TJX Companies Inc is an apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and other countries. It operates its business in four divisions: Marmaxx and HomeGoods, both in the U.S., TJX Canada and TJX Europe. Marmaxx operates T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and tjmaxx.com. TJX Canada operates Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada. TJX Europe operates T.K. Maxx, HomeSense and tkmaxx.com in Europe. It also operates Sierra Trading Post, an internet retailer that it acquired in late fiscal 2013, which operates sierratradingpost.com and six stores in the U.S. The Company competes with local, regional, national and international department, specialty, off-price, discount, warehouse and outlet stores as well as other retailers that sell apparel, home fashions and other merchandise that it sells, whether in stores, through catalogues, on-line or other media. It has the right to use its trademarks and service marks, which are T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Winners, HomeSense, T.K. Maxx and Sierra Trading Post, in relevant countries. The Company is subject to federal, state, provincial, regional and local laws, rules and regulations in the United States and other countries, any of which may change from time to time, as well as orders and assurances.