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2014-10-03 23:01:07

Falling consumer sentiment, fluctuating income growth and competition from small-format grocery stores, supermarkets and fuel retailers have posed challenges for industry operators.

2014-03-04 08:37:29

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2011-04-21 12:48:00

LONDON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Woolworths.co.uk has announced it is expecting high sales of party decorations and wedding memorabilia as the UK prepares for the Royal Wedding.

2009-08-13 17:29:32

Eggs from caged chickens are losing in popularity to eggs from barn-raised and free-range chickens, a grocery spokesman in Perth, Australia, said Thursday. Woolworths fresh food general manager Michael Batycki told The Advertiser in Adelaide the store chain is cutting the number of cage-egg brands it sells from 15 to 11.

2009-03-16 17:15:58

Australian retailers said $3.9 billion in back-to-school bonus checks had begun to have an impact at store cash registers. The Brisbane Courier-Mail reported Monday that Big W sales last Thursday were 33 percent higher than the same day a year ago. Sales were up at Coles, Target and Kmart stores, as well, the newspaper said. Stimulus checks amounting to $950 per child were sent to 1.2 million families, while an additional 1.5 million received $900 checks. Woolworths Chief Executive Officer...

2009-02-21 23:51:57

A bag of Woolworths pick 'n' mix candy from one of the stores that closed in Britain last year sold on eBay for more than $20,000. Ed Adams, manager of the store in Petts Wood in Kent, grabbed the mixture Saturday -- the last day of bidding -- The Daily Mail reported.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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