Woolworths Group Limited

Headquarters: Bella Vista, NSW, Australia

Founded: 22 September 1924

Employees: 210,067

CEO: Mr. Bradford Leon Banducci BComm (Acc), LLB, MBA

ASX: WOW -1.10%

Market Cap

A$45.64 Billion

AUD as of Jan. 1, 2024

US$31.08 Billion

Market Cap History

Company Description

Woolworths Group Limited is a retail company operating supermarkets (with the Woolworths and Countdown brands in Australia and New Zealand respectively), liquor retailing (as BWS and Dan Murphy's in Australia), hotels and pubs (under the Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group), and discount department stores (under the Big W brand in Australia).

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Evolution of Woolworths Group Limited market cap in the past 5 years

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Market Cap History of Woolworths Group Limited

Detailed Description

Woolworths Group Limited operates retail stores. It operates through Australian Food, New Zealand Food, BIG W, and Other segments. The Australian Food segment procures and resells food and related products, and provides services to customers in Australia. It operates 1,076 Woolworths supermarkets and Metro Food stores. The New Zealand Food segment is involved in the procurement and resale of food and drinks, and provides services to customers in New Zealand. This segment operates 184 countdown supermarkets, as well as engages in the wholesale operations. The BIG W segment procures and resells discount general merchandise products to customers in Australia. This segment operates 176 BIG W stores. The company was formerly known as Woolworths Limited and changed its name to Woolworths Group Limited in December 2017. Woolworths Group Limited was incorporated in 1924 and is based in Bella Vista, Australia.

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Stocks & Indices

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Stock: ASX: WOW wb_incandescent

Key People

Founder(s): Percy Christmas Stanley Chatterton Cecil Scott Waine George Creed Ernest Williams

Gordon Cairns(chairman) Bradford Banducci (CEO)


Revenue: A$63.67 billion (2020)

Operating income: A$3.19 billion (2020)

Net income: A$1.602 billion (2020)



1 Woolworths Way

Bella Vista, NSW 2153


Phone: 61 2 8885 0000