Company announces contributions to local nonprofit
RICHMOND, Virginia, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today celebrated the grand opening of its first store in the Delmarva peninsula and 7th store in the state of Maryland. The store is located at 1801 North Salisbury Boulevard and has the capacity to stock approximately 140 used vehicles of nearly every make and model. Customers can also request transfers to the Salisbury CarMax of almost any vehicle from other CarMax locations throughout the country.
In celebration of the Salisbury store opening, CarMax, Inc. and The CarMax Foundation awarded $8,000 in donations and grants to the Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore. CarMax associates from the Salisbury store recently volunteered with the nonprofit and nominated it to receive the contributions. The CarMax Foundation has granted more than $36 million on behalf of associates across the country since 2003.
“At CarMax, we are community driven and are honored to give back to organizations like Junior Achievement that do some much to empower young people in this community,” said Gary Allen, location general manager of the CarMax in Salisbury. “We are excited to bring our first CarMax location to the Delmarva peninsula and look forward to serving customers with our simple and transparent car-buying experience.”
CarMax disrupted the industry more than 20 years ago by offering a high integrity car-buying experience customers want that’s transparent and stress-free. Since that time, CarMax has continued to revolutionize the experience through customer-focused technology innovations. Approximately 90% of CarMax purchasers start on CarMax.com or the CarMax mobile app. Customers can browse CarMax’s nationwide inventory of nearly 50,000 vehicles, hold a vehicle for a test drive, schedule an appraisal, and even get pre-qualified for financing before visiting the store. CarMax stands behind their vehicles with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee and a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN & RI, 90-Day in MA, NY and NJ).
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CarMax is the nation’s largest retailer of used cars and operates more than 175 stores in 39 states nationwide. CarMax revolutionized the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity car buying experience customers want and deserve. For more than 20 years, CarMax has made car buying more ethical, fair and stress-free by offering a no-haggle, no-hassle experience and an incredible selection of vehicles. CarMax makes selling your car easy too, by offering no-obligation appraisals good for seven days. At CarMax, we’ll buy your car even if you don’t buy ours®. CarMax has more than 24,000 associates nationwide and for 13 consecutive years has been named as one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®. During the 12 months ending February 28, 2017, the company retailed 671,294 used cars and sold 391,686 wholesale vehicles at its in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com.
SOURCE: CarMax Business Services, LLC