CarMax celebrates the opening of its fifth store location in the Bay Area

Company announces new store in Colma and contribution to benefit area children

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is celebrating the grand opening of the company’s fifth store location in the Bay Area. The store is located at 401 Serramonte Blvd. in Colma and has the capacity to stock approximately 340 used vehicles of nearly every make and model. Customers can also request transfers to the Serramonte CarMax of almost any vehicle from other CarMax locations throughout the country.

CarMax opened its first Bay Area store in Pleasanton in 2016 and since that time has awarded more than $150,000 in community giving throughout the region. In celebration of the Serramonte store grand opening, CarMax and The CarMax Foundation awarded $16,000 in donations and grants to the Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County. Support for this organization came at the recommendation of the Serramonte CarMax associates.

In the past week, CarMax invested approximately $95,000 to build a playground in the Bay Area through a partnership with KaBOOM!, the national nonprofit ensuring that all kids get the balance of play they need to become healthy and successful adults. The playground was unveiled at Park Elementary School in the Hayward Unified School district. Park Elementary is a school where the majority of students are eligible for free or reduced lunch. CarMax associates in the Bay Area volunteered their time to help build the playground and The CarMax Foundation also presented Park Elementary School with a $10,000 grant.

“CarMax associates are passionate about community service and it was an honor partnering with KaBOOM! to build this playground that will transform the lives of children who attend Park Elementary,” said Davi Rodrigues, location general manager of the Serramonte CarMax. “We’re looking forward to serving the community further by continuing to grow in the Bay Area and serving more customers with CarMax’s honest 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).

About CarMax

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.

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Lindsey Duke
CarMax Public Relations
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CarMax to hire more than 40 associates for its third store in the Bay Area scheduled to open in November 2016

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently hiring more than 40 associates for the company’s third store in the Bay Area. The store, scheduled to open in November 2016, will be located at 2783 Corby Avenue and will stock more than 300 used vehicles of nearly every make and model.

The Santa Rosa launch continues CarMax’s expansion into the Bay Area and a third store, in Fremont, is also scheduled to open this November. CarMax opened its first store in the Bay Area in Pleasanton on May 18, 2016. With the opening of these three stores, CarMax is adding more than 200 jobs to the Bay Area this year.

With competitive pay and benefits; and a foundation built around integrity, trust and giving back; CarMax has been named one of FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® 12 consecutive years. Applications are now being accepted for the Santa Rosa and Fremont locations on the retailer’s website at http://jobs.carmax.com.

Who is CarMax Hiring?

  • CarMax is seeking applicants for full and part-time positions.
  • Available positions include sales, business office, and service operations positions including inventory, service advisors and technicians.
  • Technicians require previous automotive experience, however most positions do not.
  • Many CarMax associates have worked for other major retailers, such as Target, Lowe’s, Wal-Mart and Macy’s.

Why Work at CarMax?

  • CarMax is committed to hiring people with strong values of integrity, transparency and respect. We live these values every day and they drive how we treat our associates and our customers.
  • CarMax offers unmatched training and support for associate career growth.
  • CarMax offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Stores are equipped with climate controlled, state-of-the-art service bays with quality equipment, and associates also receive discounts on car purchases and other services.
  • CarMax is recognized as one of FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® (12 consecutive years), 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity, and 20

How Can Job Seekers Apply?

About CarMax
CarMax is the nation’s largest retailer of used cars and operates more than 160 stores in 37 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 22,000 associates nationwide. During the 12 months ending February 29, 2016, the company retailed 619,936 used cars and sold 394,437 wholesale vehicles at its in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com.

Media Contact:

Beth Singer
CarMax Public Relations
(804) 747-0422 ext. 3447
pr@carmax.com
@CarMax
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Source: CarMax, Inc.

CarMax now hiring more than 130 associates for its second store in the Bay Area

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently hiring more than 130 associates for the company’s second store in the Bay Area. The store is scheduled to open in November 2016 at 44100 Christy Street and will stock 200 to 300 used vehicles of nearly every make and model.

The Fremont launch continues CarMax’s expansion into the Bay Area, recently opening its first regional location in Pleasanton on May 18, 2016, with a third store in Santa Rosa scheduled to open this November. CarMax will announce more than 40 jobs for the Santa Rosa store later this summer, bringing more than 200 jobs to the Bay Area region this year.

With competitive pay and benefits; and a foundation built around integrity, trust and giving back; CarMax has been named one of FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® 12 consecutive years. Applications are now being accepted on the retailer’s website at http://jobs.carmax.com.

Who is CarMax Hiring?

  • CarMax is seeking applicants for full and part-time positions.
  • Available positions include sales, business office, and service operations positions including inventory, service advisors and technicians.
  • Technicians require previous automotive experience, however most positions do not.
  • Many CarMax associates have worked for other major retailers, such as Target, Lowe’s, Wal-Mart and Macy’s.

How Can Job Seekers Apply?

Why Work at CarMax?

  • CarMax is committed to hiring people with strong values of integrity, transparency and respect. We live these values every day and they drive how we treat our associates and our customers.
  • CarMax offers unmatched training and support for associate career growth.
  • CarMax offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Stores are equipped with climate controlled, state-of-the-art service bays with quality equipment, and associates also receive discounts on car purchases and other services.
  • CarMax is recognized as one of FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® (12 consecutive years), 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity, and 20 Best Workplaces in Retail, as well as one of TRAINING Magazine’s “Training Top 125” companies in America.

About CarMax
CarMax, a member of the FORTUNE 500 and the S&P 500 is the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, CarMax currently operates 162 superstores in 81 markets. The CarMax consumer offer features low, no-haggle prices, a broad selection of CarMax Quality Certified used vehicles, and superior customer service. During the 12 months ending February 29, 2016, the company retailed 619,936 used cars and sold 394,437 wholesale vehicles at our in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com.

Media Contact:

Beth Singer
CarMax Public Relations
(804) 747-0422 ext. 3447
pr@carmax.com
@CarMax
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One-Hour Delivery on Tens of Thousands of Amazon.com Items now availble in the Bay Area

Since launching in Los Angeles and Orange County, bottled water and double stuff Oreos are a couple of the top favorites ordered through Prime Now in the Golden State

SEATTLE, 2015-10-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Prime Now, the company’s one-hour delivery service, has expanded to the Bay Area. Through the service, Prime members can get superfast delivery on tens of thousands of items from daily staples like paper towels, milk or ice cream to laptops and Kindle devices, to name a few.

“Prime Now is our fastest delivery option ever. With Prime Now, you can skip a trip to the store and get the items you need delivered right to your door in under an hour,” said Stephenie Landry, director of Amazon’s Prime Now service. “Customers love the convenience of one-hour delivery and we’re excited to expand in California, bringing Prime Now to the Bay Area.”

Starting today, customers in most San Francisco and San Jose neighborhoods such as Potrero Hill, Mountain View and Cupertino can use the one-hour service and Amazon expects to expand to more neighborhoods in San Francisco, Palo Alto and throughout Silicon Valley within the next 24 hours. Customers can enter their zip code in the Prime Now app to see if their neighborhood is eligible or to be notified when the service is available in their area.

Prime Now operates in 17 metropolitan areas worldwide. In California, the service is also available in Los Angeles and Orange County.Amazon has five fulfillment centers in the state of California, employing more than 10,000 individuals in full-time jobs. Amazon has established six Prime Now hubs in the state to fuel superfast delivery. Prime members can download the Prime Now app, available on iOS and Android devices, and start shopping. In the Bay Area, Prime Now is available from 8 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week. Two-hour delivery is free and one-hour delivery is available for $7.99.

Tens of millions of members around the world already enjoy Prime. In the US, membership includes unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 20 million items, instant streaming of tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes, over a million songs and more than one thousand playlists through Prime Music, free unlimited photo storage through Amazon’s Cloud Drive with Prime Photos, early access to select Lightning Deals and access to over 800,000 books to borrow through the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library.

Learn more about Amazon Prime Now and download the mobile app at www.amazon.com/primenow.

More to Prime

Amazon Prime is an annual membership program for $99 a year that offers customers unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 20 million items across all categories, unlimited Free Same-Day Delivery on more than a million items in 16 metro areas, unlimited streaming of tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes, more than one million songs, more than one thousand playlists and hundreds of stations with Prime Music, early access to select Lightning Deals all year long, free secure, unlimited photo storage in Amazon Cloud Drive with Prime Photos and access to more than 800,000 books to borrow with the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. In addition, Prime members in select cities receive one and two hour delivery through Prime Now on tens of thousands of items through a mobile app. Not a member? Start a free trial of Amazon Prime at amazon.com/prime.

About Amazon
Amazon.com opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon.

Source: Amazon.com, Inc.

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