Woolworths Holdings Ltd (WHLJ.J)
20 Mar 2019
Thu, Feb 21 2019
* Turnaround at Fashion, Beauty & Home starting to pay off (Adds fashion business)
JOHANNESBURG, Feb 21 South Africa's Woolworths Holdings reported on Thursday a 2.9 percent drop in half-year earnings, while the retailer's lacklustre fashion, beauty and home businesses dented sales.
Feb 7 Australian department store David Jones said on Thursday its Chief Executive Officer David Thomas had resigned and that Ian Moir, the CEO of its South African parent Woolworths Holdings would help run the business in the interim.
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.