Woolworths Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail stores in sub-Saharan Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. It operates through seven segments: Woolworths Fashion, Beauty and Home; Woolworths Food; Woolworths Logistics; David Jones; Country Road Group; Woolworths Financial Services; and Treasury. The company provides food, clothing, homeware, beauty, and various lifestyle products, as well as operates department stores. It offers financial products and services, such as store cards, credit cards, personal loans, and insurance products. The company is also involved in the cash and debt management activities. It operates approximately 719 WSA stores in South Africa and 88 stores in the rest of Africa. The company was founded in 1931 and is based in Cape Town, South Africa.