10 facts you need to know about Woolworths Limited

Here’s 10 key facts you need to know from supermarket supremo Woolworths Limited’s (ASX: WOW) first half sales report.

  • 21,000,000 – The number of customers Woolworths serves each week. Yes that’s 3 million customers each day on average.
  • 38 – The number of Masters Home Improvement stores currently open. Woolworths is aiming for around 50 to be open by the end of June 2014.
  • $3.7 billion – Petrol sales in the first half.
  • 627 – The number of petrol canopies Woolworths currently has, including 131 in alliance with Caltex Australia (ASX: CTX).
  • 1,088 – The number of supermarkets open across Australia and New Zealand.
  • 3,182 – The total number of Woolworths stores across all its brands
  • $31,843,000,000 – Total group sales for 27 weeks to 5 January 2014
  • 327 – The number of hotels (including pubs) Woolworths owns
  • $1 billion – The total of online sales achieved in calendar year 2013.
  • 3% – Same store sales growth in the company’s core business – Australian Food and Liquor.

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