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.

Price fears as bird flu hits chicken supplies

2017-10-10 18:13

Poultry producers have warned that the shortage of supply in poultry products, driven by the outbreak of bird flu, could result in higher prices.

TOP 5 ON FIN24: SA retailers, Bell Pottinger and a bit of Telkom

2017-08-24 22:05

Bell Pottinger suffers the consequences of interfering in South Africa's affairs, retailers dominate bourse and Telkom launched its zero-rated streaming platform.

The new face of SA clothing

2017-08-06 13:31

Top textile executive Herman Pillay is working hard to invigorate the sector.

Woolies and other SA retailers under increasing pressure

2017-07-11 16:57

Dreary results are expected from two of South Africa’s major listed clothing stores, Woolworths and Truworths, in the coming weeks, due to poor local conditions.

Zuma turmoil makes it a good time to buy - HSBC

2017-05-31 07:09

While some stock investors may choose to flee SA as political turmoil engulfs President Jacob Zuma, HSBC analysts argue the noise makes it a good time to buy.

Why SA consumers are most satisfied with Woolworths

2017-04-21 06:39

The South African Customer Satisfaction Index has revealed which supermarket satisfies local consumers most and why.

Woolies maintains dividends as foods division sees growth

2017-02-16 08:36

Woolworths says it will maintain its dividend payout for the 26 weeks ended 25 December, as it announced a 4.3% drop in headline earnings per share.

WATCH: Be inspired by David Higgs’s perfect Martini

2016-12-08 06:01

Shake up this party season with your own take on the perfect Martini. Foodie David Higgs shows you how in a few easy steps.


Why SMEs have the potential to transform the economy

2017-10-30 06:00

Woolworths chairperson Simon Susman unpacks why it is so important for both government and big business to support small and medium enterprises.

Retailers lead local equities higher

2017-09-01 18:34

The JSE managed to close the day firmer as retailers led the local bourse higher.

Political uncertainty impacts Woolworths growth

2017-08-24 09:34

Difficult trading conditions in South Africa and Australia have impacted the growth of retailer Woolworths, with full-year bottom line growth of 25.2% to R5.4bn.

Jacket economics: Why the huge price gap?

2017-08-04 05:00

One jacket, same store, two different countries - Daniel Silke shows just how price points in Australia can differ to those in South Africa.

Procurement a powerful economic tool, says new Woolies exec

2017-06-09 08:38

Procurement chief at Woolworths Yogan Naidu believes that his position at the retailer can help shape a more equal South African economy

Woolworths appoints CEO for Australasia

2017-05-23 16:25

Woolworths has advised shareholders that the current CEO of David Jones will assume the role of CEO for WHL Australas.

KZN's tough new liquor laws leave supermarkets 'dry'

2017-03-15 22:50

New legislation in KwaZulu-Natal, intended to curb underage drinking, means that dozens of stores no longer sell wine.

BP buys Woolworths fuel business in Australia for $1.3-billion

2016-12-28 14:36

Oil company BP says it has agreed to buy the fuel business of Australian supermarket chain Woolworths Ltd for $1.3-billion as part of its efforts to rebuild itself.

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