Woolworths CEO pockets R51m in share sale

2015-10-02 18:15

The CEO of Woolworths Holdings, Ian Moir, has sold shares worth R51m, reducing his stake in SA's biggest retailer by market value.

Protests have had little effect - Woolies CEO

2015-09-23 20:01

Pro-Palestinian activists’ protests against Woolworths have had little effect on fundraising efforts with US singer Pharrell Williams, the retailer’s CEO said on Wednesday.

BDS vs Woolworths: The individual avocado is not the problem...

2015-09-21 14:52

BDS has explained to News24 why the movement has targeted Woolworths, as it gears up for the “biggest protest against an artist since apartheid” ahead of the Pharrell Williams concert in Cape Town.

BDS wins court bid to protest at Pharrell concert

2015-09-19 18:03

The local pro-Palestine BDS movement has won a court application that aimed to prevent them from getting 40 000 protestors outside Pharrell Williams’s Cape Town concert.

Pharrell Williams protest goes to court

2015-09-16 16:20

Concert organisers have turned to the Western Cape High Court to quash a planned protest of up to 40 000 people at US star Pharrell Williams’ Grand West concert on Monday.

Zyda Rylands takes on new role at Woolworths

2015-09-02 15:59

Woolworths has announced the appointment of Zyda Rylands to the new role of CEO of Woolworths South Africa.

Woolworths beats load shedding with strong results

2015-08-27 10:39

Buoyed by its Australian acquisitions and increased market share, Woolworths' full-year profit has increased by 24.3%, despite being hampered by load shedding.

The ultimate guide to shopping for faux fur

2015-07-22 08:55

Fur-real?! This warm, fuzzy trend comes in all forms, shapes and colours this winter - and you need a piece of the action.

Woolworths set to beat full-year sales estimates

2015-07-15 10:33

Woolworths is poised to beat estimates with its annual sales next month after the upscale retailer said revenue has likely surged 55%.

#BoycottWoolworths top trends in SA after spoof video

2015-06-28 13:09

Retailer Woolworths was a top trending topic on social media this weekend after an activist group put out a spoof video of its collaboration with US pop star Pharrell Williams.


Eusebius McKaiser threatens to divorce Woolies over wormy salad

2015-09-28 16:16

Political analyst Eusebius McKaiser says Woolworths has served him a raw deal after he found a caterpillar in a salad he bought there.

Protesters anything but happy with Pharrell Williams, Woolworths

2015-09-21 21:17

Hundreds of protesters waved Palestinian flags near the entrance of GrandWest Casino in Cape Town ahead of a Pharrell Williams concert.

Protest at Pharrell’s concert to go ahead

2015-09-20 15:00

Concert goers at US star Pharrell Williams’ Cape Town show will be greeted by an expected 16 000 anti-Israel protesters, thanks to a last-minute court ruling.

SA firms hoard cash in indictment of economy

2015-09-17 14:18

Corporates are so negative about future growth prospects that they’re sitting with record amounts of cash in the bank, according to Stanlib Asset Management

Pharmacies and others should follow Woolies in removing sweets from the checkout aisle

2015-09-08 12:06

Woolworths' decision to remove sweets and other unhealthy items from their checkout aisles is a step in the right direction. But will other supermarkets (and pharmacies) follow suit?

Govt failings driving geo-diversification – what Woolies gets right, Massmart doesn’t

2015-09-01 15:46

Ted Black analyses the stark contrast in earnings between broadline retailers Woolworths and Massmart.

No Pharrell, Woolworths crisis meeting - official

2015-07-22 21:15

The City of Cape Town has denied holding a crisis meeting about a planned protest at the upcoming concert by Grammy winner Pharrell Williams in Cape Town.

What Shoprite, Pick n Pay & Spar get right – Tesco doesn’t

2015-07-15 12:17

Is it time to think about giving the asset wheels a “spin” and head North East… like Woolies did a few years ago, asks Ted Black.

Are your skinny jeans bad for you?

2015-07-07 11:27

Are you at risk of 'skinny jeans syndrome'? Everything you need to know and more…

Mr Price to open stores in Australia this year

2015-06-02 16:08

Mr Price is “actively seeking new markets” and will open its first test store in Australia in the second half of the new financial year, says the retailers CEO.

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