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Wesfarmers eyes silver linings in subscription, health and beauty

The first half of FY22 was a rocky one for Wesfarmers, according to CEO Rob Scott, who told investors yesterday that it was the most disruptive period for the business since the beginning of the pandemic.  Extended store closures and trading restrictions in Australia impacted about 20 per cent of the group’s retailers’ trading days, as well as constantly shifting consumer behaviour and stock shortages due to supply chain pressures. As a result, Bunnings, Kmart Group, and Officeworks all