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  • Woolworths - 1926 Printing cash registers
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  • Woolworths - 1927 Woolworths expands to Brisbane
    News Our Story Our People Our Stores Environmental Commitment Our Community Product Recalls Send to a friend Print 1927 Woolworths expands to Brisbane No thought had been given to a chain of stores until an offer of premises on highly advantageous terms resulted in Woolworths opening a second store at Queen Street Brisbane on 6 August 1927 In 1928 a second store was opened in Brisbane at The Valley Further variety stores in Brisbane and other towns followed In May 1958 the Company acquired BCC Stores Queensland a company that was already experienced in developing supermarkets BCC was the company founded by Claude Fraser widely recognised as the father of self service food retailing in Australia It was also the first self service grocery shop in Australia He was the first grocer to use shopping trolleys his stores had the first self service refrigerated cabinets the first self service deli counter and were the first to package such basic food items as sugar and flour in cellophane packs Share on Facebook Tweet this Bookmark at Delicious Digg this Share this page on Specials Promotions Weekly Catalogue Promotions Competitions Fresh Food Inspiration Australia s Fresh Food People Delicious Recipes Your Guides

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  • Woolworths - 1928 Woolworths expands to Perth
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  • Woolworths - 1933 Woolworths expands to Victoria
    Details Latest News Our Story Our People Our Stores Environmental Commitment Our Community Product Recalls Contact Us You are here Home About Us Our Story Latest News Our Story Our People Our Stores Environmental Commitment Our Community Product Recalls Send to a friend Print 1933 Woolworths expands to Victoria The first Victorian store opened at Bourke Street Melbourne on 30 November 1933 and variety stores were steadily opened including the acquisition of eight Cox Brothers Department stores in 1967 The supermarket area acquired further strong growth when a Victorian group of 26 food stores trading as Nancarrows was acquired in June 1969 and a further group of 75 Crofts Food Stores in January 1970 These stores added to the existing Food Fairs became a composite group of 120 food stores trading as Nancarrows and provided a strong entry into the Victorian market Share on Facebook Tweet this Bookmark at Delicious Digg this Share this page on Specials Promotions Weekly Catalogue Promotions Competitions Fresh Food Inspiration Australia s Fresh Food People Delicious Recipes Your Guides to Fresh Food Fresh Food Update Fresh or Free Guarantee Fresh Magazine Meet Our Growers Fresh Living Health Wellbeing Baby Toddler Club Fresh Food Kids Foods

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  • Woolworths - 1936 Woolworths expands to SA
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  • Woolworths - 1940 Woolworths expands to Tasmania
    News Our Story Our People Our Stores Environmental Commitment Our Community Product Recalls Send to a friend Print 1940 Woolworths expands to Tasmania Woolworths opened its first store in Hobart in 1940 followed in 1953 by a store in Launceston and in 1954 by a store in Moonah Woolworths Tasmanian food operations began in September 1961 with the opening of a supermarket in Kings Meadow followed by six more supermarkets over the next 4 years In 1982 Woolworths took over Roelf Vos and Purity Group rapidly expanding the coverage of Tasmania Roelf Vos emigrated to Australia from Holland in the early Fifties and in 1957 opened a milk bar with groceries in Launceston The Roelf Vos name was used on all the company s advertising using such slogans as Roelf Vos Tasmania s cheapest grocer The business prospered and within ten years there were seven small grocery stores in Launceston Vos then expanded taking over other stores and opening new stores throughout Tasmania Woolworths acquired Roelf Vos in 1982 Purity was the business of Engel Sypkes another Dutch emigrant and a friend of Roelf Vos In 1957 he attended the famous annual NCR company seminar in Daytona Ohio USA and returned to Tasmania convinced that supermarkets the new retailing phenomenon sweeping the USA was the only way for Roelf Vos himself to go He opened his first Purity store in 1958 at Sandy Bay and expanded rapidly Woolworths acquired the company in 1982 By 1955 Woolworths had 200 stores including those in New South Wales Queensland Victoria Tasmania South Australia Western Australia ACT and 51 in New Zealand Share on Facebook Tweet this Bookmark at Delicious Digg this Share this page on Specials Promotions Weekly Catalogue Promotions Competitions Fresh Food Inspiration Australia s Fresh Food People Delicious Recipes Your Guides

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  • Woolworths - 1940s to 1950s The Wars Years
    Community Product Recalls Contact Us You are here Home About Us Our Story Latest News Our Story Our People Our Stores Environmental Commitment Our Community Product Recalls Send to a friend Print 1940s to 1950s The Wars Years War s end brought the task of rehabilitating returned service personnel and restocking depleted stores and warehouses The first post war store was opened at Bankstown Sydney in July 1948 and more stores rapidly followed In 1954 Woolworths bought Her Majesty s building outright for 1 100 000 2 200 000 an Australian record price for any one piece of real estate up to that time and in 1955 Woolworths opened its 200th store in the Civic Centre Canberra In 1956 the Company started a staff Journal soon to be called the Woolies News which circulated to all states and stores keeping the Woolies family up to date on the activities of the rapidly expanding Company Share on Facebook Tweet this Bookmark at Delicious Digg this Share this page on Specials Promotions Weekly Catalogue Promotions Competitions Fresh Food Inspiration Australia s Fresh Food People Delicious Recipes Your Guides to Fresh Food Fresh Food Update Fresh or Free Guarantee Fresh Magazine Meet Our

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  • Woolworths - 1955 Beverley Hills
    Roaming SIM About Us Grocery Facts Store Details Latest News Our Story Our People Our Stores Environmental Commitment Our Community Product Recalls Contact Us You are here Home About Us Our Story Latest News Our Story Our People Our Stores Environmental Commitment Our Community Product Recalls Send to a friend Print 1955 Beverley Hills Woolworths Variety stores had always carried a selection of food lines usually basics such as tea and biscuits seasonal specials and confectionery However in the late 1950s Woolworths experimented with special food sections at the rear of some variety stores The grocery range was limited but included fresh vegetables delicatessen items and packaged fresh meat sold out of refrigerated cabinets The variety sections were serviced while the food sections were self service and had their own checkouts midway down the store Share on Facebook Tweet this Bookmark at Delicious Digg this Share this page on Specials Promotions Weekly Catalogue Promotions Competitions Fresh Food Inspiration Australia s Fresh Food People Delicious Recipes Your Guides to Fresh Food Fresh Food Update Fresh or Free Guarantee Fresh Magazine Meet Our Growers Fresh Living Health Wellbeing Baby Toddler Club Fresh Food Kids Foods of the World Extra Specials Our Brands

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