Coles news

07 May 2020
Coles has opened its third Coles Local urban supermarket and most sustainable store yet on Glenferrie Road in Hawthorn, Melbourne. Targeting students and millenial shoppers Carrying on the work and learnings from the first two Coles Local stores in Surrey Hills and St Kilda, the store is tailored to the local catchment, with a curated product range and products from 80 speciality local grow...
29 April 2020
Coles has released its Q3 results (12 weeks from 6 January to 29 March 2020), with revenue increased by 12.9% YoY to AU$9.2 bn (US$6.0 bn). The growth was mainly driven by unprecedented demand for groceries amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Supermarkets sales up by 13.8% to AU$8.2bn (US$5.3bn) Supermarkets performed strongly in January and February prior to the impact of COVID and achieved an inc...
18 February 2020
Coles has released its H1 results, with growth in all segments and sales up 3.3% to AU$18,846m (US$12.6bn). Supermarket sales up 3.3% to AU$16,583m (US$11.1bn) Supermarkets sales revenue was AU$16,583m (US$11.1bn) for the half, an increase of 3.3% on the prior corresponding period, with comparable sales growth of 2.0%. For the second quarter, Supermarkets sales revenue increased by 4.8% ...
28 November 2019
Coles has opened its latest iteration of its urban supermarket format 'Coles Local' in the Melbourne suburb of St Kilda. Innovative new features set store apart The retailer has pitched the store as its 'most innovative' supermarket yet, with extensive shopper research having been conducted to tailor the offer to the local area. With the typical age of people due to shop at the store betwee...
11 November 2019
Coles has launched a new online subscription service, offering unlimited home deliveries. New service has two subscription options Coles' new service, called Delivery Plus, will allow shoppers who spend over AU$100 per order to get free delivery of their online grocery shopping. The new service offers two subscriptions; Any Day Saver and Mid Week Saver: Any Day Saver costs AU$19 a mon...
11 November 2019
Coles has installed a new click & collect smart locker at Melbourne Airport. Australia's second busiest airport The new lockers in the terminal 4 car park will allow travellers to order their groceries online and pick them up when they get off the plane. The lockers are refridgerated to ensure product freshness and will aim to provide a new solution for the 100,000 travellers and 20,000 wor...
11 November 2019
Sainsbury’s has entered into a strategic wholesale partnership with Coles, one of Australia's largest grocers. From early next year, Sainsbury’s will supply its own brand products to Coles supermarkets across Australia, as well as online. The range will be white labelled under the Coles brand and includes a selection of packaged groceries and household products. New opportunities for own brand ...
30 October 2019
Woolworths and Coles have both posted their respective Q1 results, with: Woolworths' sales up 7.1% to AU$15,903m for the 14 weeks ending 6 October 2019 Coles' sales up 1.8% to AU$8,695m for the 13 weeks ending 29 September 2019 Woolworths: strong momentum building Australian Food sales up 7.8% to AU$10,663m, with LFL sales up 6.6%.  Sales were driven by transaction and items per...
30 October 2019
Both Coles and Woolworths have thrown their shoulder behind their liqour operations this week, appointing new leaders of their respective businesses, both who will start in early 2020. Morrisons exec with 25 years international experience joins Coles Darren Blackhurst will reportedly be taking up a lead role at Coles in Australia. Blackhurst joined Morrisons in the UK in 2015 as Group Comme...
11 October 2019
Coles has launched its  ‘What’s for Dinner’  service. It exists on the Coles website and provides recipes for meals that can be made with five ingredients or less in under 30 minutes. How does it work? Shoppers can search through different recipes, pick the ones they like, and then add the ingredients to their shopping list, or online order. These meal plans aim to help shoppers prepare din...