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  • Woolworths - NEW Woolworths in Yarrawonga
    Woolies stores Woolworths Yarrawonga store manager Helen Hendren said although the current store had served local well well it was time residents experienced a smarter shopping experience Customers used to the old Safeway will be in for a surprise as the new store has a whole new look with a focus on quality fresh food and environmental sustainability There is a wide choice of healthy options smart features like energy efficient lighting as well as a huge range of grocery lines at great prices Ms Hendren said the 2015 Market format has seen Woolworths adapting the best international design concepts to the demands and needs of the Australian shopper We have set about creating a food market which brings customers into the fresh area inspires meal ideas provides a wide choice of healthy options and delivers a huge range of grocery lines at great prices In the 2015 Market store the aim is to connect our customers directly with our fresh producers as much as possible With approximately 97 per cent of our fresh produce sourced from Australia our 2015 Market store will highlight the wonderful seasonality of Aussie produce our growers their regions and the best uses for their products said Ms Hendren Stores will increasingly have a focus on wellness and healthy living products such as Woolworths own Macro Wholefoods Market brand that are growing across all our categories Energy efficient lighting is used throughout the store including freezer lights that flicker on when customers approach reducing the amount of power used Meanwhile blinds descend over the fresh produce fridges at night trapping the cold air inside said Ms Hendren There will be a variety of checkouts available including seven full service three express and three self serve checkouts allowing customers to scan and pay for their shopping

    Original URL path: http://www.woolworths.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/website/woolworths/about+us/woolworths-news/new+woolworths+in+yarrawonga (2014-01-05)
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  • Woolworths - Woolworths supermarket goes mobile
    to be the first supermarket in Australia to offer our customers mobile shopping Customers want options about how and when they do their fresh food and grocery shopping Woolworths understands this and we are the first supermarket in the country to offer customers a tailored practical and easy to use solution to suit their lifestyle and individual shopping needs The update to the Woolworths App will enable customers to browse the supermarket aisles order and pay on their mobile phone They will also be able to scan items to build their shopping list and then convert it to an online order Since its launch in August last year the Woolworths App has been downloaded by 1 5 million Australians and the most common piece of customer feedback we received was when can I shop online from my phone We ve listened to that feedback and worked quickly to make this a reality for our customers The new and improved App will still offer customers the same great features with an aisle ordered shopping list a barcode scanner hundreds of recipes exclusive Everyday Rewards member offers weekly catalogue specials and now mobile shopping Woolworths online shopping has the reach to service 90 per cent of the Australian population Now with the launch of mobile shopping we are offering customers another choice of how they do their shopping whether this is in store online or via their mobile phone Mr Jegen said The Woolworths App is available to iPhone and Android customers and is free to download Customers can simply search for Woolworths in the App Store or Android App Marketplace Key features available on the Woolworths App for iPhone and Android include Mobile shopping Create a shopping list then pay and order via your mobile to have groceries delivered to your

    Original URL path: http://www.woolworths.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/website/woolworths/about+us/woolworths-news/woolworths+supermarket+goes+mobile (2014-01-05)
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  • Woolworths - Woolworths nationwide sausage sizzle results
    Print Woolworths nationwide sausage sizzle results 13 February 2012 Local community groups across Australia will benefit from a 500 000 financial boost thanks to Woolworths and our customers Tjeerd Jegen Director of Supermarkets said To celebrate Woolworths 25 years as The Fresh Food People during Australia Day week Woolworths supermarkets across the country hosted fundraising BBQs to benefit worthy local community groups Gold coin donations for a great Aussie sausage sandwich raised an amazing 253 174 Woolworths promised to match the amount raised by our customers This takes the total to 506 348 a terrific amount that reflects our customers generosity and love of a sausage sandwich Our stores nominated a local community group that they wanted to support Community groups that were nominated include various Children s Hospitals The Salvation Army Scout Groups RSPCA Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Surf Lifesaving Clubs to mention a few The top ten fundraising stores across the country were Coonabarabran NSW 4 008 for the Cooinda Nursing Home Moruya NSW 4 000 for the 1st Moruya Scout Group Esperance WA 3 176 for the Restore Hope Foundation Cherrybrook Village NSW 2 646 for the Warrah Society Rundle Mall SA 2 600 for the Women s and Children s Hospital Hoppers Cross VIC 2 518 for Warringa Park School Golden Square VIC 2 372 for the Golden Square Fire Brigade Tura Beach NSW 2 222 for the Merimbula Rural Fire Brigade Ashwood VIC 2 068 for the 2nd 7th West Waverley Scout Group Endeavour Hills VIC 2 044 for Cancer Council Victoria Woolworths is proud to be able to help so many great local community groups to kick off the year and we hope our customers enjoyed it too Mr Jegen said Share on Facebook Tweet this Bookmark at Delicious Digg this Share this

    Original URL path: http://www.woolworths.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/website/woolworths/about+us/woolworths-news/woolworths+nationwide+sausage+sizzle+results (2014-01-05)
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  • Woolworths - Pregnancy, Babies and Children's Expo
    Children s Expos across Australia this year The Expos are full of helpful information you can get the best advice and discover the latest parenting products and innovations plus there is loads of free family entertainment View the latest expo action Look out for our Woolworths Select stand to find information on our nappies including retail prices and your very own free sample pack to take home This year Woolworths is also the proud sponsor of the new and improved Parent s Room Take a look at the fully equipped Nappy Change areas where we provide a free sample of our Woolworths Select nappy and you can get a free Parent s Room showbag Come and visit our stand during the Expo at the below upcoming dates We look forward to meeting you Melbourne 21 23rd October The Melbourne Exhibition Centre South Wharf Time for all Friday 10am 4pm last admission 3pm Saturday and Sunday 10am 5pm last admission 4pm While stocks last 2 pack Samples available in Newborn Crawler and Toddler sizes only All stages sizes available While stocks last Have you tried our Woolworths Select Nappies We have designed a unisex nappy range to help keep your baby dry and protected at each stage of their growth With super stretchy breathable sides our nappy wraps around and hugs your baby allowing for a closer fit and freedom of movement without the risk of leaks Not only are our nappies something your baby will love they are also at a price you will love too Did you also know that 20 from every pack of Select Nappies sold goes to the Woolworths Fresh Food Kids Hospital Appeal raising funds for children s hospitals Now purchasing Select Nappies is an even smarter choice Click here for more about our Woolworths

    Original URL path: http://www.woolworths.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/website/woolworths/about+us/woolworths-news/pregnancychildrensandbabiesexpo (2014-01-05)
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  • Woolworths - Kindle e-reader
    Woolworths BIG W and Dick Smith stores from 31 August In anticipation of their arrival customers are able to pre order their Kindle online at www dicksmith com au or www bigw com au Two Kindle devices are available one boasting 3G and Wi Fi capability and one offering Wi Fi only Either device is packed full of features including The ability to hold up to 3 500 books The choice of over 750 000 English language books available to purchase through the Kindle Store at www amazon com or directly from the Kindle device including bestsellers new releases audiobooks periodicals and blogs Users can also load more than one million free books to their Kindle device The compact Kindle is lighter than a typical paperback and thinner than most magazines It can be used right out of the box with no set up required no software to install no computer required 6 high contrast and e ink screen for clear text and sharp images with no glare Free 3G Wireless with no annual contracts no monthly fees on the Kindle 3G model Global wireless coverage in over 100 countries and territories on the Kindle 3G model Built In Wi Fi to connect to Wi Fi hotspots Battery life up to 2 months with wireless off and a half hour of reading per day Add notes highlight passages or bookmark pages Add annotations to text just like you might write in the margins of a book You can also highlight and clip key passages and bookmark pages for future use Kindle has a built in dictionary so a simple move of the cursor to the word in question will automatically display the definition Kindle WiFi is priced at 159 and Kindle 3G is priced at 219 at Woolworths BIG W

    Original URL path: http://www.woolworths.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/website/woolworths/about+us/woolworths-news/kindle+e-reader (2014-01-05)
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  • Woolworths - Woolworths Fresh Food Kids Hospital Appeal Launches
    make a difference and raise money for children s hospitals in their communities The Hospital Appeal runs from 24 August until 18 October 2011 and during this time staff in Woolworths supermarkets around the country will raise money through local fundraising activities such as sausage sizzles lamington drives trivia nights and mufti days Woolworths Director of Supermarkets Greg Foran said Every year children s hospitals in each state benefit greatly from the money raised through the Hospital Appeal and again we are calling on Australians to help make a difference to the families and facilities in their communities In the 20 years that the Hospital Appeal has been running Woolworths has worked with the community to help raise more than 61 million dollars to date added Foran We have set an ambitious target of 6 million dollars for 2011 our staff work hard and our customers always give what they can 100 per cent of funds raised through the Appeal go towards research funding and purchasing vital medical equipment at specialist children s healthcare facilities During the Appeal period customers can get involved by supporting the sausage sizzles lamington drives dress up days and other in store activity In addition to the traditional collection tins at the register customers will be able to make a donation of any amount at all Woolworths cash registers All donations over two dollars are tax deductible and an ATO compliant receipt will be issued at the checkout Other national fundraising initiatives include the Fresh Food Kids Hospital Appeal floral bouquets that will see two dollars from every bouquet sold going to the Appeal The 2011 Woolworths Fresh Food Kids Hospital Appeal runs alongside the Woolworths Earn and Learn community program which is enabling all Woolworths customers to collect points and pass on their shopping

    Original URL path: http://www.woolworths.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/website/woolworths/about+us/woolworths-news/woolworths+fresh+food+kids+hospital+appeal+launches (2014-01-05)
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  • Woolworths - Woolworths invests in a sustainable future for the Northern Prawn Fishery
    Covering 800 000 km s from Cape Londonderry in the West to Cape York in Northern Australia the Northern Prawn Fishery supplies Woolworths with 100 per cent of its raw banana prawn stock Northern Prawn fishing industry spokesperson David Carter said The Woolworths Fresh Food Future grant combined with other funding has set us on the path to becoming the world s first certified tropical prawn trawl fishery NPF industry is very excited about its decision to pursue MSC certification We are producing some of the world s finest quality wild caught prawns and we have been a willing partner and leader of many significant initiatives to improve the sustainability of the NPF over a long period of time As such we are very proud of our environmental performance and are keen to have our sustainability credentials recognised globally said Mr Carter This announcement follows Woolworths launch of a sustainable fish sourcing strategy which aims to empower customers to make more sustainable fish choices In April 2011 Woolworths introduced Marine Stewardship Council MSC certified canned Salmon and Tuna this into its 834 supermarkets Woolworths is also working closely with Sustainable Fisheries Partnership SFP to ensure that its fresh fish range comes from sustainable sources For further information please contact Woolworths Press Office on 02 8885 1033 About the Marine Stewardship Council The Marine Stewardship Council MSC is an international non profit organisation set up to promote solutions to the problem of overfishing The MSC runs the only certification and eco labelling program for wild capture fisheries consistent with the ISEAL Code of Good Practice for Setting Social and Environmental Standards and the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation guidelines for fisheries certification The FAO Guidelines for the Eco labelling of Fish and Fishery Products from Marine Capture Fisheries require that

    Original URL path: http://www.woolworths.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/website/woolworths/about+us/woolworths-news/woolworths+invests+in+a+sustainable+future+for+the+northern+prawn+fishery (2014-01-05)
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  • Woolworths - Woolworths App for Android
    can download the Woolworths App for free1 by searching for the word Woolworths in the Android App Marketplace Has Fakira Woolworths Innovation Program Manager said Following the overwhelming response to our iPhone App which was downloaded by 670 000 Australians we are excited to announce the launch of our Android app Android is Google s smartphone platform which is used by many major phone manufacturers and millions of customers across Australia so it made sense to extend our app to these other smartphone users Already iPhone users have been telling us the new Woolies app is making their trips to the supermarket quicker and made navigating the aisles simpler I m confident Android customers will find the new app to be just as useful said Mr Fakira Customers can personalise the app to their local store with exclusive Everyday Rewards member offers and weekly catalogue specials The app will make it easier to navigate through Woolworths supermarkets with an aisle ordered shopping list Customers can also add items to a smart shopping list with a barcode scanner access to hundreds of recipes and much more Key features available on the Woolworths App for Android include Store Finder Find your nearest store via GPS save a preferred store see store details opening hours and services of each supermarket e g Liquor Seafood and other facilities My Specials Exclusive offers for Everyday Rewards members and fuel savings vouchers Shopping lists Create edit and save shopping lists that will appear in the aisle order of your preferred supermarket Also share shopping lists via email Product Finder Search for products in your preferred store by name or category scan the barcode and add them to your shopping list Weekly catalogue Display weekly catalogue specials currently available in your preferred area Recipes Access to over

    Original URL path: http://www.woolworths.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/website/woolworths/about+us/woolworths-news/woolworths+app+for+android (2014-01-05)
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