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Alfred Marshall, Founder of Marshalls, Passes

Marshalls to Open First Canadian Stores in 2011

NEW YORK-Alfred Marshall, founder of the Marshalls chain of off-price department stores, has died. He was 94. Marshall died in Boca Raton, Fla., on Dec. 28 after a short illness, according to press reports. According to a company history on Wikipedia, Marshall founded the chain, along with Bernard Goldston and Norman Barren, in 1956. HisMore »

TJX Raises Expectations for Store Counts, Financial Performance

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FRAMINGHAM, Mass.-As it prepares to hold an investor event today, The TJX Cos. has increased its forecasts for both long-term store growth and financial performance for the third quarter and the full fiscal year. In a company statement, TJX said it is raising its estimates for store growth with its current chains in its currentMore »

HomeGoods Survey Says Home’s Decor Can Affect Mood

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FRAMINGHAM, Mass.-A home’s decor can have an impact on a person’s mood, according to a study released by HomeGoods, the home specialty retailer division of The TJX Cos. According to the survey’s findings, 93 percent of Americans felt a room’s decor can positively or negatively affect a person’s mood. Of this group, 77 percent saidMore »