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 1,030 T.J. Maxx, 911 Marshalls, and 414 HomeGoods stores in the United States; 222 Winners, 88 HomeSense, and 14 Marshalls stores in Canada; and 343 T.K. Maxx and 24 HomeSense stores in Europe. TJX’s press releases and financial information are also available at www.tjx.com. Fiscal 2013 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call At 11:00 a.m. ET today, Carol Meyrowitz, Chief Executive Officer of TJX, will hold a conference call with stock analysts to discuss the Company’s third quarter Fiscal 2013 results, operations and business trends. A real-time webcast of the call will be available at www.tjx.com. A replay of the call will also be available by dialing (866) 367-5577 through Tuesday, November 20, 2012 or at www.tjx.com. November Fiscal 2013 Sales Recorded Call Additionally, the Company expects to release its November 2012 sales results on Thursday, November 29, 2012, at approximately 8:15 a.m. ET. Concurrent with that press release, a recorded message with more detailed information regarding TJX’s November sales results, operations and business trends will be available at www.tjx.com, or by calling (703) 736-7248 through Thursday, December 6, 2012. Non-GAAP Financial Information The Company has used non-GAAP financial measures in this press release. The Company uses the term “reported” to refer to financial measures prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (GAAP) and the term “adjusted” to refer to non-GAAP financial information adjusted to exclude a number of identified items. The Company believes that the presentation of adjusted financial results provides additional information on comparisons between periods including underlying trends of its business by excluding certain items that affect overall comparability. Non-GAAP financial measures should be considered in addition to, and not as an alternative for, the Company’s reported results prepared in accordance with GAAP.