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Woolworths Limited operates retail stores in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, and India. It operates through five segments: Australian Food, Liquor and Petrol; New Zealand Supermarkets; General Merchandise; Hotels; and Home Improvement. The company operates approximately 931 Woolworths supermarkets; 11 Thomas Dux stores; 893 freestanding liquor stores under the Dan Murphy’s and BWS brands; and 633 petrol canopies of which 131 are co-branded with Woolworths/Caltex in Australia, as well as operates the Cellarmasters, Langtons, and online platforms. It also operates 171 Countdown supermarkets in New Zealand; 182 general merchandise stores under the BIG W brand name; hotels, including bars, dining, gaming, accommodation, and venue hire operations; and home improvement stores comprising 49 Masters stores and 28 Home Timber and Hardware stores. In addition, the company retails apparel and homewares through an online platform, catalogues, and contact centers. Woolworths Limited was founded in 1924 and is based in Bella Vista, Australia.

198,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 09/22/14
Founded in 1924

woolworths ltd (WOW) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director an...
Total Annual Compensation: A$4.2M
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: A$985.1K
Managing Director of Australian Food and Liqu...
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.3M
Director of Human Resources
Total Annual Compensation: A$765.1K
Director of Business Development
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

woolworths ltd (WOW) Key Developments

Woolworths Revised Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of Fiscal 2015

Woolworths Limited has downgraded its full year of fiscal 2015 guidance. The company had previously forecast full year profit growth of between 4% and 7% but now says growth is likely to be at the lower end of analysts' forecasts for a profit increase of between 1.8% and 6.6%.

Woolworths Limited Announces Executive Changes

Woolworths Limited announced a number of key leadership appointments within its Food and Liquor divisions. The company announced that it has appointed a new leadership team under Brad Banducci as Managing Director, Australian Food and Liquor. Brad will continue to have responsibility for Woolworths Liquor Group until a new appointment has been made. Martin Smith, General Manager of Dan Murphy’s, will act as Director of the Woolworths Liquor Group to provide additional support to Brad. Dave Chambers has been appointed Director, Woolworths Supermarkets, reporting to Brad. Dave has been the Managing Director of Progressive Enterprises in New Zealand for the last four years. Steve Donohue has been appointed Acting Managing Director, Progressive Enterprises until a new appointment has been made. These changes follow the resignation of Tjeerd Jegen as Managing Director, Australian Supermarkets and Petrol.

Woolworths Limited Declares Interim Dividend for the Half Year ended January 4, 2015, Payable on April 24, 2015

The Board of Directors of Woolworths Limited declared an interim dividend of 67 cents per share. The amount that will be paid on April 24, 2015 will be approximately AUD 846.3 million.


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