Woolworths Supply Chain

5368 Words Jun 14th, 2013 22 Pages
Discussion and Evaluation of Woolworths Foods purchasing process

Authors: Ian dlamini, Sne Byron Van Herder, Naseer Khan, Mohamed Kadar & Muhammad Moola,

Executive summary

Woolworths is one of the biggest retail stores in South Africa. Founded in the early nineteen thirties by Max Sonnenberg, Woolworths has grown to a retail giant with over four hundred stores throughout Africa and Middle East. Along with Woolworths being of such large proportions it now is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Within our study of Woolworths we will be examining the purchasing process of this retail giant and in order to achieve this we will employ tools and techniques to simplify our study. This study will compromise of a detailed
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