Advance Auto Parts to report its 2016 4Q and annual results on February 21, 2017

ROANOKE, Va., 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, will report its 2016 fourth quarter and annual results before market open on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The Company will detail its results on a […]

CarMax celebrates the grand opening of its new store in Palmdale, Los Angeles area

Company announces $15,000 in contributions to two local organizations RICHMOND, Virginia, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today (February 1, 2017) celebrated the grand opening of its new store in Palmdale, located at 405 W. Technology Drive. The Palmdale CarMax will have the capacity to stock […]

Sears Auto Center launches “Digital Tire Journey” web app to help customers identify the best tires to fit their driving needs

Sears Auto Center launches “Digital Tire Journey” web app to help customers identify the best tires to fit their driving needs   HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Auto Center introduced the pilot launch of the “Digital Tire Journey“, a web app that relies on IBM Watson Natural Language Classifier service to […]

CarMax to fill more than 120 positions at its two new stores opening in Puyallup and Lynnwood, Wash. in March 2017

SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today (January 16, 2017) announced that it is hiring to fill more than 120 positions at the company’s two new stores opening in Puyallup and Lynnwood, Wash. in March 2017. These CarMax stores will be the first in […]

Advance Auto Parts’ MOTOSHOP® Technology Tools enhances its programs for commercial shop owners, service managers and technicians

Tools and services provided by MOTOSHOP help shops better serve their customers ROANOKE, Va., 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — MOTOSHOP® Technology ToolsSM, a product portfolio from Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), recently introduced a series of enhancements to the tools and programs available for commercial shop owners, service managers and technicians. MotoLOGIC® Repair […]

CarMax reaches agreement with the Federal Trade Commission regarding its advertising practices related to recalls

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax has reached an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to resolve an inquiry surrounding its advertising practices related to recalls. As part of the agreement, CarMax is not paying any fines to the FTC and will be modifying some language about recalls in its advertising. […]

Shop Your Way and Uber Technologies, Inc. expand popular rider rewards program to 23 new markets

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Your Way, a business unit of Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD), and Uber Technologies, Inc. have expanded a popular rider rewards program to 23 new markets. Riders who link their accounts at shopyourway.com/uber/ride can receive unlimited Shop Your Way points – up to $2 in points […]

Intershop supported BMW Group in the implementation of their new online shop

Customers can order more than 15,000 original parts Extended search functions guarantee compatibility with various vehicle models Jena, Germany, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — An e-commerce system on Intershop basis is now available to the BMW Group. Intershop also supported the BMW Group in the implementation of their new online shop. Customers of participating […]

Sears Auto and DieHard® launches DieHard 360º Vehicle Assessment and DieHard Edge Maintenance Plan

DieHard Edge Maintenance Plans Protect Driver’s Investment DieHard 360º Provides Peace of Mind with CARFAX® and Entertainment with SiriusXM® HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Auto and DieHard®, America’s most trusted* auto battery brand, today ( Dec. 6, 2016) introduced DieHard Edge Maintenance Plans and DieHard 360° – services designed to […]

CarMax announces the opening of its new store in Fremont, CA

Company announces $15,000 in contributions to two local organizations RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, celebrated the grand opening of its new store in Fremont, located at 44100 Christy Street. The Fremont store will have the capacity to stock approximately 300 used vehicles […]

CarMax announces the opening of its new store in Santa Rosa, CA

Company announces $15,000 in contributions to two local organizations RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, celebrated the grand opening of its new store in Santa Rosa, located at 2783 Corby Avenue. The CarMax Santa Rosa will have the capacity to stock approximately 300 […]

CarMax opens new location in Kentwood; its first store in Michigan

Announces $10,000 grant to benefit area children RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today (November 16, 2016) celebrated the grand opening of its first store in Michigan, located in Kentwood at 4431 28th Street.  The Kentwood store will have the capacity to stock approximately […]

Advance Auto Parts launches exclusive line of premium rotors

Addition of quality painted rotors expands Advance’s total brake program for repair shops ROANOKE, Va., 2016-Nov-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, recently debuted Carquest Platinum Painted Rotors, an exclusive line of premium rotors designed to meet commercial shops’ need for quality […]

CarMax to fill 2,500 positions across the country

CarMax to fill 2,500 positions across the country   More than 1,200 of the positions are for automotive service careers RICHMOND, Va., 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is recruiting for 2,500 positions in locations across the country. Of those, more than 1,200 positions are […]

Advance Auto Parts to announce its 3Q FY2016 results on Monday, November 14, 2016

ROANOKE, Va., 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, will report its 2016 third quarter results after market close on Monday, November 14, 2016. The Company will also host a Meet and Greet with […]

The first Shop’n Go car sharing and charging station opened at Carrefour Market store in Milan

ITALY, 2016-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first Shop’n Go car sharing and charging station was launched on October 25th at the Carrefour Market store at 79/81, Via Farini in Milan. This is the first of eight Shop’n Go car sharing stations to be installed at Carrefour Market supermarkets. The stations will all be active […]

Coop-Tochter Railcare gewinnt Strom neu über die Radachsen der Güterwagen

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Railcare AG, ein Tochterunternehmen von Coop, hat eine völlig neue Energiegewinnungs- und Energiespeicherungsmethode für den Gütertransport via Bahn erfunden. Diese Weltneuheit ist besonders nachhaltig und ermöglicht, Lebensmittel sowie andere Güter beim Bahntransport mit kinetischer Energie anstatt mit Treibstoff zu kühlen oder zu temperieren. Die Energie entsteht direkt […]

CarMax marks the opening of its new location in Daytona with donation to two local nonprofits

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is celebrating the grand opening of its new store in Daytona, located at 800 N. Tomoka Farms Road. The Daytona store will stock more than 200 used vehicles of nearly every make and model and has brought […]

CarMax selects Murrieta, California to build its largest location ever; seeks 250 associates

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, selected the city of Murrieta as the location to build the company’s largest multi-purpose facility to date. The location will serve as a reconditioning hub that will feed inventory to several of the company’s stores in southern […]

CarMax comes to Mobile, AL in February 2017; now hiring associates

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently hiring for the company’s store in Mobile, AL. Located at 965 East I-65 Service Road South the store will have approximately 200 used vehicles of nearly every make and model and is scheduled to […]

CarMax hiring associates for its new store in Albany, NY scheduled to open in February 2017

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Oct-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently hiring associates for the company’s new store in Albany, NY. The store is scheduled to open in February 2017 at 1860 Central Ave. With competitive pay and benefits; and a foundation built around integrity, […]

Charlotte, NC becomes the first city for CarMax Home Delivery

RICHMOND, Va., 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today (Oct. 20, 2016) announced it is launching a test of Home Delivery in Charlotte, North Carolina, bringing the company’s hallmark exceptional customer experience to local customers’ front doors. Charlotte is the first city for CarMax Home Delivery, […]

CarMax offers guide to help car owners better understand intricacies of trading in their vehicle

RICHMOND, Va, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the start of the school year top of mind, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, and third largest auction operation in the United States, recently focused a national survey on a different type of education: how knowledgeable are car owners about how much […]

eBay updates its Vehicle Purchase Protection and Business Equipment Purchase Protection programs

eBay updates its Vehicle Purchase Protection and Business Equipment Purchase Protection programs   San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Buyer protection is vital to the eBay community. With 164M active worldwide buyers, we are continually enhancing our buying and selling experiences, with our investments in trust and consumer confidence at the forefront of […]

Advance Auto Parts announces the appointment of Thomas (Tom) Okray as EVP and CFO

ROANOKE, Va., 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, today announced it has appointed Thomas (Tom) Okray as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective October 31, 2016. As part of the previously announced orderly […]

CarMax announces new store opening in Maple Shade, N.J.

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is celebrating the grand opening of its new store in Maple Shade, located at 531 Route 38 West. The addition of the Maple Shade store marks the fourth CarMax location in the greater Philadelphia metropolitan area. The […]

Topaz Quality Fuels Index 2016 reveals 96% of Irish motorists want to reduce their impact on the environment

DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topaz Quality Fuels Index 2016 reveals Ireland’s preferences when it comes to filling up the fuel tank. Topaz, Ireland’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, has today announced the results of its 2016 Quality Fuels Index, which exposes what Irish motorists really think when it comes to fuelling […]

CarMax celebrates grand opening of its first store in Idaho

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today (September 8, 2016) celebrated the grand opening of its first store in Idaho, located in Meridian at 4043 E. Elden Gray Street.  The Meridian store will stock more than 200 used vehicles of nearly every make […]

CarMax to release sales and earnings for the second quarter ended August 31, 2016 on September 21, 2016

RICHMOND, Va., 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) today (Sep. 7, 2016) announced details of its investor conference call to be conducted in conjunction with the release of sales and earnings for the second quarter ended August 31, 2016. September 21, 2016 – Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Conference Call On September […]

Advance Auto Parts and its vendor partners announces donation of $2.1 million Building Homes for Heroes

Advance Auto Parts and its vendor partners announces donation of $2.1 million Building Homes for Heroes   NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Building Homes for Heroes® and Advance Auto Parts, Inc. are pleased to announce a donation of $2.1 million, which will be used by Building Homes for Heroes to build or modify […]