Woolworths South Africa is a leading sub-Saharan African retailer offering a range of primarily private label products. Woolworths SA offers a wide range of quality clothing, general merchandise and food products with a focus on innovation, value, and sustainability. Woolworths Financial Services, a joint venture between Woolworths South Africa and Barclays Bank, provides Woolworths customers with focused financial products and services.

As at June 2017, Woolworths SA had 703 store locations throughout South Africa and 11 other African countries as well as strong online presence. It employs more than 31 000 people and has 3.3 million active members of its WRewards loyalty programme.