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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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By IBTimes AU

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A employee walks by a meat cooler in the grocery section of a Sam's Club during a media tour in Bentonville, Arkansas June 5, 2014.
Aussies Enjoy Free Grocery Due to Woolworths Glitch That Priced Items Below 10 as Free

By IBTimes AU

A computer glitch hit Australian grocery giant Woolworths on Thursday afternoon, causing scanners to charge as free items with price tags below $10. (Jul 18)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 14, 2014

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