The TJX Cos. Inc.—which is already one of the world’s largest apparel retailers with sales of $25.88 billion last year—sees big growth ahead, but not necessarily this year.
The corporate parent to T.J. Maxx and Marshalls saw 2012 earnings jump 27.4 percent to $1.91 billion, or $2.55 a diluted share, from $1.5 billion, or $1.93, in the prior year. Sales gained 11.6 percent to $25.88 billion from $23.19 billion with a comparable-store sales increase of 7 percent.
Madonna turns 59 today, marking another year of show-stopping, one-of-a-kind bold looks from the singer. To celebrate, we took a look at the superstar's most memorable fashion moments. Here, Madonna sits front row at Versace's spring runway show in 1995. See more exclusive photos from the #wwdarchive on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Cédric Dordevic)
WWD asked a handful of creative directors to evaluate the September covers of leading women's fashion magazines. How do they think the covers this year compare with years gone by, and what do they say about the current status of the publication? Link in bio. (GIF by @hypebreast)
"Stephen King is such a master, but I don't like being scared - there's enough that's really scary. How about the morning's news?" says Holland Taylor in an interview with WWD. See what else the actress said about starring in the TV adaptation of King's thriller "Mr. Mercedes" on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)