FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TJX), today announced in a statement several actions related to its response to the rapidly changing market uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Effective today, the Company is closing all of its stores in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia for two weeks. In certain regions, including Germany, Poland, Austria, Ireland, and the Netherlands, and a number of U.S. and Canadian locations, the Company had previously closed stores based on several factors, including government or health department requirements.
The Company is also closing its online businesses tjmaxx.com, marshalls.com, and sierra.com.
TJX Companies is also temporarily closing its distribution centers and offices, with Associates working remotely when they can.
According to the statement, the company plans to pay store, distribution center, and office Associates for two weeks during these closures.