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Woolworth, Woolworth's, or Woolworths may refer to:


American F.W. Woolworth Company and related businesses[edit]

  • F. W. Woolworth Company, the original US-based chain of "five and dime" (5¢ and 10¢) stores
    • F. W. Woolworth Ireland, retail chain that operated in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland from 1914 until 1984
    • Woolworths Group, former operator of the Woolworths chain of shops in the UK (originally part of the F.W. Woolworth company, but separate since 1982); ceased trading and liquidated in early 2009
    • Woolworth GmbH, the owner of the Woolworths chain of high street shops in Germany and Austria
    • Woolworths (Cyprus), originally part of F.W. Woolworth, sold off in 1985 and subsequently split
    • Woolworth Mexicana, originally part of F.W. Woolworth, operates a chain of small variety stores in Mexico [1]

Australian Woolworths Limited and related businesses[edit]

  • Woolworths Limited, the largest retail company in Australia and New Zealand; named after the F.W. Woolworth brand, but unrelated
    • Woolworths Supermarkets, a chain of supermarkets in Australia owned by Woolworths Limited
    • Woolworths (New Zealand), a New Zealand chain of supermarkets originally spun off from the Australian Woolworths Limited, and now again under ownership of Woolworths Limited

South African Woolworths Holdings Limited[edit]

  • Woolworths (South Africa), one of the largest South African retail and supermarket chain stores; named after the F.W. Woolworth brand, but unrelated

Places and buildings[edit]



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