CarMax opened its first store in Springfield, Illinois

Company Celebrates with Community Donations

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened its first store in Springfield, Illinois, located at 2531 Chuckwagon Drive. The store is approximately 8,000 square feet, occupies more than 3 acres and stocks more than 140 used vehicles.

In celebration of the Springfield store opening, CarMax donated $2,500 to the Central Illinois Food Bank. Springfield CarMax associates selected this nonprofit for its mission to distribute approximately 8.5 million pounds of food to more than 150 food pantries, soup kitchens, residential programs and after-school programs in the region.

The CarMax Foundation also is providing a $5,000 grant to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Illinois. This grant will support the “Reading Partners” program to help improve reading proficiency for camp participants. This grant also came at the recommendation of Springfield CarMax associates.

“CarMax is a company that truly cares about the communities where its associates live and work and actively seeks out ways to get involved locally,” said Brenda Basile, location general manager of the Springfield CarMax. “As a native of Illinois, I could not be more thrilled to be back in my home state and introduce the simple and seamless CarMax experience to Springfield.”

CarMax was founded more than 20 years ago to fundamentally change the way car buying is done. We make the process more ethical, fair and transparent by offering a no-haggle, no-hassle experience and an incredible selection of CarMax Quality Certified vehicles. In addition, we stand behind our vehicles with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee and a 30-Day Limited Warranty. CarMax customers can shop for nearly every make and model at our stores or online at carmax.com, with prices clearly listed for each of our nearly 50,000 vehicles nationwide. CarMax also takes the hassle out of selling your car by offering fast, commitment free appraisals – we’ll buy your car, even if you don’t buy ours. Shopping at CarMax is truly the way car buying should be.

About CarMax
CarMax, a member of the FORTUNE 500 and the S&P 500, and on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for 12 consecutive years, is the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, CarMax currently operates 159 superstores in 79 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 Contacts
Lindsey Duke, CarMax Public Relations, pr@carmax.com
Twitter: @CarMax, Facebook: facebook.com/CarMax

CarMax now accepting applications for more than 1,600 positions across the country

One of FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® Now Accepting Applications

RICHMOND, Va., 2016-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is recruiting for more than 1,600 positions in locations across the country. The majority of open positions are in sales, with additional positions in service (detailers, experienced technicians), purchasing and the business office. Positions range from full and part-time positions, with day and evening shifts available. CarMax was also recently named one of FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For®, the twelfth year in a row.

“CarMax is committed to hiring people who are passionate about providing an exceptional customer experience,” said Bill Nash, president of CarMax. “Our associates’ dedication and drive to not only support the customer, but each other, is what makesCarMax a great place to work.”

Some of the areas with a large number of job openings include: Washington, D.C. andBaltimore, MD area; Southern Florida area; Los Angeles, CA; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX;Sacramento, CA and Denver, CO.

In addition, at the home office in Richmond, VA, CarMax is hiring for 50 digital and technology positions. Open technology and digital positions include a range of roles such as application architects, UX designers, security analysts and software developers. They will be charged with using innovative technology to enhance the e-commerce capabilities that CarMax offers customers.

“You don’t necessarily need to have experience in the automotive industry to work at CarMax,” said Tracey Shoemaker, director of talent acquisition for CarMax. “We focus on hiring people with high integrity and provide award-winning training and development to help our associates build great careers.”

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, and is one of Training Magazine’s “Training Top 125” companies in America (nine years in a row).
  • 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 receive discounts on car purchases and other services.
  • CarMax is recognized as one of FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® (12 years in a row), 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity and 20 Best Workplaces in Retail.

How Can Job Seekers Apply?

  • Applications are only accepted online. Job seekers should apply at jobs.carmax.com.
  • To see videos with first-hand accounts from CarMax associates, visit youtube.com/carmax.
  • While technicians require previous automotive experience, most other positions do not.

About CarMax
CarMax, a member of the FORTUNE 500 and the S&P 500, and on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for 12 consecutive years, is the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, CarMax currently operates 158 superstores in 78 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 28, 2015, the company retailed 582,282 used cars and sold 376,186 wholesale vehicles at our in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com

Source: CarMax, Inc.

Media Contact
Beth Singer, CarMax Public Relations
pr@carmax.com
Twitter: @CarMax, Facebook: facebook.com/CarMax

CarMax to release sales and earnings for Q3 ended November 30, 2015 On December 18, 2015

RICHMOND, Va., 2015-12-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) announced today the webcast and conference call access information for upcoming events.

December 18, 2015 – Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Earnings Conference Call

On December 18, CarMax will release sales and earnings for the third quarter endedNovember 30, 2015, and will host a conference call for investors at 9:00 a.m. ET. Investors may access the call as follows:

  • Dial 1-888-298-3261 (international callers dial 1-706-679-7457). The conference ID is 84446739.
  • A live webcast also will be available at investors.carmax.com.
  • A webcast replay of the call will be available at investors.carmax.com through April 6, 2016. A telephone replay also will be available through December 25, 2015, and may be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056 (international callers dial 1-404-537-3406). The conference ID is 84446739.

About CarMax
CarMax, a member of the Fortune 500 and the S&P 500 and one of the Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For” for 11 consecutive years, is the nation’s largest retailer of used cars. Headquartered in Richmond, Va., CarMax currently operates 155 used car stores in 77 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 fiscal year ended February 28, 2015, the company retailed 582,282 used vehicles and sold 376,186 wholesale vehicles at its in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com.

Source: CarMax, Inc.

CarMax, Inc.
Investors and Financial Media:
Katharine Kenny, Vice President, Investor Relations, (804) 935-4591
Celeste Gunter, Manager, Investor Relations, (804) 935-4597
or
General Media:
pr@carmax.com, (855) 887-2915

 

CarMax to hire for 180 positions at the company’s new stores opening in Norwood and Danvers, Mass.

Retailer Known for Hiring Outside the Auto Industry Accepting Applications

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2015-9-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is hiring for approximately 180 positions at the company’s new stores opening in Norwood and Danvers, Massachusetts in December 2015. These two CarMax stores will be the first in the Boston area, with a third scheduled to open in Westborough during summer 2016. The first CarMax in Massachusetts opened in 2011 in North Attleboro.

The Norwood store, which is more than 40,000 square-feet, will be located at 1320 Route One, and the Danvers store, which is more than 20,000 square-feet, will be at 161 Andover Street. Applications are now being accepted and job seekers may visit http://jobs.carmax.com to apply for available positions.

 

Who is CarMax Hiring?

  • CarMax is seeking applicants for full and part-time positions.
  • Available positions include sales, business office, and a variety of service operations positions that include inventory, service advisors, and technicians.
  • Many CarMax associates have worked for other major retailers, such as Target, Lowe’s, Wal-Mart and Macy’s.
  • Technician positions require previous automotive experience, however most positions do not.
  • CarMax is committed to hiring people with strong values of integrity, transparency and respect.

 

About CarMax
CarMax, a member of the FORTUNE 500 and the S&P 500, and one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” for 11 consecutive years, is the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, CarMax currently operates 153 superstores in 77 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 28, 2014, the company retailed 526,929 used cars and sold 342,576 wholesale vehicles at our in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com.
Media Contact
PR@CarMax.com

Twitter: @CarMax, Facebook: facebook.com/CarMax

CarMax opens 15,000 square-feet store in Warwick, its first in Rhode Island

Company Celebrates with Community Donations

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2015-6-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened its first store in Rhode Island located at 153 Bald Hill Road in Warwick. The store is more than 15,000 square-feet, occupies more than 8 acres and stocks more than 300 used vehicles.

“We are excited that our growth has allowed us to bring the CarMax experience to the state of Rhode Island,” said Tom Folliard, president and CEO of CarMax. “Our team can’t wait to help local residents find their perfect vehicle.”

In celebration of the Warwick store opening, CarMax donated $5,000 to the YMCA of Cranston. The nonprofit was selected by local associates for its positive impact on the community by providing programs that help families and individuals seeking healthy lifestyles and wellness.

The CarMax Foundation also is providing a $10,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Club of Warwick. This grant will support the Norwood Branch’s Keystone Club, a character and leadership program for teens focusing on academic success, career preparation and community service. The CarMax Foundation has granted more than $25 million on behalf of associates across the country since 2003. In addition to the grant, 30 CarMax associates volunteered at the club where they repainted hallways and restrooms as the first of many future volunteer activities in the community.

“We have great admiration for these organizations and look forward to building relationships with community partners in the area,” said Ric Raposo, location general manager of the Warwick CarMax store. “Our associates take pride in our involvement in the communities where we live, work and play.”

CarMax was founded more than 20 years ago to fundamentally change the way car buying is done. We make the process more ethical, fair and transparent by offering a no-haggle, no-hassle experience and an incredible selection of CarMax Quality Certified vehicles. We spend an average of 12 hours putting each vehicle through a rigorous inspection and reconditioning process to meet our standards. In addition, we stand behind our vehicles with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee and a Limited 30-Day Warranty. CarMax customers can shop for nearly every make and model at our stores or online at carmax.com, with prices clearly listed for each of our more than 50,000 vehicles nationwide. CarMax also takes the hassle out of selling your car by offering fast, commitment free appraisals – we’ll buy your car, even if you don’t buy ours. Shopping at CarMax is truly the way car buying should be.

About CarMax
CarMax, a member of the FORTUNE 500 and the S&P 500, and one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” for 11 consecutive years, is the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, CarMax currently operates 148 superstores in 75 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 28, 2015, the company retailed 582,282 used cars and sold 376,186 wholesale vehicles at our in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com.

Media Contacts

Michelle Ellwood, CarMax Public Relations
pr@carmax.com
Twitter: @CarMax, Facebook: facebook.com/CarMax

CarMax, Inc. now accepts applications for the company’s first store in Richmond, Texas

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2015-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently hiring for the company’s first store in Richmond, Texas. It is CarMax’s 6th store in the Houston area and 15 th store in the state of Texas.

The new store, which is more than 50,000 square-feet, is scheduled to open in August 2015 at 21939 Southwest Freeway. Applications are now being accepted and job seekers may visit http://jobs.carmax.com to apply for available positions.

Who is CarMax Hiring?

  • CarMax is seeking applicants for full and part-time positions.
  • Available positions include sales, business office, and a variety of service operations positions that include inventory, service advisors, and technicians.
  • Many CarMax associates have worked for other major retailers, such as Target, Lowe’s, Wal-Mart and Macy’s.
  • Technician positions require previous automotive experience, however most positions do not.
  • CarMax is committed to hiring people with strong values of integrity, transparency and respect.

How Can Job Seekers Apply?

  • Applications are only accepted online. Please go to http://jobs.carmax.com to apply for open job positions.
  • Visit our YouTube page to see videos with first-hand accounts from CarMax associates.
  • CarMax will contact applicants and set up interviews after an initial review of applications.

About CarMax
CarMax, a member of the FORTUNE 500 and the S&P 500, and one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” for 11 consecutive years, is the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, CarMax currently operates 147 superstores in 75 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 28, 2014, the company retailed 526,929 used cars and sold 342,576 wholesale vehicles at our in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com.
Media Contact
Michelle Ellwood, CarMax Public Relations, (804) 747-0422 ext. 4139
pr@carmax.com
Twitter: @CarMax, Facebook: facebook.com/CarMax

CarMax, Inc. hiring for the company’s first store in Tallahassee, Florida

Retailer Known for Hiring Outside the Auto Industry Accepting Applications

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2015-3-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, is currently hiring for the company’s first store in Tallahassee, Florida. It will be CarMax’s 15th store in the state of Florida.

The new store, which is more than 8,000 square-feet, is scheduled to open in July 2015 at 3500 West Tennessee Street. Applications are now being accepted for the available positions on the retailer’s website at http://www.carmax.com/tallahassee.

Who is CarMax Hiring?

  • CarMax is seeking applicants for full-time positions.
  • Available positions include customer specialists, who work with the customers from start to finish on car purchases and appraisals, as well as auto repair specialists.
  • Auto Repair Specialists 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?

  • Applications are only accepted online. Job seekers should apply at http://www.carmax.com/tallahassee.
  • To see videos with first-hand accounts from CarMax associates, visit youtube.com/carmax.
  • CarMax will contact applicants and set up interviews after an initial review of applications.

 

About CarMax
CarMax, a member of the FORTUNE 500 and the S&P 500, and one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” for 11 consecutive years, is the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, CarMax currently operates 144 superstores in 73 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 28, 2014, the company retailed 526,929 used cars and sold 342,576 wholesale vehicles at our in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com.

Media Contact
Michelle Ellwood, CarMax Public Relations, (804) 747-0422 ext. 4139
pr@carmax.com

Twitter: @CarMax, Facebook: facebook.com/CarMax