Launched in 1994, T.K. Maxx introduced off-price retailing to the U.K. and Ireland and is the only brick-and-mortar, off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions of significant size in Europe. T.K. Maxx expanded into Germany in 2007, Poland in 2009, and Austria and the Netherlands in 2015. As of 2015's year end, T.K. Maxx operated 456 stores in Europe. T.K. Maxx also operates its e-commerce site, tkmaxx.com, in the U.K. T.K. Maxx, along with HomeSense in the U.K. and Trade Secret in Australia, comprise TJX International.
T.K. Maxx offers great values in top-brand family apparel and home fashions, including women's footwear, lingerie, accessories and other merchandise, such as luggage and toys. Some stores feature the Mod Box, a department specifically geared to younger customers, and Gold Label, which features high-end designer labels.