Woolworths

Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) is a South African-based retail group listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) since 1997. Our vision is to be a world leader in retail brands that appeal to people who care about quality, innovation, value and sustainability.

zoomWoolworths (© Woolworths) © WoolworthsWoolworthsThe WHL Group consists of three operating subsidiaries, Woolworths (Proprietary) Limited (Woolworths), Country Road Limited (Country Road Group) and David Jones Limited (David Jones), which was acquired with effect from 1 August 2014. Woolworths Financial Services (Proprietary) Limited (WFS) is a joint venture with Barclays Africa Group, who has the controlling interest in WFS.

Woolworths offers a range of quality clothing and general merchandise and a wide range of perishable, long-life and non-food products, as well as financial services provided through Woolworths Financial Services. Country Road Group offers stylish high-quality apparel, accessories, footwear and homeware. David Jones offers a range of international and private label brands in womenswear, menswear, shoes and accessories, beauty products, childrenswear, electronics and general merchandise.

Through our Good Business Journey, we're embedding sustainability into every aspect of our business and every product we sell, with eight key focus areas: sustainable farming, water, waste, energy, ethical sourcing, transformation, social development, and health and wellness. Our vision is to be the most sustainable retailer in the Southern Hemisphere.

The Group now employs more than 38 000 employees across 15 countries and trades in 1 200 store locations.

More information about Woolworths is available at http://www.woolworthsholdings.co.za/

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