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Coles prepares to reopen Lismore store destroyed by floods

Cheryl Muirhead, store manager at Coles Lismore, said that although the past few months had been challenging, she couldn...

Coles’ gender diversity push picks up STEAM

The supermarket chain has partnered with not-for-profit Dream Big to help close the gender gap in the technology space, ...

“It’s really exciting”: How Coles is supporting its LGBTQIA+ staff

Since Coles started offering paid gender affirmation leave, hundreds of staff members have felt comfortable to identify ...

Coles recognises First Nations talent through new program

The program will offer Indigenous talent an ‘immersive educational experience of the music industry’ and future employme...

Coles to offer 10 days paid gender affirmation leave to staff

The retailer has also partnered with Pride Cup Australia, a panel on LGBTI+ inclusion in sports.

How Coles’ in-school supermarket teaches kids with disabilities life skills

One-in-five Australians live with a disability, most of whom will struggle to find a job. Here’s how Coles is working wi...

Coles boss confident supermarket can stay on top of rising food prices

Chief executive Steven Cain said yesterday the supermarket has consistently stayed below national food price averages, a...

Coles sales surge despite pandemic, floods – but Covid costs $65 million

The company said staff absenteeism related to isolation requirements during the Omicron outbreak led to “availability ch...

Linfox deploys its first electric delivery truck for Coles

The new venture reflects the shared sustainability goals of both companies.

Coles’ supersized range targets Costco shoppers

Limited-time trial launch features 44 grocery products from multiple brands.

Grocery giants face ‘marathon, damaging’ court case over underpayments

Federal Court judge makes an unusual order that four separate cases could be heard as one – lengthening the wait for im...

Coles starts selling own-brand lines in Singapore grocery chain

The launch into FairPrice marks the Australian retailer’s first partnership in Singapore.

Coles joins program to boost recruitment of people living with disabilities

In its first stage, Coles will dedicate eight new roles in technology within its store support centres to people with di...

How Coles aims to bring smaller shops to your door thanks to drone delivery

The pilot, announced last week, offers more than 250 of Coles’ products for drone delivery, including fresh produce.

Coles, Aldi pledge support to flood-affected communities

Australian Red Cross acting director of Australian programs, Garry Page said that Coles’ initiative will provide teams w...

Russian liquor pulled from shelves in response to invasion

"As an organisation, ... we are deeply concerned with the situation in Ukraine and we join the calls for peace.”

Coles’ omnichannel focus pays off in first half of FY22

While supply-chain crises and Covid-19 scares have raged around it, the grocery giant has largely stayed the course on i...

Coles’ sales, profit stable during Covid-impacted first-half

The group also incurred Covid costs in its supermarket segment during this period largely due to team member isolation r...

Coles recognises sustainable businesses in Supplier Awards

Supermarket chain Coles has awarded Australian businesses leading the way in sustainability in the 2021 Coles Supplier A...

Supply chain issues to worsen as virus impacts transport sector

Due to sickness or isolation, up to half of the country’s truck drivers are missing, according to TWU national secretary...