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The TJX Companies, Inc. Prices $500 Million Notes Offering

Monday, April 29, 2013

The TJX Companies, Inc. Prices $500 Million Notes Offering

19:10 EDT Monday, April 29, 2013

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (Business Wire) -- The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TJX), the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, today announced the pricing of the public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of notes due 2023. The notes will bear interest at a rate of 2.50% per annum, beginning May 2, 2013. The net proceeds from the sale of the notes will be used for working capital and other general corporate purposes.

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Barclays Capital Inc. and U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers. This offering was made under an effective registration statement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release is not an offer to sell nor is it an offer to buy any securities. Any offers to sell, or solicitations to buy, will be made solely by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Copies of the prospectus and prospectus supplement relating to the notes may be obtained for free by visiting EDGAR on the Securities and Exchange Commission website at http://www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies of the prospectus and prospectus supplement may be obtained from any of the joint book-running managers by contacting Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., 60 Wall Street, New York, New York 10005, 1-800-503-4611, prospectus.cpdg@db.com; Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, 1-888-603-5847, barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com; or U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc., 214 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, North Carolina 28202, 1-877-558-2607.

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 1,044 T.J. Maxx, 909 Marshalls, 423 HomeGoods and 4 Sierra Trading Post stores as well as SierraTradingPost.com in the United States; 225 Winners, 89 HomeSense, and 21 Marshalls stores in Canada; and 348 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.

The TJX Companies, Inc.
Sherry Lang
Senior Vice President
Global Communications
(508) 390-2323

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