Woolworths (ASX:WOW) operates supermarkets, specialty and discount department stores, liquor and electronics stores throughout Australia. Woolworths also manufactures processed foods, exports and wholesales food and offers petrol retailing. The Company also operates hotels which includes pubs, food, accommodation, and gaming operations.
ASX Blue chip supermarket giant Woolworths today announced 2Q sales growth of 5.1% to $14.1 billion compared to the previous corresponding quarter, this was in line with market expectations.
The 2Q sales results bought the 1H FY12 sales to $29.7 billion, a 5% increase on the previous year.
WOW also announced that it will sell its Dick Smith consumer electronics business following a strategic review that was announced in November.
Since the review the company said it has received a number of unsolicited approaches in relation to Dick Smith.