Company announces contributions to local nonprofit
RICHMOND, Virginia, 2017-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is celebrating the grand opening of the company’s first location in the Tyler area and 17th location in the state of Texas. The store is located at 3015 SSW Loop 323 and has the capacity to stock approximately 140 used vehicles of nearly every make and model. Customers can also request transfers to the Tyler CarMax of almost any vehicle from other CarMax locations throughout the country.
In celebration of the Tyler store opening, CarMax and The CarMax Foundation awarded $7,500 in donations and grants to the Tyler Independent School District Foundation. Support for this organization came at the recommendation of the Tyler CarMax associates.
“Supporting youth education is important to our associates and we’re honored to contribute to the Tyler Independent School District Foundation,” said Eric Scott, location general manager of the Tyler CarMax. “We’re excited to get to work and serve the Tyler community through the easy, transparent car-buying experience CarMax offers.”
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).
CarMax is the nation’s largest retailer of used cars and operates more than 180 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.