Woolworths' quest for southern hemisphere domination loses steam

2018-08-22 20:21

Woolworths’ plan to create a southern hemisphere retail giant is being hampered by impairments and slower-than-anticipated growth at its Australian department-store chain David Jones.

Woolworths withdraws frozen product after mislabelling ruling

2018-08-11 11:52

Woolworths claimed its rotis were "parathas".

These suburbs can order their groceries via Uber — but there's a 7.5% catch

2018-08-07 06:03

A loaf of bread will cost you more than R16.

Woolies recalls frozen rice over Listeria fears

2018-07-10 18:59

Woolworths recalls imported frozen savoury rice mix over Listeria fears.

These shops won't offer any plastic bags today

2018-07-02 14:53

Most SA supermarkets have recently announced efforts to curtail plastic packing.

Woolworths Australian boss John Dixon shown the door

2018-05-22 10:38

The retailer says the axing of the regional Australian CEO position is part of a move to simplify its regional leadership structure.

Free range duck fat is now far cheaper than butter in SA

2018-04-10 12:08

Once duck fat was the luxury product. Now, with stupid butter prices, it is actually the cheaper way to fry potatoes.

Woolworths confirms its beloved salami sticks were made in the Listeriosis-implicated factory

2018-03-12 17:02

Yet Woolies believes its products remain safe to eat.

`It's like 1994 again' - SA CEO

2018-02-26 06:30

South African CEOs share views on their new-found optimism on the back of Cyril Ramaphosa's presidency.


Here's how much plastic every South African uses - and the number is shocking

2018-10-04 12:11

A lot of our disposable items are plastic – and these are often thrown away almost immediately after use, ultimately ending up in the ocean.

Why Woolies' gluten-free bread is over R50 a loaf

2018-08-14 10:17

A photo of a loaf of 375g gluten-free bread at Woolworths, selling for R52.99, went viral on social media to the amusement of some while others questioned how a staple food item could be so expensive.

KZN top cop welcomes Woolies search policy

2018-08-09 22:16

KwaZulu-Natal's provincial commissioner has welcomed a new security policy that will be implemented in all Woolworths stores in the province.

Woolworths sees full-year loss after David Jones impairment

2018-07-19 10:23

Woolworths says charges related to its struggling Australian business will result in a full-year loss, its first in at least 16 years.

Woolworths is recalling rice over fears of Listeria

2018-07-10 17:36

Over 200 people, including 80 babies, died in South Africa since a listeriosis outbreak was confirmed in South Africa. Woolworths just announced a new recall for fear of Listeria – though the risks should be small.

Woolworths says goodbye to plastic, but it will take time

2018-06-06 12:30

Woolworths is shifting away from single-use plastics in its stores, while other retailers are also moving to eliminate plastic and educate customers.

REVEALED: SA’s cheapest retailer for VAT-exempt items

2018-04-17 06:45

Fin24 went shopping at South Africa's leading retailers to see who has the lowest prices on products exempt from the VAT hike.

Brightening outlook for SA clothing sector

2018-03-20 16:08

Equity investors see a brightening outlook for SA's clothing sector, which just six months ago was depressed by weak economic growth, subdued consumer confidence and declining earnings, notes Overberg Asset Management.

Listeriosis scare: Woolworths pulls 32 cold meat products in widespread retailer recall

2018-03-05 14:52

Woolworths pulled products which have Enterprise Foods as a supplier, while Shoprite distanced its own house brands from the literiosis outbreak.

Woolworths shares down on news of profit drop

2018-01-15 13:13

The multinational retail group has announced a decrease in headline earnings per share for the six months to December 24 2017.

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