As a snack, a lunchbox treat or a meal in itself, the sandwich plays an important role in the modern family diet. In January 2007, Woolworths will add an entirely new dimension to the sandwich with the launch of two unique ranges of bread – offering a li
STATEMENT FROM COUNTRY ROAD
08 December 2006
Country Road Limited (CTY) today announced the appointment of Mr Glenn Gilzean as a Director of Country Road.
Woolworths has just launched the latest addition to its new beauty offering. Formulated with 100 percent natural essential oils, the new botanically inspired bath and body range is designed to uplift, soothe, calm, invigorate, refresh and generally enhanc
WOOLWORTHS CELEBRATES 75 YEARS
30 October 2006
On Tuesday, October 31st, Woolworths will celebrate 75 years of trading in the South African retail market. “This is a major milestone for us,” said Simon Susman, CEO of Woolworths.
Always on the lookout for new ways to care for and pamper customers, leading South African retailer Woolworths is to introduce in-store beauty treatments in eight of its flagship stores nationwide.
WORLD LEADING BEAUTY BRANDS NOW AT WOOLWORTHS
26 October 2006
In keeping with their promise to bring the local market the best the world has to offer, Woolworths is to expand its new beauty offering by introducing some of the world’s most wanted, best-known, most exciting beauty and hair care brands, a number of whi
WOOLWORTHS CONCERNED ABOUT QUOTA PROCESS AND OUTCOME
25 October 2006
"We don't believe that quotas can do anything to alleviate the difficulties experienced by an inefficient and heavily protected industry except disrupt the market and drive prices upward." said Simon Susman, CEO of Woolworths, commenting on the dti’s rece
WOOLWORTHS WELCOMES THE DTI'S DECISION TO DELAY THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PROPOSED QUOTAS
14 September 2006
Woolworths welcomes the DTI's decision to delay the implementation as well as to address some of the unintended consequences of the proposed quotas on the import of Chinese clothing and textiles, says Simon Susman, CE of Woolworths.
WOOLWORTHS EXPRESSES DEEP CONCERN OVER EFFECTS OF DTI QUOTA ON CHINESE CLOTHING IMPORTS
02 September 2006
Woolworths was officially notified by the DTI on Friday 1 September, of its intention to impose quotas on textile and clothing imports from China for a period of two years.
AUDITED GROUP RESULTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2006
23 August 2006
Revenue up 16.6% Operating profit up 21.0% HEPS up 17.4% HEPS prior to non-comparable STC up 22.9% Dividend per share up
In another first for South Africa, Woolworths has introduced a range of freshly made baby food which have been carefully prepared from only the freshest, specially selected ingredients. Designed to meet baby’s needs during weaning, Woolworths ‘really good food for babies’ contains no added sugar, starch or salt and is free from colourants, flavourants, and added preservatives as well as known allergens including dairy, egg, soya, wheat and gluten. Many of the vegetables and fruits – like carrots, butternut, sweet potato and bananas – have been organically grown.
CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATIVE INGREDIENTS IN WOOLWORTHS EXCITING NEW COLOUR AND SKIN CARE RANGES
03 August 2006
The South African beauty scene will take on a whole new complexion this Spring when Woolworths introduces completely new, comprehensive ranges of colour cosmetics and skin care products which feature some of the latest technologies available in the world.
TRADING UPDATE FOR THE 52 WEEKS TO JUNE 2006
26 July 2006
Woolworths Holdings increased sales for the 52 weeks to June 2006 by 16.3% compared to the same period last year. Comparable store sales growth was 9.9%.
South African women will have an exciting new world of more natural, top quality options available to them starting this August and September when Woolworths relaunches its beauty business with the first of its innovative new ranges of specially formulate
Dr Judy Dlamini, a Gauteng based business woman, will be appointed to the board of Woolworths Holdings on 1 July 2007. We are delighted to make this appointment as Judy’s wealth of business experience on other listed company boards, as well as her expertise, will be a valuable asset to our board.
Woolworths is pleased to announce the purchase of Virtual Market Place (VMP) - the originator and operator of the highly successful MySchool programme. VMP will continue to operate as an independent entity within the Woolworths business, providing import
Woolworths is delighted to have not only have been included in the JSE’s SRI Index for the third year in succession, but this year to have also been judged the top performer in the Medium environmental impact classification.
MAJOR NEW INITIATIVE FROM BUSINESS/RETAILERS TO UPGRADE THE CLOTHING AND TEXTILE SECTOR
30 March 2006
The Cape Clothing and Textile Cluster, a private-public partnership between the Western Cape Provincial Government and 16 regional clothing and textile manufacturers employing approximately 9,500 people, is pleased to announce that South Africa’s four maj
“Woolworths welcomes the alliance between the textile and clothing industries and retail,” comments Simon Susman, CEO of Woolworths.
Fashion guru Dion Chang has hailed his designs as “subtle and discreet”, he has worked with iconic South African Designer Marianne Fassler and he was tipped as “the next designer to watch” when he wowed them at SA Fashion Week 2005.
Woolworths is the first and only South African retailer to take the step to stock only fresh milk and yoghurts that are guaranteed rBST-hormone free. From 1 March 2006, consumers have the peace of mind that whatever fresh milk and yoghurts they choose of
WOOLWORTHS REDUCES POWER CONSUMPTION IN THE WESTERN CAPE
28 February 2006
Woolworths strives to meet customer needs despite effects of power cuts in the Western Cape
I'SENTIALS CONCEPT TRIAL CONCLUDED
28 February 2006
Woolworths has been testing a mid-market format, I’sentials, in the Western Cape.
UNAUDITED GROUP RESULTS 2006
16 February 2006
Given the current trading environment we expect to deliver another year of solid growth in headline earnings per share, after adjusting for the non-comparable STC payments.
TRADING UPDATE FOR THE SIX MONTHS TO DECEMBER 2005
11 January 2006
Woolworths Holdings sales growth increased for the six months from July to December 2005 by 16.3% compared to the same period last year.