Woolworths to hire 7,000 after lifting profit

Posted on 27/02/2009  

Woolworths Ltd, Australia’s largest supermarket chain, has reported a rise of 10.3% in first-half net profit to $983.3 million compared with $891.3 million a year ago. It says it plans to take on another 7,000 workers to push for a stronger full-year profit result, which it expects to be 11-14% higher than last year.

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