homegoods

Financials
TJX Q1 Comps Gain

TJX enjoyed a strong first quarter performance, highlighted by a solid comparable store sales increase above the company’s expectations. 

Executive Profile
Harry Jacobs, HomeGoods, Buyer

The July 23 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 19th annual Impact Merchants special report. Housewares suppliers, representing the categories that HomeWorld covers, once again were asked to nominate buyers and merchandisers believed to have made a significant impact during the past year.

Executive Profile
Kirsten Quatromoni, HomeGoods, Buyer

The July 23 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 19th annual Impact Merchants special report. Housewares suppliers, representing the categories that HomeWorldcovers, once again were asked to nominate buyers and merchandisers believed to have made a significant impact during the past year.

Retail
TJX Launching Holiday Contest

TJX, through its T.J.Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods retail banners, has prepared a holiday promotion and contest, Gift My Gathering, that will provide five families with a custom holiday get-together.

Executive Profile
Harry Jacobs, HomeGoods, Buyer

The July 17 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 18th annual Impact Merchants special report. Housewares suppliers, representing the categories that HomeWorld covers, once again were asked to nominate buyers and merchandisers believed to have made a significant impact during the past year.

Retail
TJX Recalls Glass Beer Mugs

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, TJX has issued a recall for a line of glass beer mugs. The CPSC stated that the glass beer mugs can break if heated or used with hot liquid, posing burn and laceration hazards.

Other
Depending On Housewares Again

Housewares veterans like to remind everyone how the category historically has been a dependable business, prone to neither steep gains during economic booms nor steep declines during downturns.

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