The TJX Companies, Inc. Elects Dawn Lepore to Board of Directors

  The TJX Companies, Inc. Elects Dawn Lepore to Board of Directors

Business Wire

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- June 11, 2013

The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX), the leading off-price retailer of apparel
and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, reported that its shareholders
elected Dawn Lepore to its Board of Directors at the Company’s annual meeting
today. Ms. Lepore joins a slate of ten ongoing directors who were reelected at
the meeting.

Dawn Lepore, 59, most recently served as interim Chief Executive Officer at
Prosper Marketplace, Inc., a peer-to-peer lending marketplace, from March 2012
until January 2013. Previously, she was CEO and Chairman of the Board of
drugstore.com, inc., a leading online retailer of health, beauty, and wellness
products, which she led from 2004 until its sale to Walgreen Co. in 2011.
Prior to joining drugstore.com, Ms. Lepore held various leadership positions
at The Charles Schwab Company, over the course of 21 years, including Vice
Chairman of Technology, Operations, Business Strategy and Administration, and
Chief Information Officer. She also served, at various times, as a member of
Schwab’s executive committee and as a trustee of SchwabFunds.

Ben Cammarata, Chairman of the Board of The TJX Companies, Inc., commented,
“We are very pleased to welcome Dawn Lepore to our Board of Directors. Dawn
brings extensive experience and expertise in e-commerce and information
technology, including a strong background in building and operating online
retail businesses. We believe that Dawn’s deep, valuable knowledge and
experience will be important complements to our Board as TJX sees e-commerce
as a significant long-term strategy to enhance the off-price experience for
our customers and drive profitable sales. On behalf of our Board, we are very
much looking forward to working with Dawn as we continue to pursue TJX’s many
near- and long-term growth opportunities.”

About The TJX Companies, Inc.

The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home
fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. The Company operates 1,047 T.J. Maxx, 911
Marshalls, 426 HomeGoods and 4 Sierra Trading Post stores as well as
SierraTradingPost.com in the United States; 226 Winners, 89 HomeSense, and 21
Marshalls stores in Canada; and 352 T.K. Maxx and 24 HomeSense stores in
Europe. TJX’s press releases and financial information are also available at
www.tjx.com.

Important Information at Website

The Company routinely posts information that may be important to investors in
the Investor Information section at www.tjx.com. The Company encourages
investors to consult that section of its website regularly.

Forward-looking Statement

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF
1995: Various statements made in this release are forward-looking and involve
a number of risks and uncertainties. All statements that address activities,
events or developments that we intend, expect or believe may occur in the
future are forward-looking statements. The following are some of the factors
that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking
statements: execution of buying strategy and inventory management; operational
expansion and management of large size and scale; customer trends and
preferences; market, banner, geographic and category expansion; marketing,
advertising and promotional programs; competition; personnel recruitment and
retention and costs of labor; global economic conditions and consumer
spending; data security; information systems and new technology; seasonal
influences; adverse or unseasonable weather; serious disruptions and
catastrophic events; corporate and banner reputation; merchandise quality and
safety; expanding international operations; merchandise importing; commodity
pricing; fluctuations in currency exchange rates; fluctuations in quarterly
operating results and market expectations; acquisitions, business investments
and divestitures; compliance with laws, regulations and orders; changes in
laws and regulations; outcomes of litigation, legal matters and proceedings;
tax matters; real estate activities; cash flow and other factors that may be
described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do
not undertake to publicly update or revise our forward-looking statements even
if experience or future changes make it clear that any projected results
expressed or implied in such statements will not be realized.

Contact:

The TJX Companies, Inc.
Sherry Lang or Debra McConnell
Global Communications
(508) 390-2323
 
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