According to a Forbes article titled "Why Aren't There More Powerful Women In Retail?," author Laura Heller questions why there were only a handful of women in the retail industry named to the publication's 2013 "World's 100 Most Powerful Women" list, which ranks the most powerful women by dollars, media presence and impact.
Carol Meyrowitz, CEO of the Framingham-based TJX Cos., saw her compensation nearly double in the clothing and home goods retail company's most recent fiscal year, according to public filings. The increase brought Meyrowitz's compensation back up toward...
Framingham, Mass. -- The TJX Cos. reported Tuesday that net income rose to $419 million for the quarter ended April 28. On an earnings per share basis, adjusted profit results showed a 41% increase over the prior year period. Sales increased 11% to $5.8 billion and same-store sales climbed 8%. Carol Meyrowitz, CEO of TJX Cos., said: “We saw significant increases in customer traffic across all divisions in the first quarter over last year, which we believe points to the strength of our values and our brand content.”
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TJX) today reported February 2012 sales results. Sales for the four-week period ended February 25, 2012, were $1.6 billion, up 12% over the $1.5 billion achieved during the four-week period ended February 26, 2011. Consolidated comparable store sales for the four-week period ended February 25, 2012 increased 9% compared to last year. Carol Meyrowitz, Chief Executive Officer of The TJX Companies, Inc., stated, “We are very pleased that our momentum continued to build to a strong finish in February and to have posted a 9% increase in consolidated comparable store sales for
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TJX) today reported November 2011 sales results. Sales for the four-week period ended November 26, 2011, were $2.04 billion, up 4% over the $1.96 billion achieved during the four-week period ended November 27, 2010. For the 43 weeks ended November 26, 2011, sales reached $18.5 billion, up 5% over the $17.6 billion achieved during the 43-week period last year. Consolidated comparable store sales increased 4% compared to last year for the four-week period ended November 26, 2011. For the 43-week year-to-date period, consolidated comparable store sales increased 3% compared to last year.
TJX reported net sales of USD 1.7 billion for the four weeks ended August 28, 2010, a 6% increase over numbers reported for the same period in 2009. Comparable-store sales (comps) increased 2% as compared to the same period of 2009. Year-to-date (YTD) sales were USD 11.7 billion, up 10% compared with USD 10.7 billion last year. YTD comps witnessed an increase of 6%. As of August 28, 2010, TJX operated 2,816 stores in North America and Europe, including 909 T.J. Maxx, 822 Marshalls, 329 HomeGoods, and 156 A.J. Wright stores in the United States. Carol Meyrowitz, President and