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February 27, 2013

The TJX companies reported that sales for the 14-week fourth quarter ended Feb. 2 were $7.7 billion, a 15% increase over the prior year.

May 16, 2012

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — First it was OfficeMax, now Staples reported sales and earnings that were reflective of a struggling retail sector. The company reported that total sales for the first quarter of 2012 were $6.1 billion, a decrease of 1% in U.S. dollars and flat on a local currency basis compared with the first quarter of 2011. Net income for the first quarter of 2012 decreased 6% year-over-year to $187 million. Diluted earnings per share, on a GAAP basis, decreased 4% t to 27 cents from 28 cents achieved in the first quarter of 2011.

February 7, 2012

Staples is bringing a bit of Martha Stewart style to its stores through an exclusive line of home office products.

February 2, 2012

The company announced the appointment Thursday and said Edward would served as EVP of U.S. retail merchandising reporting to Demos Parneros, president of U.S. Retail for Staples.

June 2, 2011

Staples has announced new appointments at its European division.

January 21, 2011

HomeGoods reported that according its survey of how people live in their homes, 47% of Americans have not updated their home decor in the last five years and 9% haven't updated their decor in more than 10 years.

December 11, 2010

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - TJX Companies announced that it will consolidate its A.J. Wright division by converting 91 A.J. Wright stores into T.J. Maxx, Marshalls or HomeGoods stores and by closing the remaining 71 stores, A.J. Wright’s two distribution centers and its home office. This action is expected to improve the overall profitability of the company, and will allow TJX to focus its managerial and financial resources on its larger, more profitable businesses, all of which have major growth potential, as well as to serve the A.J. Wright customer more efficiently, TJX reported.

October 24, 2010

Staples announced that for the third quarter ending Oct. 30, it expects to achieve diluted...

July 19, 2010

TJX Companies announced plans to bring Marshalls to Canada. The company anticipates that the first...

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