Woolworths Limited (WOW) operates supermarkets, specialty and discount department stores, a liquor business and electronics stores throughout Australia. The company manufactures processed foods, exports and wholesales food and offers petrol retailing. WOW’s hotel operations include pubs, food, accommodation, and gaming. 1Q13 Sales WOW’s 1Q13 sales continued to show an improving sales trend. Sales from continuing
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