TJX Companies, Inc.

Industry: Fashion Stores

Fortune Rank: 119

The TJX Companies, Inc. operates off-price apparel and home fashions retail stores under the names T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, T.K. Maxx, HomeGoods and A.J. Wright Stores. For the 26 weeks ended 7/30/05, revenues rose 8% to $7.30B. Net income fell 5% to $272.5M. Revenues reflect new store openings, higher same store sales, and the acquisition of Bob's Stores. Net income was offset by an increase in occupancy and distribution costs as a percentage of sales.

The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX) is an off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the United States and in certain foreign markets. The Company sells and distributes off-price family apparel and home fashions through its TJ. Maxx, Marshalls and A.J. Wright chains in the United States; its Winners chain in Canada, and through the T.K. Maxx chain in the United Kingdom and Ireland. TJX sells off-price home fashions through its HomeGoods chain in the United States and its Canadian HomeSense chain, operated by Winners. The target customer for all of the Company's off-price chains, except A.J. Wright, is the middle to upper-middle income shopper, with the same profile as a department or specialty store customer. TJX also operates Bob's Stores, a branded apparel chain based in the Northeast United States that offers casual and family apparel.

TJX Companies, Inc.

TJX Companies, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 TJX Companies, Inc. was ranked number 119 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 119th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

TJX Companies, Inc. achieved revenue of $20,288.40 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $1,213.60 million.

TJX Companies, Inc.' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 119th compared to 131st in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $19,148 million (a change of 1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $881 million (a change of $-880 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then TJX Companies, Inc. would be ranked 109th rather than 119th due to its profits of $1,214 in 2010.

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