The Coles division was formed in November 2007 as a result of the acquisition of the Coles Group. Coles provides fresh food, groceries, general merchandise, liquor, fuel and financial services to more than 20 million customers on average each week through its store network and online platform. Coles has more than 101,000 team members and operates 2,417 retail outlets nationally.
Coles is a national full service supermarket retailer operating more than 770 supermarkets (including a number of BiLo branded stores) throughout Australia. Coles has a rich history in Australia, with the first Coles Variety store opening in Melbourne in 1914. Today, Coles aims to give the people of Australia a shop they trust, delivering quality, value and service.
Coles Online is an online supermarket where customers can log in anytime to order grocery items. Orders are delivered by Coles Online drivers in temperature-controlled vans within a specified time to areas in all states and territories of Australia.
Coles is also a national liquor retailer with more than 860 stores trading as Liquorland, Vintage Cellars and First Choice Liquor.
Under an exclusive alliance agreement with Shell, Coles is a fuel and convenience store operator with more than 680 outlets nationwide.
Coles Financial Services
Backed by the biggest names in financial services, Coles Financial Services is focused on bringing everyday products such as insurance and credit cards to Australian families.