The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) today announced the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its common stock of $.19 per share payable March 1, 2012, to shareholders of record on February 9, 2012. The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. The Company operates 986 T.J. Maxx, 891 Marshalls, and 375 HomeGoods stores in the United States; 216 Winners, 86 HomeSense, 6 Marshalls, and 3 STYLESENSE stores in Canada; and 333 T.K. Maxx and 24 HomeSense stores in Europe. TJX’s press releases and financial information are also available on the Internet at www.tjx.com. 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.