All Woolworths SA articles

Founded in Cape Town in 1931, Woolworths SA is South Africa’s largest retailer with more than 700 store locations throughout South Africa and 10 other African countries. The retailer also has a multichannel focus, with an online presence across its major brands.

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    Woolworths sales increase 9.8%


    Food and clothing retailer Woolworths has announced that preliminary group sales increased 9.8% year on year for the 26 weeks to December 26.This compares with sector growth of 5.9% during the same period. Clothing sales grew by 11.5%, 2.3 percentage points higher than the average in comparable stores (9.2%).The retailer ...

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    Growth in Woolworths sales


    Woolworths has announced in a preliminary statement that sales rose 9.3% in the 26 weeks to the end of 2009, increasing 4.4% on a like-for-like basis.Clothing and general merchandise sales grew 9.7%, while food achieved 8.9% growth.Less upmarket competitor Shoprite reported like-for-like sales growth of 6.4% for its first half ...

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    Australian Woolworths sales climb


    Sales at the country’s largest retailer Woolworths climbed 5.9 per cent to Aus$12bn (£5.81bn) in the 13 weeks to April 5.Its Australian Food and Liquor division achieved a 10 per cent hike in sales, with like-for-likes climbing 7.9 per cent. Like-for-likes at its New Zealand Supermarkets arm rose 3 per ...

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    Woolworths sales slide


    Variety store group Woolworths revealed a like-for-like sales decline of 6.7 per cent at its core retail business in the six weeks to July 26.

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    Woolworths sales climb


    Variety retailer Woolworths revealed that group sales jumped 16.6 per cent in the 38 weeks to October 27, beating market expectations.

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    Woolworths sales take a hit


    Variety retailer blames store refurbs

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    International News - Woolworths sales rise


    International News - Woolworths sales rise