Woolworth's, Woolworths or Woolworth may refer to one of several companies:
The original American F.W. Woolworth Company and related businesses:
F. W. Woolworth Companywas the original USA based chain of five and dime stores.
Foot Locker, the current name of the company after its change in focus to athletic clothing.
Woolworths Group PLCis the owner of the "Woolworths" chain of high street shops in the UK (originally part of the F.W. Woolworth company, but separate since 1982).
Woolworth GmbHis the owner of the "Woolworths" chain of high street shops in Germany & Austria (originally part of the F.W. Woolworth company, but separate since 1998).
Woolworths (Cyprus), originally part of F.W. Woolworth, sold off in 1985 and subsequently split (no longer retailing under Woolworths name)The Australian Woolworths Limited and its related businesses:
Woolworths Limitedis the largest retail company in Australia and New Zealand. Although named after the F.W. Woolworth Company (above), it has no other connection with its U.S. namesake.
Woolworths (supermarket)also refers to the chain of supermarkets in Australia owned by Woolworths Limited.
Woolworths Supermarkets (New Zealand)is a New Zealand supermarket chain fascia, originally spun off from the Australian Woolworths Limited, and now under their ownership again.
Other businesses named "Woolworths":
Woolworths (South Africa), one of the larger South African retail chain stores affiliated to Marks and Spencer in the United Kingdom.
Woolworths have set up a Virtual Museum on the history of their company and how it began. The web address is; http://museum.woolworths.co.uk/
Woolworth, Mississippiis a ghosttown in rural Lincoln County.
Woolworth Buildingformer headquarters of F.W. Woolworth and world's tallest building 1913 to 1929
Franklin Winfield Woolworthfounder of the company that bore his name
Greensboro sit-ins, civil rights event begun February 1, 1960 at a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina
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Woolworth's — Woolworth ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Franklin Winfield Woolworth (1852–1919), Gründer der amerikanischen Kaufhaus und Supermarktkette Woolworth Woolworth, Woolworths oder Woolworth s bezeichnet: die originale F.W. Woolworth Company… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Woolworth — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Franklin Winfield Woolworth (1852–1919), Gründer der amerikanischen Kaufhaus und Supermarktkette Woolworth Woolworth, Woolworths oder Woolworth’s bezeichnet: die originale F.W. Woolworth Company von… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Woolworth — s Woolworth s Création 1878 Disparition 1997 (Quand le nom changea en Foot Lo … Wikipédia en Français
Woolworth — [ wʊlwəːθ], eigentlich F. W. Woolworth Co., amerikanisches Einzelhandelsunternehmen, gegründet 1879 von Frank W. Woolworth (* 1852, ✝ 1919) in Utica (N. Y.) als Geschäft, das nur Waren zu 5 Cent führte (»Einpreisgeschäfte«); Sitz: New York. Die … Universal-Lexikon
Woolworth — Building at 233 Broadway in New York City; chain of stores once called 5 and 10 or five and dime … Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games
Woolworth — [wool′wərth] F(rank) W(infield) 1852 1919; U.S. merchant … English World dictionary
Woolworth Co. — U.S. merchandising company. F.W. Woolworth (1852–1919) founded his first five and ten cent store in 1879. By 1904 there were 120 stores in 21 states. The company s New York headquarters, the Woolworth building (1913), was once the world s tallest … Universalium
Woolworth's — Ne doit pas être confondu avec Woolworths. Woolworth s Création 1878 Disparition 1997 (Quand le nom changea en Foot Locker) … Wikipédia en Français
Woolworth’s — (BrE also (infml Woollie’s) a chain of large shops in Britain and other countries, selling a wide variety of goods at low prices. It has branches in many British towns and cities and for many years was Britain’s leading chain of retail shops. The … Universalium
Woolworth — noun United States businessman who opened a shop in 1879 selling low priced goods and built it into a national chain of stores (1852 1919) • Syn: ↑Frank Winfield Woolworth • Instance Hypernyms: ↑businessman, ↑man of affairs … Useful english dictionary