Woolworths South Africa
Woolworths Holdings Limited is a multi-national retailing company having their operations in South Africa and Australia. The company was started in 1931 by Max Sonnenberg with a single store in Cape Town and now expanded to 300 stores in the different parts of the world. Woolworths
South Africa has around 420 food stand-alone stores and 217 full-line stores in the country selling various products. According to the 2015 records, the total revenue of the company was R58.06 billion, whereas their net income was R3.12 billion in the same year. The company’s South African operations are controlled by the workforce of more than 18,000 people employed in the various parts of the country.
Some of the major subsidiaries of the company are Woolworths
Financial Services, Country Road, David Jones, and Woolworths
Limited. The Country Road and David Jones operate in Australia, whereas the other two have their operations in South Africa.
Woolworths South Africa Products
The company sells a great variety of products for both men as well as women. In men’s category, people can buy products like shirts, jeans, jackets, hoodies, formal shoes, boots, slippers, underwear, fragrance, belts, bags, sunglasses, and lots more stuff in their store. On the other hand, the women can buy things, such as skirts, jeggings, leggings, knitwear, jackets, bras, panties, slippers, bra accessories, jewelry, hair accessories, gloves and other similar products. Almost all the company’s products are sold under the name of premium brands, such as Mimco and Trenery, Country Road, Witchery, and Studio W.