SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 1, 2005
AMERICAS CAR-MART, INC.
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission file number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
1501 Southeast Walton Blvd., Suite 213, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
The Board of Directors of Americas Car-Mart, Inc. appointed William M. Sams to the Board effective March 1, 2005. Mr. Sams will serve as a director until the next annual meeting of stockholders. Mr. Sams has not yet been appointed to serve on any committee of the Board, but he is expected to be named to the Audit Committee.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit 99.1||Press release of Americas Car-Mart, Inc. dated March 1, 2005.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Americas Car-Mart, Inc.|
Date: March 1, 2005
|/s/ Mark D. Slusser|
|Mark D. Slusser|
|Chief Financial Officer and Secretary|
|(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)|
|Press release of Americas Car-Mart, Inc. dated March 1, 2005.|