Marshalls is one of the leading off-price family apparel and home fashion retailers that operates more than 750 stores in over 40 U.S. states. It offers a selection of apparel, footwear, home decoration products and accessories, as well as giftware and gourmet food items. The company also offers leather handbags from Italy, luxurious soaps from France and fine crystal from Germany. In addition, it provides various services, including merchandise exchange, gift certificates, gift cards and a customer service desk. The company s stores have an average size of approximately 32,000 square feet. The company works in association with more than 9,000 vendors in over 80 countries. It is a part of the TJX Companies, which operates stores under the names of T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods, A.J. Wright, Bob s Stores, Winners, HomeSense and T.K. Maxx. Marshalls maintains a presence in Long Beach, Calif.