24, 2008
CarMax Says Online Searches For SUVs and Trucks Increase
RICHMOND, Va. (Sept 24, 2008) –CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, reports that searches on carmax.com for SUVs and trucks increased in August. Increased searching for SUVs and trucks at carmax.com indicates consumers are looking for affordable vehicles to best meet their needs.   The SUVs and trucks with impressive search movement from July to August include: The GMC Sierra 1500 made the leap from 119th place to 89th The Nissan Titan moved up from 8...
 
September 23, 2008
Carmax Associate Quick Reaction Saves Life, Wins "Above and Beyond" Award
RICHMOND, Va. (Sept 23, 2008) —CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used vehicles, is pleased to announce that Mike Bucy has been awarded the CarMax “Above and Beyond” award. Bucy, a technician production manager at the Dulles CarMax store located at 45210 Towlern Place, Sterling, Virginia was honored for quickly reacting to a life-threatening scene and providing assistance to a customer whose life was in jeopardy. On July 29th, 2008, Bucy who served as a firefighter at...
 
September 22, 2008
CarMax Reports Second Quarter Results
  RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 22, 2008--CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today reported results for the second quarter ended August 31, 2008.-- Total sales decreased 13% to $1.84 billion from $2.12 billion in the second quarter of last year. -- Comparable store used unit sales declined 17% for the quarter. -- Total used unit sales decreased 7% in the second quarter. -- Net earnings declined to $14.0 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, compared with $65.0 million, or $0...
 
September 04, 2008
Top Cars for Teen Drivers; CarMax and Driver's Edge Recommend Best Vehicles for Safety and Reliability
RICHMOND, Va. (September 4, 2008)—If your teen’s back to school list includes a car, you will want to know which vehicles are recommended for young novice drivers. To help students and parents find the best car, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, and Driver’s Edge, a national nonprofit organization providing youth driver education, have teamed up to recommend the top cars for new drivers. “Parents want to be cautious about the vehicle their teen is driving,...
 
September 03, 2008
Carmax Launches Comprehensive Used Car Online Recommendation Tool
New Web Tool Can Be Used to Suggest Fuel-Efficient Vehicles   RICHMOND, Va. (Sept. 3, 2008) – CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced the availability of a used car online recommendation tool on carmax.com. The tool is specifically designed to help customers who are just beginning the used car shopping process and who may not know exactly which vehicle they want or need. The Vehicle Recommendation Tool uses a sophisticated system to translate the cu...
 
September 03, 2008
CarMax Receives Respect Score on Corporate Equality Index
Used Car Retailer Recognized for Commitment to Equality   RICHMOND, Va. (September 3, 2008) - CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has achieved a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI measures workplace equality for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community. As part of this recognition, CarMax is also listed as an HRC “Best Place to Work for GLBT Equality” and in their...
 
September 02, 2008
CarMax Brings 45 New Jobs to the Hickory Area
Retailer Known for Hiring Outside the Auto Industry Accepting Applications   RICHMOND, Va. (September 2, 2008)—CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, is currently recruiting for approximately 45 positions for the company’s new store in Hickory, North Carolina. The new 13,525 square foot superstore opens on October 01, 2008, at 1935 15th Avenue Place in Hickory and is CarMax’s fourth store in the Greater Charlotte area. Applications are now being accepted for...
 
September 01, 2008
How to Buy a Used Car
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August 27, 2008
CarMax Associate Displays Heroic Action, Wins Above and Beyond Award
RICHMOND, Va. (August 27, 2008) —CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles, is pleased to announce that Shane Cassily has been awarded the CarMax “Above and Beyond” award. Cassily, a senior buyer at the West Valley CarMax store located at 1041 N. 99th Avenue in Tolleson, Arizona, was honored for responding to an auto accident and providing life-saving first aid to a victim in need. On June 15, 2008, Cassily was headed to work when he witnessed a large pickup tr...
 
August 27, 2008
CarMax Associate Provides Outstanding Service, Wins Above and Beyond Award
RICHMOND, Va. (August 27, 2008) —CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles, is pleased to announce that Jey Heyward has been awarded the CarMax “Above and Beyond” award. Heyward, a Sales Consultant at the CarMax store located at 712 Savage Road in Charleston, South Carolina was honored for his outstanding customer service after both he and a customer were victims in a car accident. On May 10, 2008, Heyward met an out-of-town customer to guide him to the store. ...
 
August 27, 2008
Carmax Associate Saves Co-Worker's Life, Wins Above and Beyond Award
RICHMOND, Va. (August 27, 2008) —CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles, is pleased to announce that Matt Wallace has been awarded the CarMax “Above and Beyond” award. Wallace, a Production Technician at the CarMax store located at 9750 North Gray Road in Indianapolis, Indiana was honored for saving the life of a fellow CarMax associate. On June 5, 2008, Bob Blondiau, also a Production Technician at the Indianapolis store, began choking on a piece of food wh...
 
August 27, 2008
Carmax Provides Insight on Hybrids as Searches for Fuel-Efficient Vehicles Increase
RICHMOND, Va. (Aug. 27, 2008) –CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, says that searches for hybrids on carmax.com are up. From March to July searches for hybrids on carmax.com have risen 43 percent. Given the increased interest in finding a vehicle that provides more gas economy, CarMax is providing insight into what people should know about hybrids and buying a more fuel-efficient vehicle in general. “If you are really interested in a hybrid, which many peopl...
 
August 21, 2008
CarMax Foundation Grants $ 100,000 to Driver's Edge for Young Driver Education Program
RICHMOND, Va. (August 21, 2008) - CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that The CarMax Foundation has awarded Driver’s Edge a $100,000 grant for its national young driver education program. Driver’s Edge is a non-profit organization with a mission to save lives through hands-on lessons behind the wheel of a vehicle. This unique program reaches hundreds of individuals aged 15 to 21 each year, displaying the potential hazards of operating a vehicle ...
 
August 15, 2008
Carmax.com Debuts New Miles Per Gallon Search Feature
Only Major Car Website That Offers Used Car Searches by MPG   RICHMOND, Va. (Aug. 15, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, announced the launch of a new feature that allows customers to search for vehicles based on their fuel-efficiency preferences. Carmax.com is the only major car website that now lets consumers search for used cars by mpg. “Since gas prices remain high, people are looking for vehicles that offer better fuel efficiency,” said An...
 
August 06, 2008
CarMax Report Decline in Comparable Store Used Unit Sales; Will Temporarily Slow Store Growth
RICHMOND, Va. – August 6, 2008 – CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today reported that comparable store used unit sales declined by an average of 17% for the months of June and July. “As reported in June, the sudden and dramatic drop-off in our sales beginning Memorial Day weekend caused us to withdraw our previous sales and earnings guidance for the fiscal year,” said Tom Folliard, president and chief executive officer. Through Thursday, May 22, our comparable store used unit sales for the month of May w...
 
July 29, 2008
CarMax Awards $ 5,000 Math and Science Scholarship Award to Douglas Freeman High School Graduate
Richmond, Va. (July 29, 2008)—CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, announced today that Mark Salzman, 18, of Richmond, Virginia has received the $5,000 CarMax Math and Science Scholarship. Mark, a 2008 graduate of Douglas Freeman High School, located in Henrico County of the Greater Richmond area, plans to enter New York University this fall to study Business. The CarMax Math and Science scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors who have treme...
 
July 28, 2008
Carmax Foundation Awards $ 15,000 Grant to Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington
RICHMOND, Va. (July 28, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington a $15,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington received a grant for their “Ready, Set, Career!” program. Through this program, teenagers are encouraged to set realistic personal goals for their education and career plans....
 
July 25, 2008
Carmax Says Online Searches Rise for Fuel-Efficient Cars
RICHMOND, Va. (July 25, 2008) –CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, reports that searches on carmax.com for smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles increased in June. According to carmax.com, search frequency rankings for several vehicles with higher estimated miles per gallon (mpg) have increased. The Mazda3, with an estimated 24/32* mpg, leaped from 39th in March to 16th in June. The Toyota Corolla, with an estimated 28/37* mpg, jumped from 9th to 4th place o...
 
July 24, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $ 2,500 Grant to Classroom
RICHMOND, Va. (July 24, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Classroom on Wheels, Inc. a $2,500 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. Classroom on Wheels, Inc. received the grant for the Classroom on Wheels Pre-K Program which offers quality pre-school education to low-income children. The program prepares parents and children for Kindergarten requirements, giving children t...
 
July 24, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $ 5,000 Grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada
RICHMOND, Va. (July 24, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada a $5,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada received the grant for the Site Based Mentoring Program which assigns children to personal mentors who provide support and guidance helping them to excel in school. “Big Brother...
 
July 22, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $ 2,500 Grant to Nevada Child Seekers
RICHMOND, Va. (July 22, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Nevada Child Seekers a $2,500 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. Nevada Child Seekers received the grant for the Abduction and Exploitation Prevention Education program which offers children safety classes, teaching them to recognize abduction warning signals and how to remain safe. This program’s goal is to red...
 
July 21, 2008
Do Rising Gas Prices Have You Watching Every Mile? CarMax Provides Tips To Improve Your Gas Mileage
RICHMOND, Va. (July 21, 2008)—With the national gas prices averaging more than four dollars a gallon, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has advice on how to get more bang for your buck when driving your vehicle is taking a toll on your wallet. "Most fuel is used to accelerate a car from a stop to cruising speed,” said ASE Certified Master Technician Todd Gartner. “Try to avoid stops wherever possible and accelerate as slowly as traffic allows.” CarMax ...
 
July 18, 2008
CarMax Breaks Ground on First Store in Augusta , Georgia
RICHMOND, Va. (July 18, 2008)—CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, has begun construction on the first CarMax superstore in Augusta, Georgia. CarMax currently operates five additional stores, located in the Greater Atlanta area. The Augusta location is expected to open in 2009 and will provide approximately 75 jobs. The new 13,525 square-foot superstore will be built at 130 Mason McKnight Jr. Parkway on more than 5 acres of land. “CarMax is opening stores...
 
July 15, 2008
CarMax Technicians Provide Expert Advice for Summer Car Care
How to Protect Your Car from the Stress of Summer Heat   RICHMOND, Va. (July 15, 2008)—Summer is here and vacations have begun. Although rising gas prices have curtailed summer traveling for some, many families are still enjoying vacations, albeit closer to home. Before you leave, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, has advice on how to make sure your vehicle is ready for your summer road trip. “Most summer vacation trips are driven under what can be c...
 
July 10, 2008
CarMax Opens New Store in Tulsa, Okoahoma
First store in Tulsa, second store in the State of Oklahoma   RICHMOND, Va. (July 10, 2008) - CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened its first auto superstore in Tulsa, Oklahoma today. The Tulsa CarMax is located at 9131 South Memorial Drive. The store is 36,000 square-feet, employs more than 85 associates and stocks 300 to 400 used vehicles of nearly every make and model. "We have changed the way consumers buy cars," said Tom Folliard...
 
July 10, 2008
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June 30, 2008
CarMax Named One of ComputerWorld's 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology
Company Enters List at No. 57   RICHMOND, Va. (June 30, 2008) – CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has been named by IDG’s Computerworld Magazine as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT) in 2008. This was the first year CarMax applied to and placed on the prestigious list. The Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT) list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals compiled ...
 
June 29, 2008
CarMax seen gaining in used-car sales race
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June 29, 2008
CarMax seen gaining in used-car sales race
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June 27, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $ 5,000 Grant to Camp Holiday Trails
RICHMOND, Va. (June 27, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Camp Holiday Trails a $5,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. Camp Holiday Trails received a grant for their Family Peritoneal Dialysis Camp, which offers children diagnosed with peritoneal dialysis and their families a weekend retreat together. The camp includes educational workshops about the disorder along ...
 
June 26, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $ 5,000 Grant to Reston Children's Center
RICHMOND, Va. (June 26, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Reston Children’s Center a $5,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. Reston Children’s Center received the grant for playground equipment improvements, which will provide an age-appropriate play area for infants and toddlers. Reston Children’s Center is a nonprofit center dedicated to promoting innovative learni...
 
June 23, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards Grant for Summer Basketball League
CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that The CarMax Foundation has awarded up to $60,000 to the Richmond Recreation and Parks Foundation for the second season of the CarMax Summer Basketball League.. The league kicks-off Thursday, June 26, at 5 p.m. with a celebration on the basketball courts at the Pine Camp Arts and Community Center, located at 4901 Old Brook Road. The grant was given for a continuing partnership with Richmond’s Department ...
 
June 23, 2008
CarMax Joins Richmond Habitat's Community Build Effort
(Richmond, VA – June 23, 2008) CarMax has joined the community-wide effort of local government, businesses, faith groups, civic organizations and universities to help complete construction of a Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity neighborhood development, located on Angus Road off Walmsley Boulevard in the City of Richmond. More than 400 CarMax employees will volunteer with Richmond Habitat for the next eight weeks, working side by side with 17 Habitat homeowner families to build decent, ...
 
June 23, 2008
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June 20, 2008
Carmax Asks: Looking for a Little Fun in the Sun?
Warm Weather Increases Searches for Convertibles, Sunroofs on carmax.com   RICHMOND, Va. (June 20, 2008) –CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, reports that searches for convertibles and sunroofs increased in online consumer searches on carmax.com in May. According to carmax.com, searches for convertibles were up 32 percent since February. Searches for sunroofs during the same time period had an 11 percent increase. Consumers appear to be interested in taking...
 
June 19, 2008
CarMax Awarded MaryLand " WorkPlace Excellence" Seal of Approval for Fourth Consecutive Year
RICHMOND, Va., (June 19, 2008) – CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, has been selected by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence as a 2008 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval Recipient. CarMax, which has more than 1,100 associates in Maryland, has received this award for the fourth consecutive year. An award ceremony was held today at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Maryland. “We are honored once again to have been selected as a co...
 
June 12, 2008
CarMax met with optimism
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June 12, 2008
CarMax Opens New Store in Costa Mesa
Location is the 9th CarMax in the Greater Los Angeles Area   RICHMOND, Va. (June 12, 2008) - CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened a new store in Costa Mesa, California today. The Costa Mesa store is more than 20,470 square-feet, employs more than 65 people and stocks 300 to 400 used vehicles of nearly every make and model. This is the ninth CarMax store in the Greater Los Angeles area, located at 3200 Harbor Boulevard in Costa Mesa. "...
 
June 11, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $ 10,000 Grant to MaryLand Salem Children's Trust
RICHMOND, Va. (June 11, 2008) - CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Maryland Salem Children’s Trust a $10,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. Maryland Salem Children’s Trust received the grant for the Salem Solar Wind Project, which offers children hands-on experience with alternate energy sources and provides them with learning opportunities outside the classroom. The prog...
 
June 10, 2008
Selling Your Car to Find a Fuel-Efficient Vehicle?
CarMax Offers Information on How Your Car’s Value is Determined   RICHMOND, Va. (June 10, 2008) – If you are considering trading in your current vehicle, either for something newer or more fuel efficient, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX) the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has information on how your car’s value is determined. CarMax’s nationwide team of car buyers has tips on how to get the most for your car when it comes time to sell it or trade it in. “When evaluating a car’s value...
 
June 09, 2008
CarMax.com Debuts New Design, Expanded Functionality for Online Car Shoppers
RICHMOND, Va. (June 9, 2008)—CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today the latest evolution of online car shopping with a new, intuitively designed carmax.com. The customer-centric website reflects CarMax’s commitment to help car shoppers find the perfect used car within a few simple clicks. The carmax.com relaunch is the latest in multiple enhancements and usability improvements based on what consumers said they wanted in an online car shopping experi...
 
June 05, 2008
First CarMax Store in Colorado Opens in Colorado Springs
RICHMOND, Va. (June 5, 2008) - CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened its first auto superstore in Colorado Springs, Colorado today. The Colorado Springs CarMax is located at 4010 Tutt Boulevard. The store is more than 36,000 square-feet, employs more than 85 associates and stocks 300 to 400 used vehicles of nearly every make and model. "We have changed the way consumers buy cars," said Tom Folliard, president and chief executive officer of C...
 
June 05, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $ 15,000 Grant to Kids First
RICHMOND, Va. (June 5, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Kids R First a $15,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. Kids R First received the grant for the School Supplies and College and Career Bound Programs which provides school supplies for students in need at 85 Fairfax and Loudoun county public schools and mini-scholarships to students at 18 high schools. The volu...
 
June 03, 2008
CarMax to Open First Car Buying Center in Maryland
RICHMOND, Va. (June 3, 2008)—CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, will open a fifth Car Buying Center exclusively dedicated to buying cars from customers. The Timonium CarMax Car Buying Center will be located at 10100 York Road in Cockeysville, Maryland and is scheduled to open today. This is the retailer’s first Car Buying Center located in Maryland. Other locations include Raleigh, North Carolina, Tampa, Florida, Atlanta, Georgia and Dallas, Texas. “The Ca...
 
June 03, 2008
CarMax Breaks Gound on Two Stores in Ohio
Construction Began on New Stores in Dayton and Cincinnati   RICHMOND, Va. (June 3, 2008)—CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, has begun construction on two new CarMax superstores, one in West Carrollton, Ohio and another in Cincinnati, Ohio. The new stores will be the first CarMax locations in each city. CarMax currently operates two additional locations in Columbus, Ohio. The Dayton location in West Carrollton and the Cincinnati location are both expe...
 
May 31, 2008
Carmax Brings 70 New Jobs to the Huntsville Area
Retailer Known for Hiring Outside the Auto Industry Accepting Applications   RICHMOND, Va. (March 31, 2008)—CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, is currently recruiting for approximately 70 new jobs at the company’s new store in Huntsville, Alabama. The new 35,965 square-foot superstore opens on May 22, 2008 at 6364 University Drive NW, and is CarMax’s first store in Huntsville. Applications are now being accepted for the new positions on the retailer’s we...
 
May 28, 2008
Carmax Foundation Awards $ 10,000 Grant to Youth Life Foundation Richmond
RICHMOND, Va. (May 28, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Youth Life Foundation of Richmond a $10,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. Youth Life Foundation of Richmond received the grant for the summer Academic and Character Development Program which offers at-risk children guidance to succeed academically and socially. This program motivates children to achieve more...
 
May 22, 2008
CarMax Open First Store in Huntsville
RICHMOND, Va. (May 22, 2008) - CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened new superstore in Huntsville, Alabama today. The Huntsville CarMax is located at 6364 University Drive NW. The Huntsville store is about 36,000 square-feet, employs more than 70 people and stocks 300 to 400 used vehicles of nearly every make and model. "We have changed the way consumers buy cars," said Tom Folliard, president and chief executive officer of CarMax. "Huntsvil...
 
May 20, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $ 20,000 Grant to Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital
RICHMOND, Va. (May 20, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital a $20,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. The Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital received the grant for a character development Program, Encuentro de Chicas Latinas de las Girl Scouts. The three-day inspirational retreat uses motivational speakers and team...
 
May 19, 2008
Carmax Foundation Awards $ 15,000 Grant to Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
RICHMOND, Va. (May 19, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville a $15,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital received the grant for the GoFetch program, which provides bedside computers that digitally connect young patients with their families and teachers, along with educating the children about their...
 
May 19, 2008
CarMax Brings 85 New Jobs to the Tulsa Area
Retailer Known for Hiring Outside the Auto Industry Accepting Applications   RICHMOND, Va. (May 19, 2008)—CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, is currently recruiting for approximately 85 job positions for the company’s new store in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The new 35,985-square-foot superstore opens on July 10, 2008 at 9131 South Memorial Drive and is CarMax’s first store in Tulsa. Applications are now being accepted for the new positions on the retailer’s websit...
 
May 16, 2008
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May 16, 2008
CarMax Technician Offer Time and Money Saving Tips for Your Car When Every Dollar Counts
RICHMOND, Va., (May 16, 2008) — Maintaining your car can be a hassle and expensive, especially when the pressure of saving money counts. That’s why CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is providing helpful advice to reduce the excess time and money that is spent on your car. "When you take into consideration all the benefits you get from your car, maintaining it and keeping it in good shape doesn’t necessarily have to be so hard on your finances or your sched...
 
May 16, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $ 10,000 Grant to Friends of the Rappahannock
RICHMOND, Va. (May 16, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Friends of the Rappahannock a $10,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. Friends of the Rappahannock received the grant for the Environmental Education program “At the River’s Edge,” which is a conservation project used to engage students with hands-on outdoor projects within their community. “Friends of the ...
 
May 15, 2008
Carmax Wins Torch Awards for Business Ethics and Community Service from Metro Atlanta Better Business Bureau
CarMax Wins Award Third Consecutive Year   RICHMOND, Va. (May 15, 2008)—CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, has won the Torch Award for Business Ethics from the Metro Atlanta, Athens and Northeast Georgia Better Business Bureau for the third year in a row. CarMax has five CarMax Auto Superstores in the greater Atlanta region, a CarMax Car Buying Center, and CarMax Auto Finance, the credit division that supports financing for all CarMax stores nationwide. ...
 
May 15, 2008
CarMax Associate Displays Heroic Action, Wins Above and Beyond Award
RICHMOND, Va. (May 15, 2008) —CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles, is pleased to announce that Jon Penny has been awarded the CarMax “Above and Beyond” award. Penny, a Buyer-in-Training at the CarMax store located at 8520 Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh, North Carolina, was honored for responding to a customer in need of CPR. On February 28, 2008, a male customer collapsed on the floor at the Raleigh CarMax store. Penny quickly responded by performing emergenc...
 
May 01, 2008
CarMax Opens First Auto Superstore in Charleston, SC
RICHMOND, Va. (May 01, 2008) - CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened a new auto superstore in Charleston, South Carolina today. The Charleston CarMax is located at 2190 Savannah Highway. The Charleston store is more than 13,000 square-feet, employs more than 65 associates and stocks 250 to 350 used vehicles of nearly every make and model. "We have changed the way consumers buy cars," said Tom Folliard, president and chief executive officer o...
 
April 30, 2008
Carmax Foundation Awards $ 36,000 Grant to Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta
RICHMOND, Va. (April 30, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta a $36,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta received the grant for the Power Hour, homework assistance program, which is an interactive after-school program that uses guidance and resources to encourage students to complete homework. Aft...
 
April 29, 2008
Carmax Foundation Awards $ 12,500 Grant to Memphis Child Avocacy Center
RICHMOND, Va. (April 29, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Memphis Child Advocacy Center a $12,500 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. Memphis Child Advocacy Center received the grant for Project Be Safe which is an interactive program that educates children and child-serving professionals about sexual abuse. Using life-size puppets as entertaining counselors, the progr...
 
April 28, 2008
CarMax Offers Tips to Spot Hidden Vehicle Damage
Carmax.com “Quick Poll” Finds Consumers Often Misidentify Damage Indicators   RICHMOND, Va. (April 28, 2008) - Most consumers do not know the biggest warning signs indicating a vehicle may have been in a major accident, according to a poll conducted by CarMax, Inc., the nation’s largest retailer of used cars. More than 70 percent of respondents said that repainting the car is the strongest indicator of vehicle damage. According to CarMax’s knowledgeable car-buying professionals, howev...
 
April 28, 2008
CarMax Brings 65 News Jobs to the Costa Mesa Area
Retailer Known for Hiring Outside the Auto Industry Accepting Applications   RICHMOND, Va. (April 28, 2008)—CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, is currently recruiting for approximately 65 jobs for the company’s new store in Costa Mesa, California. The new 20,470-square-foot superstore opens on June 12, 2008 at 3200 Harbor Boulevard and is CarMax’s first store in Costa Mesa. Applications are now being accepted for the new positions on the retailer’s websi...
 
April 25, 2008
Carmax Foundation Awards $ 20,000 Grant Milagro Foundation
RICHMOND, Va. (April 25, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Milagro Foundation, Inc. in Delray Beach, Florida a $20,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. The Milagro Foundation received the grant for the STARS Mentoring Program, which assists elementary school-aged children with educational and emotional support, helping them to excel in school by building confidence a...
 
April 25, 2008
Carmax Associate Rescues Students from Apartment Fire, Wins CarMax Above and Beyond Award
RICHMOND, Va. (April 25, 2008) — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles, is pleased to announce that Kevin Chesley, inventory associate at the CarMax store located at 8800 Freestate Drive in Laurel, Maryland was honored with the CarMax “Above and Beyond” award for rescuing University of Maryland students from an apartment fire located off-campus. In November 2007, Chesley was in his apartment when a fire started next door. Chesley safely escaped the building...
 
April 17, 2008
Carmax Opens Two New Auto Superstores in Phoenix Arizona
New Superstores Open Today in Gilbert and Tolleson   RICHMOND, Va. (April 17, 2008) - CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened two stores in Phoenix, Arizona today. The Phoenix Gilbert CarMax is located at 1480 East Motorplex Loop. The Gilbert store is more than 52,000-square-feet, employs more than 135 people and stocks 350 to 500 used vehicles of nearly every make and model. The Phoenix West Valley CarMax is more than 45,000-square-feet a...
 
April 14, 2008
CarMax Brings 85 New Jobs to the Colorado Springs Area
Retailer Known for Hiring Outside the Auto Industry Accepting Applications   RICHMOND, Va. (April 14, 2008)—CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, is currently recruiting for approximately 85 positions for the company’s new store in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The new 36,000-square-foot superstore opens on June 5, 2008, at 4011 Tutt Boulevard and is CarMax’s first store in Colorado. Applications are now being accepted for the new positions on the retailer’s...
 
April 10, 2008
Carmax Opens New Auto Superstore in Modesto, California
RICHMOND, Va. (April 10, 2008) - CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened a new auto superstore in Modesto, California today. The Modesto CarMax is located at 4300 McHenry Ave. The Modesto store is more than 45,800 square-feet, employs more than 90 people and stocks 250 to 350 used vehicles of nearly every make and model. "We have changed the way consumers buy cars," said Tom Folliard, president and chief executive officer of CarMax. "Modesto a...
 
April 08, 2008
CarMax Provides "Spring Cleaning" Advice for your Car
How to Get Your Car Fit For Spring   RICHMOND, Va. (April 8, 2008) – Spring has sprung and it’s time to help your car get in shape for the warm weather. To help you out, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, and its master technicians, offer advice on how to spruce up your car for spring. “Spring is the best season for car care. The mild weather allows you to test all critical vehicle systems and see what shape they're in,” said Juan Crespo, ASE Master...
 
April 04, 2008
CarMax Breaks Ground on First Store in Hickory, North Carolina
RICHMOND, Va. (April 04, 2008)—CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, has begun construction on a new CarMax superstore in Hickory, North Carolina. The new store will be the first CarMax location in Hickory and the eighth CarMax location in North Carolina. The Hickory CarMax superstore is expected to open in the fall of 2008 and will provide approximately 55 jobs. The 13,525-square-foot superstore is being built at 19th Street Drive on more than eleven acres of...
 
April 04, 2008
CarMax Earns Two Workplace Excellence Awards
Company Honored as a Gallup Great Workplace and Makes the Companies That Care Honor Roll RICHMOND, Va. (April 4, 2008) – CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has received recognition for workplace excellence from two respected organizations, the Gallup Organization and the Center for Companies That Care. CarMax received the 2008 Gallup Great Workplace Award and earned a spot on the 2008 Honor Roll from The Center for Companies That Care. This was the first year...
 
April 03, 2008
CarMax Foundation Awards $ 30,000 Grant to Kids in Distress
RICHMOND, Va. (April 3, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, announced today that the CarMax Foundation has awarded Kids in Distress Inc., in Fort Lauderdale, Florida a $30,000 grant as part of the Foundation’s new Regional Giving Program. Kids in Distress received the grant for the KID Therapeutic Preschool, which provides counseling in a school setting for at-risk children with developmentally delayed social behaviors resulting from abusive environmen...
 
March 18, 2008
Joshua Resource Center receives CarMax grant
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March 14, 2008
Carmax Associates Rescue Man Trapped in Automobile, Win Above and Beyond Award
RICHMOND, Va. (March 14, 2008) — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles, is pleased to announce that Chris Moore, Assistant Business Office Manager at the CarMax location in Inglewood, California and Brad Quillen, Sales Manager at the Madison, Tennessee CarMax location, were honored with the CarMax “Above and Beyond” award for coming to the aid of a man trapped inside an overturned vehicle. On January 28, 2008, Moore and Quillen were traveling east on Route ...
 
March 10, 2008
CarMax Wins International Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence by Council of Better Business Bureaus
Used Car Retailer Wins Top Ethics Honor from BBB   RICHMOND, Va. (March 10, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, has won the 2008 International Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence by the Council of Better Business Bureaus (BBB). Since 1996, the BBB has been honoring businesses that demonstrate high ethical standards of behavior towards customers, employees, shareholders and communities and have earned a reputation for noteworthy community contrib...
 
March 06, 2008
CarMax Opens new Second Store in San Antonio
RICHMOND, Va. (March 06, 2008) - CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, officially opened its second store in San Antonio, Texas today. The Live Oak CarMax is located at 11880 IH-35 North. The Live Oak store is more than 13,160 square-feet, employs more than 65 people and stocks 300 to 400 used vehicles of nearly every make and model. CarMax's other location in San Antonio is at 3611 Fountainhead Drive.   "We have changed the way consumers buy cars," said T...
 
March 04, 2008
Carmax Named America's Most Admired Company in Automotive Retailing, Services by Fortune Magazine
RICHMOND, Va. (March 4, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, has been ranked No. 1 on FORTUNE magazine's list of America's Most Admired Companies in the automotive retailing, services industry. CarMax also ranked No. 1 on the list in 2006. "CarMax is honored to be recognized as a 'most admired' company in automotive retailing, services," said Tom Folliard, president and chief executive officer of CarMax. "We believe that this recognition is an acknowledg...
 
March 02, 2008
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February 27, 2008
CarMax Brings More Than 200 New Jobs to Phoenix
Retailer Known for Hiring Outside the Auto Industry Accepting Applications   RICHMOND, Va. (February 27, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, is currently recruiting for more than 200 job positions for two new CarMax locations in Phoenix, Arizona. Applications are now being accepted for the new positions on the retailer's website at www.carmax.com. CarMax will open the two new Phoenix area superstores on April 17, 2008. The Gilbert store, located...
 
February 26, 2008
Carmax Earns a Place on Training Magazine's Top 125
Company Enters List at No. 47   RICHMOND, Va. (February 26, 2008) – CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has been named to Training magazine’s Training Top 125. This was the first year CarMax applied to and placed on the prestigious list. CarMax was one of only five new companies to achieve a top 50 ranking. Training magazine, the training industry’s premiere publication, annually selects 125 organizations that excel at associate development. These co...
 
February 20, 2008
Carmax to Open Car Buying Center in Dallas, Texas Area
Store Exclusively Focused on Buying Customer Cars   RICHMOND, Va. (February 20, 2008)—CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, will open a fourth Car Buying Center exclusively dedicated to buying cars from customers. The Hurst CarMax Car Buying Center will be located at 780 Grapevine Highway in Hurst and is expected to open this month. This is the retailer’s first Car Buying Center located in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Other locations include Raleigh, North ...
 
February 19, 2008
CarMax Provides Expert Advice on Maintaining Your Car Battery
RICHMOND, Va., (February 19, 2008)-Replacing a car battery can be a hassle. That’s why CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, wants you to know how to keep your car battery in top-notch condition. "It is important to remember that in today's cars, batteries are still the main power source, used not only to start the engine, but also to supply enough electrical energy to keep the 'memory' of all the onboard computers," said Juan Crespo, ASE Master Technician for...
 
February 18, 2008
CarMax Brings 65 New Jobs to the Modesto Area
Retailer Known for Hiring Outside the Auto Industry Accepting Applications   RICHMOND, Va. (February 18, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, is currently recruiting for approximately 65 job positions for the company’s new store in Modesto, California. The new 45,890 square foot superstore opens on April 4, 2008 at 4300 McHenry Avenue in Modesto and is CarMax’s first store in Modesto. Applications are now being accepted for the new positions on the r...
 
February 15, 2008
New CarMax Store in Ellicot City, Maryland Opens
  RICHMOND, Va. (February 15, 2008) - CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened its new store in Ellicott City today. The new CarMax superstore is located at 8901 Executive Center in Elliott City. The store is 20,470 square-feet, employs more than 65 associates, and stocks 250 to 300 vehicles of nearly every make and model. This is the fourth used CarMax superstore in the Greater Baltimore area. "We have changed the way consumers buy cars,...
 
February 11, 2008
It's Hip to be Square
In Honor of Valentine’s Day, CarMax Says Some Vehicles Offer Much More Than Meets the Eye   RICHMOND, Va. (February 11, 2008) American consumers have a tendency to be drawn to cars with smooth, sleek designs, bold colors and engines with a lot of horsepower, but CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX) the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, says there are many other vehicles on the market that deserve a second look. "People often overlook some of the best features that a vehicle has to offer mer...
 
February 04, 2008
Sanford Residents Save Co-Worker's Life, Win CarMax Above and Beyond Award
  RICHMOND, Va. (February 04, 2008) - CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles, is pleased to announce that Mike Berger, Sales Manager and Charles Erbe, Sales Consultant at the CarMax store located at 901 Towne Center Boulevard in Sanford, Florida, were honored with the CarMax "Above and Beyond" award for rescuing co-worker Alan Chambers, Sales Consultant, from a diving accident in a local river. In August 2007, Berger, Chambers and Erbe took a trip to Weki...
 
January 23, 2008
CarMax zooms higher on best-companies list
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January 22, 2008
CarMax Named One of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by Fortune Magazine for the Fourth Year in a Row
Company Moves Up 42 Places on the List in 2008   RICHMOND, Va. (January 22, 2008) -CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has been named by FORTUNE magazine as one of its 2008 "100 Best Companies to Work For." This is the fourth consecutive year CarMax has been named to the prestigious list. CarMax ranks No. 46 on the list for 2008, which is up from a ranking of No. 88 in 2007. The list and related stories appear in the February 4 issue of FORTUNE, ava...
 
January 21, 2008
Carmax Brings 65 New Jobs to the San Antonio Area
Retailer Known for Hiring Outside the Auto Industry Accepting Applications   RICHMOND, Va. (January 21, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, is currently recruiting for approximately 65 job positions for the company’s new store in San Antonio, Texas. The new 13,868 square-foot superstore opens on March 7, 2008 at 11822 IH-35 North in the Live Oak area of San Antonio and is CarMax’s second store in San Antonio. Applications are now being accepted f...
 
January 17, 2008
CarMax Reports Top Ten Searched Vehicle Features on CarMax.com
  RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 17, 2008) - One month after the launch of expanded online vehicle search capabilities, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX) the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, reports the top ten vehicle features searched for on carmax.com in December. "People told us that generally they know the options that are important to them, but often don’t know which vehicle makes and models offer them," said Ann Yauger, director of carmax.com. "Now that people are able to search by feature, it’...
 
January 03, 2008
Carmax Brings 65 New Jobs to Ellicott City Area
Retailer Known for Hiring Outside the Auto Industry Accepting Applications   RICHMOND, Va. (January 3, 2008)-CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation's largest retailer of used cars, is currently recruiting for approximately 65 job positions for the company’s new store in Ellicott City, Maryland. The new 20,470 square-foot superstore opens on February 15, 2008 at 8901 Executive Center Drive in Ellicott City and is CarMax’s first store in Ellicott City. Applications are now being accepted f...