Woolworths Holdings Limited is an investment holding company and one of the top 100 companies listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange. Its core business focus is the provision of retail products and  services to upper and middle income customers in the Southern Hemisphere.

The WHL Group operates through the following subsidiaries:

  • Woolworths Proprietary Limited (Woolworths).
  • Country Road Limited (The Country Road Group).
  • David Jones Limited (David Jones).

Woolworths Financial Services Proprietary Limited (Woolworths Financial Services) is a joint venture with Barclays Africa Group, who has the controlling interest in Woolworths Financial Services.

The Group employs more than 41 000 employees across 15 countries and trades in more than 1 300 store locations.