Marshalls distinguishes itself from our Winners chain by offering an extended family footwear section and The CUBE, an innovative juniors department. Marshall's sells more expensive clothing than Winner's, although much of it overlaps. The main difference between the two chains is that Marshall's caters more to men with clothes over $100.
Winner's only has about 10% more stores and serves the same customer base as Marshall's. They are both based in Chicago and have been for many years. However, unlike Marshall's, Winner's does not have an extended family footwear section and does not carry any junior's brands.
Winner's and Marshall's each have their own unique style that can be appreciated by people who shop at either chain. It all comes down to how you feel about wearing brand name products without breaking the bank.
Ross is less priced than Marshalls, however Marshalls offers superior quality, nearly department store level apparel than Ross, which has garments that are jumbled and scattered everywhere. However, for all of the fantastic deals they have to offer, there are some to pass up. For example, one can find shirts at Marshalls for under $10 but not at Ross.
Ross also does not carry the same brand name clothing as Marshalls. At Marshalls you can find Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle, Banana Republic, Ben Sherman, Burlington, Calvin Klein, Champion, Cole Haan, Dockers, Fruit of the Loom, Giordano, Guess, Helmut Lang, Icebreaker, Jack Rogers, Jones New York, Levis, Lucky Brand, Marc Jacobs, Melissa, Michael Kors, Miss Sixty, Mother, Nike, Original Penguin, Polo Ralph Lauren, Puma, Ray-Ban, Reebok, Seven For All Mankind, Skechers, Starter, The North Face, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour, Van Heusen, Vince Camuto, and Wolford.
T.J. Maxx distinguishes itself from Marshalls by offering a larger selection of fine jewelry and accessories, as well as The Runway, a high-end discount designer section in selected shops. Marshalls distinguishes itself from T.J. Maxx by having a more affordable selection of clothing.
Both companies sell quality brand name products at low prices with fast shipping. But while TJ Maxx and Marshalls are both chain stores, they serve different markets. TJ Maxx is known for its trendy but inexpensive clothes and accessories, while Marshalls focuses on value-priced fashion.
T.J. Maxx was founded in 1946 in Toronto, Canada. It is now owned by U.S.-based Thrift Stores, Inc., which also owns Big Lots and Gold 'n' Gems.
Marshalls was founded in 1972 in London, England. It is now owned by American company Advent International, which also owns Boutique Brands such as Bobbi Brown, OCCA, and Pure Basics.
Thrift Stores and Advent International did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Maxx is superior to what is available at Marshalls. Other shoppers believe that Marshalls has lower pricing. Maxx distinguishes itself from Marshalls by offering a larger selection of fine jewelry and accessories, as well as The Runway, a high-end discount designer section in selected shops. However, Marshall's carries popular brands such as Polo Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, and Coach for less money.
In conclusion, Marshalls is more affordable but Maxx has a better selection. If you're looking for quality at a reasonable price, then Maxx is the store for you.
While both businesses have similar price structures and considerable inventory overlap, they also have distinct strengths that set them apart. T.J. Maxx caters more to the upscale consumer with its high-end brands and products such as Mauri Silk Post-Pleasure Clothing and La Senza lingerie. Meanwhile, Marshalls features more affordable brands for consumers who want to save money but not sacrifice quality.
T.J. Maxx was founded in 1946 by Thomas James as a small family business selling women's dresses out of their home office in Boston, Massachusetts. The company grew quickly and by 1952 had an annual revenue of $750,000. In 1969, it became a public company and started listing itself on the New York Stock Exchange. Over the years, it has expanded into men's clothing and housewares. Today, the company operates approximately 1,100 stores under several names in the United States and Canada.
Marshalls was established in 1972 in Detroit, Michigan by Thomas J. Mars Jr. as a chain of cheap clothes stores. It initially focused on clothing sold at low prices but over time added accessories and housewares to its lineup. Like other discount retailers, it offers low prices through markdowns and discounters items not kept in stock.