TJX aims to extend retail growth record

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Off-price retailer TJX Cos. didn’t stop long to admire its performance last year. “We hear the question a lot out there: How are you going to keep this going?” chief executive Carol Meyrowitz told analysts who were poring over the company’s 2012 growth. She told them the company had big plans to grow much bigger in the years ahead. TJX earned the number two spot on the 2013 Globe 100 list thanks to impressive business growth last year. The company that operates TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Home Goods, among other business units, boosted sales by 12 percent to $25.9 billion. Profits jumped by about 30 percent to $1.9 billion.

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