Woolworths Limited operates as a retail company in Australia. The company offers food, such as bakery, meat, produce, delicatessen, and seafood; liquor; petrol; general merchandise; and consumer electronics retailing through chain store operations. The company operates approximately 1700 stores in Australia. The company principal operating territories include Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, and Tasmania. The company’s Consumer Electronics business comprises Dick Smith Electronics, Tandy and Dick Smith Electronics PowerHouse. The company operates its stores under major brands, including: Woolworths, Safeway, Dick Smith Electronics and PowerHouse, Tandy, Woolworths Liquor, BWS, First Estate, Dan Murphy's, Plus Petrol, BIG W, Woolworths Ezy Banking, Woolworths HomeShop, and GreenGrocer. BIG W: is the Discount Department Store Division of Woolworths, with 111 stores across Australia. BWS (Beer, Wine, Spirits): BWS stocks various beers, ready-to-drink beverages, wines and spirits at convenient locations in NSW, South Australia, ACT, Western Australia and Queensland. DAN MURPHY: has 26 destination outlets in Victoria, NSW, ACT, SA and Queensland. The Dan Murphy provides liquor. FIRST ESTATE: offers wine for New South Wales consumers in Australia. PETROL: The company comprises approximately 410 outlets operating under an alliance with Caltex across Australia. Dick Smith Electronics PowerHouse stores: These are electronics superstores which provide an extensive range of well-known brands in an interactive environment at highly competitive prices. The company has 18 PowerHouse stores. Dick Smith Electronics: It has a network of 164 outlets across Australia and New Zealand Tandy: Tandy has 148 Company-owned stores operating in Australian metropolitan and regional areas. Significant Events Infiniti Retail, Ltd. has entered into a strategic alliance with Woolworths, Ltd. to launch a retail chain, Croma, in India. The company has also entered into the MGW joint venture which has acquired 31 hotels and 110 liquor stores. The company has entered into a joint venture agreement with Woolworths Ltd. to develop a network of home improvement stores for consumers in Australia.
(WOW:Australian Stock Exchange Ltd)
1 Woolworths Way
Bella Vista, NSW 2153
Phone: 61 2 8885 0000
Fax: 61 2 8885 0001www.woolworthslimited.com.au
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