TJX opened its first store in 1977 under Zayre Corp. It began off as an off-price chain selling family apparel. In 1987 Zayre Corp was reorganized into three brands; T.J. Maxx, Hit or Miss, and Chadwick, which formed The TJX Companies, Inc. Under the leadership of Bernard (Ben) Cammarata, TJX Companies Inc. was formed.
Today, it is an American multinational off-price department store corporation with its head office in Framingham, Massachusetts. It is a worldwide retailer of apparel and home fashions with more visibility in the current fashion trends.
TJX Companies Inc. operates across many geographies, with more than 4,300 stores in 9 countries. This is in addition to 3 e-commerce sites and about 270,000 Associates.
The company has a 40-plus year history of delivering quality value, fashionable, brand name, and designer merchandise. Since the opening of its first store, it has made major milestones with continued investment in the growth of the business