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|CarMax Opens New Store in Franklin, Tennessee|
Cool Springs Store Celebrates with “Road Rally for Charity” Online Event
RICHMOND, Va. (June 11, 2012) - CarMax, Inc., (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has officially opened its first auto superstore in Franklin, Tenn. The newest CarMax is located at 4075 Mallory Lane. The store is more than 32,481-square-feet, occupies 8.42 acres, employs more than 50 associates and stocks 250 to 350 used vehicles of nearly every make and model.
In celebration of the newest CarMax to open in Greater Nashville, the company is hosting an online “Road Rally for Charity” contest, which launched today on the CarMax Facebook page, www.facebook.com/CarMax. CarMax is donating a total of $5,000 to three local nonprofits who are “competing” for votes. The organizations, selected for their commitment to youth leadership, education and wellness, are the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee and the American Heart Association of Greater Nashville.
During the contest, supporters of the selected charities can go to the CarMax Facebook page to cast their vote for one of the charities. Each charity will receive a donation of $1,000 just for participating. The charity that receives the most votes will receive an additional $2,000 donation. Voting ends on June 25. The winning charity will be announced on the CarMax Facebook page.
CarMax opened its first store in Richmond, Va. more than 18 years ago after the company
Franklin, Tenn. residents can also preview CarMax vehicles by logging onto www.carmax.com. The website features actual prices and photos of thousands of CarMax vehicles available nationwide. Prospective car buyers can have a vehicle transferred from any CarMax location to the Franklin, Tenn. store for a fee. CarMax has two more Greater Nashville area stores: one at 2501 Powell Avenue in Nashville and the other located at 2353 Gallatin Pike North in Madison.