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4-Traders Homepage  >  Equities  >  Johannesburg Stock Exchange  >  Woolworths Holdings Limited    WHLJ   ZAE000063863

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Business Summary
Logo Woolworths Holdings Limite
Operates as an investment holding company with interest in providing retail and financial services

Woolworths Holdings Ltd. operates as an investment holding company.

Its core business focus is the provision of retail and financial services to upper and middle income groups mainly in South Africa; and also in Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

The company currently consists of three operating subsidiaries: Woolworths Proprietary Ltd., Country Road Ltd. and David Jones Ltd., which was acquired on August 1, 2014.

Woolworths Proprietary operates a chain of retail stores, including franchise stores, and offers a selected range of clothing, food, homeware, beauty and financial services under its own brand name in South Africa, Africa and the Middle East.

Country Road offers apparel and homeware in its own retail stores and through concessions in major Australian department stores.

David Jones operates retail Internet departmental stores and also provides financial services.

It operates through the following segments: Woolworths Clothing & General Merchandise; Woolworths Food; Country Road; Woolworths Financial Services; and Woolworths Treasury.

The Woolworths Clothing & General Merchandise segment includes clothing, home ware, beauty and other lifestyle products.

The Woolworths Food segment focuses on offering customers food products.

The Country Road segment operates the retail chain of stores and concession retail outlets offering a range of clothing and home ware under its own brand.

The Woolworths Financial Services segment provides financial product and services to customers, including a credit offering to assist them to purchase merchandise in its Woolworths stores.

The Woolworths Treasury segment engages in cash management activities.

Woolworths Holdings was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa.

Number of employees : 43 140 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20152016Delta
ZAR (in Million)%ZAR (in Million)%
Food22,35239.6%24,95638.4% +11.65%
Clothing and General Merchandise12,49922.1%13,70121.1% +9.62%
David Jones12,13021.5%15,18523.4% +25.19%
Country Road Group9,08116.1%10,64716.4% +17.24%
Logistics444.000.8%515.000.8% +15.99%
Sales per Regions
20152016Delta
ZAR (in Million)%ZAR (in Million)%
South Africa35,08362.1%38,46159.2% +9.63%
Australasia20,20735.8%24,95638.4% +23.5%
Botswana, Namibia and Swaziland703.001.2%---
Rest of Africa and Middle East513.000.9%---
Rest of Africa--1,5872.4%-
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Ian Moir, MBA562000Group Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Simon Norman Susman661982Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Samuel D. Ngumeni, MBA472011Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director
Reeza Isaacs462010Executive Director & Group Finance Director
Zyda Rylands501996Executive Director & MD-Food Segment
Peter Douglas St. John Bacon702006Independent Non-Executive Director
Thomas Andrew Boardman672010Lead Independent Non-Executive Director
Namhla Thina Yvonne Siwendu492009Independent Non-Executive Director
Stuart Alan Ransom Rose642011Independent Non-Executive Director
Zarina Bibi Mohamed Bassa512011Independent Non-Executive Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 1,047,042,487 1,034,501,940 98.8% 362,215 0.0% 98.8%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Public Investment Corp. Ltd. 166,282,654 15.9%
Woolworths Holdings Ltd. 84,261,465 8.05%
GIC Pte Ltd. (Investment Management) 52,574,195 5.03%
FIL Investment Advisors (UK) Ltd 29,940,248 2.86%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 29,001,186 2.77%
T. Rowe Price International Ltd. 28,160,980 2.69%
Lazard Asset Management LLC 22,289,327 2.13%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd. 22,067,849 2.11%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 13,380,456 1.28%
Norges Bank Investment Management 11,573,515 1.11%
Holdings
NameEquities%Valuation
Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHLJ) 84,261,4658.05%461,789,903 USD
Sector
Consumer Cyclical
Retailers
 Diversified Retail
  Department Stores
   Department Stores - NEC
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Sector Department Stores - NEC
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LI..-19.08%6 018
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KERING13.30%25 448
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MARUI GROUP CO LTD-31.35%3 638
IZUMI CO., LTD.-5.52%3 464
J C PENNEY COMPANY INC43.39%2 939
GRUPO SANBORNS SAB DE ..-17.19%2 641
INTIME RETAIL GROUP CO..-10.34%2 402
FIVE BELOW INC30.47%2 298
HOTEL SHILLA CO LTD--.--%2 263
LIFESTYLE INTERNATIONA..4.09%2 178
GOLDEN EAGLE RETAIL GR..5.66%2 164
HSN, INC.-22.54%2 051
ROBINSON DEPARTMENT ST..--.--%1 933
GROUPE FNAC20.53%1 927
Sector Department Stores - NEC
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Centre for Justice & Crime Prevention
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Open Society Foundation of South Africa
National Urban Reconstruction & Housing Agency
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The David Rattray Foundation
Conservation South Africa
Athena Capital (Pty) Ltd.
United Nations Global Compact
Jumo (South Africa)
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StyleMania Ltd.
The Mobile Money Network Ltd.
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Oasis Dental Care Ltd.
FirstRand Bank Holdings Ltd.
National Business Initiative
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Soak & Sleep Holdings Ltd.
RMS International Ltd.
Investec Bank Ltd.
Zarina Bassa Investments Pty Ltd.
Nedbank Private Wealth International
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Business Against Crime South Africa
South African Law Reform Commission
World Wildlife Fund South Africa
Financial Services Board
Peace Parks Foundation
Accounting Standards Board (South Africa)
Company contact information
Woolworths Holdings Ltd.
Woolworths House
93 Longmarket Street
Cape Town, Western Cape 8001

Phone : +27.21.407.9111
Web : www.woolworthsholdings.co.za
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