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Coles doing their bit during bushfire crisis

Coles supermarkets, liquor and convenience stores are accepting donations for the Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund. The giant retailer has announced it will double the amount donated by customers for bushfire relief. For every one of the $522,010 already donated by customers, Coles will donate $2, taking the …

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Coles adopts ‘world-class’ digital platforms

Coles Group says it has taken a “significant step” in its ongoing digital transformation strategy. According to the retailer, it has adopted “world-class” global supply chain management and core finance and procurement platforms to improve product availability for customers while enabling efficiencies in supply chain to support Coles’ Smarter Selling …

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Groceries have gone up this Christmas

Groceries are set to be more expensive for Christmas 2019 than in other years, according to the Choice Christmas Basket Challenge. What is the Choice Christmas Basket Challenge? Choice conducts the comparison by putting together a shopping list of 22 items from each store that Australians typically purchase around Christmas …

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Sydney’s Castle Towers unveils $180m retail hub

Castle Towers, a shopping centre in north west Sydney, has unveiled the first stage of its $1 billion master-planned retail and lifestyle destination. Repurposed from an under-used carpark, the new $180 million retail precinct was officially opened by QIC Global Real Estate Managing Director, Michael O’Brien and State Member for …

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Coles to pay Norco $5.25m following ACCC investigation

Coles will pay dairy co-operative, Norco, around $5.25 million for distribution to its dairy farmer members. This payment follows an ACCC investigation into whether the retailer has “fully passed” on to Norco the 10 cents per litre (cpl) price rise it charged consumers for Coles-branded fresh milk, as it claimed …

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Coles opens ‘tailor made’ store for St Kilda locals

Coles has opened its new Coles Local in St Kilda, Victoria. According to the retailer, the new store features a “living herb wall”, the largest range of vegan and vegetarian products in the country, a pick-and-mix bar just for dogs, and a pineapple coring machine. It is also home to …

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In retailers we trust

Retail, supermarkets and consumer products are Australia’s most trusted industries, according to Roy Morgan’s Risk Monitor. Measuring Net Trust Score (NTS), the research found hardware retailer Bunnings to be the nation’s most trusted brand. Aldi and Woolworths ranked second and third. Coles and Kmart also made the top 10, ranked …

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Coles to accelerate innovation with Sainsbury’s deal

Coles has formed a strategic sourcing partnership with UK retailer Sainsbury’s. According to Coles, this will give them access to Sainsbury’s world-class supply chain, providing a source of “new and exciting products” to expand Coles Own Brand. “We want to accelerate the introduction of innovative products to Coles Own Brand, …

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Click, fly and collect with Coles’ airport locker service

Melbourne travellers, while away from home, can now order groceries from Coles and have them delivered to a dedicated smart locker at Melbourne Airport for collection after stepping off the plane. The free service uses refrigerated lockers to keep groceries fresh, offering Coles Online customers an easy solution to shop …

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