Salient. Special Salient Issue. Careers Information Week. 1961
When the company of Woolworths Ltd. was launched in 1924 only 30 people responded to the invitation to become shareholders. £11,700 was raised and the first Bargain Basement was opened in Sydney.
Today this company owns and operates 500 stores and supermarkets and has 50,000 shareholders on its register. The New Zealand company operates 55 of these stores and employs 2,000 people.