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Coles versus Whole Foods

  If Whole Foods and Bristol Farms are the US yardsticks for best practice supermarket delicatessens and eat-in offers, then Coles has been taking notes. Coles’ Broadway store in Sydney is one of the latest unveilings of its deli/bakery/eat-in offer first pioneered at Southlands in Melbourne. The delicatessen format holds up pretty well against the Whole Foods in Seattle I visited a few days after Christmas. Following is a bit of a roundup, but the pictures really tell the story. What Who