Woolworths Holdings Limited


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Q2 2020 Woolworths Holdings Ltd Earnings Release

Latest Developments


Woolworths Says Group Sales For 26 Weeks Increased By 3.8%

Woolworths Holdings Appoints Roy Bagattini As New CEO

Woolworths Says 69.25% Of Votes Cast At AGM Were In Favour Of Endorsement Of Remuneration Implementation Report


About Woolworths Holdings Limited

Woolworths Holdings Limited is a retail company. The Company operates through seven segments: Woolworths Clothing and General Merchandise (C&GM), which includes clothing, home ware, beauty and other lifestyle products; Woolworths Food; Woolworths Logistics; David Jones, which is a department store clothing retailer; Country Road Group, which is a clothing retailer that includes the Witchery Group; Woolworths Financial Services (WFS), which includes financial products and services, and Treasury, which includes cash and debt management activities. The Company's geographical segments include South Africa, Rest of Africa and Australasia. The Company operates through its subsidiaries, which include Woolworths Proprietary Limited (WSA), David Jones Proprietary Limited (DJ) and Country Road Group Proprietary Limited (CRG), and a joint venture, Woolworths Financial Services Proprietary Limited (WFS).

Contact Info

Woolworths House 93 Longmarket Street


Executive Leadership

Hubert Rene Brody

Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Ian Alexander Moir

Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Reeza Isaacs

Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Zyda Rylands

Chief Executive Officer – Woolworths South Africa, Executive Director

Scott Fyfe

Chief Executive Officer of Country Road Group

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2.91 mean rating - 11 analysts
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UPDATE 2-S.Africa's Woolworths hit by weak Australia, December results

Half-year earnings at South Africa's Woolworths could drop by as much as 20%, the retailer warned on Monday, sending its shares down more than 4%.

S.Africa's Woolworths sees up to 20% drop in HY earnings

South Africa's Woolworths said on Monday it expects its earnings to fall by between 15% and 20% for the 26 weeks to Dec. 29, when including the impact of an accounting change.

South Africa rand slips as Woolworths, Old Mutual lead stocks higher

South Africa's rand slumped to a one month-low on Tuesday, as data pointed to continued weakness in the economy, while a surge in Woolworths Holdings and Old Mutual led stocks higher.

UPDATE 2-S. Africa's Woolworths names U.S. fashion executive Roy Bagattini new CEO, shares jump

South Africa's Woolworths Holdings has appointed Levi Strauss executive Roy Bagattini as CEO, cheering investors keen for a fresh pair of hands to tackle the department chain's struggling Australian business.

S. Africa's Woolworths appoints Roy Bagattini CEO

South African supermarket chain Woolworths Holdings on Tuesday named Levi Strauss' Americas President Roy Bagattini to the top job, after Chief Executive Officer Ian Moir steps down in February.

South Africa's Woolworths posts 2.2% rise in 20-week sales

South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Ltd reported a 2.2% rise in group sales for the 20 weeks ended Nov. 11, as strong performance in its home market offset weakness at its Australian upmarket department store chain, David Jones.

South Africa's Woolworths profit falls as Australia charge hurts

South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Ltd posted a 2.1% drop in annual earnings and said it had written down the value of its Australian upmarket department store chain David Jones on subdued consumer spending in a slowing economy.

UPDATE 2-Woolworths sees annual profit hit, writes down Australian business

* Expects loss per share of between 92.4 cents and 129.3 cents

RPT-S.Africa's Woolworths sees profit down as much as 5% in 2019

South Africa's Woolworths Holdings reported on Thursday that it expects earnings to fall as much as 5% this year due to further impairments on its David Jones department store business.

S.Africa's Woolworths sees profit down as much as 5% in 2019

South Africa's Woolworths Holdings reported on Thursday that it expects earnings to fall as much as 5% this year due to further impairments on its David Jones department store business.

South Africa's Woolworths shares rise on sales turnaround

South African department chain Woolworths said on Thursday it had turned around its fashion, beauty and home business after fixing poor product choices in clothing, which had weighed on its sales the previous year.

Woolworths partners Beyonce's makeup artist in limited edition line

Woolworths Holdings has launched a limited edition makeup line in collaboration with Beyonce's makeup artist Sir John on Thursday, seeking to strengthen its private label brand in its first international collaboration.

UPDATE 2-SAfrica's Woolworths axes dividend from Australian business to ease debt

* Turnaround at Fashion, Beauty & Home starting to pay off (Adds fashion business)

South Africa's Woolworths half-year earnings drop

South Africa's Woolworths Holdings reported on Thursday a 2.9 percent drop in half-year earnings, while the retailer's lacklustre fashion, beauty and home businesses dented sales.

Aussie department store David Jones' CEO steps down

Australian department store David Jones said on Thursday its Chief Executive Officer David Thomas had resigned and that Ian Moir, the CEO of its South African parent Woolworths Holdings would help run the business in the interim.

UPDATE 1-South Africa's Woolworths hit by sluggish sales, earnings warning

Shares in Woolworths fell more than 8 percent on Thursday after the South African department store operator posted slower half-year sales growth and said it expected its headline earnings to drop by 5 percent in the period.

South Africa's Woolworths posts tepid 26-week sales

Woolworths Holdings Ltd reported a slower sales growth for the 26 weeks ended Dec. 23, 2018, compared with the previous year, the South African department store operator said on Thursday.

South Africa's Woolworths pulls baby carriers after copying scandal

South African retailer Woolworths has removed a baby carrier from its shelves, admitting it had "striking similarities" to a product offered by a small boutique retailer.

South Africa's Woolworths posts 2.7 pct rise in 20-week sales

South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Ltd reported a 2.7 percent rise in sales for the 20 weeks ended Nov. 12, helped by its local food and Australian businesses.

UPDATE 2-Australia Woolworths' quarterly sales growth sputters on "bag rage"

* Comparable quarterly sales growth of 1.8 pct slowest since 2016

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