CLOSED Win It Wednesday: $100 TJ Max & Marshalls Gift Card Giveway

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by on April 21, 2010

image By now you all know that I love a good deal, so when I was given the opportunity mission to see what kind of deals I could find at TJ Maxx and Marshalls, I accepted! TJ Maxx and Marshalls are known for their name brand products at close out prices- but I wanted to know how they are able to offer such great deals, so I asked them!

How do you offer such a great price?

There are so many ways that we are able to offer low prices to our customers…The main way is our opportunistic buying model..That is what differentiates off-price retailers from the competition.  T.J. Maxx and Marshalls’ buyers are the ultimate treasure hunters – continuously searching the globe for amazing deals to bring back to their stores.  Here are a few ways we are able to pass savings along to our customers:

  • Size:  There is tremendous buying power behind two national chains. T.J. Maxx has over 880 stores in the US.  Marshalls has over 820 stores in the US and Puerto Rico.
  • Flexible “no walls” concept: Because not all stores carry the same merchandise, the buyers are able to buy either a large quantity to carry in all stores or only a few pieces to carry in select stores.  For example, if a vendor has enough fabric to produce 600,000 blouses, but a department store only ordered 500,000, off-price buyers will purchase the extra 100,000 blouses – at a significant discount – and carry them in part of the chain.
  • No sales ever: Off-price stores offer low prices every day, so the customer never has to wait for a sale.  Periodically, at the end of a season, any unsold merchandise will go on clearance, providing even further customer savings. 
  • Don’t pay for the display:  Another way the stores can keep prices low is by keeping their operating costs low. Rather than invest in expensive fixtures and fancy displays, off-price retailers focus on giving customers the best merchandise at a great price.”

Thanks to TJ Maxx and Marshalls I was give $100 to see what I could find. You can check out the HOT deals I found in my first ever Whrrl story (just click below):

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My favorite find by far was the Nike shorts for my son that retail for $25.00 and were on clearance for $3.99!

AND Here is the Best Part: Thanks to TJ Maxx and Marshall’s, 1 lucky Saving Cents with Sense will win a $50 TJ Max gift card and a $50 Marshalls gift card ($100 total!).

WIN IT:

FIRST: Leave me a comment letting me know what you would shop for if you won the gift cards.

EXTRA ENTRIES (You can do one or ALL of the following):

  • Subscribe to Saving Cents with Sense in a Reader or Email to stay up-to-date on all the deals, store savings, and money saving tips. Once you confirm your subscription, come back here and leave me a comment. If you are already a subscriber, just leave me a comment!
  • Promote this giveaway. You can tweet it, blog about it, share it in your favorite forum, or just email some friends (or all of these options!) Just come back here and leave me another comment letting me know what you did. HINT: You can promote it each day for more chances to win!

Please make sure you leave a comment for each entry! This giveaway ends Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 11:59 PM MST. The winner will be chosen using random.org. U.S. Residents only.

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Disclosure: I received $100 worth of gift cards as part of this giveaway sponsorship. However, this post is my honest opinion about the product and no other compensation was given.

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