Woolworths Ltd 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 2016 the company generated total revenue of $58,563,300,000 including sales and other revenue. In 2016 Woolworths Ltd had 205000 employees in Australia including employees from all subsidiaries under the company's control.

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

Woolworths Limited operates as a food, liquor, petrol, home improvement 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:

Supermarkets and Petrol:

The company operates 992 Woolworths Supermarkets, 5 Thomas Dux grocery stores, 184 Countdown grocery stores (in New Zealand), and 530 petrol stations (through its co-branded Caltex Woolworths and Caltex Safeway outlets).


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.


Masters Home Improvement:

The company's Masters Home Improvement brand launched in 2011, selling more than 35,000 products such as tools, paint, kitchens and kitchen appliances, bathroom and plumbing supplies, flooring and tiles, lighting and fans, building supplies and timber, storage and cleaning supplies, decorating materials, electrical and hardware items and gardening and outdoor living products. Masters also operates an online store.



Through its majority-held subsidiary, Australian Leisure & Hospitality Group, the company operates 331 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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