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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

Telstra Signs Wholesale Supply Agreement with Woolworths

Telstra announced it has signed a wholesale supply agreement with Woolworths to enable Australia's supermarket chain to become a virtual network operator. In offering mobile services, Woolworths will be able to offer a reach of 98.5% of the Australian population and will use 850MHz and 2100MHz spectrum for high speed downloads.

Woolworths to Shed an Extra 400 Jobs as it Looks to Save $500 Million in Costs

Woolworths will shed an extra 400 jobs as it looks to save $500 million in costs. The company has already axed about 400 full-time positions from its back office operations. Now a further 400 positions will be cut as the retailer accelerates its `Lean Retail' model designed to save $500 million in costs during the 2015/16 financial year.

Woolworths Limited Announces Sales Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended April 5, 2015

Woolworths Limited announced sales results for the third quarter and nine months ended April 5, 2015. For the third quarter, the company reported sales of $14,956 million against $15,192 million a year ago. Sales decrease by 1.6% including Petrol which was impacted by changes to the Woolworths-Caltex alliance and declining fuel sell prices. Total third quarter sales excluding Petrol was $13,775 million against $13,370 million a year ago. For the year to date, the company reported sales of $47,387 million against $47,035 a year ago. Total sales excluding Petrol was $42,900 million against $41,548 million a year ago.


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