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Former Car-Mart CEO Hank Henderson Dies at 60

Henderson was well-known as the face of the company’s car commercials, which ended with Henderson saying the company’s tagline: “America’s Car-Mart; drive easy.” read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

Car-Mart CEO Jeff Williams’ Resignation is the ‘Perfect Timing’

Williams, 60, announced Sept. 5 that he would step down as CEO of the publicly traded buy-here, pay-here automotive retailer at the end of the month. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

America’s Car-Mart Names Douglas Campbell as Next CEO, Reports Falling Profit in Q1

Campbell joined America’s Car-Mart in October 2022 and will replace current CEO Jeff Williams. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

New Car-Mart President Douglas Campbell is Big Earner

He was hired by Car-Mart in October to take over the role held by CEO Jeff Williams since 2016. read more >
Investments

A Transformed America’s Car-Mart Rides Out the Squeeze

Despite challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the company's decision to upgrade their online loan origination system has given them a leg up over their competitors. read more >
Public Companies / Retail / Transportation

America’s Car-Mart Profit Plunges in Final Quarter of Tough Fiscal Year

Fourth-quarter revenue increased 12%, but didn't translate to profits because of higher costs for the company and its customers. read more >
America’s Car-Mart CEO Jeff Williams said the company’s goal is to reach 100,000 customers by April 2022.
Public Companies / Retail / Transportation

Car-Mart Profit Plummets 92% in Fiscal Q3

It was the third consecutive quarter with a sharp decrease in profits for the auto retailer. read more >
America’s Car-Mart CEO Jeff Williams said the company’s goal is to reach 100,000 customers by April 2022.
Public Companies / Transportation

America’s Car-Mart Buys Texas Dealership

The deal with Taylor Auto Credit is expected to close by the end of the year. read more >
America’s Car-Mart CEO Jeff Williams said the company’s goal is to reach 100,000 customers by April 2022.
Public Companies / Retail / Transportation

Car-Mart’s Profit Drops Sharply in Fiscal Q2

Sales volume and revenue were up, but higher costs for vehicles and labor had a negative impact. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

America’s Car-Mart Hires Digital Officer

Holly Thomson joins the used car company from Wells Fargo, where she was senior vice president of digital production & strategy. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

Ex-Avis Exec Douglas Campbell Named President of America’s Car-Mart

Campbell will take over the role held by Jeff Williams since 2016. Williams will remain as the company’s CEO. read more >
Jeff Williams, CEO and president of America’s Car-Mart Inc. of Rogers
Public Companies / Retail / Transportation

Car-Mart Executives Get Compensation Bump

CEO Jeff Williams saw his compensation rise to $948,093 in fiscal 2022. read more >
Russ Daniel, the owner and managing partner of McLarty Daniel Automotive of Bentonville, believes the car-buying process will change to a “sale-by-order model” permanently because of the reduction in inventories at dealerships. 
Manufacturing / Retail / Transportation

Prices for New, Used Autos Staying High, Dealers SayLock Icon

A persistent chip shortage and a continued lack of labor make both new and used vehicles expensive read more >
Jeff Williams, CEO and president of America’s Car-Mart Inc. of Rogers
Public Companies / Retail / Transportation

Car-Mart Beats Q4 Forecasts; Full-Year Profit Down 10.4%

CEO Jeff Williams said inflation is a "significant headwind" for the company. read more >
Public Companies / Retail / Transportation

America’s Car-Mart Hires CarMax Exec Brian Stone

He's the company’s new executive vice president for procurement and inventory. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

America’s Car-Mart to Acquire Tennessee’s Smart Auto

The two additions will give America’s Car-Mart 155 locations in 12 states. read more >
Public Companies / Transportation

America’s Car-Mart’s Profits Up Despite Supply Crunch

The company is getting closer to its goal of having 100,000 customers by April 2022. read more >
Loaded cargo trucks wait in queues at the Port of Los Angeles.
Business Services / Manufacturing / Retail / Transportation

Crack That Whip: Woes in Supply Chain Persist

The nation's supply chain is suffering from the bullwhip effect, in which a seemingly minor blip in the supply-demand relationship at the bottom of the chain creates increasingly harsher reverberations as it travels up the chain. read more >
Investments / Public Companies

America’s Car-Mart Q1 Earnings Beat Expectations

America’s Car-Mart of Rogers reports income of $25 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2022, up 28% from the same quarter last year. read more >
America’s Car-Mart CEO Jeff Williams said the company’s goal is to reach 100,000 customers by April 2022.
Media & Marketing / Public Companies / Retail / Transportation

Car-Mart Plans ‘Audacious’ Growth by Adding CustomersLock Icon

America’s Car-Mart Inc. of Rogers is making the switch from a collections company that sold cars to a car company that's good at collections. read more >