Off-price retailer TJX Companies Inc on Tuesday posted a jump in second quarter net income to $130 million on the back of an 11 per cent climb in quarterly net sales to $2.8 billion compared to the year-ago period. The operator of around 1,700 stores in the US, Canada and Europe, said consolidated comparable store sales increased two per cent while first half net income rose to $277m and net sales climbed 14 per cent to $5.4bn.