6. F W Woolworth & Company Limited, a UK company opened its first store in Jamaica in 1954 at 83-85 King Street, Kingston.
In 1987 the Jamaican Woolworths business was bought and in 1991 turned it into a franchise operation giving the franchises to the incumbent managers, Mr Owen Reynolds and Mrs Yasmin Simpson.
Woolworths is a retail store offering a wide variety of goods, There are now seven locations:
1.83-85 King Street, Kingston
Tel: 948-5101, 92-22284, 948-5103(fax)
Greater Portmore Shopping Center, St. Catherine Tel: 989-6309, 989-2643 (voice/fax)
Spanish Town Shopping Centre, St Catherine Tel: 984-5017, 984-1018 (voice/fax)
Boulevard Super Centre, Kingston Tel: 934-0561, 934-2859 (voice/fax)
5 .48 Great George Street, Savanna-la-mar, Westmoreland Tel: 955-3794, 918-0280(voice/fax)
New Kingston Shopping Centre, Kingston
Tel: 929-8632, 968-4387(fax)
Mall Plaza, Kingston
Tel: 926-4862, 926-4451(fax)
The Head Office is located at 2 Seymour Avenue, Seymour Park, Kingston 6.