Woolworths Holdings Ltd (WHLJ.J)
18 Jan 2019
Thu, Jan 17 2019
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 17 Shares in Woolworths fell more than 8 percent on Thursday after the South African department store operator posted slower half-year sales growth and said it expected its headline earnings to drop by 5 percent in the period.
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 17 Woolworths Holdings Ltd reported a slower sales growth for the 26 weeks ended Dec. 23, 2018, compared with the previous year, the South African department store operator said on Thursday.
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 10 South African retailer Woolworths has removed a baby carrier from its shelves, admitting it had "striking similarities" to a product offered by a small boutique retailer.
JOHANNESBURG, Nov 15 South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Ltd reported a 2.7 percent rise in sales for the 20 weeks ended Nov. 12, helped by its local food and Australian businesses.
* Comparable quarterly sales growth of 1.8 pct slowest since 2016
Nov 1 Australia's Woolworths on Thursday said its first-quarter sales rose 1.9 percent, after a slow start to the period as the supermarket giant began charging shoppers for plastic bags took a toll.
JOHANNESBURG South African department store chain Woolworths Holdings will remove single-use plastic bags from one of its stores during a six-month trial period in a bid to end plastic pollution, it said on Monday.
JOHANNESBURG, Oct 8 South African department store chain Woolworths Holdings will remove single-use plastic bags from one of its stores during a six-month trial period in a bid to end plastic pollution, it said on Monday.
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 27 South African department store chain Woolworths Holdings is looking to grab a larger share of the rapidly growing online shopping market by allowing customers to order directly from its mobile app.
JOHANNESBURG, Aug 23 South African retailer Woolworths reported a worse-than-expected 17.7 percent drop in annual earnings on Thursday, hit by restructuring costs at its Australian unit and poor performance in its clothing business at home.