Where are they now? Globe 100 winners
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1997: TJX Cos.
TJX operates chains such as HomeGoods, T.J. Maxx, and Marshalls. It is among the state's largest companies. Customers wait in line for the opening of TJ Maxx's 1000th store on April 25, 2012, in Washington, D.C.