Leading Australian retailer Woolworths today [Monday] reported sales up 17% in the 53 weeks to 30 June, 2002, to A$24.5bn (US$13.7bn). Fourth quarter turnover also rose, up 25.1% to A$6.04bn, the group said. Adjusted for 52 week and to reflect Easter trading, full-year sales increased 14.9% and Q4 sales 16.9%, Reuters reported.