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Woolworths

Woolworths Limited is an Australia-based company. The segments of the Company are supermarket group, general merchandise group, consumer electronics group, hotels group and wholesale group. The supermarket group encompasses supermarkets, retail liquor outlets and petrol outlets. The general merchandise group encompasses BIG W discount department stores. The consumer electronics group encompasses Dick Smith Electronics, Tandy and Dick Smith Electronics Powerhouse stores. The hotels group encompasses on premise liquor sales, food, accommodation, gaming and venue hire. The wholesale group is comprised of the statewide independent wholesalers (SIW). The Company operates in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and India. During the fiscal year ended June 28, 2009 (fiscal 2009) the Company operated 3,162 stores in Australia and New Zealand. It operates 951 supermarkets under the Woolworths and Safeway brands in Australia, and under Woolworths, Foodtown and Countdown brands in New Zealand.

Headlines Around the Web

The Entertainer to franchise stores abroad

Nov 19, 2012 - Financial Times

Dreams are over for ex-Woolies boss

Nov 01, 2012 - Independent

The Entertainer bucks high street trend

May 26, 2012 - Financial Times

Coles may fall victim to discount wars

Apr 23, 2012 - News.com.au

Woolies lifts sales but remains cautious

Apr 20, 2012 - News.com.au

Brewer calls for curbs on Coles and Woolies

Mar 28, 2012 - News.com.au

Senator's plan to smash Coles and Woolies

Mar 27, 2012 - News.com.au

Bill targets Coles Woolies duopoly

Mar 26, 2012 - News.com.au

Woolworths found liable for chip slip

Mar 07, 2012 - News.com.au

Woolworths boss denies Dick Smith a failure

Mar 04, 2012 - News.com.au

Woolies deflated as profit drops

Mar 02, 2012 - News.com.au

Woolworths profit falls on restructure

Mar 01, 2012 - News.com.au

Coles' next salvo in grocery battle

Feb 01, 2012 - News.com.au

Retailers boost shares at noon

Jan 31, 2012 - News.com.au

Asia Markets: Asia stocks post modest gains

Jan 31, 2012 - MarketWatch

Australian shares waver, Woolworths gains

Jan 31, 2012 - MarketWatch

Articles About Woolworths

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 2, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares are being led higher by the mining and energy sectors with the ASX 200 Index rising by 0.7 per cent. Despite today's rise, the local market had its worst day since 10 October yesterday, hit a 1.5 month low in the process and slumped by 3.5 per over two sessions. (Dec 02)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon November 27, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares finished slightly higher on Thursday, adding to yesterday's 1.1 per cent surge. The ASX 200 Index closed a touch above the 5400pt level. This makes it three days of gains this week and takes the improvements over the past four days to 1.8 per cent. (Nov 27)

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Alcohol
Australian Teenager Dies After Drinking Strong Birthday Drink At Her Own Party

By IBTimes AU

Nicole Bicknell died after she consumed the spirit, Polmos Spirytus Rektyfikowany, her family claims, but the official report hasn't come out yet. (Nov 18)

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Stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon November 4, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket has ended the session firmer, after trading fairly flat for most of the day. Volumes were light with Victoria celebrating the Melbourne Cup public holiday. The S&P/ASX 200 climbed 13pts or 0.20 per cent to 5,519. (Nov 04)

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Australian Stock Market Report - Midday November 4, 2014

By Comsec

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Stocks Fall as Nasdaq Slides; Dollar Eases on Jobs Data
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 3, 2014

By Comsec

The Local share market has started the new trading week in a lethargic fashion with buyers and sellers scarcely making an impression one way or the other in early trade on Monday. The lack of commitment from local participants came despite resounding gains in the US at the end of last week. (Nov 03)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday September 12, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is falling for the third straight day and for the fourth time this week, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) down 0.4 per cent. Should nothing change dramatically this afternoon, this has been the worst week for local shares in a month. (Sep 12)

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Stock market yawning investor
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday September 10, 2014

By Comsec

The US market's worst session in five weeks set local shares up for a tough start this morning. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is down 0.7 per cent, completely wiping out Tuesday's 0.5 per cent gains and pushing the index back below the key 5600pt level. (Sep 10)

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Australia Bans Sale of ‘The Simpsons’ Duff Beer

By IBTimes AU

Duff beers are said to encourage children and adolescent to grab a bottle. (Sep 06)

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Supermarket
Coles Cuts 400 Jobs, But To Open More Stores

By IBTimes AU

Australian grocery giant Coles said on Wednesday that it would axe more than 400 jobs from its head office in Melbourne. At the same time, it would open more outlets. (Sep 04)

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