Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) is a South Africa-based retail group listed on the JSE Limited (the JSE) since 1997. In South Africa, the group trades through Woolworths (Proprietary) Limited (Woolworths) and in Australia, through Country Road Limited (Country Road Group) – the latter listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. The group provides shared value through retail brands that meet the needs of aspirational customers in the Southern Hemisphere.
Woolworths sells a wide range of products including food, clothing, beauty, homeware, financial services and more under its own label in almost 400 stores nationwide as well as in Africa and the Middle East. As it has grown, evolved and adapted to the changing world around it, Woolworths has always remained true to its core values of quality, integrity, value and innovation and has continually strived to make a difference in the lives of its customers, employees and communities. Known by generations of South Africans simply as “Woolies,” it has grown to become part of the very fabric of South African society, a benchmark for excellence and an icon of quality.