The TJX Companies, Inc. May 2007 sales were $1.4 billion, up 9% over the $1.3 billion achieved during the four-week period ended June 3, 2006. For the 17 weeks ended June 2, 2007, sales reached $5.5 billion, a 7% increase over last year's $5.2 billion. Consolidated comparable store sales for the four-week period ended June 2, 2007, increased 5% over last year. For the 17-week period ended June 2, 2007, consolidated comparable store sales increased 3% over last year.
Carol Meyrowitz, President and Chief Executive Officer of The TJX Companies, Inc., stated, “We are pleased with our consolidated comparable store sales increase of 5% that was above our expectations. The month was very strong as warm weather sparked demand for spring and summer apparel across all divisions. We were able to take advantage of the great opportunities in the marketplace, flowing fresh brands and fashions to our stores, which resulted in strong sales trends throughout the month.”