TJ Maxx - Designer fashions at discount prices
TJ Maxx is a retail store that offers clothing, home goods and shoes. The company has many other departments where you can find various kinds of products. There is an accessories section with jewelry and watches, as well as other items like belts and cellphone accessories. There is also an extensive handbag section where you can find clutches, purses and laptop bags. The retailer's selections are mostly oriented around women's and men's fashion, with some home items such as accent decor pieces and kitchen items. The retailer carries clothing and accessories for babies, children and teens, including some toys. The company is known for offering brand names at up to 60% off of department store prices. Their “The Runway” section features higher-end designers for more affordable prices. This section is not available at all TJ Maxx stores, but has locations in most U.S. states.
TJ Maxx - Since 1976
TJ Maxx had its beginnings in 1919 with Max and Morris Feldberg founding the New England Trading Company in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1929 the brothers opened a ladies hosiery retail store that grew quickly into a chain. Max and Morris' sons Stanley and Sumner opened the first Zayre discount department store in 1956 in Hyannis, Massachusetts. In 1976, The Zayre stores led to a spinoff concept which we know today as TJ Maxx. Since then, the company has grown and opened its 1,000th store in 2012. The retailer now has over 250 stores in Europe and has over $23 billion in annual revenues. There are over 168,000 employees working for the company.