What you need to know about the new Woolworths CEO, who's from Joburg and runs Levi's in the US

2020-01-14 16:23

In a month's time, Woolworths will have a new CEO: the 55-year old Roy Bagattini.

Woolworths CEO resigns, Levi Strauss exec to replace him

2020-01-14 08:24

Roy Bagattini, the president of Levi Strauss' American operations, has been named the new CEO of Woolworths.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS: Woolies stock breaks out above important resistance levels

2019-09-19 19:42

Woolworths has been the leading retail stock in recent months on the JSE, and it’s now gone on to break out above important resistance levels. This is bullish and the stock has two higher price targets.

Woolworths CEO moves to Australia to sort out David Jones crisis

2019-08-29 18:20

The board of Woolworths has requested that the group CEO Ian Moir, spend significantly more time in Australia.

These South African CEOs are now out. Investors think these bosses could be next

2019-06-03 16:33

Professional investors believe more could be heading (or pushed) to the door.

Elderly woman slaps Woolworths with hefty damages claim after trolley accident

2019-05-06 18:57

An elderly Pretoria woman has slapped Woolworths with a R570 000 damages claim after injuring herself while navigating a speed bump with her trolley at the Kolonnade Shopping Centre, north of Pretoria.

Pick n Pay’s price cuts are paying off: it is stealing customers from Shoprite and Checkers

2019-04-08 18:21

In the past year, its prices fell by 0.3% - compared to price hikes of 0.4% on average at Shoprite.

#WoolworthsWaterChallenge: 'The video did nothing for our sales'

2019-03-22 15:23

It was the video that momentarily brought the country together in laughter.

Woolworths CEO confident that right strategies are in place

2019-02-21 09:10

Woolworths group CEO Ian Moir says despite challenging trading conditions, its businesses maintain their leadership positions in each of their markets.

Woolworths denies that it copied Superlatte products

2019-02-11 20:06

Woolworths has categorically denied allegations by Michelle Legge, who founded beverage company Superlatte in 2016, that the retailer has copied her product.


Woolworths shares rally 9% on news of Ian Moir's ouster

2020-01-14 13:37

The retailer's share price jumped on news that a top Levi Strauss executive would be taking over as CEO in mid-February.

Woolworths CEO has now been paid R190m since a disastrous deal Down Under

2019-09-30 11:28

While Woolworths represents almost two-thirds of the group's revenue, Ian Moir will now be based in Australia.

'I regret the price, and buying it at that time.' Woolworths CEO considered resigning over Australia woes

2019-08-30 12:50

Woolworths Chief Executive Officer Ian Moir said his critics have a point when they say he made a mistake with a $2bn swoop for Australia’s David Jones chain five years ago - but insists the worst is over.

Woolworths sales in South Africa are picking up, but its Australian business remains a train smash

2019-08-29 08:12

Its Australian department store chain, David Jones, experienced “peak disruption” from the refurbishment of the company's flagship Sydney store, the group said.

Woolworths just appointed Marks & Spencer's former fashion boss to its board - what to expect from the UK's 'queen of retail'

2019-05-09 15:06

Woolworths has appointed the UK fashion expert Belinda Earl as an independent director.

Retailers seek post-election boost as belts tighten

2019-05-03 07:54

Like most South Africans, the construction foreman is feeling the effects of rising taxes, fuel costs and other bills alongside sluggish economic growth that’s put a dent in consumer confidence.

The JSE just had its best first quarter in 12 years – despite meltdowns in Aspen, Mr Price, and Shoprite

2019-04-01 14:45

The first quarter of 2019 was painful for investors in many companies which make their money from SA consumers, but the bourse in general didn't share their pain – in part thanks to mining shares.

More Checkers stores are being radically transformed – to include coffee stations and ‘wine cellars’

2019-03-04 05:28

Shoprite says its FreshX Checkers stores are performing ahead of expectations.

Woolworths CEO Moir under pressure as Australian dream fades

2019-02-21 08:44

Woolworths CEO Ian Moir has to use his first-half earnings to convince investors that his plan to create a southern hemisphere retail giant can succeed

Woolworths to donate profits from baby carriers and pay back Ubuntu Baba

2019-02-08 17:26

Woolworths and Ubuntu Baba have reached a resolution following an investigation which revealed the retailer's baby carriers were similar to those of the small business.

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