Headquarters: Hawthorn East, VIC, Australia
Founded: 9 April 1914
CEO: Mr. Steven Cain
AUD as of April 1, 2022
Coles Group Limited is engaged in the operation of multiple retail chains. Previously bought by Wesfarmers Limited, Coles Group was relisted independently, operating Coles Supermarkets, Coles Express, Coles liquor division, and owning half of FlyBuys.
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Coles Group Limited operates as a retailer in Australia. It operates through Supermarkets, Liquor, and Express segments. The company provides fresh produce and groceries through 831 supermarkets; and coles.com.au, which offers a choice of home delivery, including same-day, overnight drop and go services, and pick up from click and collect locations. Its Coles Financial Services provides insurance, credit cards, and personal loans to Australian families. The company is also involved in the retailing of liquor through its 924 stores under the Liquorland, First Choice, First Choice Liquor, and Vintage Cellars brand names, including online liquor delivery services through Coles Online and Liquor Direct. In addition, it operates 721 fuel and convenience stores; and offers lifestyle services, as well as operates as the participating partner in the flybuys loyalty program. The company was formerly known as Coles Myer Ltd. and changed its name to Coles Group Limited. Coles Group Limited was founded in 1914 and is based in Hawthorn East, Australia.
Coles Group Limited is an Australian public company operating several retail chains. Its chief operations are primarily concerned with the sale of food and groceries through its flagship supermarket chain Coles, and the sale of liquor and petrol through its Coles Liquor and Coles Express outlets. Since its foundation in Collingwood, Victoria in 1914, Coles has grown to become the second-largest retailer in Australia after its principal rival Woolworths in terms of revenue. Formerly known as Coles Myer Ltd. from 1985 to 2006, Coles Group was owned by Western Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers from 2007 until 2018, when it was spun-off, with it once again listed as an independent public company on the Australian Stock Exchange, containing Coles Supermarkets, Coles Online, Coles Express, Coles' liquor division, Coles' financial division and FlyBuys.
Source: Wikipedia, retrieved on April 15, 2021, 7:59 p.m.
Retail and consumer services
James Graham A M (chairman) Steven Cain (CEO, managing director)
Revenue: A$38.464 billion (2019)
Net income: A$1.467 billion (2019)
Total assets: A$9.777 billion (2019)
Total equity: A$3.357 billion (2019)