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victorng
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paylesstoners, post: 102387 wrote:
what everyone has said is absolutely true, i just wanted to add a bit of what i have seen by my own eyes regards same names.

I went to Uganda recently and saw a store called “Woolworths” same exact spelling as the woolies/woolworths here in aus. The only difference it was a clothing store unlike here.

So if u really love the name that much and u only wanna trade in aus then probably go for it. just dont relate yourself to the US company.

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Jenish

Woollies probably doesn’t care much about a clothing store in Uganda. A US company who markets to Australia may care about a similar business in Australia who adopts its name…