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No Bonuses But Salaries Up for America's Car-Mart Execs

by Marty Cook 7/22/2016 2:15 pm

Executives at America's Car-Mart Inc. of Bentonville did not receive cash incentive bonuses for the third consecutive year.

Car-Mart Income Down $7.5M, Reports Decline in Sales

by Marty Cook 2/19/2016 8:53 am

America's Car-Mart Inc. of Bentonville announced management changes Thursday when it reported third-quarter earnings.

Car-Mart Not Sweating Short-Term Loss

by Marty Cook 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Hank Henderson, the CEO of America’s Car-Mart of Bentonville, has seen the competitive environment in the used-car financing market frustrate his company for more than three years now. Last month, Car-Mart reported a loss of $485,000 for the second quarter of fiscal 2016.

Car Mart Execs Received No Bonuses in 2014

by Marty Cook 6/23/2015 1:26 pm

For the second consecutive year, the two top executives at America’s Car-Mart of Bentonville did not receive cash incentive bonuses, according to a proxy statement filed Tuesday by the company.

Car-Mart Uses GPS To Improve ‘Efficiency’

by Marty Cook 11/24/2014 12:00 am

Car-Mart announced in its quarterly earnings report in August that it had invested in the GPS technology and the devices were now in about 67 percent of the cars it had sold. It should be no shocking news flash that many car buyers at dealerships such as Car-Mart have little credit or not the best of credit and thus are considered high risk.

America's Car-Mart 2Q Earnings Rise Amid Higher Sales

by Marty Cook 11/20/2014 9:20 am

America's Car-Mart Inc. of Bentonville reports second-quarter earnings of $7.5 million, a 29.5 percent increase from the same quarter a year ago.

Car-Mart Stays the Course in Low-Interest Environment

by Marty Cook 9/1/2014 12:00 am

Fiscal 2014, which ended April 30, was ‘a pretty stout year’ for America’s Car-Mart Inc., where sales were up but earnings were down 34 percent. Fortunately, the new year is looking better.

America's Car-Mart 3Q Profit Falls In 'Tough' Conditions for Buyers

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2014 10:52 am

America's Car-Mart Inc. of Bentonville reports third-quarter profit of $1.5 million, or 16 cents per share, down 81 percent from $8 million, or 84 cents per share, in the same quarter last year.

Big Investor Bets on Car-Mart’s Success

by Marty Cook 1/6/2014 12:00 am

Several analysts have downgraded shares of America’s Car-Mart Inc. after the Bentonville used-car seller reported quarterly earnings in November. But not all investors listen to analysts. One of the company’s major stockholders has purchased an additional 300,000-plus shares.

Prep Football: Fort Smith Southside Survives Scare From Little Rock Central, 39-32

by Jim Harris 9/9/2011 12:45 am

Down by 8 and with the momentum clearly favoring Little Rock Central early in the fourth quarter, No. 2-ranked Fort Smith Southside caught a break on fourth down in its own territory when the Tigers were penalized two straight times for illegal substitution, giving the Rebels a first down. Southside took that cue to drive for the tying score, then added the go-ahead touchdown with 2:40 to play and held off a final Central drive for a 39-32 win Thursday night at War Memorial Stadium.

Jim Harris' Notebook: Register, Central Tigers Will Have 120 Players Out for Spring Drills

by Jim Harris 5/13/2011 10:30 am

Despite its large student body, Little Rock Central's football team didn't boast big numbers in recent years. The low numbers and a cycle-down in talent led to a losing streak that eventually led Hall of Fame coach Bernie Cox to step down. His replacement, Ellis "Scooter" Register, vowed to hit the high school's hallways and build up the numbers, and apparently has succeeded.

Largest Schools Combine Efforts as 7A/6A, But Split Again Come Playoff Time

by Jim Harris and Ron Jumper 7/12/2010 12:00 am

For the regular season, 7A/6A will consist of four divisions. But, so as to keep some of those natural rivalries, each league will look awfully close to how it appeared the past two years.


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