Woolworths Holdings Limited


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Woolworths Holdings Ltd Annual Shareholders Meeting

Latest Developments


Woolworths FY HEPS 342.9 Cents, Books A$437.4 Mln Charge At David Jones In Australia

Woolworths Says FY HEPS For Pro Forma 52 Weeks Expected Between 320.3 To 337.6 Cents

Woolworths Says Total Sales Growth For 53 Weeks Was 5.9% Vs 3.9% For 52 Weeks Last Year


About Woolworths Holdings Limited

Woolworths Holdings Limited is a retail company. The Company operates through seven segments: Woolworths Clothing and General Merchandise (C&GM), which includes clothing, home ware, beauty and other lifestyle products; Woolworths Food; Woolworths Logistics; David Jones, which is a department store clothing retailer; Country Road Group, which is a clothing retailer that includes the Witchery Group; Woolworths Financial Services (WFS), which includes financial products and services, and Treasury, which includes cash and debt management activities. The Company's geographical segments include South Africa, Rest of Africa and Australasia. The Company operates through its subsidiaries, which include Woolworths Proprietary Limited (WSA), David Jones Proprietary Limited (DJ) and Country Road Group Proprietary Limited (CRG), and a joint venture, Woolworths Financial Services Proprietary Limited (WFS).


Food Processing

Contact Info

Woolworths House 93 Longmarket Street


Executive Leadership

Simon N. Susman

Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Ian Alexander Moir

Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Reeza Isaacs

Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Zyda Rylands

Chief Executive Officer – Woolworths South Africa, Executive Director

Scott Fyfe

Chief Executive Officer of Country Road Group

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South Africa's Woolworths profit falls as Australia charge hurts

South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Ltd posted a 2.1% drop in annual earnings and said it had written down the value of its Australian upmarket department store chain David Jones on subdued consumer spending in a slowing economy.

UPDATE 2-Woolworths sees annual profit hit, writes down Australian business

* Expects loss per share of between 92.4 cents and 129.3 cents

RPT-S.Africa's Woolworths sees profit down as much as 5% in 2019

South Africa's Woolworths Holdings reported on Thursday that it expects earnings to fall as much as 5% this year due to further impairments on its David Jones department store business.

S.Africa's Woolworths sees profit down as much as 5% in 2019

South Africa's Woolworths Holdings reported on Thursday that it expects earnings to fall as much as 5% this year due to further impairments on its David Jones department store business.

South Africa's Woolworths shares rise on sales turnaround

South African department chain Woolworths said on Thursday it had turned around its fashion, beauty and home business after fixing poor product choices in clothing, which had weighed on its sales the previous year.

Woolworths partners Beyonce's makeup artist in limited edition line

Woolworths Holdings has launched a limited edition makeup line in collaboration with Beyonce's makeup artist Sir John on Thursday, seeking to strengthen its private label brand in its first international collaboration.

UPDATE 2-SAfrica's Woolworths axes dividend from Australian business to ease debt

* Turnaround at Fashion, Beauty & Home starting to pay off (Adds fashion business)

South Africa's Woolworths half-year earnings drop

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.

Aussie department store David Jones' CEO steps down

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.

UPDATE 1-South Africa's Woolworths hit by sluggish sales, earnings warning

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.

South Africa's Woolworths posts tepid 26-week sales

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.

South Africa's Woolworths pulls baby carriers after copying scandal

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.

South Africa's Woolworths posts 2.7 pct rise in 20-week sales

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.

UPDATE 2-Australia Woolworths' quarterly sales growth sputters on "bag rage"

* Comparable quarterly sales growth of 1.8 pct slowest since 2016

Australia's Woolworths Q1 sales rises about 2 pct

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.

South Africa's Woolworths to trial plastic bag free store

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.

South Africa's Woolworths makes e-commerce push with upgraded app

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.

South Africa's Woolworths FY profit down 17.7 pct, misses estimates

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.

South Africa's Woolworths recalls frozen savory rice product amid listeria outbreak in Europe

South African department store chain Woolworths Holdings Ltd is recalling a frozen savory rice mix following a worldwide product recall issued by the Hungarian Food Safety Agency due to an outbreak of listeria in Europe.

UPDATE 3-Three top S.African retailers stick to plans despite VAT hike

* Investments in South Africa still in place (Adds Truworths comments, updates share price)

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