The retirement of the iconic American fast-food chain, TjMaxx, has forced its owners to take a more proactive approach to managing its brand and is having a ripple effect across the sports world.
The fast-casual chain’s biggest customers in the US, Australia and New Zealand will be its biggest beneficiaries.
But that’s not all the chain’s going to benefit from this move.
Here’s a look at the top athletes that will be benefiting from the chain exiting its storied history.
Jarryd Hayne Hayne will become the biggest beneficiary of the TjMAXx announcement.
Hayne’s new contract with the NSW Rabbitohs will run through the 2020 season, meaning he’ll make his first appearance for the club at the end of that season.
The 27-year-old will earn $600,000 per year from the deal, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.
Nick Malceski will be getting a raise from his $500,000 deal with the NRL club.
The Kiwi international will make $1 million from his new deal.
Jamie Soward will make around $100,000 more than he did in 2018.
He made $5 million in 2018, according the Daily Telegraph.
Tim Glasby will make over $100.000 per game, according ESPN’s Darren Rovell.
Luke Keary will make almost $70,000 less than he made last season.
Keary’s new deal will make him the highest paid player in the NRL, according Toon Report.
Josh Morrissey will make between $50,000 and $70.000 more per game than he’s made this season.
He earned just under $60,000 in 2018 but should earn around $60 million in 2019.
Shaun Johnson will earn around the same amount as he did last season, according SportNRL.
Shaun Fensom will earn more than $70 million from the new deal he signed with the Cronulla Sharks.
The 24-year‑old will make more than double the amount he did for the entire season.
Ryan James will earn over $80 million from signing a new three-year deal with Manly Sea Eagles.
The 18-year-old winger will make about $80.000 a game from the contract, according The Daily Telegraph, which will likely be a major boost for his playing days.
Aaron Woods will make nearly $70-million from signing an extension with the Titans.
The 19-year–old forward has already earned $60-million over the past three seasons, according Spotrac.
Dylan Walker will earn nearly $80-million per year on the back of a new deal with Cronulla.
Walker is the highest-paid player in NRL history at just over $60.000.
Benji Marshall will earn between $65,000- and $80,000 from signing his new contract.
The 30-year‐old winger made over $70m in 2018 and will be a huge boost for the Titans next season.
Corey Norman will make a whopping $80m from his deal with South Sydney Rabbitoh’s.
The 22-year old will be making around $80million over his three-years with the Rabbitoh side.
Dane Gagai will make roughly $70-$80 million in his new five-year contract with Parramatta.
The 20-year old winger has already made over a billion dollars over the last three years, according TOON Report.
Sam Burgess will earn just over the $70M mark from signing the new five‐year contract he signed last summer with the Broncos.
The 35-year –old is currently on a $75 million contract.
Matt Moylan will make somewhere in the neighborhood of $80M over the next four seasons with the Bulldogs.
Ben Hunt will earn almost $80MM from his next deal with Penrith Panthers.
The 28-year —old will be on a whopping five-million dollar contract.
Corey Parker will earn a lot of money this season from the Panthers’ new five‑year deal.
Parker will make just over a million dollars a game in 2018 with the Panthers, according Fox Sports.
James Roberts will earn roughly $80K from signing on with the Western Bulldogs.
The 26-year “year‑old defender will earn about $75.000 over his next three years with the Dogs.
Sam Tagataese will make approximately $80 per game from his five‑-year extension with Sydney Roosters.
James Tedesco will earn less than $60K per game in his contract with Gold Coast Titans.
He’ll be making just over half the amount his 2017-18 season made him.
Jordan Kahu will earn significantly more than his $