The TJX Companies, Inc (NYSE:TJX) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly dividend on its common stock at the quarterly rate of $.04 per share, payable November 30, 2000, to shareholders of record on November 9, 2000. The TJX Companies, Inc is a leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the US and worldwide. The company operates 646 T.J. Maxx, 523 Marshalls, 64 HomeGoods and 19 A.J. Wright stores in the United States. In Canada, the company operates 109 Winners and, in Europe, 64 T.K. Maxx stores. TJX's press releases and financial information are available on the Internet at