Woolworths is an Australian company that was founded in 1924 in Sydney. When we opened our first store, the Founding CEO Percy Christmas stated a key principle for Woolworths: Every man, woman and child needs a handy place where good things are cheap.

This principle is just as important today as it was in 1924 and we work hard to live up to this vision by offering the best possible convenience, value, range and quality to the 28 million customers we serve each week.

Woolworths has more than 3,000 stores across Australia and New Zealand, that span food, liquor, petrol, general merchandise, home improvement and hotels. Woolworths is a proud, home-grown Australian business, employer of more than 198,000 people and committed business partner of many thousand local farmers, producers and manufacturers.

New Farm, AU
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Woolworths was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in New Farm, AU
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Woolworths News and Updates

Michelle Wolf perfectly roasts Australia's 'bag rage'

Some Australian customers are losing their damn minds after finding single-use plastic bags banned from many major supermarkets. One even became violent, a perpetrator of "bag rage." Oh, Michelle Wolf noticed. The Break host took a moment during her  monologue this week to skewer part of the count…

Hundreds of naked Australians brave the cold for mass nude photoshoot

Hundreds have ditched their robes in Melbourne, Australia for an epic mass nude photoshoot.  U.S. artist Spencer Tunick, famed for his mass nude shoots, staged one of his signature installations atop a Woolworths supermarket car park in the suburb of Prahran on Monday.  SEE ALSO: Thousands of nake…

Turbulent Times in Australian Retail

Heritage retailers and global e-tailers are locked in battle for the Australian consumer, pitting old guard against new guard while fashion brands get caught in the crossfire.

Turning the Focus Back on South Africa

Executives need to keep a close eye on the South African fashion market as it could be poised for a rebound after years in the doldrums. Newly installed president Cyril Ramaphosa has a tall order but industry leaders are emboldened.

Woolworths Falls as Australia's David Jones Clothing Sales Slow

Revenue increased by 2.5 percent in the second half of 2017, compared with 6.7 percent the previous year, while stock slumped as much as 9 percent.

Chilled Soup Market to Expand US$ 1,326.3 Mn by 2025

In the report, titled “Chilled Soup Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2017-2025,” increasing preference on young consumers for succulent breakfast products is cited as a key trend treading in the global chilled soup market. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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