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The F. W. Woolworth Company (often referred to as Woolworth's or Woolworth) was a retail company and one of the original pioneers of the five-and-dime store. It was among the most successful American and international five-and-dime businesses, setting trends and creating the modern retail model that stores follow worldwide today.

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  • Η F. W. Woolworth Company (συχνά καλούμενη Woolworths) ήταν επιχείρηση πολυκαταστημάτων. Το πρώτο κατάστημα Woolworth's ιδρύθηκε, με ένα δάνειο $300, το 1878 από τον Φρανκ Γουίνφιλντ Γούλγουερθ (Frank Winfield Woolworth). Παρά το γεγονός ότι ήταν μια από τις μεγαλύτερες λιανικές αλυσίδες στον κόσμο κατά το μεγαλύτερο μέρος του 20ού αιώνα, ο αυξανόμενος ανταγωνισμός οδήγησε στην αρχή της πτώσης στην δεκαετία του '80. Το 1997 η "F. W. Woolworth Company" μετατράπηκε σε επιχείρηση καταστημάτων αθλητικών ειδών (Champs Sports και Foot Locker). (el)
  • Die F. W. Woolworth Company [ˈwʊlwəθ] war ein US-amerikanisches Handelsunternehmen. (de)
  • F. W. Woolworth Company ou simplement Woolworth's était une entreprise de distribution spécialisée dans les magasins à prix unique. (fr)
  • Woolworth (oficialmente, F. W. Woolworth Company; también referido como Woolworth's) fue una empresa minorista de Estados Unidos de América y uno de los pioneros originales de la tienda a precio único. Podría decirse que fue el negocio de cinco y diez centavos estadounidense e internacional más exitoso, estableciendo tendencias y creando el modelo minorista moderno que las tiendas siguen hoy en todo el mundo. (es)
  • The F. W. Woolworth Company (often referred to as Woolworth's or Woolworth) was a retail company and one of the original pioneers of the five-and-dime store. It was among the most successful American and international five-and-dime businesses, setting trends and creating the modern retail model that stores follow worldwide today. The first Woolworth store was opened by Frank Winfield Woolworth on February 22, 1879, as Woolworth's Great Five Cent Store" in Utica, New York. Though it initially appeared to be successful, the store soon failed. When Woolworth searched for a new location, a friend suggested Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Using the sign from the Utica store, Woolworth opened his first successful "Woolworth's Great Five Cent Store" on July 18, 1879, in Lancaster. He brought his brother, Charles Sumner Woolworth, into the business. The two Woolworth brothers pioneered and developed merchandising, direct purchasing, sales, and customer service practices commonly used today. Despite its growing to be one of the largest retail chains in the world through most of the 20th century, increased competition led to its decline beginning in the 1980s, while its sporting goods division grew. The chain went out of business in July 1997, when the company decided to focus primarily on sporting goods and renamed itself Venator Group. By 2001, the company focused exclusively on the sporting goods market, changing its name to the current Foot Locker, Inc., changing its ticker symbol from its familiar Z in 2003 to its present ticker (NYSE: FL). Retail chains using the Woolworth name survived in Austria, Germany, Mexico and United Kingdom as of early 2009. The similarly named Woolworths supermarkets in Australia and New Zealand are operated by Australia's largest retail company, Woolworths Group, a separate company with no historical links to the F. W. Woolworth Company or Foot Locker, Inc. However, Woolworths Limited did take their name from the original company, as it had not been registered or trademarked in Australia at the time. Similarly, in South Africa, Woolworths Holdings Limited operates a Marks & Spencer-like store and uses the Woolworth name, but has never had any connection with the American company. The property development company Woolworth Group in Cyprus began life as an offshoot of the British Woolworth's company, originally operating Woolworth's department stores in Cyprus. In 2003, these stores were rebranded Debenhams, but the commercial property arm of the business retained the Woolworth's name. (en)
  • F. W. Woolworth Company (sering disebut sebagai Woolworth's) adalah perusahaan yang bergerak di bidang retail dan merupakan cikal bakal dari . Toko Woolworth's pertama didirikan oleh pada tahun 1878, dengan uang pinjaman sebesar $300. Meskipun menjadi toko retail terbesar di dunia pada abad ke-20, perusahaan ini mengalami kemunduran pada tahun 1980-an karena kompetisi yang semakin keras dalam industri retail. Pada tahun 1997, F. W. Woolworth Company mengganti usahanya menjadi penjual peralatan olahraga. Dan memutuskan untuk menggabungkan toko-toko retailnya dalam satu kelompok yang dinamakan Venator Group. Akhirnya pada tahun 2001, perusahaan memutuskan untuk memfokuskan diri menjual peralatan olahraga saja, dan mengubah nama menjadi (NYSE: FL). Namun, masih terdapat beberapa toko retail yang menggunakan nama Woolworth's di Britania Raya, Jerman, Austria, Meksiko, dan Afrika Selatan. (in)
  • F. W. Woolworth Company (сокращённо Woolworth’s или Woolworth) — международная сеть розничной торговли с богатейшей историей. В настоящее время называется Foot Locker Retail, Inc.. В Австралии и в Новой Зеландии существует собственная Woolworth Company, не имеющая прямого отношения к американской. Розничные сети, использующие популярный брэнд Woolworth, действуют также в Германии, Австрии, Мексике, Южной Африке (до начала 2009 года также и в Великобритании). (ru)
  • A Woolworth (ou Woolworth's) foi uma rede de lojas internacional pertencente à empresa norte-americana "F. W. Company". Em 1997 passou a pertencer ao "Venator Group" e em 2001 ao grupo "Foot Locker Inc". (pt)
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  • Department stores closed. Name changed in 1997 toVenator Group, and in 2001 to Foot Locker (en)
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  • Η F. W. Woolworth Company (συχνά καλούμενη Woolworths) ήταν επιχείρηση πολυκαταστημάτων. Το πρώτο κατάστημα Woolworth's ιδρύθηκε, με ένα δάνειο $300, το 1878 από τον Φρανκ Γουίνφιλντ Γούλγουερθ (Frank Winfield Woolworth). Παρά το γεγονός ότι ήταν μια από τις μεγαλύτερες λιανικές αλυσίδες στον κόσμο κατά το μεγαλύτερο μέρος του 20ού αιώνα, ο αυξανόμενος ανταγωνισμός οδήγησε στην αρχή της πτώσης στην δεκαετία του '80. Το 1997 η "F. W. Woolworth Company" μετατράπηκε σε επιχείρηση καταστημάτων αθλητικών ειδών (Champs Sports και Foot Locker). (el)
  • Die F. W. Woolworth Company [ˈwʊlwəθ] war ein US-amerikanisches Handelsunternehmen. (de)
  • F. W. Woolworth Company ou simplement Woolworth's était une entreprise de distribution spécialisée dans les magasins à prix unique. (fr)
  • Woolworth (oficialmente, F. W. Woolworth Company; también referido como Woolworth's) fue una empresa minorista de Estados Unidos de América y uno de los pioneros originales de la tienda a precio único. Podría decirse que fue el negocio de cinco y diez centavos estadounidense e internacional más exitoso, estableciendo tendencias y creando el modelo minorista moderno que las tiendas siguen hoy en todo el mundo. (es)
  • F. W. Woolworth Company (сокращённо Woolworth’s или Woolworth) — международная сеть розничной торговли с богатейшей историей. В настоящее время называется Foot Locker Retail, Inc.. В Австралии и в Новой Зеландии существует собственная Woolworth Company, не имеющая прямого отношения к американской. Розничные сети, использующие популярный брэнд Woolworth, действуют также в Германии, Австрии, Мексике, Южной Африке (до начала 2009 года также и в Великобритании). (ru)
  • A Woolworth (ou Woolworth's) foi uma rede de lojas internacional pertencente à empresa norte-americana "F. W. Company". Em 1997 passou a pertencer ao "Venator Group" e em 2001 ao grupo "Foot Locker Inc". (pt)
  • The F. W. Woolworth Company (often referred to as Woolworth's or Woolworth) was a retail company and one of the original pioneers of the five-and-dime store. It was among the most successful American and international five-and-dime businesses, setting trends and creating the modern retail model that stores follow worldwide today. (en)
  • F. W. Woolworth Company (sering disebut sebagai Woolworth's) adalah perusahaan yang bergerak di bidang retail dan merupakan cikal bakal dari . Toko Woolworth's pertama didirikan oleh pada tahun 1878, dengan uang pinjaman sebesar $300. Meskipun menjadi toko retail terbesar di dunia pada abad ke-20, perusahaan ini mengalami kemunduran pada tahun 1980-an karena kompetisi yang semakin keras dalam industri retail. Pada tahun 1997, F. W. Woolworth Company mengganti usahanya menjadi penjual peralatan olahraga. Dan memutuskan untuk menggabungkan toko-toko retailnya dalam satu kelompok yang dinamakan Venator Group. Akhirnya pada tahun 2001, perusahaan memutuskan untuk memfokuskan diri menjual peralatan olahraga saja, dan mengubah nama menjadi (NYSE: FL). (in)
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