Woolworths Group Limited is a Public Company that is ranked number 2 out of the top 2000 companies in Australia. The company generates the majority of its income from the Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Australia industry.

In 2017 the company generated total revenue of $55,920,800,000 including sales and other revenue. In 2017 Woolworths Group Limited had 202000 employees in Australia including employees from all subsidiaries under the company's control.

The Chief Executive of Woolworths Group Limited is Mr Brad Banducci whose official title is Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer. The Chairman of Woolworths Group Limited is Mr Gordon Cairns whose official title is Non-Executive Chairman. 

Woolworths Limited operates as a food, liquor and general merchandise retailer, and also operates in the hospitality and gaming sector. The group's main business operations are categorised into the following divisions:

Australian Food:

The company operates 992 Woolworths Supermarkets and 3 Thomas Dux grocery stores.


New Zealand Food:

Woolworths operates 184 Countdown grocery stores across New Zealand and wholesales to an additional 65 stores.


Endeavour Drinks Group:

Woolworths retails liquor in-store and online through its liquor businesses: Dan Murphy’s, BWS, Cellarmasters, Langtons and winemarket.com.au.



The company operates 186 Big W discount department stores in Australia, a retailer of hardware, stationery, books, homewares, toys, sporting goods, clothing, recorded media, software, automotive goods, pet food and health & beauty products.



Through its majority-held subsidiary, Australian Leisure & Hospitality Group, the company operates 329 licensed venues and gaming operations across Australia.


Financial Services:

Woolworths offers financial services through its Woolworths Money division, offering gift cards, credit cards, reloadable MasterCards and resold insurance products.


Woolworths Rewards:

Woolworths launched its rewards point system in 2007 Australia-wide. Woolworths Rewards can be redeemed for Frequent Flyer points, fuel discounts and other exclusive offers.



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