The TJX Companies, Inc., the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the U.S. and worldwide, is ranked No. 103 among Fortune 500 companies. Our brands include T.J. Maxx and Marshalls (combined, Marmaxx), HomeGoods and Sierra Trading Post, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the United States; Winners, HomeSense, and Marshalls (combined, TJX Canada) in Canada; and T.K. Maxx in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, and Austria, as well as HomeSense and tkmaxx.com in the U.K. (combined, TJX Europe).
With over 3,300 stores, 3 e-commerce sites and approximately 198,000 Associates at the end of 2014, we see ourselves as a global, value retailer, and our mission is to deliver great value to our customers through the combination of brand, fashion, price and quality. We offer a rapidly changing assortment of brand name and designer merchandise at prices generally 20%-60% below department and specialty store regular prices on comparable merchandise, every day. With our value proposition and exciting treasure-hunt shopping experience, we believe our demographic reach is among the widest in retail as we attract a broad range of fashion and value conscious customers across many income levels and demographic groups. We see ourselves as leaders in innovation, constantly testing new ideas, seeking the right categories, current fashions and top brands, and leveraging information from our worldwide buying presence. Further, our long-term financial strength gives us the strong foundation and flexibility to grow our business.